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Michael Liedtke

Michael Liedtke

    Facebook tweaks Android phones to build new Home
    Facebook tweaks Android phones to build new Home
    The audacious move will provide further insights into how pervasive Facebook has become, testing whether people want to be greeted with content...
    Microsoft raises dividend 25%
    Microsoft raises dividend 25%
    Microsoft is trying to lift its stock price by boosting its dividend by 25%, the largest increase since the world's largest software maker started...
    Google braces for $500m in ad probe
    Google braces for $500m in ad probe
    Google's lucrative online advertising system is facing a US Justice Department investigation that is expected to cost the internet search leader at...
    YouTube adds 3 000 movies to double video rentals
    YouTube adds 3 000 movies to double video rentals
    YouTube is doubling the size of its online video store in an expansion that will make more movies available for internet streaming at the same time...
    Google puts China cellphones on hold amid dispute
    Google puts China cellphones on hold amid dispute
    Google has delayed the debut of two cellphones designed to connect with its internet services in China, widening the void that might be opened if...
    Google's search for savings boosts profits
    Google's search for savings boosts profits
    The recession is prodding Google to grow up faster than a lot of people anticipated.
    Google sets sights on stories fit for print
    Google sets sights on stories fit for print
    Google is trying to expand the newspaper section of its online library to include billions of articles published during the past 244 years, hoping...
    Google has 'moral imperative' to assist newspapers
    Google has 'moral imperative' to assist newspapers
    Google chief executive Eric Schmidt said this week that the internet search leader hopes its recently acquired advertising service DoubleClick will...
    Yahoo!'s Flickr website expands into video
    Yahoo!'s Flickr website expands into video
    Yahoo! will begin showing homemade videos on its online photo-sharing site, Flickr, in a long-anticipated move that may be too late to lure most people away from the internet's dominant video channel,...
    Security lapse exposes pictures on Facebook
    Security lapse exposes pictures on Facebook
    A security lapse made it possible for unwelcome strangers to peruse personal photos posted on Facebook's popular online hangout, circumventing a...
    Facebook lures top exec from Google
    Facebook lures top exec from Google
    Facebook has raided Google to hire a new chief operating officer, providing the popular online social network with more seasoned management and...
    Ask.com abandons pursuit of Google
    Ask.com abandons pursuit of Google
    In a dramatic about-face, Ask.com is abandoning its effort to outshine internet search leader Google and will instead focus on a narrower...