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Google is considering selling off Zagat

Google is considering selling off Zagat, the US restaurant review guide it purchased back in 2011, according to a report from Reuters today. The search giant has reportedly been in talks with multiple companies who may potentially buy the service, which is part of Google Maps and is maintained by a small team of Google […]

Chime in: What is Microsoft doing with Skype?

Microsoft purchased the popular Skype messaging and video conferencing service back in 2011. But more than five years later, it’s still unclear exactly what the company plans to do with it. In the spring of 2011, Microsoft paid a whopping $7 billion to acquire Skype. Today, Skype is still very popular, but Microsoft hasn’t really […]

webOS ready to move beyond TVs, says LG

LG just released an open-sourced version of webOS that’s freely available to anyone that wants to download and poke around the code. The release of webOS Open Source Edition is meant to act as a catalyst to drive further adoption of webOS beyond LG televisions, smart refrigerators, and the occasional never-to-be-released smartwatch. So, devices like […]

Google+ is five years old today

Somehow, don’t ask me how, Google’s zombie of a social network experiment has shambled its way to the grand age of five years old. That’s right, Google+ was launched on June 28th, 2011, at a time when Google still thought it could head off the rising threat of Facebook and its irresistible urge to consume the entire […]

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