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Toys R Us Lauches Tablet Computer… For Kids

Toys R Us plans to launch its own tablet computer aimed at children called Tabeo on October 21, a low-priced entry into the increasingly crowded tablet business.

09/10/2012

A new Twitter advertising tool will more accurately target users' posts and interests. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Twitter Ad Tool Follows Users’ Posts, Hashtags

Twitter is offering a new way for advertisers to deliver their marketing pitches to the people who are most likely to buy their products and services.

08/30/2012

Google is cutting about 20 percent of Motorola Mobility's 20,000 employees as it consolidates the company.  (Photo by Robert Galbraith-Pool/Getty Images)

Google Cutting 4,000 Motorola Jobs In Consolidation

Google is cutting about 4,000 jobs at its Motorola Mobility wireless phone business and will close or consolidate about one-third of Motorola’s 90 locations.

08/13/2012

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Google Incorporates Gmail in Searches

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s Internet search engine is getting more personal by highlighting information drawn from its users’ Gmail accounts on its main results page. The feature announced Wednesday marks Google’s latest attempt to deliver […]

CBS Seattle–08/08/2012

Isabelle Olsson, lead designer of Google's Project Glass, talks about the design of the Google Glass during the keynote at Google's annual developer conference, Google I/O, in San Francisco on June 27, 2012 in San Francisco.  (Photo credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages)

Google’s Futuristic Glasses Move Closer To Reality

Google helped create a world brimming with digital distractions for people spending more of their lives tethered to the Internet. It’s a phenomenon that seems unlikely to change so Google is working on a way to search for information, read text messages, watch online video and post photos on social networks without having to fumble around with a hand-held device.

06/27/2012

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New Google Data Show Microsoft’s Piracy Problems

Google’s Internet search engine receives more complaints about websites believed to be infringing on Microsoft’s copyrights than it does about material produced by entertainment companies pushing for tougher online piracy laws.

05/24/2012

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Google Faces Intellectual Property Questions Over Online Storage Service

Google is already facing spasms of suspicion and confusion as it tries to persuade people to entrust their personal documents, photos and other digital content to the company’s new online storage service.

04/26/2012

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Digital Cloning: The New ‘Afterlife’

The year is 2124. A little girl comes home from class with an assignment to write a report on the booming 2020s.

02/27/2012

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Google Testing Experimental Devices In Hundreds Of Employees’ Homes

Google is testing 252 “mystery” devices in its employees’ homes. What the device is, nobody outside of Google knows.

02/07/2012

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Looking For Work? There’s an App For That

Looking for a promising career in a lousy economy? A new study suggests you’re apt to find it in apps, and Seattle is one of the top cities for app development in the US, thanks to Google, Microsoft and other emerging companies.

02/07/2012

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