Google Reader, the news reading app that lets you pull in stories from just about any blog or news site, will discontinue on July 1. It's a beloved Google product, and the company caused quite the firestorm when it announced Reader's demise in March.
As Facebook prepares for its initial public offering as early as May, it?s already getting challenged on grounds usually reserved for long-public corporate giants: antitrust. On Mar. 20, Sambreel Holdings, developer of a Web browser plug-in called PageRage that lets people customize Facebook pages on their browsers?and view ads while doing so?sued Facebook for allegedly ...
Wall Street pundits talk about it all the time: corporations are sitting on record levels of cash. According to Moody's, non-financial corporations are sitting on around $1.5 trillion worth of cash. Bulls argue that this means companies could unleash this cash in the forms of capital expenditures, mergers and acquisitions, dividends, and share buybacks.
In its latest defensive move against Facebook, Google said on Monday that it had bought Nik Software, which makes tools like the Snapseed mobile app for editing and sharing photos. Nik has a following among serious photographers, a group that Google Plus is trying to attract.
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In what it says is one of the biggest changes to its search results, Google will begin showing posts, photos, profiles and conversations from Google+, its social network, in search results. The new feature comes as Google risks losing its status as the Web's front door to Facebook.
There are a lot of Google+ haters out there, predicting its ultimate demise. But Google+ isn't going anywhere, and that's not just because Google hopes to build a social network that competes with Facebook, Twitter and others.