12 October 2013

Toshiba says 99 percent of its business sales are Windows 7

#Windows8FAIL --

Toshiba: 99 percent of our business sales are Windows 7 | ZDNet: "The PC maker, which recently revamped its range of business devices, says Windows 8 has barely made a dent in its enterprise customer base, despite the push away from Windows XP."

Google Sets Plan to Sell Users' Endorsements (but you can opt out (see below), and doesn't apply if under 18)
New York Times
On Friday, Google announced an update to its terms of service that allows the company to include adult users' names, photos and comments in ads shown across the Web, based on ratings, reviews and posts they have made on Google Plus and other ...

Terms of Service update – Policies & Principles – Google
Terms of Service update
October 11, 2013
We are updating the Google Terms of Service. The new Terms will go live on November 11, 2013 and you can read them here.
Because many of you are allergic to legalese, here’s a plain English summary for your convenience.
We’ve made three changes:
First, clarifying how your Profile name and photo might appear in Google products (including in reviews, advertising and other commercial contexts).
You can control whether your image and name appear in ads via the Shared Endorsements setting.
Second, a reminder to use your mobile devices safely.
Third, details on the importance of keeping your password confidential. . . . (read more at links above)


Facebook privacy: Users should check these settings as new changes roll out
Washington Post
Facebook users may be wary after hearing that the social network is following up on a promise to cut a privacy setting that kept user names out of the social network's graph search. Here's a quick guide to what changes are coming and which settings to review ...

Rapper Wants GTA 5 Recall Over Stolen Songs
PC Magazine
One of the many reasons that players love the Grand Theft Auto series is the carefully selected licensed soundtracks. However, rapper and producer Daz Dillinger is accusing Rockstar of using two of his songs without permission in its most recent smash-hit ...

Unu Android Tablet Works as Game Console, Smart TV
PC Magazine
With its tablet, game console, and smart TV functionality, the Unu media station wants to be all things to all people. German manufacturer Sunflex has just opened up pre-orders for its upcoming multi-purpose Android device, coming in November and starting ...

Google plans to phase out Google TV brand: report
ZDNet
Summary: According to reports, Google will phase out Google TV, but will continue to ... Three years after launching Google TV, the service is going to be quietly ...

ZDNet

Amazon to buy TenMarks in Kindle education push
USA TODAY
Amazon has made a big push into schools in recent years, entering a market that has been particularly successful for rival Apple and its iPad tablet. Amazon has ...

Siliconrepublic.com

Google The Power Player Invests In Another Giant Solar Farm
Forbes
If you live in California, the power that makes it possible for you run Google... In recent years, Apple began to look at building solar farms near its data centers....

San Francisco Chronicle

Google Seeks to Appeal U.S. Judge's Gmail Wiretap Ruling
Bloomberg
Google Inc. (GOOG), facing a trial over whether it broke wiretapping laws when it scanned users' e-mails, asked a California federal judge to let it ask a higher ...
Chicago Tribune
One little piece of news that indicates that Apple might have finally come to an agreement with China Mobile over allowing the iPhone onto that network. For we ...

WPTV

Google Glass Enters Operating Room
InformationWeek
The demonstration transferred the vital signs data to Google Glass, itself still in the beta ... With a device based on Microsoft Kinect technology, for example, some ... Meaningful Use regulations and start asking: Is my site as useful as Amazon?...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Amazon.com Inc.'s proposed Kenosha distribution center may be a year from opening, but the online retailer plans to begin collecting sales taxes from ...

KSTP.com

Google Malaysia hit by DNS poisoning (Updated)
The Star Online
PETALING JAYA: Instead of getting a search page, Malaysians visiting Google Malaysia (google.com.my) this morning were treated to a webpage that proclaims ...

The Guardian

Microsoft's Frankly Speaking Thompson Guides Quest for CEO: Tech
Businessweek
“Ours is not a role where we devise the strategy,” Thompson told Microsoft's ... to take on AppleInc. (AAPL:US) and Google Inc. in smartphones and tablets....

Apple, Intel among tech giants trawling for BlackBerry brains
Vancouver Sun
Apple Inc. has all but destroyed BlackBerry Ltd.'s business model and now it's after ... Over the past several weeks, a number of companies — including Google, ...

Vancouver Sun

Apple's BlackBerry Employee-Poaching Party - AllThingsD
John Paczkowski
... employees! Apple's recruiting team is hosting a career event in your town! ... Trending – GoogleCIO Ben Fried on How Google Works · John Paczkowski.
AllThingsD
Jon Fingas
Google and NASA made much ado of their Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab when it launched in May, but they said little about how it works or its.
Engadget RSS Feed 
Eric Blattberg
These gladiators are not Amazon employees, but they'd fit in well .... companies it covers in depth include Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, Zynga, ...
VentureBeat 
Jordan Kahn
As previously announced by Tim Cook earlier this year, Apple is preparing to open its ... The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has picked up around 21,000 square ... Amazon.com Widgets · Follow on Twitter Syndicate this feed · Thumbnail for Report: Google TV getting rebranded as “Android TV” for next-generation of ...
9to5Mac 

Microsoft to stop support for XP users - The Nation
Microsoft to stop support for XP users. Microsoft Friday reminded business and consumers in Thailand with PCs still running Windows XP that it will officially ...NationMultimedia.com - Technology 

Advanced Patent Search - Google
Advanced Patent Search, About Google. Find results. with all of the words. 10 results, 20 results, 30 results, 50 results, 100 results. with the exact phrase. with at ...https://www.google.com/advanced_patent_search?q=malbac 

'Dutch sandwich' grows as Google shifts €8.8 billion to Bermuda
Google funneled €8.8 billion of royalty payments to Bermuda last year, a strategy that is saving the U.S. internet group billions of dollars in tax.www.cnbc.com/id/101104483 

This Is What Amazon Looked Like In 1995 - Business Insider
Amazon has become one of America's predominant retailers since it opened in 1995. .... Login With Facebook Login With Twitter Login With Google. Submit the ...www.businessinsider.com/this-is-what-amazon-looked-like-in-... 

Google Web Designer: the Review - SitePoint
Google Web Designer seemingly appeared from nowhere. The company launched the ... Microsofthas dropped their Expression Web suite. Adobe is promoting ...www.sitepoint.com/google-web-designer-review/ 

Google Now: The Tip of A Very Long Spear | John Battelle's Search ...
This, of course, has been the holy grail of tech for some time – predating Google and evenMicrosoft. But now that rich data streams course constantly through ...battellemedia.com/.../google-now-the-point-of-a-very-long-sp...

US and Vietnam sign nuclear technology deal — RT Business
By RT
The US and Vietnam have signed a deal allowing the US to transfer nuclear technologyto the south-east Asian country.
RT - Daily news

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