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Google apologizes photo app tagged black couple 'gorillas'

As of 07/02/2015 4:59 PM
SAN FRANCISCO - Google apologized after an identification program in its new photo app put a "gorillas" label on a picture of a black couple. Full article

Apple Music goes live as tech giant bids on streaming

As of 07/01/2015 4:16 PM
NEW YORK - Apple's new streaming service went live Tuesday with a flashy radio station and artist exclusives, as the company that dominated digital music through iTunes looks to the future. Full article

Microsoft hands display ads to AOL, maps to Uber

As of 06/30/2015 10:24 AM
SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp. said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, as it slims down its money-losing online operations. Full article

Samsung plans more Tizen smartphones this year: source

As of 06/29/2015 7:23 PM
SEOUL - Leading smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to launch more handsets running on its own Tizen operating system later this year, a person with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday. Full article

Facebook allows users to sign up for Messenger without account

As of 06/25/2015 12:24 PM
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc has enabled users without an account to sign up for its Messenger app with a phone number, the social media company said on Wednesday, in another move to broaden the app's reach and make it a standalone platform. Full article

US Supreme Court rejects Google patent appeal over Street View

As of 06/23/2015 12:07 PM
WASHINGTON - Google Inc. will have to defend claims that its Street View mapping software violates patents held by Vederi LLC after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the company's appeal.   Full article

Facebook gaining ground on YouTube in video ads, report says

As of 06/22/2015 6:48 PM
FRANKFURT/PARIS - Facebook is gaining ground on Google's YouTube as an outlet for big companies to market their products via online videos, the fastest growing category of Internet ads, a report published on Monday said. Full article