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Frederic Lardinois

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Frederic Lardinois founded SiliconFilter in 2011. Before starting this site, he wrote about 1,500 articles for ReadWriteWeb. His areas of interest are consumer web and mobile apps, as well as Internet-connected devices like cars, smart sensors and toasters. You can reach him at [email protected]

The Yandex team launched an alpha version of its new browser today and there are plenty of interesting design ideas here. Overall, it feels...

Android users already know about this, but with the latest update to the Google Search app for iOS, Apple users now also get to...

This is pretty cool: a browser-based tool that helps you improve your English using nothing by voice recognition.

Go, the increasingly popular programming language Google first announced in late 2009, is now available in its first stable version. This release also marks the...

Google has been very conservative about releasing APIs for Google+ and may not even release a full read/write API for its social network before the end of this year. The one API the Google+ team has put its weight behind, though, is the Hangouts API, which gives developers access to Google+'s video chat features. Today, the company announced that it is taking this API out of preview. This means developers can now launch and share their hangout apps with the Google+ community. To launch this feature, Google has partnered with a number of developers, including Aces HangoutCacooScoot & DoodleSlideshare and Clubhouse Challenge by Bravo.

Mozilla, in cooperation with French developer Little Workshop, launched a new MMORPG called BrowserQuest today to demonstrate what developers can do with HTML5, WebSocket,...

Just in time for the cherry blossom season in Japan, Google today launched what it calls a "new visual travel guide" for the country....

Car manufacturers are slowly but surely morphing into technology companies and it's not just upstart manufacturers like Tesla who are trying to piggyback on...

About three quarters of U.S. teens (77%) now have a cell phone. This number is, according to a new report by the Pew Internet...

ReadWriteWeb, which was acquired by SAY Media late last year, just saw its first departure after the acquisition. The site's COO Sean Ammirati today...

Last year, Mozilla managed to get Firefox back on track. While the long delay of Firefox 4 gave competitors like the up-and-coming Google Chrome...

Google has been quietly expanding its network of parters for its daily deals service Google Offers since it first launched last year. Today, the...

Spotify, the popular streaming music service, launched in Germany today. The company had been planning this launch for a while and had already been...

Yesterday, Mozilla announced that it would delay today's planned launch of Firefox 11 for a few days in order to scrutinize a potential security...

Google I/O is Google's premier annual conference for developers and last year, the event sold out in less than an hour. After postponing the...