Apple is ruffling features by collecting search and location data from OS X Yosemite users through Spotlight features that some argue should be off by default.
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Mobile tech is having a profound impact on society, perhaps none so great as opening up a vast pool of knowledge to the current generation.
How does internet technology change the reality of what humans do? In this book, Jamie Bartlett explores some of the internet's wilder shores in search of an answer.
The microblogging platform has acquired Madbits, a startup focused on computer vision and dynamic search technology.
The start of search operations coincides with a series of Brazil-China technology agreements.
Apple's updated Spotlight search capability in OS X 'Yosemite' includes tighter integration with Microsoft's Bing search.
The actions of App Nap, a feature new to OS X in the Mavericks release, may be interpreted by some users as a undetermined slowdown of system performance. Meanwhile the Mac's other napping technology, the previously introduced Power Nap, can bring its own share of mysterious behaviors.
The MacBook Air with Haswell technology is a nice, fast laptop. After upgrading to OS X Mavericks it is even faster.
Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth on why criticism of Ubuntu hasn't blunted its plans for integrating online search into the OS.
Microsoft's Q&A natural-language search technology is one of the new additions to its Power BI for Office 365 preview.
Chinese search giant said to be in discussions with local manufacturer Huan Technology on developing a set-top box or chip for use in smart TVs, which could take on Alibaba Group's move into the Internet TV space in July.
NComputing combines OS virtualization, access virtualization, and management technology to simplify VDI and offer support for today's intelligent devices.
The mobile ecosystem continues to search for a real No. 3 platform. Why not Mozilla's Firefox OS?
You may not think Google Glass has any practical applications in the enterprise — not yet, anyway — but one U.S. firm is working on disproving the naysayers by bringing a range of enterprise apps to the search giant's wearable technology by early 2014.
Search giant will add crowdsourced mapping technology to Google Maps, and enhance Waze with Google search.
One U.S. law enforcement agency is struggling to snoop on messages sent by Apple devices, claiming they "cannot be intercepted." But lack of transparency on Apple's part may mean the technology giant is facing an influx of search warrants — and yet we don't know about it.
A coalition of technology companies, which includes Microsoft, has submitted a further complaint against the search giant to European antitrust authorities.
Google relies on its search strength as it rolls out new methods for discovering content on the Currents app.
Porn companies have begun adopting facial-recognition technology that allows any user to search for a face in their databases with an uploaded photo. It could become a privacy nightmare.
As so often happens, regulators are having a hard time keeping up with a market driven by transformational technology — search. There's one way to even the balance.
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