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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Duo pose for a Facebook 'selfie' with dead friend after he dies from an overdose

Selfie Nation has taken over. You see them everywhere: Facebook. Instagram. Pinterest.

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Related Topix: Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), Medicine

6 hrs ago | Politico

Tech looks abroad on drones

Amazon, Facebook and Google have sky-high hopes for drones - but government regulations have grounded their plans in the United States and pushed some companies to try their luck overseas.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Flying, Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Ellen Kushner: Taking Audiobooks To Another Level

I write about science, technology and how they affect the planet's hairless primates.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Forbes.com

It's Time For A National Small Business Owners Day

I am one of the world's leading experts on small business and entrepreneurship. I am the creator and award-winning host of the syndicated radio program, The Small Business Advocate Show, a syndicated columnist and author of Small Business Is Like a Bunch of Bananas and Three Minutes to Success .

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Life, Labor Day, Holidays

Black Voice News

Jesse Jackson Will Expand Silicon Valley Initiative to Other Sectors

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief BIRMINGHAM, Ala. [NNPA] - After he completes his campaign for more diversity in Silicon Valley, Jesse Jackson plans to expand the pressure on technology companies in other regions of the country and then go after other sectors of private industry, including financial services, banking and advertising.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, African-American

Examiner.com

The New 'Pigeon' Update From Google Has Made Organic Search Take Flight

The latest Google update , unofficially called " Pigeon ", was rolled out on July 24, 2014 and has been cited as one of the biggest local search algorithm updates in years.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Google, Startups, Search Engine Optimization, Marketing, Local Search

Business Journal

An Upstart August: Google vs. Amazon, SpaceX and Snapchat at $10B, and a hit called the Hanx Writer

Clockwise from top left: Digg cofounder Kevin Rose; the new tech review site, Product Hunt; Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Andre "Dr. Dre" Young; Google's Project Wing; actor Tom Hanks; Glamsquad's Alexandra Wilkis Wilson; Bill Gates takes ALS challenge; and Marcos Giron wears Ralph Lauren's new biometric shirt.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Digg, Black Entertainment, 50 Cent, Rap, Apparel, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation

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, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob

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: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, New York

Business Journal

Google X executive may be contender for United States CTO post

Megan Smith , an executive at Google Inc.'s Google X special projects lab, is in the running to fill the role of chief technology officer of the United States.

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

Silicon Alley Insider

We Braved The Flying Trapeze To See Why Google's Sergey Brin Loves It So Much

I am not very brave. When it comes to daredevil activities, the farthest I'll go is zip-lining and the occasional roller coaster.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Sergey Brin

Park Record

New Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phone

With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.

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Related Topix: Park City, UT

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Independent.ie

Could you manage to survive the full digital detox?

A life without Google , Facebook or Twitter? Vicki Notaro and Joe O'Shea do the unthinkable and push the off button.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Facebook, Instagram, Netflix

The Tribune

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: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon, us Travel, Travel, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Reuters

Google tests airborne drones to deliver goods

Google Inc is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering anything from candy to medicine, the Internet company said on Thursday.

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

Forbes.com

Interview: Inside Google Brain Founder Andrew Ng's Plans To Transform Baidu

I write about the Internet technologies and upstarts that are disrupting advertising and media faster than ever.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

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, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

Texas Tribune

Secretive Group Launches Pro-Perry Site

A secretive nonprofit, which until recently has been known solely for its efforts to unseat New York Democrats, has launched an online campaign in support of Gov. Rick Perry in light of his recent legal troubles.

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Related Topix: New York, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Public Relations

The Washington Post

Why big data has some big problems when it comes to public policy

For all the talk about using big data and data science to solve the world's problems - and even all the talk about big data as one of the world's problems - it seems like we still have a long way to go.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News

InfoWorld

IBM Watson now answers your questions before you ask

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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