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Microsoft Dumping License Fees for Windows Phone?

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Giving Windows Phone to manufacturers for free could help boost customer adoption, but there are no guarantees. continue…

Apple’s iOS 8 Will Focus on Improved Maps

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Apple’s attempt to create a robust Google Maps rival continues. continue…

SXSW: Snowden Touts Encryption, Swipes at NSA

During a video conference with a South by Southwest audience, Snowden opined on many topics. continue…

Facebook Reportedly Buys Drone Manufacturer

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If the purchase is confirmed, Facebook will become the latest tech giant exploring UAVs. continue…

Using Google BigQuery for Geoip Geolocation

Google BigQuery can prove a useful way to aggregate numbers (such as IP addresses) by geography. continue…

Android Chewing Away at iPad’s Market Share

Apple saw its share of the tablet market tumble from 52.8 percent to 36.0 percent between 2012 and 2013, according to Gartner. continue…

Apple’s CarPlay Brings iOS to Vehicles

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Your car could become a four-wheeled extension of your iPhone. continue…

Eric Schmidt Thinks the Internet Will Kill Censorship

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But even in countries with “freer” governments, the Internet often remains restricted in some way. continue…

The Key to Landing a Job at Google May Surprise You

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Any time Google comes up with something new in its hiring, the news is sliced, sifted and stirred like the tea leaves gypsies use to predict the future. Given that the company’s renowned for its smart and motivated workforce, it’s no wonder. Competitors regularly look to lure away its talent, and tech professionals plot their best approach to getting a seat on one of its wireless-equipped buses. Working at Google is a credential not only because of the projects you’ve… continue…

Kurzweil Talks Google’s Big Plans for Artificial Intelligence

The AI researcher (and Singularity advocate) recently sat down with The Guardian to talk about his work with the world’s largest search engine. continue…