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3 hrs ago | International Business Times
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.
7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
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".
12 hrs ago | The Times of India
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this Aug. 21, 2012, file photo, the Hewlett-Packard Co. logo is seen outside the company's headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:31 pm
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