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 ...
In honor of Facebook's 10-year anniversary, its engineering team posted a timeline of some of the company's milestone engineering inventions. The truth is, that timeline includes only a small sample of the tech Facebook has invented and, more importantly, given away for free.
The latest fantastical project to come out the Google X lab is a smart contact lens, the company said in a blog post on Thursday. Word leaked last week that Google was talking to the FDA about a new project involving biosensors.
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.