The Best Tech Stories of the Day (8/2)


Even though it’s the middle of summer, the week is off to a strong start with regard to tech news. Not only did Facebook acquire Push Pop Press (a move, which I have to admit I’m not perfectly happy about as I would have loved to see their product grow and evolve), but we also saw the release of the first comprehensive U.S. broadband report by the FCC and the revelation that about 92% of Newt Gingrich’s Twitter followers are fake.

You can find those stories – and more – in our daily rundown of the most interesting tech stories of the day:

Best of Today (8/2) in Best / Frederic Lardinois (fredericl)

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]


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