E-Reader vs. iPad

Which is a better reader for all types of light: The Kindle Paperwhite or the iPad?

With 120M Users, Google Drive Gets Tighter Integration With Gmail

“We’re trying to unify the file experience across Google and then beyond,” said Scott Johnston.
A sketch for the design of the new Google Drive integration in Gmail

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Some Apple Services Back Up After Temporary Outage

The outage lasted almost 11 hours.

Yahoo Acquires Xobni for Upward of $30 Million

Yep.
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Cut Clutter: Two Ways to Put Your Inbox on a Diet

Walt tests out two new programs that are designed to help clean up email inboxes.
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Monetizing Photos and Video Clips in the New World of Bits

There are five distinct approaches that companies are taking in the race to make money.
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Yahoo Offer to Buy Contact Startup Xobni Is at a Price of $30M to $40M

Yahoo’s new HR rule: If you can’t hire them, buy their company.
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Apple Brings iWork to the Cloud

Apple unveiled iWork for iCloud at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, bringing its documents and productivity software application suite to its proprietary, cloud-based service. The improvements include the ability to use iWork in the browser across all Apple devices (desktop, iPad, iPhone), and also the ability to run iWork apps in the browser using Microsoft’s Windows OS.

Could Apple Be Getting Just a Bit More Open?

Speaking at D11, Cook said that programmers can expect deeper access to the iPhone, and that he wouldn’t rule out Apple bringing some of its services to Android.
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At 10, You Still Have Some Tricks, iTunes

For users puzzled over the finer points of iTunes, Katie offers some ways to improve how you use the digital-download source.
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Apple Earnings: Good, Not Great

Depending on the Cloud