AMD Ryzen Performance Takes Another Hit With First Windows 11 Patch

Windows 11 offers many welcome improvements but has spelled trouble for AMD Ryzen users, and the first patch makes it worse.

US Leads the World in Bitcoin Mining After China Crackdown

Following China’s crackdown on bitcoin mining, the US now leads the world in bitcoin mining.

Semiconductor Shortage May Disrupt iPhone 13 Supply

The semiconductor shortage may take a toll on Apple’s new iPhone 13, impacting the all important holiday sales season.

Twitter Tweaks Algorithm and Adds New Features to Bolster Performance Ads

Twitter is tweaking its algorithm and adding new features as it works to bolster its performance advertising business.

Stanford Endorses Google Books Settlement

The last few months were probably long and hard ones for members of the Google Books team; it had started to seem like the whole world objected to their proposed scanning and sharing settlement.  But it turns out that Stanford is on Google’s side, as a new deal was announced this afternoon.

Gmail Search Becomes More Like Google Search

Last year, Google released a Gmail Labs feature that added a search box for regular Google Search within Gmail. The lab is simply called Google search. However, it didn’t provide all of the features that the real Google search does. They have now taken steps to improve the feature’s capabilities in the following areas:

Clicker Partners With UCLA On Online Video Site

Online video guide Clicker said today it has partnered with UCLA on a new service bringing online entertainment and university video content to students via the school’s Web portal, MyUCLA.

The partnership between Clicker and UCLA will give students access to content from sites and networks like ABC, MTV, PBS, Hulu and YouTube. The content will feature television shows, music videos, movies, web originals, as well as UCLA content such as lectures and symposiums.

Old Version of AdWords API Nears Expiration Date

Update: Google is reminding users of the AdWords API that on April 22, most of the services related to v13 will be turned off.

Google is telling users to switch to v200909 as soon as possible to avoid any complications.

Original Article: Google has launched the newest version of the AdWords API v2009 beta. That would be version 200909. Google cites the following as the highlights of the new API:

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