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  • Egyptian man names his baby girl 'Facebook,' reports say

     
    An Egyptian man has named his recently-born baby girl "Facebook" in the wake of the 18-days of protests that used social media as an organizing tool to overthrow the government there. Al-Ahram, an Egyptian newspaper, first reported that Gamal Ibrahim, a...
  • Google grants $2.5 million to Nelson Mandela Foundation and Desmond Tutu Peace Center

     
    Google said on Tuesday that it is giving $2.5 million in the form of two equal grants to the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Desmond Tutu Peace Center to preserve, and get online, thousands of pages of historical documents relating to South Africa's...
  • The Morning Fix: Sheen sues! Hulu's board shrinking. Keller and Huffington trade blows.

     
    After the coffee. Before making my happy birthday call to Rupert Murdoch. The Skinny: Well, so much for a long reprieve from Charlie Sheen. He's back with a vengeance with a suit against Warner Bros., the studio that makes "Two......
  • Google planning mobile payment test in San Francisco, New York

     
    Google has been hinting for months that it will roll out a mobile payment service so that shoppers can ring up their purchases with their smart phones. Now people familiar with the project are whispering to Bloomberg News that Google will begin testing...
  • Google fined 100,000 euros by France for Street View's private data collection [Updated]

     
    Google has received its first penalty for improperly gathering and storing data collected by its Street View cars and bicycles and more could be on the way. A 100,000 euro fine, equivalent to about $141,300, was handed down to Google by the French...
  • Google's product head Jonathan Rosenberg resigns as Larry Page becomes CEO

     
    As Larry Page took command of Google as CEO on Monday, the company announced a significant resignation from its senior management ranks. Jonathan Rosenberg, senior vice president of product management, plans to step down in the coming months, the...
  • Does Google have a patent problem?

     
    Google said Monday it is bidding $900 million on the patent portfolio of Nortel, the bankrupt communications technology company. The Internet search giant couched its bid as a preemptive strike to defend against patent litigation. It has often railed...
  • Exclusive: Google CEO Larry Page completes major reorganization of Internet search giant

     
    Larry Page, who returned as chief executive of Google on Monday, put his stamp on how he will run the Internet giant with a major reorganization of his management team on Thursday. The move comes three days after top Google......
  • Could a government shutdown silence Congress on Facebook?

     
    A federal government shutdown could close the National Zoo, Smithsonian museums and national parks. It could also reveal which members of Congress are social media whizzes and which ones lean on staffers for their tweets and updates. If a shutdown......
  • The Morning Fix: 'Hop' stays on top! Lauer and Couric again? RIP Sidney Lumet.

     
    After the coffee. Before the flight to Vegas. The Skinny: Time for a road trip. Headed to Vegas for the National Assn. of Broadcasters show. I watched episode three of AMC's "The Killing" and I'm still not 100% there yet.......
  • Google's profit shortfall may cast more doubt on tech sector

     
    Google Inc.’s miss on first-quarter earnings was exactly what the struggling tech-stock sector didn’t need. Shares of the Internet search titan plunged to a six-month low of $547 in after-hours trading Thursday, down 5.4% from $578.51 at the...