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With an explosion in tweets, blogs, and other instantly published content flooding the Web, search engines are scrambling to organize information that's happening right now.
The all-purpose app for text, video, and voice chat can now detect when people are trying to find each other in the real world and then help them meet up. Also new: stickers, video filters, and bigger ambitions at Google.
The Onyx from OnBeep is like a walkie talkie without geographical limitations, making communication possible with anyone, anywhere in the galaxy where there's a data connection.
The last panel at the two-day conference elicited some of the most skeptical responses from judges. Funny, since the "social media stream" has been what Silicon Valley has been drooling over obsessively for the past few months.
Google unveils an ambitious project to create what it calls the "e-mail of the future," and the reactions of developers at Google I/O will be telling.
Microsoft is taking signups for its real-time video translation service, which will be available in limited preview form before the end of the year.
Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.
Music publisher Kobalt says "the pipes are broken" in the record industry, but has seen a huge surge in money from streaming sites.
The social network says 80 percent of its users are on mobile devices, following increased focus on its mobile apps.
To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.