Jan 5, 2016

Toyota joins Ford against Apple-Google car screen dominance

Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to use a car-phone connectivity system championed by Ford Motor Co. in a bid to keep Apple Inc. and Google from dominating control of dashboards. Toyota will introduce a telematics system with Ford’s SmartDeviceLink, an open platform that the automakers ...

'Mini Beyonce' dancer, 4, bags YouTube's '15 crown

Dec 10, 2015

'Mini Beyonce' dancer, 4, bags YouTube's '15 crown

A video of 4-year-old dancer known as Heaven King, sometimes called a “mini Beyonce,” was the most viewed item of the year on YouTube, the Google-owned service said Wednesday. The music video featuring the girl and her dance crew performing choreography to rapper Silento’s ...

Nov 26, 2015

Google gets 348,085 'forget' requests in Europe since court ruling

Internet giant Google said Wednesday it has received 348,085 requests for select search results to be “forgotten” in Europe, with users in France and Germany leading the way. Since a European Court of Justice ruling in May 2014 recognizing the “right to be forgotten” ...