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Google retiring Latitude on August 9th, pushes Google+ instead

As Google rolls out its updated mapping experience for iOS and Android, the company has announced it will retire one of its older location services: Google Latitude. In a post on its support website, Google says all of its Latitude properties — which include mobile apps, website, API, and badges — …

No wonder China is worried about Android—the NSA helped write its source code

Google’s Android smartphone operating system uses source code contributed by the US National Security Agency. Especially in the post-Edward Snowden era, that’s a red flag for Beijing, and helps to explains why China has been so eager to encourage the growth of non-Android smartphones within its …

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Wages Have Fallen Fastest In The Lowest Paid Jobs

Even though low-wage jobs are becoming an increasingly large share of the economy, the compensation for those workers has fallen even more rapidly …

House GOP: We Love Us Some Coal, Let’s Burn Even More

Republicans on a House energy subcommittee held a love-in for western coal Tuesday, calling on the Obama administration to increase production from …