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Yahoo redesign aims to make site more inviting

This image released by NBC shows host Savannah Guthrie, left, with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer on NBC News' "Today" show, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 in New York as Mayer introduces the website's redesign. Yahoo is renovating the main entry into its website in an effort to get people to visit more frequently and linger for longer periods of time. The long-awaited makeover of Yahoo.com's home page is the most notable change to the website since the Internet company hired Marissa Mayer as its CEO seven months ago. The new look will start to gradually roll out in the U.S early Wednesday. AP/NBC Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire

Yahoo is renovating the main entry into its website in an effort to get people to visit more frequently and stay longer. The long-awaited makeover of Yahoo.com’s home page is the most notable change to the website since the Internet company hired Marissa Mayer as its CEO seven months ago. The new look debuted Wednesday in the U.S., although it could take a few more days before everyone starts to see it.

Posted: February 21st, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New search engine tailors its results for tablets

This undated image provided by Blekko on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 shows a computer tablet screen with a page from their new Izik search engine. Blekko has designed the new product especially for Apple Inc.'s iPads and tablets running on Google's Android software. (AP Photo)

The makers of Blekko believe they’ve built a great alternative to Google, but they’re also realistic. They know their two-year-old Internet search engine won’t ever supplant Google as the most popular place to search on laptop and desktop computers.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google Maps return to iPhone with new mobile app

A staff member of Apple Inc. shows the iPhone 5 to customers at the Apple store in Hong Kong Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Apple's Asian fans jammed the tech juggernaut's shops in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore to pick up the latest version of its iPhone.   AP FILE PHOTO

Google Maps have found their way back to the iPhone. The world’s most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Google Maps’ iPhone app. The release comes nearly three months after Apple Inc. replaced Google Maps as the device’s built-in navigation system and inserted its own maps into the latest version of its mobile operating system.

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Facebook poised to roll out more privacy controls

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Facebook is trying to make its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an effort to turn the world’s largest social network in to a more discreet place.

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Microsoft’s ads say Google a bad place to shop

Microsoft is criticizing Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.

Microsoft is criticizing Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Exec embroiled in HP-Autonomy mess lashes out

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An executive vilified by Hewlett-Packard Co. on allegations of an accounting ruse is escalating his counter-attack on the company accusing him.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Poll: Little demand for Microsoft’s Windows 8

John Eversole, a marketing manager for Microsoft, uses a Samsung Series 7 Slate device with the new Windows 8 operating system during an event unveiling a new Microsoft Windows operating system on Oct. 25, 2012, at the company's headquarters in Redmond, Wash.  AP PHOTO/ELAINE THOMPSON

Microsoft bills Windows 8 as a “re-imagining” of the personal computer market’s dominant operating system, but the company still has a lot of work to do before the makeover captures the imagination of most consumers, based on the results of a recent poll by The Associated Press and GfK.

Posted: October 29th, 2012 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Windows 8 to bridge gap between PC, mobile devices

Steven Sinofsky, president of the Microsoft Windows group, delivers his presentation at the launch of Microsoft Windows 8, in New York, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Windows 8 is the most dramatic overhaul of the personal computer market's dominant operating system in 17 years. AP Photo/Richard Drew

Microsoft launched a radical redesign of its world-dominating Windows operating system Thursday, introducing a touch-enabled interface that attempts to bridge the gap between personal computers and fast-growing mobile devices powered by the company’s fiercest competitors.

Posted: October 26th, 2012 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Windows 8: Make-or-break moment for Microsoft CEO

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer can’t afford to be wrong about Windows 8. On Thursday, Microsoft will unveil a dramatic overhaul of its ubiquitous Windows operating system. If it flops, the failure will reinforce perceptions that Microsoft is falling behind competitors such as Apple, Google and Amazon as its stranglehold on personal computers becomes less relevant in an era of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

Posted: October 25th, 2012 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Yahoo CEO starts reign with encouraging 3Q report

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer turned in an encouraging report card covering her first few months running the troubled Internet company.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Yahoo, Facebook settle patent dispute, ad alliance

This combination of 2012 file photos shows the logos of Yahoo, left, and Facebook, outside their offices in Santa Clara, Calif. and Menlo Park, Calif. The two companies have agreed to settle a patent dispute on Friday, July 6, 2012, averting a potentially bitter battle over the technology running two of the Internet's most popular destinations. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Facebook and Yahoo have agreed to settle a patent dispute, averting a potentially lengthy battle over the technology running two of the Internet’s most popular destinations.

Posted: July 7th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Yahoo CEO says he didn’t mislead company

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Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson says he didn’t provide the information that led the troubled Internet company to list a bogus college degree in his official biography. That’s according to a person familiar with the matter.

Posted: May 11th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google CEO Page gets grilled in Oracle trial

Google CEO Larry Page walks into a federal building in San Francisco, Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Oracle called Page to the stand Tuesday, and he's to return Wednesday on the third day of the trial. On Tuesday, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison acknowledged he wanted to compete against Android in the smartphone market before deciding instead to sue his potential rival for copyright and patent infringement. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Google CEO Larry Page spent nearly an hour in a federal courtroom Wednesday deflecting questions about his role in a copyright dispute over some of the technology in his company’s Android software for smartphones.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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