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Gary Kovacs, CEO of Mozilla, with the Firefox logo during a news conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Gary Kovacs, CEO of Mozilla, with the Firefox logo during a news conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Mozilla’s Fox Tries to Steal Spotlight and Outrun Google’s Android

While many European technology companies have pared back their presence at this week’s Mobile World Congress, Silicon Valley’s Mozilla is leaving a noticeably bigger footprint. The maker of the popular Firefox web browser sent about a hundred employees — which...

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Entrepreneurs in Nairobi said Google Chairman Eric Schmidt visited the iHub, a startup co-working space, to meet a dozen companies.

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Entrepreneurs in Nairobi said Google Chairman Eric Schmidt visited the iHub, a startup co-working space, to meet a dozen companies.

Google’s Eric Schmidt Sees Nairobi as Africa’s Technology Leader

After a week of traveling around sub-Saharan Africa, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt saw what he thinks could be the continent’s technology leader: Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. “Nairobi has emerged as a serious tech hub and may become the African leader,” he...

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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg introduces Graph Search at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg introduces Graph Search at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

First Impressions of Facebook’s New Graph Search

If you follow directions, Facebook’s new search engine is pretty amazing. But veer off course, and the results reveal just how limited the tool is right now. During an event today at its headquarters in Menlo Park, California, Facebook introduced...

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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Android Is Red Hot, Except With the Business Crowd

Google’s Android software for mobile devices has opened up a wide lead in market share, but it hasn’t made the same inroads with a lucrative niche: businesspeople. While Android is expected to grab 68 percent of the smartphone market this...

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World Conference on Internet Telecommunications in Dubai — Proportion of posts (Opinion Analysis) from 12/1/12 to 12/12/12

World Conference on Internet Telecommunications in Dubai — Proportion of posts (Opinion Analysis) from 12/1/12 to 12/12/12

UN Internet Conference: The SOPA That Wasn’t

When it comes to Internet outrage, this was no SOPA. For the past couple of weeks, Google and other Internet companies have protested a United Nations conference over concerns that a new treaty will lead to censorship of the Web....

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The listing for Google Maps in Apple's App Store contains a plug for the San Francisco Italian restaurant Delfina.

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The listing for Google Maps in Apple's App Store contains a plug for the San Francisco Italian restaurant Delfina.

Nice Location: Italian Restaurant Promoted on Google Maps App

When the Google Maps app for the iPhone arrived last night, it was greeted with cheers by those who were literally lost without it. But perhaps no one was more excited about the new application than the staff of an...

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The Nook HD competes with the Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7 and iPad mini.

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The Nook HD competes with the Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7 and iPad mini.

Nook HD Hangs In as Tablet Wars Grow Hotter: Rich Jaroslovsky

In the tablet wars, Barnes & Noble is the scrappy underdog. Lacking the development resources, vast content stores and marketing muscle of deep-pocketed rivals like Apple and Amazon, it still somehow manages to remain competitive. The latest example is the...

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