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  • Google's YouTube Acquires Mobile-Video Startup Directr

    Google said it has acquired Directr, a startup that developed a mobile app for small businesses to create videos, which will become part of YouTube's advertising division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "Directr is joining the YouTube ads team,...
  • Mature tech companies make you want to GOSOBB

    (Reuters) - (James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own) It is hard, often thankless work being a mature technology company. New technology threatens existing revenues, making top-line growth difficult. Employees demand lots...
  • Kansas senator fights off Tea Party challenger in primary

    Kansas senator fights off Tea Party challenger in primary
    Veteran Republican Senator Pat Roberts fought off a Kansas primary challenge by a Tea Party-backed doctor who had promised a "family feud" with his distant relative President Barack Obama if elected, results Wednesday showed. Roberts secured 48...
  • Tech Q&A: Saving the world from spam

    Q: I've recently received hundreds of spam (junk email) messages. I use my email program to mark them as spam, then delete them. But I just get more spam in a few hours. What happens when I report these messages as spam, and is it worth doing? Fred...
  • Obama pledges investment and partnership with Africa

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised more than $33 billion in public and private investments in Africa, pledging that the United States wants to deliver business and development to the rapidly booming continent, where China already has...
  • 73% of Sales Come from Digital in Activision Blizzard's Second Qtr.

    With "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare," "Skylanders Trap Team" and "Destiny" launching this fall, Activision Blizzard raised its sales outlook for the rest of the year, expecting to generate $4.7 billion. That's up slightly from earlier estimates of...
  • Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications

    Snowden leaks spur new crop of secure phones, communications
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Public concerns about the U.S. government's secretive surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden have spawned a slew of encryption products and privacy services that aim to make electronic spying more difficult. Two...
  • Steve Ballmer says he paid 'L.A. beachfront price' for Clippers

    Steve Ballmer described his record $2-billion purchase of the Clippers as an “L.A. beachfront price” Monday in his first public comments since a judge tentatively approved the sale of the franchise. The former Microsoft chief executive...
  • Why Google Won't Buy Time Warner -- And Shouldn't

    Google can swoop in and buy Time Warner, but why bother? The tech giant is doing just fine, thank you very much. With $61.2 billion in cash and a market cap of $397.62 billion, it could blow 21st Century Fox out of the water if it were to enter what is...
  • Microsoft phone scam still going strong

    Repeat after me: If someone from Microsoft calls, it's a scam. If someone from Microsoft calls, it's a scam. This scam is one of the easiest to spot. I've written about it several times. But if people keep falling for it, it won't ever stop. A Monroe...
  • Who's the old guy at Lollapalooza?

    Last week I briefly stood outside the gates of one of the year's biggest music festivals, wrestling with my age. As the Chicago skyline shone directly to my west, thousands of teens and 20-somethings wearing plastic wristbands streamed past me. Some waved...