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Google and Microsoft unveiled measures to block online searches for child sex abuse images on Monday as part of a bid by British authorities to crackdown on Internet pedophiles. The companies said as many as 100,000 search terms will now fail to produce results and trigger warnings that child abuse imagery is illegal while offering advice on where to get help. The world's two largest search engine operators' move was a rare display of unity ahead of an Internet safety summit on Monday, hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron. Twitter on Monday extended its Alerts service to users in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The program allows official government agencies and public emergency services to send out mobile push notification and text messages to followers on Twitter, in order to deliver relevant information in times of crisis. At launch, Twitter signed up 57 government agencies in the U.K. and Ireland. The Retina iPad Mini can't compete with its bigger brother at showing the same wide range of colors, according to tests run by tech review site Anandtech. Further, the Retina Mini's sRGB coverage is limited compared with that of the Air and with those of rival tablets , such as the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. "The difference is small but apparent," Anandtech said, especially to people accustomed to the full sRGB coverage found in the Air and the Retina Display MacBook Pros and the iMac. Salesforce.com on Monday made what could turn out to be one of the biggest changes in the cloud computing pioneer’s history. The 2,000 business applications that customers currently run using Salesforce’s Application Exchange can now easily be made to work on any device, including desktops, smartphones and tablets, the company says. If it succeeds, it will solve one of the toughest problems facing enterprise software companies: transitioning older kinds of software to a mobile environment. Applications on the exchange have been downloaded over 2 million times, and each of...