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12 min ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

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..

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SFGate

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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