Google Wants To Expand Range Of Domain Names To Include .lol, More

First, adult sites were given .xxx domains beyond the usual .coms. Now, Google wants to make everything more easily categorized, filing a request with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the use of domains such as .google, .docs, .youtube, and .lol. According to the application, .youtube, for instance, would improve user experience by increasing “the ease […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks On iTV, Instagram, Steve Jobs, And More

Tim Cook’s press appearances have been few and far between but last night, the Apple CEO sat down with AllThingsD at their DX conference for a 90-minute interview. Cook touched on almost everything in his purview as company head—even the iTV, albeit cryptically. When asked about Apple producing a set-top box and leaving TV panel production to the likes of […]

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Facebook co-founder Saverin: I don’t resent Zuckerberg

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, known to many people more as an aggrieved movie character or perceived tax dodger than as an actual person, has finally spoken out. In an interview with a magazine in his family’s native Brazil, Saverin — a newly minted billionaire after Facebook’s public stock offering — talked about his taxes, his relationship with co-founder Mark Zuckerberg […]

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Samsung Galaxy S III goes on sale in 28 countries

Samsung’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S3, today becomes available in 28 countries, including several European markets such as Germany and the UK. The Galaxy S3 is the cream of the crop of Android smartphones, with a 4.8-inch touchscreen, a 8-megapixel rear-facing and 1.9-megapixel forward-facing camera, and the latest version of Android — Ice Cream Sandwich. It also sports […]

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10 Quick Tech Links for May 29

Here’s a handful of interesting tech stories from around the web for Tuesday, May 29. Massive targeted cyber-attack in Middle East uncovered [CNET] Flame, which is designed to steal stored files and information about targeted systems, appears to be state-sponsored, Kaspersky Labs says. iPad prototype sells for $10,200 [SlashGear] In the end, the winner of the auction got to take […]

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Facebook Camera affirms Instagram Acquisition about Removing the Competition

Late yesterday, Facebook launched “Facebook Camera”, an iOS mobile app for pictures. Facebook users can take, enhance with filters, upload, view and comment on friend’s pictures. Sound familiar? It should after Facebook’s $1B acquisition of Instagram. Facebook Camera affirms that the Instagram acquisition puts all questions to rest on why it was purchased. Facebook purchased Instagram to remove the competition. […]

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