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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]

Good morning. Chances are, there won't be a massive amount of tech news today, as the SOPA/PIPA blackouts will preempt most companies from making...

With the start of the SOPA blackout on many major sites just hours away, a number of additional companies have now joined major sites...

Google just added auto-completion for hashtags on its growing social network Google+. Google developer advocate Chris Messina notes that this will "make it even...

When it comes to social networks, one argument that is often raised against them is that they encapsulate their users in a safe network...

Online metrics company comScore just released its monthly rankings of U.S. video properties. As usual, Google's YouTube remains far ahead of the competition with...

Good morning. Yesterday's tech news was, for the most part, overshadowed by the launch of PandoDaily, Sarah Lacy's new tech blog that will be...

A nifty little undisclosed Google service made the rounds on the Internet today. By going to a specific website, Google would give you a...

PandoDaily, Sarah Lacy's "TechCrunch 2.0" tech blog, launched today with a cast of familiar writers (Mike Arrington, MG Siegler, Paul Carr and Slate' Farhad...

Quite a few websites, including big ones like Wikipedia, are joining together on Wednesday to protest the U.S.'s planned Stop Online Piracy Act. What looks...

Google has introduced an interesting new way for logging into your Google accounts by just scanning a QR code on the screen and without...

It's not every day that a major media tycoon like Rupert Murdoch takes to his bully pulpit on Twitter to accuse Google of streaming...

Here is a small but handy update to Apple's iTunes store: when you hover over an icon for an app, a new little 'i'...

DuckDuckGo never struck me as the right name for a search engine that wants to be taken seriously, but once you get over the...

Google was already having one of its toughest weeks in the company's recent history, but it looks like things just got worse: Mocality, a...

Earlier this week, we reported that OnLive was about to launch an iPad app that lets you stream a remote, OnLive-hosted Windows 7 desktop...