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Larry Magid: Tech Analyst To Host Safer Internet Day Event

Our technology analyst is hosting a Safer Internet Day event in Washington D.C. that will include executives from Google, Facebook and Tumblr executives as guest speakers.

02/11/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Survey Shows More Than Half Of Kids Lie About Age To Join Facebook, Twitter

Age limits on Facebook and other social sites aren’t working to keep young children off away from the internet properties, according to a newly released survey.

02/06/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Barrels Ahead On 10th Anniversary

It has been 10 years since a Harvard sophomore named Mark Zuckerberg created a website called Thefacebook.com to let his classmates find their friends online.

02/04/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Marks 10th Birthday, Will It Last Another Decade?

Facebook will mark 10 years since its creation Tuesday, and despite an estimated 1.2 billion friends and $153 billion market cap there are plenty of folks eager to predict the end for the social giant.

02/03/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Calculator Estimates How Much Time Have You Wasted On Facebook

Facebook is getting ready to celebrate 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg famously launched the social giant in his Harvard dorm room. Over that decade,1.1 billion users have connected with friends through the Menlo Park-based site. How much –arguably wasted – time does that add up to for a regular user?

01/31/2014

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Google’s 4Q earnings Rise 17 Percent, But Ad Rates Fall

Google’s fourth-quarter earnings rose 17 percent even though a long-running slump in its online ad prices deepened.

01/30/2014

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

Larry Magid: Record Set For Online Ad Revenues

A newly-released report found Internet advertising revenue climbed to a record-breaking high in the third quarter of 2013, totaling nearly $10.7 billion.

12/24/2013

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Deal Adds To Tech Giant’s Robotics Toolbox

Google may be gearing up to build robots that resemble props in science-fiction movies as the ambitious Internet company expands into yet another technological frontier.

12/16/2013

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Audit Finds Google Execs Got Improper Jet Fuel Discounts Worth Millions

A government report has determined a fleet of aircraft owned by Google’s founders and former CEO received improper discounts on jet fuel that saved the three billionaires up to $5.3 million.

12/11/2013

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (left) shows off Amazon PrimeAir drones to Charlie Rose of CBS News. The unmanned aircraft would be used for shipping items to customers. (CBS)

Amazon Sees Delivery Drones As Future

Amazon is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less – via self-guided drone.

12/02/2013

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