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4 hrs ago | Local Tech Wire

Google's top social networking executive departs

Google's top social networking executive is leaving the Internet company after a nearly eight-year stint highlighted by an audacious challenge to Facebook.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Social Software, Facebook, Mountain View, CA

8 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Apple, Google, Adobe and Intuit settle Silicon Valley poaching case

In a case that exposed the dark side of hiring practices in Silicon Valley, Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe have settled a major lawsuit alleging they colluded not to poach employees from each other, according to a letter filed Thursday with the federal judge handling the case.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Apple, Steve Jobs

9 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

11 Qualities Google Looks For In Job Candidates

In interviews with The New York Times, the Economist , and students on Google+ , the hiring boss sheds light on how the search giant evaluates candidates.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

13 hrs ago | KLKN

China set to punish web giant Sina for pornography

An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from... An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste ... (more)

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Related Topix: Media, Computers, Sina, World News, China, Asia, Explosion, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

15 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Google, Facebook and other tech companies race to develop artificial intelligence

The latest Silicon Valley arms race is a contest to build the best artificial brains.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science, Computer Science, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computers, Robots

16 hrs ago | National Public Radio

China Set To Punish Web Giant Sina For Pornography

China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-pornography crackdown, state media said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Media, Computers, Sina, World News, China, Asia, The National, Entertainment, Television

19 hrs ago | Search Engine Watch

Search Ads Yield 68% More Revenue per Conversion When Integrated with Social

Does an integrated search and social advertising strategy yield superior results than when pursued as separate channels? This is a key question Marin Software set out to answer when it conducted research and published findings in a new white paper, "The Multiplier Effect of Integrating Search and Social Advertising."

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Related Topix: Marin Software, Startups, Marketing

23 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Google Could End Up Paying For The Samsung/Apple Lawsuit

Apple is in the process of suing Samsung over its Android devices again. Again, the suit centers on patents.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

FCC said to consider scrapping concept of 'net neutrality'

A U.S. regulator is considering letting Internet-service providers negotiate payments from the likes of Amazon and Google for access to the so- called last mile of connection to customers, an official said.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Internet Service Providers, Emerging Technology, Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Netflix, Startups

Hindustan Times

Google offers refund for fake antivirus app

Search engine giant Google recently had its oops! moment after the company discovered that an anti-virus app "Virus Shield" available for $3.99 on its Play Store actually offered no security protection to users who had downloaded it.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Internet

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Reports say an Amazon phone is close

After more than two years of hints and leaks, the long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

CIO

Google AdWords Cleared in Geotagging Patent Lawsuit

Google AdWords does not infringe a location-based search patent owned by a company called GeoTag, a U.S. judge ruled in a case in which Google and Microsoft teamed up to come to the aid of customers who use their mapping services.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Microsoft, Tellme, Inventions, Science / Technology, Privacy

CNET News.com

Facebook, Google Twitter in new scrum over mobile app ad gold rush

What once was Facebook's private mine has created a gold-rush effect with Google and Twitter also now seeking more mobile riches.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Emerging Technology, Mobile Marketing

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Internet, Emerging Technology

The New Zealand Herald

Tech staff take Silicon Valley giants to court

A group of technology executives are suing the companies for alleged collusion to suppress their wages, after they signed a series of "no-poach'' pacts barring them from recruiting each other's staff.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Sergey Brin, Steve Jobs, Intuit

CIO

Google Reportedly Wants to Make Email Encryption Easier, But Don't Hold Your Breath

PC World - Still responding to the National Security Agency surveillance revelations , Google is reportedly preparing to help users beef up Gmail security with end-to-end encryption.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, PGP Corporation, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Macworld

Google had secret pact with Samsung over some Apple patent claims

Google agreed to take over some of Samsung's defense against patent claims brought by Apple under a secret agreement reached in 2012, a federal court jury heard Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, iPhone

Wall Street Journal

Google Ads Will Soon Link Inside Mobile Apps

The move is an effort by Google to keep up with users migrating to mobile devices, where they spend most of their time inside apps, rather than surfing the Web.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

ComputerWorld

Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube

Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers' mobile apps.

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Related Topix: Startups, AdMob, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Social Software, Facebook

Reuters

Breakingviews: A Valeant play for Allergan

Wells Fargo's Walter Price says analysts aren't giving Google enough credit for growth in its mobile and video businesses and says the stock holds more opportunity than rival internet giant Yahoo.

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