The latest in tech includes free apps from Apple, the death of AltaVista and more. Here are some highlights from a day in tech.
Apple gives away popular apps for free
The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant put 10 of the most popular apps in its App Store for free Monday in celebration of its fifth anniversary this Wednesday.
Yahoo shuts down '90s Web relic AltaVista
AltaVista, one of the first search engines, was shut down Monday. Now, when users go to AltaVista.com, they are taken to Yahoo Search instead.
Yahoo hires designer away from Apple
There’s a new Marissa in the house over at Yahoo. CEO Marissa Mayer announced she has hired Marissa Louie, a notable Silicon Valley designer, away from Apple.
Facebook says all U.S. users will soon have Graph Search
The social network company announced that its new search engine feature will be coming to all U.S. English users over the next few weeks. Facebook unveiled Graph Search earlier this year, but until Monday, users had to opt in to get it.
T-Mobile jump-starts iPhone sales
Now that T-Mobile sells the iPhone, Apple has seen its share of the U.S. smartphone market increase to 42%.
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