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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]

It's only been a few months since Google announced its new Dart programming language. While the language is still going through some major revisions,...

Remember the Nintendo Wii? That game console you really wanted to have a few years ago but that is now gathering dust somewhere in...

When was the last time you used an old-school Internet portal like Yahoo's homepage or MSN? Chances are, it's been a while. Now that...

On March 31st, Anonymous plans to take down the DNS system and effectively render the Web unusable. The group will probably fail. Once upon a...

Last October, Microsoft won final approval from the European Commission to go ahead with its acquisition of the popular VoIP service Skype. Now, however,...

Apple has finally weighed in on the ongoing discussion about the recent discovery that numerous iOS apps (including Path, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) upload...

Two members of the U.S. Congress, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member G. K....

At Goldman Sach's technology and Internet conference today, Apple's CEO Tim Cook gave a rare live interview that provided a sweeping overview of the...

The last few days allowed us to witness the rather sad spectacle of various tech writers/bloggers/journalists calling each other names and publicly airing some...

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is speaking at Goldman Sach’s Technology and Internet Conference. In an unusual move, Apple is making a live audio webcast...

Google just announced that its public DNS service now handles an average of more than 70 million requests per day. While Google doesn’t often...

The Paris-based social curation platform Pearltrees just announced that it has raised a Series B round of 5 million Euros (about $6.62 million USD)....

The title really says it all. Last year, Twitter started giving its users the option to use HTTPS to keep their connections safe over...

Microsoft's Hotmail has a bit of a reputation for having inadequate spam filters. A new study by Cascade Insight, though, argues that Hotmail actually...

Google search is no substitute for actually visiting a doctor, but millions of people use the search engine to look up symptoms every day....