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3 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Vic Gundotra, The Man Behind Google+, Is Leaving Google

After nearly eight years at Google, Vic Gundotra is leaving the company. He announced today in a touching story posted on his Google+ page.


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

5 hrs ago |

Head of Google+, Vic Gundotra, leaving company

Google's top social networking executive is leaving the Internet company after a nearly eight-year stint highlighted by an audacious challenge to Facebook.


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

5 hrs ago | Mashable

Square to Open East Coast Headquarters in New York City

On the heels of opening a new massive headquarters in San Francisco, mobile payment company Square is now expanding its presence in New York City.


Related Topix: Square, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, iPhone, New York, Google, Startups

5 hrs ago |

Getty Museum View, Or Seeing Google Seeing

The Getty Museum is now included in the Google Art Project. Which is now a part of the Google Cultural Institute.


9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

WebMD Launches Medscape MedPulse Medical News App for iPhone and iPad

Medscape MedPulse features the latest medical content from Medscape's award-winning editorial team, and is the first medical news app to include an automatically curated Twitter feed to help users stay informed of important medical trends being shared in real time by physicians and other leading medical commentators.


Related Topix: Medscape, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, WebMD Health

13 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Google Glass: What's Great and 4 Big Things Standing in Its Way

When Google first showed off Glass, there was no doubt that the device was a major technological step forward from smartphones.


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

16 hrs ago | GigaOM

IntraLinks buys DocTrackr for $10M to beef up document encryption and tracking

In another sign that the file sharing and tracking world is still moving and shaking, IntraLinks is buying DocTrackr for about $10 million in cash, according to an SEC filing .


Related Topix: IntraLinks, Software, Google, Startups, Digital Rights Management, Science / Technology

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Washington Post

WorldViews: Debate over English identity flares up on day honoring dragon-slaying saint

Wednesday is St George's Day, the feast day of the martyred knight who has been England's patron saint since 1350.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Life, St. Patrick's Day, Holidays, Lancashire County, England, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England

CBS Local

Man Gets 30 Months In Prison In Cyberstalking Case

A young Republican activist from New York has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for stalking and extorting women after finding nude photos of them online.


Related Topix: Great Neck, NY


Kate & William in Canberra told of Mark Shand's death

From Canberra Tim Ewart said: "It's 7am in the morning here in Canberra. William and Kate have spent the night here with their son Prince George in an official residence.



Google Street View now lets users go back in time

Google has added a new feature to its Street View maps that allow users to see past images dating back to 2007.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software


Sharecare Names America's Most Stressed Out Cities

Everyone experiences stress to some degree, and managing it along with the everyday demands of life and work can be challenging to say the least.


Related Topix: Medicine, RealAge, Greenville, SC, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Toronto Star

Google Street View goes back in time

Beginning Wednesday, the Street View feature of Google Maps lets users go back in time, to view previous images of places from the search giant's archives.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Canada,

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Streaming TV case before Supreme Court on Tuesday

A veteran business traveler shares eight secrets he's learned over the years--from buying a Tom Bihn bag to carrying a spare battery.


Related Topix: Nintendo, Wii U, Video Games, Microsoft, Startups, Laptops/Notebooks, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Lytro Illum shifts the focus on photography

The new Lytro camera lets you refocus after you shoot, Netflix plans to increase its price, and a new appliance makes it possible brew beer at home from concentrate.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Google Lawyer Details Defense Pact With Samsung

Google agreed to run Samsung's legal defense and shoulder the costs of patent litigation with Apple over some features of the Android operating system, according to emails shown in court Tuesday.


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


Microsoft Launches 'Basic' Tier For Azure Web Sites Platform-As-A-Service

Microsoft said it has started offering its new 'Basic' tier for its Azure Web Sites cloud Platform-as-a-Service, pitching it as a less expensive way for customers to run their production websites.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube

Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers' mobile apps.


Related Topix: Startups, AdMob, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Facebook

Slate Magazine

Why Google Should Buy Dropbox

Siri and I don't talk much these days. Which is odd, because she probably knows more about me than anyone else in my life.


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

WTOP-FM Washington

Stocks heading higher...Home sales slip...Mixed earnings...Buying Botox...Using Google Glass

Stocks are edging higher again this morning. The S&P 500 is extending its run of positive trading days which now stands at five.


Related Topix: Housing, Financial Markets, Real Estate


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