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50 billion Apple apps and counting…

Apple loves milestones. And it really loves crowing about them to anyone  who'll listen. The latest: the tech giant says the 50 billionth app is about to be downloaded by some lucky fanboy or fangirl. You can check out the countdown Read More →

Foxconn TV: Either Apple TV is all but here or Apple is sucking wind

Contract manufacturing giant Foxconn's move into producing its own television sets either means that Apple TV will launch any minute now or that Apple is doomed. It all depends on whether you're a fan boy (or girl) reading fan Read More →

Google teams up with Tesla which teams up with Twitter which teams up with Zynga

Large swaths of Silicon Valley on Tuesday were brought to the verge of hyperventilation after Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted that his electric-vehicle company was in talks with Google, a search engine that's also a driverless-vehicle company, about teaming up Read More →

Zuckerberg political group’s fallout: Sierra Club, MoveOn, others pull ads from Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg's was launched just last month, but the political action committee is already getting tons of attention — although perhaps not the way it intended. Today, the Sierra Club, and other progressive groups announced they are pulling Read More →

Crowdfunding startup CircleUp raises $7.5M

In a cash-flush display of the growing popularity of crowdfunding, CircleUp, which gives investors a platform to invest in small-ish businesses, announced this morning that it has raised $7.5 million in its latest round of fundraising. The amount raised is the Read More →

Quoted: Israel calls Google’s ‘Palestine’ move harmful to peace

"When a company like Google comes along and supports this line, it actually pushes peace further away, pushes away negotiations, and creates among the Palestinian leadership the illusion that in this manner they can achieve the result." — Zeev Read More →

Google responds to Glass backlash with slick video

Apparently feels the need to respond to the growing backlash against Glass, Google has posted a video of a Glass-wearing science teacher taking his students on a virtual tour of the Large Hadron Collider. Read More →

Senate expected to pass Internet sales tax bill today

UPDATE 3:28 PM PST -- In a bipartisan vote of 69-27, the Senate on Monday passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, the bill that will allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers including Amazon. The bill now heads to Read More →

Google Glass mocked on ‘Saturday Night Live’ and elsewhere

Did you see? Google Glass was in the news: And it wasn't just in Silicon Valley, but live from New York, at least on Saturday night. That's right, the Silicon Valley company was in the fake/real news — that is, "Saturday Read More →
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