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1 hr ago | GigaOM

Former Googler Peter Magnusson leaves Snapchat after six months

Magnusson was a big get for Snapchat when he moved over from Google, although his brief tenure was marked by some controversy.

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Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

4 hrs ago | PC World

Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share

Google's dominance of the smartphone market has reached new heights, with its Android operating system now accounting for a record 84.6 percent share of global smartphone shipments, according to research by Strategy Analytics.

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8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Spain's Proposed 'Google Tax' Leaves News Aggregators Guessing

A Spanish plan to impose a so-called Google Tax on Internet news aggregators has created a local storm of criticism against what many see as a web-illiterate government.

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12 hrs ago | International Business Times

Google Android and Apple iPhone to Drive Economic Revolution, Apple...

The digital age opened up countless opportunities for companies to explore. More importantly, those that were able to target the digital needs of the people accurately have boomed throughout the years.

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Related Topix: Startups, iPhone, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Smart shoes do for the blind what Google Glasses can for the sighted

The Lechal can be purchased as a full shoe like this, in red or black, or as an insert to be added to an already existing shoe The Lechal can be purchased as a full shoe like this, in red or black, or as an insert to be added to an already existing shoe Yesterday Ducere Technologies, an India based start-up tech company, released news about it's ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Business Journal

Tech's lobbying power: Google, Microsoft, Facebook lead in spending

Google Inc. led the tech lobbying field during the second quarter of 2014, but fellow politically inclined tech companies like Amazon, Yahoo and Twitter also set quarterly spending records this spring.

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

Reuters

European regulators training sights on Google's mobile software

Two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said that with a new antitrust chief taking over in November, European regulators are laying the groundwork for a case centered on whether Google abuses the 80 percent market share of its Android mobile operating system to promote services from maps to search.

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

Business Journal

Google drops $98M on 9 buildings, expanding its empire

Google Inc., continuing to buy up property in its hometown, just paid $98.1 million for nine buildings in Mountain View.

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Related Topix: Startups, ITA Software, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, AdMob, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

GigaOM

Hangouts now work without Google+ account, Apps users get 15-person video chat

You won't need a Google+ profile anymore to use Google's Hangouts video chat, thanks to new updates that aim to make the video conferencing platform more appealing to businesses.

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Business Journal

AT&T leapfrogs Google, says it will bring super-fast GigaPower Internet to Charlotte

AT&T Inc. says it has decided to build its GigaPower ultra-high-speed Internet network in Charlotte, bringing the Queen City download speeds of up to 1 gigabyte per second.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Enterprise Mobile, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

Social Media

Why Google Plus is the antisocial network

The first article was a hopeful but disappointed look into the ghost town known as Google+.

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Related Topix: Startups, WebMD, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, New York, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Social Software

International Business Times

Human Guinea Pigs for Google Health Projects

This project will give scientists an accurate picture of what a healthy body looks like and can help medicine move from treatment to prevention.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Switched

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie Goes Gaga For Google Glass

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie seems to understand why people go bonkers for Google Glass.

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Related Topix: Startups, US Governors, Neil Abercrombie, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Theater, Arts

PC World

BlackBerry focuses on security for the enterprise

Now that BlackBerry has fallen significantly behind Apple and Google in the race to offer features and third-party apps for its smartphones, the company is concentrating on providing devices that, it claims, have the strongest available security-the killer feature for the enterprise.

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ComputerWorld

Microsoft, IBM make cloud gains against Amazon

Microsoft and IBM are gaining momentum in the cloud infrastructure services market, putting pressure on Amazon and outpacing rival Google, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Congleton Guardian

Android is the operating system developed by Google

A new flaw in the Android mobile operating system leaves the personal and financial details of users since 2010 at risk to hacking, a mobile analytics firm has claimed.

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

Autoblog

China's Google is working on its own autonomous car

If you had told us a decade ago that Google , of all companies, would be developing a driverless car , we likely would have asked you what you were smoking.

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

News and Star

Google erases link to News & Star article under 'right to be forgotten'

Two stories about a Cumbrian man can no longer be viewed via an internet search engine following a European court judgement.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Eater

Yelp Wanted: Google Updates Searches to Give Yelpers What They Want

Earlier this month , Yelp accused search giant Google of manipulating search results to boost Google's own content over the user-generated review site, and today, it seems like Google has fixed the "problem."

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Business Journal

Self-driving cars, health tech, immigration: Google drops $5M lobbying, tying all-time record

Google Inc. tied its all-time record for quarterly lobbying expenditures this spring, when the company shelled out north of $5 million to influence policy on issues ranging from automotive tech to tax reform.

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

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