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  • Is Bravo's 'LOLwork' the Next 'The Office'?
    For YouTube’s 9th Birthday, Here Are 9 of the Greatest YouTube Heroes Ever 1 hour 26 minutes ago

    Nine years ago today, YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim uploaded the very first video to his new site. It was an 18-second clip entitled “Me at the Zoo.” It’s a wholly unremarkable … More »For YouTube’s 9th Birthday, Here Are 9 of the Greatest YouTube Heroes Ever

    Is Bravo's 'LOLwork' the Next 'The Office'?

    Nine years ago today, YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim uploaded the very first video to his new site. It was an 18-second clip entitled “Me at the Zoo.” It’s a wholly unremarkable span of footage in which he points out that the elephants behind him have “really, really, really long trunks.”

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    Facebook gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Social network giant Facebook Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus VR Inc, a two-year-old maker of virtual reality goggles, the Federal Trade Commission … More »Facebook gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus

    A portrait of the Facebook logo in Ventura

    Social network giant Facebook Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus VR Inc, a two-year-old maker of virtual reality goggles, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. Facebook said on March 25 that it planned to buy Oculus for $2 billion in its first-ever hardware deal. Facebook Chief Executive Officer …

  • Review: Is there anything to like about Datawind's ultra-cheap $38 tablet? 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    The Ubislate 7Ci — which is billed as the "world's lowest cost tablet" by its maker Datawind — has a seven-inch screen, is assembled with outdated hardware, and not surprisingly … More »Review: Is there anything to like about Datawind's ultra-cheap $38 tablet?

    The Ubislate 7Ci — which is billed as the "world's lowest cost tablet" by its maker Datawind — has a seven-inch screen, is assembled with outdated hardware, and not surprisingly runs on Google's Android platform, the common denominator of most ultra low-priced tablets. Certainly there's no comparing the Ubislate 7Ci to …

  • This illustration provided by Google highlights a new Google Maps Street View snapshots feature, which allow users to see what specific neighborhoods and landmarks looked like at different periods during the past seven years that Google Inc. has been dispatching camera-toting cars to take pictures for its maps. This image shows what the under construction One World Trade Center in New York looked like in April 2009, left, and August 2013, right. (AP Photo/Google)
    Google's 'Street View' maps add digital time capsules for visual retrospectives 3 hours ago

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street … More »Google's 'Street View' maps add digital time capsules for visual retrospectives

    This illustration provided by Google highlights a new Google Maps Street View snapshots feature, which allow users to see what specific neighborhoods and landmarks looked like at different periods during the past seven years that Google Inc. has been dispatching camera-toting cars to take pictures for its maps. This image shows what the under construction One World Trade Center in New York looked like in April 2009, left, and August 2013, right. (AP Photo/Google)

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street View" feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than 1 billion visitors each month. Street View snapshots will now include an option …

  • A multi-chassis cluster router is shown inside the exhibition hall at Huawei's headquarters in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, Guangdong province, in this October 16, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
    China's Huawei to spend $300 million on global marketing in 2014 5 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's third-biggest smartphone manufacturer, plans to spend $300 million on global marketing in 2014, a senior executive … More »China's Huawei to spend $300 million on global marketing in 2014

    A multi-chassis cluster router is shown inside the exhibition hall at Huawei's headquarters in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, Guangdong province, in this October 16, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

    (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's third-biggest smartphone manufacturer, plans to spend $300 million on global marketing in 2014, a senior executive said on Wednesday. "This year Huawei will spend $300 million on marketing," Shao Yang, Huawei's vice president of marketing for its consumer business, told …

  • By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - ARM Holdings, whose chip technology powers Apple's iPhone, said demand for smartphones would pick up in the second half after a disappointing end to 2013 resulted in first-quarter profit rising less than in previous years. Sales of top-end smartphones, a market dominated by Apple and …

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    By Yimou Lee SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's No.2 telecoms equipment maker, on Wednesday shrugged off analysts' concerns that its growth will suffer from media reports alleging the United States accessed servers at its Shenzhen headquarters. The New York Times and Der Spiegel …

  • Rousseff speaks during an inauguration ceremony for new ministers at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia

    By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of U.S. spying revelations. President Dilma Rousseff, who was the target of U.S. espionage according to …

  • Chipmaker Skyworks Solutions Inc's second-quarter results and current-quarter forecast beat Wall Street estimates, helped by strong sales of chips used to connect machines to the Internet. Shares of the company, whose radio frequency analog chips connect electronic devices to a network, rose 12 percent in extended trading …

  • Videojournalists set up outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2104. The court is hearing arguments between Aereo, Inc., an internet startup company that gives subscribers access to broadcast television on their laptops and other portable devices and the broadcasters. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

    WASHINGTON - Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet. The high court heard arguments in a dispute between television broadcasters and Aereo …

  • Caraeff, President and CEO of VEVO, gestures as he takes part in a panel discussion at The Cable Show in Boston

    By Kevin Gray MIAMI (Reuters) - Vevo, the online music video hub that is a joint venture of two of the world's biggest music labels, has seen a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of music videos streamed each month from its platform, the company's top executive said on Tuesday. The company, which is controlled by …

  • NEW YORK, N.Y. - While the theft of millions of credit card numbers from Target customers last year drew attention to Internet crime, a new study finds that breaches of retail payment systems are less common than other kinds of attacks. A report from Verizon found that Internet attacks in which data were compromised resulted …

  • Virtualization software maker VMware Inc reported better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and forecast current-quarter revenue largely above analysts' average estimate as more customers opt for its cloud infrastructure services. VMware has not lost any of those deals to competitors, Chief Operating Officer Carl Eschenbach …

  • The AOL logo is seen at the company's office in New York

    (Reuters) - AOL head of communications Peter Land left the company on Tuesday after a year working there, marking the latest public relations executive to depart the company. AOL Inc attributed Land's departure to a reorganization of the communications department. "We are investing in our communications function by promoting …

  • By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In 2011, Lytro Inc dazzled the consumer gadget world when it introduced a pocket flashlight-sized gizmo that could take "living" pictures - images that could be refocused after the shutter clicked. The Lytro Illum, priced at $1,599, is marketed as a legitimate tool for commercial …