Google kicks AT&T out of Starbucks

Google will soon provide free Wi-Fi inside all 7,000 Starbucks locations in the United States, the company announced today. Until now, AT&T has provided the free Wi-Fi inside locations, but apparently Google has kicked it out with the promise of faster speeds. Google says most locations will get speeds up to 10 times faster than … Read more

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Google Chromecast turns regular TVs into Internet-media smart TVs

Google just revealed a tiny HDMI dongle that connects to your plain old, non-smart TV, letting you send YouTube videos, Netflix movies, Pandora music and other content from the Internet to the television, all controlled by a phone, tablet or laptop. The controlling device doesn’t stream the content to the TV, which would drain the … Read more

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Google+ Update Makes It Easier to See What Your Friends Like

Google is making it easier for you to discover what your friends like on Google+. Starting Tuesday the company is going to start highlighting posts that have been +1’d by people in your circles on your stream, as well as highlighting some of your own well-received posts to your friends in their mainstream on Google+. The … Read more

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Facebook to Launch Graph Search Monday

Facebook will launch its upgraded search engine Monday. Originally announced in January 2013 and dubbed Graph Search, the new search engine lets you search your Facebook social graph for people, places, photos and interests. With the new search engine, users will be able to ask specific questions, such as “which of my friends live in … Read more

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25 Tech Terms Every Entrepreneur Should Know

An industry’s jargon can be hard to decipher, and tech-related terms can be particularly perplexing. Here are 25 terms every small business owner needs to know: Server Hosting Servers are devices that support a company’s computer and Internet networks. Servers are typically owned by Internet service providers (ISPs), who lease out server space in addition … Read more

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