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Google Images Launching Sorting Feature

Yesterday, Google’s blog reported that Google will be launching a sorting feature to be included in their images results. The feature will help return more relevant images to the user’s query: “When you’re searching for images, sometimes it can be hard to come up with exactly the right words to describe what you have in […]

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Facebook Co-Founder Investing in a Big Way

Facebook’s inconspicuous co-founder, Eduardo Saverin, is leading the way in funding top-secret Mountain View, CA start-up, Jumio. Founded in 2010, Jumio claims to be devising a product that will end the need for cash. This past Thursday, Saverin led a round of investing that brought 6.5 million dollars to the company, now 35 employees strong. […]

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Gmail Being Blocked in China

Google is reporting Monday that the Chinese government is making it difficult for users to access their email service in what appears to be yet another symptom of a pervasive internet “crackdown” amidst unrest in the Middle East. Contra the Chinese Government, Google reports that they are having no technical problems with Gmail: “There is […]

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AT&T to Buy T-Mobile for $39 Billion

Yesterday, AT&T Inc. announced acquisition of T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom AG in a “cash-and-stock deal valued at $39 billion.” The deal would make AT&T the largest cellphone company in the U.S., with over 130 million users. Despite the regulatory risks AT&T faces, the deal’s announcement has both stocks on the move, both being up […]

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Free Google EDU Apps Now Backed by Big Program

Three months ago, Google released an expansive application suite for government, businesses,and education institutions. Specific to non-profit education institutions is the fact that the coreapplication services are completely free. The core services include customized Gmail, sharedcalendars, video chat, Google Docs, Google Sites, and more. Google now seeks to fortify the depth of their application services […]

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