Matt Adams

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We talked to the head of Google's next multibillion-dollar business. Here's what he told us

Until then, Google had been dabbling with cloud computing and software as a service — the idea that you rent apps, delivered over the internet but hosted in someone else's data center, and pay for them via subscription. Its free version of Gmail was insanely popular. Its Google Apps was a hit with …

Apps

Are media companies building another house of cards on SnapChat?

Image copyright Flickr / Yuko Honda.If there’s an “It Girl” in the online-media space right now — a single company that sums up the current …

Media Industry

Google Acquires Odysee, An App For Private Photo/Video Backup And Sharing, Team Joins Google+

Google may be soon adding more offline and private sharing features to its Google+ Photos service. It has acquired Odysee, an iOS and Android app that let users automatically back up photos and videos taken on their cameras or tablets to their home computers. It also let users set up private, …

Apps

Alibaba is making a big play in the smartphone market

Alibaba, now worth $213 billion by market value, didn't disclose how big its holding will be in a privately owned handset maker that is a distant rival to much bigger smartphonefirms like Xiaomi Inc. Based in Zhuhai, Guangdong, Meizu employs more than 1,000 people, according to its website.<p>The deal …

Mobile

Wikipedia's 100,000 Most Popular Pages, Rendered As A Galaxy

Click to fly<p>Perhaps you imagine the Internet as a set of tubes, or a web, or series of garden paths. One student in Paris imagined it as a galaxy. He has made a visualization of Wikipedia's 100,000 most popular articles in 2014 that you can "fly" through by clicking. We love it. You can visit it …

The Correlation Between Where Startups Are And How Well They Do

Silicon Valley is the place to be, tech living is the life for me<p>There are a lot of factors to consider when founding your startup--but one that may not get considered much is location. According to a recent research report published in <i>Science</i>, certain locations tend to have a larger representation …

Kraftwerk Fuel Cell Lets You Charge Your Phone With Butane

Now you're cooking with gas<p>What if you could replenish your phone's battery while you were nowhere near the electrical grid? Sure, there are plenty of external power packs that will do this kind of thing, but what if you also didn't need to recharge <i>those</i> from the grid? Then you'd have the …

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some.<p>Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and scientific leaps: the polio vaccine, space rocketry, …

Rechargeable Batteries

US court says recipes not protectable by copyright

A US court has ruled that recipes cannot be protected by copyright, in a dispute between two former business partners.

Adobe Systems sues Forever 21 for copyright infringement

Computer software company Adobe Systems has sued fashion retailer Forever 21 for allegedly using unauthorised copies of its programs to design some …

Chubby Noodle restaurant sues Fat Noodle for trademark infringement

A San Francisco-based restaurant has claimed consumers will be confused into thinking the words ‘chubby’ and ‘fat’ are synonymous, as part of a …

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