Epic Stories January 13, 2012

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expanding its antitrust probe of Google to include the inspection of social network service Google+, according to Bloomberg.

The publication sourced two people “familiar with the situation,” and cited “competition issues raised by Google+” as the primary aspect of the FTC’s investigation into whether the globally popular search engine gives preference to its own services. The FTC is also inquiring whether such practices violate antitrust laws, according to Bloomberg, who could not identify its sources due to the investigation’s nonpublic status.

The Mountain View, Calif.-based company rolled out “Search, Plus Your World” to its search engine Jan. 10 and dubbed the revision a “personal results” feature that displays Google+ photographs, news and comments when user’s conduct Web searches. The Electronic Privacy Information Center promptly called upon the FTC on Jan. 12 to investigate the recent search changes in a letter posted on its website…

expand full story

Epic Stories August 29, 2011

PocketNow has published an exclusive picture of the Sprint Galaxy S II variant, dubbed the Epic 4G Touch, before its official unveiling tomorrow evening. The device was leaked earlier this month by This is my next, and was shown along side the AT&T and T-mobile versions last week.

Sadly, Verizon will not be on the carrier list for the Galaxy S II. The Galaxy S II will be unveiled officially in the U.S. tomorrow evening.

But with the announcement of the Galaxy S II LTE yesterday, we aren’t quite as pumped as we were a few days ago. At any rate we know what’s coming, so get those debit cards ready for preordering. We’ll be covering the event tomorrow evening.

Check out the trio of devices after the break:

expand full story

Powered by WordPress VIP