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1 hr ago | TrustedReviews

Google Chrome Remote Desktop app allows computer access from phone

Google has launched the Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android phones and tablets, which lets you access your computer from your phone.


Related Topix: Computers, Startups

5 hrs ago | Reuters

Mayer aims to persuade Apple to choose Yahoo over Google: Re/code

Yahoo Inc's Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is working on a plan to persuade Apple Inc to ditch Google as its default search engine in favor of Yahoo, technology news site Re/code reported, citing sources within Yahoo.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Apple, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Engadget Mobile

Google's new camera app brings Photo Sphere and Lens Blur to Android devices

While Google has continued to toss new features into the camera app shipped on its Nexus devices, many Android phones replace it something else.


Related Topix: Startups

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Google's future phone: The customizable Ara

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Related Topix: Startups, Santa Clara, CA, Cameras

West Australian

Google, IBM results raise questions about other tech-sector companies

Disappointing results from Google Inc and IBM may unnerve investors shaken by a strong recent selloff in tech stocks, underscoring the challenges the Internet and IT sectors face as corporate report cards come due in coming weeks.


Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Financial Markets, Oracle Corporation, Recreational Vehicle, Security

National Public Radio

Fired Yahoo Exec Gets $58M For 15 Months Of Work

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!

The Washington Post

German media boss says he's scared of Google

The head of Germany's biggest media company says he is afraid of Google and wants the company to become more transparent.


Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, World News, Germany

Google Glass Sells Out, Maybe

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Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Apple, Mozilla, TheStreet

The Miami Herald

Tech Q&A: New security measures added to Google Wallet

QUESTION: If a thief stole a smartphone that makes retail store payments, could he or she make store purchases with no questions asked? And is Google pushing Wallet to Android operating system devices without asking the owners? ANSWER: Making purchases wouldn't be that easy if the phone is set up properly.


Related Topix: Startups, Computers, Apple, Social Security, Personal Finance, iPod

Design And Reuse

Google's ATAP Group Selects Lattice FPGAs for its Project Ara Modular Smartphone Prototype

Lattice Semiconductor Corp. today announced that Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group has selected Lattice FPGAs for its ambitious Project Ara initiative that aims to deliver the world's first modular smartphones for consumers to configure from a variety of modules.


Related Topix: Startups, Semiconductors, Lattice Semiconductor, Electronics, Interplay, MDK, Video Games

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Keep Steve Jobs' personality out of hiring trial, tech companies say

Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was "a bully," four major tech companies argued in a court filing.


Related Topix: Books, Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups, Science / Technology


Google details its Project Ara modular smartphone

"We did crack the screen, and the phone doesn't quite boot," said Paul Eremenko, head of Google's Project Ara, as he presented an engineering prototype of the first Project Ara phone during a webcast developer event in Mountain View, California, on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Startups, Mountain View, CA

The Miami Herald

Yahoo's 1Q highlighted by Alibaba, modest ad gains

Yahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Alibaba, Yahoo! Japan, Sunnyvale, CA, Facebook

The Hartford Courant

Yahoo's growth anemic as turnaround chugs along

Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer 's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Internet, Science / Technology, Twitter, Alibaba, Ansonia, CT

The Beaumont Enterprise

This screen shot shows the home screen of a phone running the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.

Before, voice search lacked the natural language interactions of Apple's Siri and Google Now.


Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

CBS 47

Google VP to become new Carnegie Mellon dean

The Google logo is seen on display at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California.


Related Topix: Startups, Mountain View, CA, Carnegie Mellon University


Google Updates Terms of Service to Reflect its Scanning of Users' Emails

Google has updated its terms of service to reflect that it analyzes user content including emails to provide users tailored advertising, customized search results and other features.


Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Privacy

Vallejo Times-Herald

Apple v. Samsung: Samsung resumes defense against iPhone maker's patent case

Samsung on Monday resumed its defense against Apple's multibillion-dollar patent infringement case, relying on its top marketing executives and Google engineers to convince a federal court jury that Samsung's success selling smartphones has nothing to do with Apple's iPhone and iPad technology.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, Twitter, iPhone, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

The Campbell Reporter

Get your Google Glass: Wearable computers on sale to public for one day only

For a limited time Tuesday, regular Americans will have the chance to join a Silicon Valley elite -- the early adopters of Google Glass, the eyeglass-like computers that so far have been sold only to people hand-selected by Google.


Related Topix: Startups, Howell, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Microsoft Office comes to Google's Chrome OS -- now who's Scroogled?

What was once the crown jewel of software, Microsoft Office, has arguably been devalued by free offerings.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, Startups, Microsoft


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