Google's deal with Twitter is paying off.
Google announced the fruits of its earlier deal with the microblogging site, showing off how it has decided to.
Google will build a section called "latest results" into the regular Google search results page that automatically refreshes Internet content from sources like Twitter. A demonstration showed off how a search for "Obama" would bring up tweets, Web pages, and other Internet content related to the president as it was generated. At the Web 2.0 conference in October, Google struck a deal with Twitter to get access to the service's "firehose" of tweets.
Days after Google announced its plan for integrating content from sources such as Twitter and blogs, Yahoointo search results. Microsoft already displays Twitter results for queries placed on its Bing search engine, although they are displayed on a separate page that is not directly integrated into the main search results.
With AOL's spin-off from Time Warner becoming official, the once-iconic media company finds itself face to face with old foe Yahoo as both try to resurrect media empires.
The Web titan's role in helping to build Vevo, the long-awaited music-video service, is yet another peace offering to the content industry.
After scrapping the initial Larrabee processor, the chip giant will focus on graphics technology for laptops.
All Facebook users will soon be required to configure their privacy settings, though the company encourages people to keep some information public.
Apple acknowledges that it has purchased the struggling streaming service but declined to comment on reports that Lala was bought for very little money.
Wireless chief Ralph de la Vega says AT&T may consider alternatives to curb heavy wireless data usage.
Chandra Rathakrishnan, the chief executive of former TechCrunch partner Fusion Garage, reveals plans to proceed with release of new Web-browsing tablet.
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic finally unveils SpaceShipTwo, a commercial rocket plane designed to launch space tourists on the ultimate thrill ride--a suborbital flight into space.
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