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A roundup of the 'micro' news

Jul 10, 2012
Small apartments and even smaller CEO tenures make for a "micro" news day.
Posted In: chevrolet, Duke Energy, New York City, Google, Progress Energy

The downfall of innovation at Microsoft

Jul 9, 2012
Microsoft used to be the tech industry leader, now it's playing catch up. Kurt Eichenwald has written about the state of the company in the August issue of Vanity Fair.
Posted In: Microsoft, Google, bill gates

A newer, tinier iPad is said to be on the way

Jul 6, 2012
Apple looks to compete with Microsoft's and Google's smaller tablet models. Also, Google builds a robot brain that becomes keen on cat videos, and women post unflattering pictures of each other on Facebook.
Posted In: apple, iPad, Google, YouTube, cat videos, Facebook

Google Glass is on the way whether you like it or not

Jun 28, 2012
The device lets you take pictures or video, shows you information like from a smartphone -- but on glasses. Some may think it's disconcerting. Also, Apple blocks a Samsung tablet from being sold.
Posted In: Google, Google Glass, apple, samsung, patents

Google's Nexus Q: Made, not just designed, in the U.S.A.

Jun 28, 2012
Will Google’s decision to manufacture its Nexus Q media player in the U.S. instead of China pay off?
Posted In: Google, nexus

Google's I/O conference: New operating system, tablet

Jun 26, 2012
The search giant is expected to announce quite a few upgrades for devices.
Posted In: Google, apple, android, Facebook

Google chips in to preserve endangered languages

Jun 22, 2012
7,000 languages worldwide could be headed for extinction. Can they be stored online?
Posted In: Google, Twitter, foreign language

Google puts employers on your trail

Jun 22, 2012
The search giant is offering a new service, Maps Coordinate, to help bosses keep track of workers.
Posted In: Google

Google releases latest Transparency Report

Jun 19, 2012
Google has released its latest report on what kinds of requests government agencies from around the world put in to remove certain content.
Posted In: Google, transparency

Microsoft’s Surface: Will it be worth scratching?

Jun 18, 2012
A forthcoming tablet from the makers of Windows and Xbox offers a built-in keyboard and a lot of things that might remind you of the iPad.
Posted In: Microsoft, tablets, apple, iPad, Google, censorship

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