Larry Magid

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Larry Magid: Google Complies With European ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Ruling

Google is taking the first step in complying with a European court ruling that gives people the right to be forgotten online.

05/30/2014

Yahoo! Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Yahoo!’s Video Service Puts Content Creators First; Will Compete With YouTube

Yahoo! appears to be getting ready to launch a new video service aimed at challenging YouTube by tapping into their viewers, while paying content creators more for ad traffic than the Google-owned company.

05/27/2014

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)

Larry Magid: Facebook Adjusting Its Privacy Settings

More Facebook users can expect to see a blue cartoon dinosaur popping up in their feeds, reminding them to check their privacy settings.

05/22/2014

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Larry Magid: Apple Weeds Out Controversial App

Apple has pulled the plug on one of its hottest apps, ‘Weed Firm’, which follows the adventures of a marijuana dealer, after the game quickly shot to the top of the App Store.

05/21/2014

Second generation Microsoft Surface tablet. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Can Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Tablet Really Double As A Laptop?

Several companies have pitched their tablets as a laptop replacements. Microsoft’s latest, the Surface Pro 3 tablet, was unveiled this week and they’re saying that they got things right this time.

05/20/2014

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Larry Magid: New Twitter Feature Lets You Mute Offending Over-Tweeters

If you follow someone on Twitter and they are guilty of over-tweeting, you now have the option of silencing them with a new feature called the “mute” button.

05/14/2014

Chairman and CEO of Motorola Mobility Sanjay Jha speaks during a press event at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Venetian January 5, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Motorola’s Moto E Could Have Consumers Straying From Pricier Smartphones

Motorola’s Moto E might not be considered the most high-end Android phone, but with unveiling of their new smartphone, it looks like they want to lure customers away from pricier manufacturers.

05/13/2014

Logo of Snapchat is seen at the front entrance new headquarters of Snapchat , the popular social network startup that lets users send each other photos that quickly disappear, November 14, 2013 in Venice, California. Snapchat recently turned down a $3-billion buyout offer from Facebook. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Snapchat Updates Disappearing Photo Act

Snapchat has released a new update, which virtually disables one of the features that made the app popular— the quickly disappearing picture.

05/07/2014

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Larry Magid: Google Classroom Could Be Solution For Teachers And Students

Google is out with a new feature for teachers and students called Classroom. It’s part of a new offering in its Google Apps for Education and could be the solution for the old excuse: ‘the dog ate my homework’.

05/06/2014

An employee prepares order at Amazon's San Bernardino Fulfillment Center October 29, 2013 in San Bernardino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Amazon Teams With Twitter To Make Those Impulse Buys Even Easier

Amazon is linking up with Twitter to make online shopping even easier with a new service that may prey upon your impulsive purchasing habits.

05/05/2014

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