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Brandon Bailey covers Google, Facebook and Yahoo for the San Jose Mercury News, reporting on the business and culture of the Internet.


Does Yahoo want to be Apple’s mobile search engine?

The Internets are abuzz with a juicy report that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is launching a bold move to supplant Google as the default search engine on Apple’s popular iPhones and iPads. But like so many tech rumors, this one’s Read More →

Facebook to keep building products; Zuckerberg urges patience on results

Facebook has spent a ton of money recently to buy startups with some potentially game-changing tech products – like the Oculus virtual reality system and the WhatsApp messaging service – after the the giant social network met Read More →

Yahoo to report earnings, though investors may focus on Alibaba

Yahoo will report on its first-quarter earnings after the market closes Tuesday evening, and Wall Street will be watching closely – but many investors will be focused on what Yahoo has to say about the performance of another Read More →

Facebook’s WhatsApp deal gets US approval, with a caution

WhatsApp founder Jan Koum has said he understands the importance of privacy, as an immigrant who grew up in the old Soviet Union.  When Facebook bought the service earlier this year, Koum and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Read More →

Google Glass on limited sale on Tuesday

Are you still dying to get your hands on Glass? Google’s planning to put them on sale, for one day only, next Tuesday the 15th. Buyers will have to shell out $1,500 plus tax, however, just like the early Read More →

Facebook’s got a two-front strategy for fighting in the mobile chat wars

If you had any doubt that Facebook takes the global messaging wars seriously – and paying $19 billion for WhatsApp is a pretty serious move – consider the social network’s decision this week to nudge more of its Read More →
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