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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 »

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