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New Search Engine Tailors Its Results For Tablets

The makers of Blekko believe they’ve built a great alternative to Google, but they’re also realistic. They know their two-year-old Internet search engine won’t ever supplant Google as the most popular place to search on laptop and desktop computers.

01/04/2013

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Google Tweaks Image Searches Making Porn Harder To Find

Google tweaked their image searching function in order to make it more difficult to find pornography and other sexually-explicit photos.

12/13/2012

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Google Maps Return To iPhone With New Mobile App

Google Maps have found their way back to the iPhone.

12/13/2012

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Apple’s New iPad Priced Higher than Amazon Kindle, Other Tablets

Apple Inc.’s pencil-thin, smaller iPad will cost much more than its competitors, like Seattle-based Amazon’s Kindle, signaling the company isn’t going to get into a mini-tablet price war.

10/23/2012

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Microsoft, Amazon & Nintendo on Holiday High-Tech Wish Lists

It’s high season for consumer electronics. Manufacturers of various gadgets are unveiling their holiday lineups. Seattle-based Amazon and Redmond-based Microsoft and Nintendo are all coming out with new and improved products just before the holidays. There’s probably something high tech on your wish list!

10/22/2012

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Apple Edges Out Microsoft in Introducing New Tablet

Apple Inc. is set to reveal a smaller, cheaper version of the iPad at an event on October 23, just three days before Redmond based Microsoft releases Windows 8 and new Surface tablet, according to reports on Friday.

10/12/2012

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Best New Electronic Gadgets Out this Fall

Attention is turning to Apple this week amid expectations that it’s announcing a new iPhone. Plus, Seattle’s Amazon announced four new Kindle Fire models and a new line of stand-alone e-readers, while Nokia and Motorola unveiled five new smartphones between them. Makers of consumer electronics, including Seattle’s Microsoft, are refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season.

09/10/2012

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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

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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

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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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