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Firefox deal could bolster Yahoo search share

The early returns on Yahoo’s deal to be the default search on Firefox appears to be paying dividends, according to StatCounter data. StatCounter said Wednesday that Yahoo search was used three times more on Firefox 34 compared to Firefox 33. Yahoo became the default search provider with Firefox 34 in the U.S. The deal meant… Read more →

IoT boom signals possible network capacity overload: IDC

IDC is consistently bullish about the future of the Internet of Things, and its latest set of 2015 predictions is no different. As part of its FutureScape prediction series for 2015, IDC looked at the impending IoT space from a broad spectrum of angles, including network capacity, security, cloud and the impact of Millennials. First,… Read more →

Linux Foundation finds enterprise Linux growing at Windows’ expense

Sure Windows still rules the desktop, but Linux kicks rump and takes names on enterprise servers and the cloud, according to the latest report — 2014 Enterprise End User Trends Report — from The Linux Foundation and the Yeoman Technology Group. When it comes to deploying enterprise applications, companies already invested in Linux are turning more and more… Read more →

YotaPhone 2: An Android smartphone with two displays

(Image: YotaPhone) Want an Android smartphone, but want something that’s a bit different? How about a handset that has two displays? See also: Hardware 2.0 Holiday 2014 Ultimate Gift Guide Yes, you read that right. Two displays. The YotaPhone 2 features a 5-inch front-facing 1920 by 1080 AMOLED ‘retina’ display (it has a pixel density… Read more →

HP to sell Alcatel-Lucent network-enabled cloud solutions

Elevating a partnership several years in the making, Hewlett-Packard and Alcatel-Lucent are ready for the next step in their relationship. Read this Hewlett-Packard to axe 34,000 staff by end of 2014 Read more New to the alliance, HP will start selling Alcatel-Lucent IP routing and optical products. These select Alcatel-Lucent solutions will also be integrated… Read more →

MylifeB social network aims to pay users for posting

Another social network has launched with a promise to pay its users for interesting and original content. Prague based start-up MylifeB intends to turn the world of social media around. Image: MylifeB Instead of wasting your time on a social media site, the platform intends to connect users that produce worthwhile information. MylifeB founder Thomas… Read more →

French Official Campaigns to Make ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Global

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British Government Proposes a ‘Google Tax’

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Life after the iPhone 6: How to love your iPad again

Summary: Since switching up from an iPhone 5 to the iPhone 6 Plus, I’ve neglected my iPad. But finding it under a pile of cables the other day got me pondering as to how I could integrate it back into my workflow. By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes for Hardware 2.0 | December 3, 2014 — 15:50 GMT (07:50 PST) Follow @the_pc_doc … Read more →

Intel teams with Luxottica for ‘desirable’ smart eyewear

Intel is continuing its push for wearables domination, announcing Wednesday that it has entered into a multi-year collaboration deal with eyewear maker Luxottica. Earlier this week it was reported that Intel would replace Texas Instruments as the chipmaker of choice for the next wave of Google Glass.  As for the Luxottica deal, the companies said… Read more →

2014 Christmas gift guide: iPad, tablet accessories

Summary: If your significant other or children already own a tablet, why not jazz it up with some gadgets and accessories this year? By Charlie Osborne for iGeneration | December 3, 2014 — 14:00 GMT (06:00 PST) Follow @ZDNetCharlie By Charlie Osborne for iGeneration | December 3, 2014 — 14:00 GMT (06:00 PST) Previous | Next … Read more →