Google Street View users now able to "go back in time"

So, if it isn't enough for you that it's now possible to see the view from almost any road in the world while sitting at your computer, today Google announced a new Street View feature. If there's ...

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Amazon Prime wins streaming deal with HBO

Amazon scored a deal Wednesday to distribute old shows from premium cable TV channel HBO to its monthly Prime subscribers, landing a blow on rival Netflix in the streaming video battle.

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Zynga founder Pincus leaving operations role

Online game maker Zynga says company founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company's CEO.

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Facebook profits nearly triple to $642 mn; mobile soars

Facebook profits nearly tripled in the first quarter to $642 million on a 72 percent surge in revenues, helped by strong gains in mobile users and mobile advertising.

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Lytro reveals the professional-grade Illum light field camera

When Lytro announced plans for consumer-oriented light field cameras, we were instantly smitten by the idea of being able to re-focus images after taking them. However, the quirky kaleidoscope-like ...

4 hours ago from Gizmag

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FCC proposes allowing streamers to strike deals with ISPs

Commission revising net neutrality rules after court threw old ones out

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The world's fastest elevators - 20 metres per second - are coming soon to China

In 1854, at a trade fair in New York, Elisha Otis removed his top hat while standing on a moving platform held up by a rope. On his order, a man among the crowd below swung an axe at the rope. ...

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. The program, launched in a pilot program ...

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WhatsApp says it now has half billion users

WhatsApp now has 500 million regular, active users around the world, the free mobile messaging service being acquired by Facebook said.

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Apple announces OS X Beta Seed Program, opens beta testing to everyone

Apple on Tuesday opened up OS X beta versions to the public in general. The Cupertino-based company announced the OS X Beta Seed Program, which allows anyone with an active Apple ID to download ...

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