Larry Magid Tech Report

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Facebook To Test Mobile Payments Service

Facebook plans to test a mobile payments service that lets users make purchases inside mobile applications using payment information they have added to their account on the social network.

08/15/2013

The Microsoft Surface tablet computer. (CNET)

Larry Magid: Microsoft’s Dismal Fourth Quarter

Microsoft released a dismal fourth-quarter earnings report today, which missed estimates partly due to poor PC sales.

07/19/2013

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Poll Finds Teens Migrating From Facebook To Twitter

Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior.

05/21/2013

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Tech Report: 40th Anniversary of First Cellphone Call

Believe it or not, it’s been 40 years since an engineer with Motorola made the world’s first cellphone call.

04/03/2013

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Google Fights Possible German Search Engine Fees

Google is fighting back against a proposal German legislators are considering that would impose a tax on search engines each time they link to media content, including news articles and photographs.

11/28/2012

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Tech Report: Web Hosting Service GoDaddy Hacked

A hacker allegedly affiliated with Anonymous has claimed responsibility for taking down GoDaddy, a popular web-hosting service that supports millions of sites.

09/10/2012

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Tech Report: Kickstarter Investor Beware

Thousands of entrepreneur’s have raised $274 million from the public through the website Kickstarter, but not all the ideas have turned out to be successful and sometimes not everyone delivers on the investments.

08/24/2012

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

Tech Report: Do You Have The Right To Be Forgotten Online?

Should people be allowed to erase information abut themselves online? KCBS’ tech analyst just got back from a tech policy summit in Napa where he moderated a discussion on that very issue.

06/08/2012

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Oracle CEO Ellison Discusses Google Suit, Steve Jobs At Tech Conference

As the All Things Digital Conference came to a close, a federal judge delivered a setback to Oracle in its lawsuit against Google. Nonetheless Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has fond memories of his highly influential friend.

05/31/2012

Samsung Galaxy Note (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Samsung’s ‘Phablet’ Best of Both Worlds?

The Galaxy Note, Samsung’s new hybrid device, is somewhere between a smartphone and a tablet that allows you to make calls.

04/03/2012

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