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2 hrs ago | 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.


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

2 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Startups

6 hrs ago | 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.


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

10 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: ITA Software, Startups, Microsoft, Mozilla

13 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Amazon, Microsoft, Startups

14 hrs ago | 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.


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

18 hrs ago | KITV-TV

Hawaii's best hikiing sights viewable on Google

No sweating, no getting stranded, no soggy shoes... Hiking some of Oahu's best trails just got a lot easier for the indoor types ... Now you can take in some of Hawaii's best sights right on your computer..


Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Waimea, HI

Wed Aug 27, 2014


This Is LG's New Round-Face Smartwatch: The G Watch R

After posting a teaser video earlier this week , LG has taken the wraps off its next Google-powered smartwatch, the G Watch R. Unlike the standard G Watch, the G Watch R features a round face - similar to that of Motorola's Moto 360 smartwatch, which also runs on Google's Android Wear software.


Related Topix: Watches, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Business News

Network World

Cotap, a WhatsApp for the enterprise, links with cloud storage providers

Cotap, a startup launched last year that provides a WhatsApp-like messaging service for the workplace, has integrated its product with four leading cloud storage providers and released a desktop app, as it jockeys for position in the enterprise communications market.


Related Topix: Yammer, Startups, Computers, Cellphones

Ars Technica

Feds warn first responders of dangerous hacking tool: Google Search

In a restricted intelligence document distributed to police, public safety, and security organizations in July, the Department of Homeland Security warned of a "malicious activity" that could expose secrets and security vulnerabilities in organizations' information systems.


Related Topix: Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, St Louis County, MO, Ferguson, MO

Business Journal

Steve Case, Google press into Midwest on second leg of 'Rise of the Rest' tour

Steve Case, center, is set to embark on the second leg of his not-Silicon-Valley "Rise of the Rest" bus tour.


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

Google Patent Attacks Reverse Engineering of Local Search Listings

The title from a Google patent reached out and grabbed me as I was skimming through Google's patents.


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

Wall Street Journal

Google Plans New Startup Center in Seoul

Google said Wednesday that it would open a 20,000-square-foot startup center in Seoul's bustling Gangnam neighborhood to nurture the country's startups and give them more global exposure.


Related Topix: Startups, WebMD, South Korea, World News, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Fox News

Unusual Google office space?

Google's dedicated team of real estate hunters is constantly on the lookout for new locations to call its own, whether it's land for a new structure or existing buildings that currently stand empty.


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

Silicon Alley Insider

Most Email Is Now Invisible To Hackers and Government Surveillance

How often do you open your email and wonder whether anyone else may have looked at it before you? If your email is not encrypted, you may have a good reason to worry.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Google Installs Giant Google Maps With Voice Search In Shibuya, Japan

Exploring a new city can be a little daunting especially if the city you're visiting does not speak your language.


Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, World News, Japan, Gadgets

Light Reading

Google's Andromeda Relieves Cloud Strain

Hot Interconnects -- Google relies on its Andromeda networking platform to deliver a global cloud infrastructure that gives customers the security and performance benefits of local private networks.


Related Topix: Startups, Widevine Technologies, Metal, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Quinn: Getting more workforce data out of Silicon Valley firms

Google employees walk to and from the GooglePlex along Charleston Road in Mountain View on June 24, 2014.


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

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

What Does China Have Against Apple, Microsoft, and Google?

In just a couple of months, the Chinese government may introduce its own desktop operating system to compete with Apple and Microsoft - and the government is reportedly planning to develop a mobile version of the operating system to take on Google as well.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Microsoft, Startups,


Google gives Android News and Weather app a much-needed makeover

Google has thrown a little love in the direction of its long-neglected News & Weather application for Android.


Related Topix: Startups


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