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8 min ago | Slashdot

Google's Megan Smith Would Be First Us Cto Worthy of the Title

With a BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT , and experience ranging from General Magic to Google, Smith would arguably be the first U.S. CTO worthy of the title .

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Related Topix: Startups, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The New 'Pigeon' Update From Google Has Made Organic Search Take Flight

The latest Google update , unofficially called " Pigeon ", was rolled out on July 24, 2014 and has been cited as one of the biggest local search algorithm updates in years.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, WebMD, Search Engine Optimization, Marketing, Local Search

7 hrs ago | TechCrunch

How Siri's Founders Could Have Built The Next Google

Editor's note: Dan Kaplan helps startups tell their stories. He's done marketing for Twilio, Asana, and Salesforce and blogs about marketing, growth, and storytelling at Threadling .

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Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Marketing, Apple, iPhone, Steve Jobs

11 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Google's nerd cred not easy to come by: Yahoo kills Web coding project

Yahoo on Friday formally killed its Yahoo User Interface library , a once-popular Web programming project that's faded from use, showing how hard it will be for CEO Marissa Mayer to Google-ize her company.

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Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Libraries, Programming Languages

14 hrs ago | El Observador

SCCOE employee pens book on Google Apps in the classroom

San Jose CALIFORNIA Elizabeth Calhoon, Google Certified Teacher and Manager of Educational Technology Services for the Santa Clara County Office of Education, conducts dozens of trainings to help teachers integrate technology into their Common Core-based lessons throughout the year, including coaching around Google Apps for Education.While many ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Santa Clara County, CA, Life, Food, Recipes

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

Palo Alto startup Cyanogen may help Amazon, Microsoft, others compete with Google

Cyanogen, led by CEO Kirk McMaster, is reportedly being considered for either acquisition or investment by a number of big names in technology including Amazon.com, Microsoft, Yahoo and Samsung.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Microsoft, Startups, Tellme, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Forbes.com

Google Authorship Killed: Google Plus Next?

I consult on content strategy for technology companies and produce web content for entrepreneurs and business owners.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Social Software, Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology

Government Executive

Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program

For two years, the company has been working to build flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Startups, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob

SFGate

We Braved The Flying Trapeze To See Why Google's Sergey Brin Loves It So Much

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Sergey Brin

Silicon Alley Insider

Sergey Brin: Why The Google Cofounder Likes To Push His Body To The Limits

When Larry and I started the company, we had to get some hard drives to, you know, store the entire Web," Brin told Wired of Google's early days.

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Related Topix: Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, New York

SlashGear.com

Samsung HERE for Android deal sidelines Google

Samsung has cut a deal with HERE , the Nokia navigation provider, to release HERE for Android, an alternative to Google Maps.

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Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wireless Design & Development

Visual Search to Shop: Gimmick or Game Changing?

Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

SFGate

Why Google Banned A Privacy Tool Called 'Disconnect Mobile' From The Android App Store

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Startups

WFAA-TV Dallas

GoogleX takes to the skies with secret drone project

GoogleX announces it has secretly been testing a delivery drone in Australian cattle country, throwing down the gauntlet to Amazon's Jeff Bezos who has his own drone ambitions GoogleX takes to the skies with secret drone project GoogleX announces it has secretly been testing a delivery drone in Australian cattle country, throwing down the gauntlet ... (more)

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Related Topix: Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WWLP

Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

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Related Topix: Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon, us Travel, Travel, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Silicon Alley Insider

Google Exec Megan Smith Might Be The Next CTO Of The United States

Megan Smith, the VP of Google X, Google's secretive research lab, is close to being named the next Chief Technology Officer of the United States, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Startups

The Times of India

Google may release two Nexus phones this year

Sources say Google may actually release not one, but two new Nexus smartphones this year alongside the rumoured Nexus 9 tablet.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Startups, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

InfoWorld

Chrome sings 'When I'm 64' on Windows

Google yesterday released a 64-bit Windows version of Chrome, touting it as a performance and stability improvement over the six-year-old 32-bit edition.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Startups, Microsoft, Mozilla

InfoWorld

Amazon's file sharing service Zocalo now generally available

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more The average computer room today has cooling capacity that is nearly four times the IT heat load.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Microsoft, Startups

Network World

6 powerful Google Apps features you're probably not using

Google Drive apps are loved for their simplicity and ease of use, but don't let that fool you.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, Startups, Recreational Vehicle, Citation, PC

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