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The entrance of Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, California is seen in this 20 August 2005 photo. Microsoft said 01 February 2008 it had offered to buy struggling Internet firm Yahoo for 44.6 billion dollars (30.0 billion euros) in cash and stock. AFP PHOTO/FILES/Hector MATA (Photo credit should read HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Yahoo Beats Google With More Visitors For 1st Time In 2 years

For the first time in more than two years, more Americans visited Yahoo’s websites than Google’s in July, according to data from research firm comScore Inc.

08/22/2013

Google

New Microsoft Ad Assault On Google Shows Industry Shift

Microsoft is skewering Google again with scathing ads. The latest marketing assault says as much about the dramatic shift in the technology industry’s competitive landscape as they do about the animosity between the two rivals.

04/09/2013

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Fielding More Government Demands On User Searches, Emails

Google said it is fielding more legal demands from governments around the world seeking to learn more about the people using its Internet search engine, email and other services.

01/23/2013

Facebook

Facebook Testing $100 Charge To Message Non-Friends

Would you pay $100 to message Mark Zuckerberg? Facebook says it’s testing some “extreme price points” to let users pay to have their messages seen by people who are not their friends.

01/11/2013

Facebook

Facebook To End Letting Users Vote On Privacy Policy Changes

Facebook is proposing to end its practice of letting users vote on changes to its privacy policies. The company says it will continue to let users comment on proposed updates.

11/21/2012

Facebook

Facebook Tops 1 Billion Users

Facebook has topped 1 billion users, but the past few months have not been easy.

10/04/2012

Apple Senior VP of iPhone Software Scott Forstall demonstrates the new map application featured on iOS 6 during the keynote address during the 2012 Apple WWDC keynote address at the Moscone Center on June 11, 2012. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Apple Hype Tough To Live Up To

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said Apple has high standards to live up to regarding each new product launch.

10/02/2012

A sign welcoming Facebook is flashed on a screen outside the NASDAQ stock exchange at Times Square in New York, May 18, 2012. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook’s U.S. Growth Slowing

Facebook’s growth appears to be slowing, particularly in the U.S., according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

06/11/2012

Facebook

Facebook To Let Users Vote On Privacy Changes

This is the second time Facebook Inc. is letting users vote on policy changes. The first time was in 2009 when Facebook was a much smaller, privately held company with about 200 million users.

06/01/2012

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Tech Report: Google+ Failing To Challenge Facebook So Far

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said that if the numbers are true, the company has plenty to worry about after putting so much effort into building the brand.

02/29/2012

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