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39 min ago | InfoWorld

browser comparison sept 2014

Do you like your browser fast, easy on system resources, or simple to use? We tested Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari, and found surprising differences The best browser for your desktop could be one you're not using. Whether Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, or Safari is your current choice, our tests found distinct differences in speed and ease of use.

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1 hr ago | International Business Times

Former Google Programmer Creates Ethical Porn Search Engine BooDiGo

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet, Emerging Technology

5 hrs ago | NewsFactor

Google Rolls Out Android One in India

Tech giant Google has unveiled a smartphone platform that aims to win over masses of people it has never reached before -- Android One phones are rolling out in India at a cost of $105. Google first announced the initiative at its annual Google I/O developers' conference in June.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Peter Thiel: Google Has Insane Perks Because It's A Monopoly

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.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Microsoft, Startups

San Jose Mercury News

Yelp sued by U.S. over children's online data collection

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.

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Related Topix: Yelp, Startups, Emerging Technology, Business News

Greenwich Citizen

Self-driving cars now need a permit in California

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.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

New global plans unveiled cracking down on corpora...

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.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Emerging Technology

CIO

China's Baidu partners with BMW on driverless car research

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.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

SFGate

Germany Just Asked Google To Do The Impossible: Reveal Its Secret Search Algorithm

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.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Larry Page, Science / Technology, Internet

NewsFactor

YouTube U.S. Ad Money To Hit $1B

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.

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Related Topix: eMarketer, Advertising, Emerging Technology

Search Engine Roundtable

Google Now Using Lakh Numbering Format For Estimated Search Results

One of our Indian readers from Arindam Inc. sent me a screen shot via email of Google now using the Lakh numbering format for the estimated search results count. A lakh or lac is a unit in the South Asian numbering system equal to one hundred thousand .

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

Mon Sep 15, 2014

SFGate

Steve Jobs didna t let his kids use iPads

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.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Steve Jobs, eBay, Ipad, iPod touch App, Science / Technology, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Computers, Emerging Technology

ComputerWorld

yahoo sign

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.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Emerging Technology, Non-Profit, Jack Markell, US Governors

KIDK CBS 3

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn plunge

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.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Financial Markets, Stanley, Emerging Technology

ZDNet

Google: Global government data demands up 150 percent in five years

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.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Widevine Technologies

Search Engine Roundtable

Google Shares Common Webmaster Issues With SearchAction Schema & Sitelinks Search

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.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

Advertising Age

Amazon Tops List of Google's 25 Biggest Search Advertisers

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.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Marketing, eMarketer, Startups, Retail, InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Ask.com

WMC-TV Memphis

Hong Kong rethinks rules after Alibaba IPO loss

Alibaba's choice of New York over Hong Kong for its blockbuster IPO was a blow for the Chinese financial center. Now, the city's stock market is starting to rethink rules that stopped it from accommodating the Chinese e-commerce giant's unique management setup.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, World News, China, Emerging Technology

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Rediff.com

From India, with love: Google to unveil Android One phones

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.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

Engadget

Artist gets Google results removed to 'highlight' his new work

Ever since Google announced that it's complying with the European Commission's " right to be forgotten " ruling, it's been inundated with requests to take down all sorts of search results. Many of those sought to bury negative reviews or write-ups , but in this particular case, the search result Google took down was neither negative nor damaging.

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