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3 hrs ago | International Business Times

Google Android Lion vs Apple iOS 8: Why Make the Big Switch

REUTERS/Robert Galbraith In Google's last I/O Conference, the company did not just present the Android L as a mobile platform. It is also part of the company's initiative to create a more organized ecosystem synchronizing the platform across a number of devices like wearables, computers, tablets and TVs.

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, iCloud

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The LG Google Chromebase; The only all-in-one

You have seen many reviews here that pump up the underdog when considered against mainstream counterparts. It is no surprise that this column favors "the other guy".

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Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Wireless, Bluetooth, Computers

12 hrs ago | The Times of India

This guy almost became CEO of Apple, Google, and Yahoo

This guy almost became CEO of Apple, Google, and Yahoo - Here's what it feels like to miss out on big opportunities In 2000, Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin interviewed Costello for the Google CEO job that eventually went to Eric Schmidt. Not a lot of people get to have the type of experience Joe Costello's had through his long career.

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Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Yahoo!, Apple, Sergey Brin, Cadence Design Systems

16 hrs ago | The Times of India

Flipkart 'leaks' Google's Android One smartphone

Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 phone, priced at Rs 6,999, was listed on the website for a few hours. NEW DELHI: Two days ahead of its official debut, one of Google's Android One smartphones has been leaked online, courtesy leading Indian e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart.

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Related Topix: Startups, World News, India, Internet, Science / Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Sat Sep 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

Chinese firms closing gap on US tech giants like Google

If Alibaba's IPO raises US$21 billion as expected, the previous record flotation by Facebook and Visa will have been bested and Alibaba's valuation could be almost as much as Amazon's. No Chinese company has wide international brand recognition, but e-commerce giant Alibaba may change that.

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

Tech-Recipes

How to Disable DirectWrite on Google Chrome

Google has released Chrome 37 for Linux, Mac, and Windows. This new version of Chrome is updated with improved font rendering on web pages with DirectWrite support on Windows OS .

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

GigaOM

Why Google and the FCC are bringing wireless back into the net neutrality fight

It's like it's 2010 all over against as the FCC indicates it may take a second look at bringing the idea of network neutrality to the wireless networks as part of its Open Internet proceeding. This week the Chairman of the FCC and Google both seemed to come out in favor of making holding wireless internet to the same network neutrality standards we hold the wired internet.

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Related Topix: Startups, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Chico Enterprise-Record

Magid: Apple's new iPhone could be iPad killer

Samsung, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and numerous other companies have introduced tablets to compete with Apple's iPad, but last week someone finally introduced what could be the iPad killer. That someone was Apple with its new iPhone 6 Plus.

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Related Topix: Find My iPhone, Kindle, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, Walgreens, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups

KHQA-TV Quincy

Google falls victims to hackers

The Director of Information Technology at Quincy University said we should all become more aware as these attacks become more frequent. "I get my homework through Gmail and like our PowerPoint notes, our grades kind of sometimes go through that because if you send a paper, if you email a paper to our teacher, and it gets emailed back you us that's our grade," Caitlin Rotunda, a sophomore at QU, said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Startups, Quincy University

NewsFactor

Google Kicks Off Cloud Platform for Startups

Google has kicked off yet another program aimed at helping to develop the next big thing in tech: Google Cloud Platform for Startups. The program offers early-stage tech companies $100,000 in credit for Google's Cloud Platform services, along with 24/7 support and technical architecture review help from Google's engineers.

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Related Topix: Startups, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Salesforce.com, Salesforce

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Google to test new self-driving cars at Moffett Field

Google plans to begin testing its new prototype of a self-driving car -- which, unlike earlier models, the company hopes to operate without a backup driver -- at NASA's Ames Research Center on the grounds of Moffett Field, just a few miles from the tech company's headquarters, space agency officials said this week. Because Moffett is federal property, Google cars can drive the network of streets that crisscross the sprawling, 2,000-acre research facility without worrying about California regulations that say a human operator must be able to take control of self-driving vehicles during testing on public roads.

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

Network World

Google RSS death creates $1.3M business

Google's decision last year to kill Google Reader, its RSS feed and Web-based service, allowed a then-tiny rival to grow into a company with revenue of at least $1.3 million annually. Feedly, which became the most popular alternative to Google's Reader after the search giant announced in March 2013 that it was abandoning the RSS space , today celebrated its one-year anniversary of "Feedly Cloud," the service and API that let other developers tap into the firm's RSS feed delivery service.

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Related Topix: Startups

CBS Local

Americans Most Worried About ISIS Attack At Home, According To Google Search Trends

In a televised speech on Wednesday, President Obama announced a comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIS that includes strengthening the U.S. military role with airstrikes in Syria, but no American combat troops on the ground. "Our objective is clear: we will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy," Obama said.

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Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

GigaOM

Google's Chromebook strategy moves forward with support for Android apps

Chromebooks have their own native and web apps and now the first four Android apps are available for the platform as well. Google created a special runtime that lets developers bring their Android apps to Chromebooks, adding to the appeal of Chrome OS devices.

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Related Topix: Startups

PC World

Responding to critics, Google makes Drive, Docs suite more accessible for the blind

Google has added features to Drive and the Docs apps suite to make the products easier to use for people who are blind or have poor eyesight, an issue over which the company has been criticized. The improvements include smoother interaction with third-party screen readers for better text-to-speech performance and expanded keyboard navigation capabilities.

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, CPU

CIO

What You Need to Know About the Gmail Password Compromise

There's no need to panic about the nearly five million compromised Gmail passwords that appeared in a Russian Bitcoin security forum this week, according to Google. Fewer than 2% of the compromised username and password combinations work, Google's spam and abuse team said in a blog post late yesterday.

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Related Topix: Startups, Widevine Technologies, Email Spam, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Biz Break: Hewlett-Packard jumps back into acquisition market with cloud-software buy

In this Aug. 21, 2012, file photo, the Hewlett-Packard Co. logo is seen outside the company's headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, Computers, Hewlett-Packard, US Governors, Meg Whitman, Startups, WebMD

CIO

Former Red Hat CTO now head of Google Cloud

As Red Hat CTO, Stevens was instrumental in preparing the enterprise Linux software provider for the cloud, including its adoption of the OpenStack software for running cloud services. According to his LinkedIn profile , Stevens is now a vice president of Google cloud platforms.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, Startups, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Marketing, Cloud Computing

SFGate

Google Offers To Secure Gmail, Documents On Your New iPhone

Now that we've all seen Apple's new iPhone 6 , Google has something to say: Go ahead and buy one. Bring it to work and we'll help you protect your Gmail and documents.

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

KMIR 6

Silicon Valley struggles to speak FDA's language

25, 2012 file photo, Google co-founder Sergey Brin, left, wearing Google Glass, speaks as California Gov. . In this Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Sergey Brin, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

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