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Former CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Yahoo Reportedly Courts Katie Couric For Web Show

Just a day after Yahoo passed Google in terms of U.S. Web visitors, the company’s CEO Marissa Mayer is reportedly courting Katie Couric for a Web interview show on its homepage.

08/23/2013

Diana Hicks, Keyboard

Larry Magid: Obama Calls For Outside Panel On Anti-Spying Technology

President Obama is restructuring national intelligence policies including restrictions in spying on Americans, but some companies have taken matters into their own hands.

08/13/2013

Motorola's phone, the Moto X

Larry Magid: Google Unveils Customizable Phone, The Moto X

The phone is expected to go on sale in late August or early September.

08/02/2013

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Larry Magid: Twitter Tries To Limit Abuse

They have introduced a report abuse button to halt abusive Tweets.

07/30/2013

Dell Project Ophelia

Larry Magid: Dell Sends Project Ophelia To Testers

The device would connect to a television and allow users to use it as another computer screen.

07/29/2013

A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Americans Addicted To Smartphones

A new survey found that Americans use their smartphones in some very strange places and at very strange times.

07/11/2013

A T-Mobile store sign. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: T-Mobile Makes It Easier To Upgrade Phones

T-Mobile has created a new program that allows its customers to upgrade to a new smartphone every six months. According to Mashable, the program is called JUMP or “Just Upgrade My Phone.”

07/10/2013

Doug Engelbart. (Stanford University)

Larry Magid: Remembering The Inventor Of The Computer Mouse

Doug Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse and developer of early incarnations of email, word processing programs and the Internet, has died at the age of 88.

07/03/2013

A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Larry Magid: Telecommuting An Option For BART Commuters

Our technology expert says telecommuting is one of the better options for getting around the BART strike if you need to get work done, but not everyone has that luxury.

07/01/2013

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Bay Area Grocery Shopping Through Amazon?

Amazon.com is reportedly getting into the grocery business in the Bay Area. The online shopping giant, which has been offering deliveries in the Seattle area, plans to expand its service to the Bay Area by the end of the year according to Reuters.

06/05/2013

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