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1 hr ago | International Business Times
The words pornography and ethics may often not be seen together, but a former Google programmer and porn producer Colin Rowntree created a porn search engine that aims to be different from similar existing engines by being ethical. That means the newly created BooDiGo will not direct netizens to pirated and virus-infected porn sites.
Google's motto "Don't be evil" is "characteristic of a kind of business that's successful enough to take ethics seriously without jeopardizing its own existence," writes VC Peter Thiel. In his new book " Zero to One ," PayPal cofounder, billionaire tech investor, and suit-hater Peter Thiel argues that Google is a monopoly - and every company should want to be one, too.
Yelp collected names and email addresses from children as young as 9 without the consent of their parents, federal regulators said in a lawsuit accusing the online customer-review company of violating U.S. privacy rules. The Federal Trade Commission's suit against San Francisco- based Yelp follows earlier cases against Google, Apple and Amazon.com , which were accused of failing to get parental consent for purchases made by children with mobile devices.
In this May 14, 2014 file photo, a row of Google self-driving cars are shown outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. For the first time, California's Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling on the state's public roads.
Plans for a major rewriting of international tax rules unveiled on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies like Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development announced a series of measures that, if implemented by members, could stop companies from employing many commonly-used practices to shift profits into tax havens.
Chinese search giant Baidu has entered into a partnership with BMW to jointly research driverless car technologies, with the goal of developing a semi-autonomous vehicle in three years. On Tuesday, Baidu signed a joint research contract with BMW that will involve solving traffic challenges facing the Chinese market, the companies said in a statement.
German justice minister Heiko Maas is calling on Google to become more transparent by disclosing exactly how it ranks search results. This, of course, will simply never happen.
U.S. advertising revenue for YouTube, the biggest Internet video website, could reach $1.13 billion in 2014, according to a report from research firm EMarketer. However, the research company estimated that YouTube's share of the U.S. digital video advertising market will decline in the face of rising competition from companies including AOL and Yahoo, which are expanding their online video businesses.
Steve Jobs was the father of two teenage girls and a son when he passed away in 2011. These kids grew up with a visionary father who co-founded one of the best-known tech companies.
What should happen to your personal digital communications -- emails, chats, photos and the like -- after you die? Should they be treated like physical letters for the purposes of a will? Yahoo doesn't think so. The company is criticizing new legislation giving executors charged with carrying out the instructions in a person's will broad access to their online accounts.
It was a sleepy day on Wall Street Monday ... unless you happened to be looking at some high profile tech stocks, especially shares of social media companies. Facebook fell 4 percent.
Demands for user data requests have more than doubled in five years, with the U.S. government leading pack in the global intelligence gathering race. Government demands for user data have rocketed by 150 percent in five years, Google warned in its latest transparency report.
About ten days ago, Google revamped their search within a site feature and renamed it Sitelinks Search. They also gave webmasters a way to communicate that they have an internal search that should be used when using the Sitelinks search.
Amazon spent $157.7 million on Google U.S. search ads in 2013, by far the most by any company, according to Ad Age DataCenter's first ranking based on data from AdGooroo, a Kantar Media company focused on search marketing. It may raise a few eyebrows to see Amazon atop the list of Google's biggest spenders.
Android chief Sundar Pichai will on Monday unveil these smartphones, said to be priced at Rs 5,000 or less. hat is Android One," asks a store manager at AndroidLand, one of the only four exclusive stores in the world for all things Android.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 06:04 am
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