Tech News In Brief - 5/18/10

May 18, 2010
Foxconn busy. And  troubled. ...
Posted In: apple, Facebook, Google, iPhone, Microsoft, Music, security, tv

YouTube turns 5, companies think about your eyeballs.

May 17, 2010
Conan celebrates: ...
Posted In: Google

Computer Grandparents

May 14, 2010
Our pal Glenn Fleishman pointed to this item through his Twitter feed the other day and there's something immensely charming about it. Folks at the...
Posted In: apple, Google, Microsoft

Google's Nexus One was going to be a revolutionary retail product

May 14, 2010
A smart phone sold only through Google! Not available in stores!...
Posted In: Google, smartphones

Marine analogies for Google and Facebook

May 13, 2010
We were sitting around the office talking about the difference in the ways Google gets information from the way Facebook does. I figure Google is...
Posted In: Facebook, Google

Verizon, Google team up on new tablet computer

May 12, 2010
Verizon and Google are teaming up to work on creating a new tablet computer that can compete with Apple's iPad....
Posted In: Google, Verizon

Google unveils censorship, user data requests

Apr 20, 2010
For the first time, Google has disclosed the number of requests it has received from government agencies worldwide to remove content from its...
Posted In: Google

Hey, I just made a movie

Mar 4, 2009
I did, just now, sitting at my desk. I wrote the script, cast it and directed it. And you can make one too at the site Their...
Posted In: Google, recession art, Twitter

Google unveils new browser

Sep 2, 2008
Google's debut of its open-source Chrome browser today is a hot topic on the Web....
Posted In: browser, Chrome, Google

YouTube's advertising picture still fuzzy

Aug 8, 2008
Will enough advertisers display their brands next to user-generated videos to make YouTube as profitable as television? Executives from video...
Posted In: advertising, Google, YouTube



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