Some major restructuring is going on at Google , and it looks like it’s the end of the social network as we know it%u2014if that label was ever appropriate in the first place. Long-time Google VP Bradley Horowitz has announced that he’s taking the management reins from David Besbris and splitting Google into separate services called Photos and Streams at the same time.
The FCC on Feb. 26 voted 3-2 in favor of new net neutrality regulations that would treat broadband as a public utility under Title II of the Communications Act. The new regulations ban companies from being able to pay for faster access to consumers in a practice known as paid prioritization or “fast lanes.”
The leaked revelations about the tax-evading activities of the Swiss subsidiary of HSBC Bank rumble on. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer has faced questions as to why, despite evidence of 1,100 tax-evading accounts being passed to the government in 2010, there has been only one prosecution%u2014and why the chairman of HSBC was subsequently made a government minister.
Solar power will be cheaper than coal or gas by 2025 in sunnier regions of the EU, according to a study published the day before the European Commission launches its Energy Union plans.
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Apple Inc., which has been working secretly on a car, is pushing its team to begin production of an electric vehicle as early as 2020, people with knowledge of the matter said.
The European Commission is proposing to make %u20AC1 billion from the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) available earlier and increase the pre-financing rate by up to 30 times for eligible member states in order to boost youth employment.
The German government has tabled a draft law permitting fracking in the country, with environmental associations criticising the draft as fragmented and risky, calling on the government to concentrate on implementing the Energiewende, instead.
Swift, Apple’s in-house developer language, is so easy a CEO can use it. That’s according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, a man apparently ready to roll up his sleeves and code an iOS app.
We live in a Web 3.0 era. Cloud computing, mobile devices, enormous bandwidth capacity, and the Semantic Web have ushered in the next age of the WWW. The Web is nearly 10,000 days old now, and the predictions of Kevin Kelly (and others) have come true. The Web is now one, enormous, global computer. Our devices %u2014 be them phones, tablets, TVs, watches, glasses, etc. %u2014 are all portals into this single supercomputer, known as the Web. In the 9,215 days since the Web was invented, lightning-fast Internet access, widespread adoption of cloud computing, and everyday examples of the Semantic Web like Siri and Google Now have made Web 3.0 a reality. The most impactful change that has happened since Kelly’s Ted talk in 2007, where he predicted our current reality, has been the massive explosion of mobile devices. We were starting to see it then, but not like we are today.