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  • A telecom landmark gets wired for the cloud

    The Pacific Bell tower in San Francisco, the high-rise headquarters of the phone company through eight decades and several name changes, was a monument to copper.

    Written by Stephen Lawson04 May 13 00:16
  • Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks jump as market indexes hit milestones

    On the back end of an earnings season that by many accounts could have been worse, tech investors appeared to be in the mood to celebrate on Friday, sending shares of IT companies higher as key stock-market indexes hit milestone highs.

    Written by Marc Ferranti03 May 13 21:19
  • Wall Street Beat: Tech makes gains on solid sales reports

    Solid sales reports from companies as diverse as Akamai, LinkedIn and NCR as well as positive economic data buoyed shares of IT companies Friday as markets closed in on multiyear highs.

    Written by Marc Ferranti08 Feb. 13 22:24
  • Analysts: Facebook's Graph Search isn't a Google killer

    Facebook's new Graph Search tool is not the formidable competitor to Google or Yelp that some industry watchers have made it out to be in the aftermath of Tuesday's announcement of the early stage product. At least, not yet.

    Written by Zach Miners17 Jan. 13 01:49
  • Virginia court vacates injunction on negative Yelp reviews

    The Supreme Court of Virginia has vacated a preliminary injunction against reviews posted by a woman on Yelp and Angie's List, in an outcome that is being described by civil rights groups as a victory for freedom of online speech.

    Written by John Ribeiro03 Jan. 13 06:07
  • Yelp launches community website in Australia

    Community based local search website, Yelp, has launched in Australia, partnering with Sensis to have localised content in both Melbourne and Sydney.

    Written by Lisa Banks30 Nov. 11 11:20
  • Yelp hopes to raise $100 million in IPO

    Yelp, a local business reviews site, filed Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering (IPO) of up to US$100 million.

    Written by John Ribeiro18 Nov. 11 17:52
  • Senators question if Google has biased search results

    Several U.S. senators accused Google of giving search preferences to its own suite of services over competitors, but executive chairman Eric Schmidt denied that his company is manipulating search results during a hearing Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross22 Sept. 11 07:18
  • Chrome 6 beta may hint at mythical Chrome OS tablet

    The latest beta of Chrome 6 is out, and its menus have been optimized for touch--complete with buttons for copying, pasting, as well as zooming in on a page. Could this be a taste of what the rumored Chrome OS tablet will be like? Maybe.

    Written by Alessondra Springmann21 Aug. 10 06:05