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Europe’s “right to be forgotten” may affect search engines outside Europe

Google and other search engines may have to field requests from Europeans to de-list results from search engine outside of Europe, such as Google.com, Bloomberg reports. In May, I wrote that Europe's "Right to be Forgotten" court Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

We've got your Wednesday tech news links right here. That (previously mentioned) $1 billion in funding that Uber is reportedly raising?  It would value the company at $35 billion to $40 billion. German member of European Parliament who's calling for Read More →

So much for eBay’s same-day delivery

EBay had grand plans to become one of the fastest retail delivery services on the Internet, zipping electronics, food and toiletries to your front door in an hour or less. But sometimes best-laid plans and the economics of the low-margin retail Read More →

HP gains after mixed earnings report

Hewlett-Packard may have missed some analyst expectations when it announced its fourth-quarter earnings report Tuesday, but investors don't seem to be fazed. Shares of the Silicon Valley tech giant are up more than 3.6 percent today, further adding to its Read More →

Silicon Valley’s still a bro’s world

David McCandless, a London-based journalist, writer, designer and number-cruncher extraordinaire, has sunk his teeth into the gender gap that is Silicon Valley these days. In a very cool (if slightly depressing) graphic, McCandless and his colleagues at Information Is Beautiful have Read More →

Quoted: looking back on the Tesla Gigafactory chase

"The stars just seemed to be aligned for this. You just think, 'This is the one.' It’s like dating." — Joey Grisham, president of the economic development corporation in Hutto, Texas, which fought hard to bring the Tesla Gigafactory Read More →

Off topic: Movie sets, bag prices, picky eaters, Thanksgiving food

Whatever happened to the Field of Dreams, and other places where movies were shot. Surprise: Women's bags cost more than men's bags. Why are you such a picky eater? (Yes, it's another thing you Read More →

Uber is scrubbing its past

Uber appears to be deleting past blog posts that raised questions about how the company was using customer data. The move comes in the wake of criticism of the ride sharing company for its treatment of user ride data as well Read More →

Apple market cap soars to $700 billion

Apple's market capitalization has exceeded $700 billion for the first time, making it the most valuable U.S. company ever without adjusting for inflation. The Cupertino-based company's market cap crossed the $700 billion threshold on Tuesday, meaning it has doubled since CEO Tim Cook Read More →

Quoted: on disrupting Spotify

"Spotify has shown people value streaming, and that means somewhere someone could use that value in a bigger chess game." — James McQuivey, analyst with Forrester Research, isn't optimistic about Spotify's prospects over the next five years. He Read More →
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