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Quora rolls out Verified Profiles, starting with President Barack Obama

Quora rolls out Verified Profiles, starting with President Barack Obama

The question-and-answer social network Quora has finally started rolling out Verified Profiles, beginning with the US President Barack Obama. On Monday, Obama became the first person to get the big blue check of authenticity on the Quora network when he answered two questions related to the Affordable Care Act.

Microsoft to implement stricter policies to protect Hotmail accounts

Microsoft to implement stricter policies to protect Hotmail account holders from

Software giant Microsoft has recently stated that it plans to bring more stringent policies in place to ensure that its Hotmail account holders are protected against spying and searching activities.

Google unveils Android OS version for wearable technology

Google unveils Android OS version for wearable technology

In a strategic move which marks Google's foray into the smartwatch arena, the company unveiled a version of its Android operating system - dubbed the 'Android Wear' version - for wearable technology on Tuesday.

Larry Page bemoans deterioration of Internet privacy

Larry Page bemoans deterioration of Internet privacy

At the TED conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, Google CEO Larry Page made a rare public appearance, and talked about the deterioration of Internet privacy. However, despite bemoaning the situation, Page also said that he sees real advantage in more online openness with medical histories.

Former House Speaker criticizes Commerce Department’s decision to relinquish control over Internet administration

Former House Speaker criticizes Commerce Department’s decision to relinquish con

In a Friday post on microblogging service Twitter, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has sharply criticized the newly-announced move by the US Commerce Department to relinquish its control over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) --- the organization which administers the Internet.

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