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  • Google Adds SLR-Like Lens Blur To New Camera App
    Yet another feature once only found in expensive SLR cameras is making its way to smartphones: the buttery background blur caused by wide-aperture lenses. Google is bringing a simulated version of this blur to Android phones worldwide.







  • Google Adds SLR-Like Lens Blur to Smartphone Cameras
    Yet another feature once only found in expensive SLR cameras is making its way to smartphones: the buttery background blur caused by wide-aperture lenses. Google is bringing a simulated version of this blur to Android phones worldwide.







  • Fired Yahoo Exec Gets $58M for 15 Months of Work
    Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.







  • Yahoo Wants To Be Apple's Mobile Search Partner: Report

    Sources tell Recode that Yahoo hopes to persuade Apple to dump Google as the default search engine on its Safari browser on the iPhone and iPad.








  • Texting Apps Are Doing More Than Just Sending Messages
    While you were looking elsewhere, text messaging started to get a lot more interesting.Far from just being a way to communicate short blips of information via your phone, messaging apps are becoming platforms for things like full-blown content sharing and even spending money.







  • Man Charged in 'Heartbleed' Attack on Canada Tax Agency
    Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him in connection with exploiting the "Heartbleed" bug to steal taxpayer data from a government website, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on Wednesday.







  • Google's Earnings Disappoint as Ad Prices Slip
    Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet company dealt with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire more employees and invest in daring ideas.The results announced Wednesday fell below analyst projections.







  • Give Me Your Google Glass and Nobody Gets Hurt!
    Smartphones are enticing targets for thieves. It stands to reason that if a shiny new iPhone is attractive to crooks, Google Glass, essentially a $1,500 computer you wear on your face, should be irresistible.







  • Data Mining Being Used to Set Insurance Rates; Critics Cry Foul

    Some insurance companies use data-mining software to help them set their rates. Consumer advocates believe it's unfair and can cause discrimination.








  • Samsung to Launch First Tizen Phones
    The Galaxy S5 just went on sale, but Samsung is already gearing up to debut two new smartphones that are not based on Android. The company has announced plans to launch the first handsets based on its own Tizen operating system, a platform it hopes will make up as much as 15 percent of sales.







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