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  • Follow pope online, get to heaven sooner -- Facebook likes don't count

    Follow pope online, get to heaven sooner -- Facebook likes don't count
    In an effort to lure the shrinking flock of young Roman Catholics to a more wired religious world, a Vatican court has ruled that following Pope Francis online and on Twitter can earn believers time off from their sentence to purgatory for confessed and...
  • NFL amps up its digital media, launching a fantasy football effort

    NFL amps up its digital media, launching a fantasy football effort
    As National Football League players begin pulling on their practice jerseys at training camp, the league has unveiled an online community designed to spur participation in fantasy football. Dubbed Fantasy Genius, the site enables novices to seek...
  • Silicon Valley optimistic about Jeff Bezos buying Washington Post

    Silicon Valley optimistic about Jeff Bezos buying Washington Post
    SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post is provoking anxiety and uncertainty among journalists. But for Silicon Valley techies, this unlikely marriage is cause for optimism: Someone may finally deliver technical and...
  • Google Maps app updated, but no new features -- just redesigned ads

    Google Maps app updated, but no new features -- just redesigned ads
    Google updated its maps app for Android and iPhone smartphones not with new features but with redesigned ads that show up when users do a search query. Google Maps has been displaying ads since 2010, but Google revamped them to go with a new look it...
  • Facebook buys developer of Jibbigo speech-to-speech translator

    Facebook buys developer of Jibbigo speech-to-speech translator
    Facebook, in a move that could help the social network break down the language barrier among its more than 1 billion users, has acquired Mobile Technologies, a speech recognition and translation company. Mobile Technologies is the maker of Jibbigo, a...
  • Google celebrates 15th birthday in garage where it was born

    Google celebrates 15th birthday in garage where it was born
    MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Google went back to where it all began Thursday, to the Menlo Park garage where founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin first dreamed of a better search engine. The company opened up the Silicon Valley landmark to the media to...
  • ‘Doctor Who’: Google Street View takes Whovians inside the TARDIS

     
    It seems there are Whovians embedded in Google's ranks. A newly discovered Easter egg on Google Maps lets “Doctor Who” […]...
  • U.N. warns U.S. against illegal spying on diplomats

    U.N. warns U.S. against illegal spying on diplomats
    United Nations officials on Monday reacted to the latest leaks about U.S. National Security Agency spying with a reminder to the Obama administration of its legal obligation to respect the “inviolability” of diplomatic missions on U.S. soil....
  • Waze traffic incident reports coming to Google Maps

    Waze traffic incident reports coming to Google Maps
    Google has begun integrating features from Waze, the social navigating app it bought this summer, into Google Maps, starting with the addition of traffic incident reports. Now, when Waze users report road incidents that may cause delays, the incidents...
  • Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals

    Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals
    When Google bought Waze, it wasn't just buying a startup -- it was also buying a highly engaged community of users willing to provide real-time traffic information. And that community is key to Google's effort to stave off rival mapping apps, namely...
  • Cyber-security firm Cylance works to read hackers' minds

    Cyber-security firm Cylance works to read hackers' minds
    Two hackers from Irvine gained access in April to the air conditioning and water systems of a Google Inc. office in Sydney, Australia. Because Google had failed to install a security patch to a software program that remotely tracks and controls building...