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Google says the web is getting faster (unless you live in certain countries)
Google says that the web is getting faster, with a 30% increase in mobile browsing speeds in the last year. But repressive regimes are still slowing growth
No going back as China overtakes America as the world’s largest smartphone market
China has overtaken America as the largest single market for smartphones and tablets, according to information released by the app analytics firm Flurry
Google calls on governments to be transparent about how & why they request access to citizens’ data
Google has asked international governments to be more open with how they use legal means to get access to users’ information. The call comes as Google releases its latest Transparency Report, which shows a steady increase in governments’ requests for users’ data.
What does Google reveal about governments’ data requests in this term’s Transparency Report
What data have international governments asked Google for access to or removal of – let’s have a look.
Google warns “Government surveillance is on the rise” in latest Transparency Report
Google has warned that “Government surveillance is on the rise” in its latest Transparency Report which shows a dramatic increase in governments’ request for access and removal of users’ data.
Microsoft demonstrates “breakthrough” speech translation technology
Microsoft has posted a remarkable video demonstrating speech-to-speech language translation where spoken English is translated directly into Chinese and read aloud by machine in near real-time.
Apple opens its largest Asian store – ahead of a possible iPad Mini announcement
Apple has opened its largest store in China (and Asia) just ahead of possible announcement of the iPad Mini on October 23.
Facebook now has a billion active users, but what does that really mean?
Eight years after launching Facebook has reached 1 billion active users, but what does this number really mean? This video infographic shows exactly what.
Google search results reveal our new obsession for the London 2012 Olympic Games
Google search results for the London 2012 Olympic Games reveal we have a new Olympic obsession – the medal table.
Google & Amazon go head-to-head over 21 new Top Level Domains
Google and Amazon want to register 21 of the same Top Level Domains, including .APP, .BOOK, .BUY, .CLOUD, .MAIL. But who will get them?
Google’s Motorola Mobility purchase to be completed next week
Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility is expected to be completed early next week as Chinese regulators approved last August’s $12.5 billion deal yesterday, Saturday.
Further details of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 emerge
As game publisher Activision officially unveiled Black Ops 2 today, further details have emerged of the fifth Treyarch Call of Duty release and its unusual storyline.
China overtakes the US for new iOS & Android activations
More smartphone/tablet devices are activated in China each day than the States, & this new trend is likely to continue.
Apple user in China downloads iTunes’ 25 billionth app
Apple’s 25 billionth app download heads east as the Chinese and Asian markets becomes increasingly important in the smartphone market.
China approaches one billion mobile subscribers
China recorded 973.7 million mobile subscribers at the end of 2011, and is on track to surpass the one billion connections milestone by early spring, according to a report by Wireless Intelligence.
Do you like Firefox? This couple got a real one
A couple in China got a visit from a real life Firefox, a Red Panda. But unlike its technological namesake this Firefox has a nasty bite