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The earthquake and tsunami that demolished northeastern Japan in 2011 left many thousands of its survivors cut off from their homes. But displaced residents of Namie-machi, a small town on the eastern coast of the Pacific that's still in an exclusion zone, can now at least get a present-day glimpse of their neighborhood, thanks to Google.
The video-sharing service can thank Generation C for pushing it past the billion-user milestone. That's the generation of Americans, age 18 to 34, who watch YouTube on multiple devices and enjoys video creation and sharing.
Even if you won't miss Google Reader, its untimely demise should leave you worried about the future of other Google products.
Vimeo On Demand lets video producers charge viewers for watching movies online, with the creators setting their price and keeping most of the profits.
Janisum asked the Music & Video Software forum about acquiring songs for an iPod without spending money.
BitTorrent launches SoShare, a beta file-sending project, as part of its creative incubator for its new products.
New app lets you view VHS tapes, slides, and even old film reels on your iPhone and iPad.
Flickr users are livid over a recent bug causing their private photos to be made public.
A new internal redesign of PayPal offers a cleaner look.
Governments continue to ask Google for more data about its users, with more than two-thirds of requests in the U.S. made through a subpoena, which usually doesn't require asking a judge for a search warrant.
If a federal appeals court later this year strikes down the Federal Communications Commission's open Internet rules, lawmakers will again press for legislation to codify the principle of net neutrality, a prominent House Democrat said on Tuesday.