Google CEO Larry Page took the stage today to wrap up a nearly four-hour long keynote that kicked off the Google I/O developers conference here. Page, who is dealing with a scratchy voice caused by vocal cord paralysis, didn`t pitch products, but was more philosophical, talking about innovation, negativit,y and the future of technology.
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The Financial Times is the latest victim of the Syrian Electronic Army, a "hacktivist" group that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The U.K.-based newspaper reported the attack followed a phishing attack on the company`s e-mail accounts. Twelve posts entitled "Hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army" appeared on the FT`s tech blog between 12:38 p.m. and 12:42 p.m. London time on Friday, wit
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Has Microsoft Phone moved into a coveted though distant third place for smartphone platforms behind Google`s Android and Apple`s iOS? A new report from IDC says it has. IDC`s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker found that Android and iOS took an overwhelming combined 92.3 percent of all smartphone shipments in the first quarter, a huge increase of 59.1 percent over the same quarter last year
Google Glass` capabilities are becoming clearer. At the Google I/O developers conference now taking place in San Francisco, the first wave of brand name apps for the new interactive headgear -- of course, called Glassware -- are entering the field of view. This week, apps were unveiled from CNN for getting news flashes, from Evernote for accessing notes and reminders, and from Facebook, Tumblr an
It was shock and awe all over again. Or perhaps when describing Google I/O, "inundate and overwhelm" would be the more apt description. In the nearly four-hour keynote for this week`s developers conference in San Francisco, Google execs swaggered through a laundry list of announcements and put Apple on notice that Google is here to dominate.
Dell reported another quarter of declining profits and revenue Thursday as CEO Michael Dell continues his fight to take the company private. Dell`s profit for the quarter, ended May 3, was $130 million, down 79 percent from $635 million a year earlier. Revenue declined 2 percent to $14.07 billion.
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Microsoft has responded to a high-profile put-down by Google CEO Larry Page, but Oracle, at least for now, won`t be drawn into a public fight with the executive. Page criticized Microsoft and Oracle in response to questions after his keynote speech at Google`s I/O developer conference in San Francisco Wednesday. Microsoft came under fire about instant messaging interoperability, while Oracle was s
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