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30 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

Google Glass Behind the Wheel? Lawmakers Say No

Google's prototype wearable computer, Glass, has been in the hands - well, faces - of a few thousand users across the United States for the past year.


4 hrs ago |

Google Director L John Doerr Sells 7,872 Shares

Google Director L John Doerr sold 7,872 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 15th.


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

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Welcome Kif Leswing, Gigaom's newest mobile writer

We've added a new member to the team: Kif Leswing is our new mobile writer based in New York.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Google Earnings: Wall Street Isn't Impressed, But Who Cares?

Class-C shares of Google closed the day up 3.75 percent at $556.54 but fell as much as 5.7 percent in post-market trading after the technology and Internet titan posted first-quarter earnings that didn't pass muster with Wall Street.


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

Earnings Countdown Continues: American Express, Google and IBM

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Financial Services, Emerging Technology, Travelers Express Company, Search Engines, Mozilla, TheStreet

The Modesto Bee

US stocks open higher; Yahoo soars in early trade

In this Friday, June 29, 2012, file photo Specialists Frank Masello, left, and John T. O'Hara work on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York shortly before the closing bell.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Business News

The Campbell Reporter

Google Glass customers make a run on off-white frames

After selling out of its off-white models of Google Glass within hours Tuesday, the search giant planned to end its one-day sale of its $1,500 Google Glasses.


Google Earth Blog

New Google Earth Imagery - April 16, 2014

It appears that Google has pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB readers 'Jonah', 'Munden', 'Andreas' and 'Horvath' for letting us know.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Missouri

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Stocks get a boost from earnings, China

U.S. stock futures were moving higher after a set of positive earnings and better-than-expected Chinese GDP data boosted investor sentiment.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Financial Services, Travelers Express Company

The Inquirer

Apple, Samsung and Microsoft commit to anti-theft smartphone kill switch

TECHNOLOGY GIANTS Apple, Samsung and Microsoft, among others, have committed to introducing anti-thief kill switches on smartphone devices, enabling users to easily lock and wipe a handset if it gets stolen.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

This is Local London

Bromley is crap, Woolwich is a dump and Gravesend is chav - Google suggests

Google's autocomplete guide to south-east London and north Kent suggests Bromley is crap, Woolwich is a dump and Gravesend is chav This is what Google's autocomplete search function thinks of Bromley.


Related Topix: Search Engines, Emerging Technology, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Essex County, England, World News, New York

PC World

Google hopes Project Ara will change the way you see smartphones

Google has every intention of making a smartphone with customizeable, swappable hardware modules into a tangible reality, but it has some kinks to work out first.


Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)


Google needs a lot more space in NYC

Real estate agents familiar with the hunt tell The Wall Street Journal they need room for more than 3,000 employees.


Related Topix: Chelsea (New York, NY), Real Estate, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

Contra Costa Times

Priceline Seeks Results From Facebook as Dollars Go to Google

Priceline Group spends feverishly on Google advertisements to grab users searching for a hotel in New York or Paris -- that's because ads on Facebook and Twitter have failed to deliver results, Chief Executive Officer Darren Huston said.


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

The Modesto Bee

At Tribeca, movies are only part of the story

And like most teens, its eyes are on a lot of screens. The 13th annual New York festival, which debuts Wednesday night, will present not just 80-plus feature films, but also an "Innovation Week" that seems designed to capture some of the tech energy of South by Southwest.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Startups, Facebook, Twitter, Social Software

WebMD Health Corp. Now Covered by Analysts at Raymond James

The firm set a "strong-buy" rating and a $54.00 price target on the stock. Raymond James' price target would suggest a potential upside of 23.09% from the company's current price.


Related Topix: Medscape, WebMD Health, Apparel, Raymond Ltd

Data Center Knowledge

Google Out of Space at 111 8th, Eyes More Manhattan Real Estate

Just three years after $2 billion to buy one of the largest buildings in Manhattan, Google is apparently running out of office space at 111 8th Avenue and is once again scouting Manhattan real estate.


BBC News

Spain's social wi-fi tycoon

Nine years ago, Martin Varsavsky unveiled what sounded like a barmy idea - getting people to plug in a piece of kit to their home router and share their wi-fi with anyone who happened to be passing by.


Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Sprint Nextel, Fon, Telecom, Google, Startups, Spotify

Business Journal

Snapshot: Google buys drone-maker Titan + Braves win wild one

There is a 70 percent chance of rain early on Tuesday. High: 60. Low: 30. Click here for more weather information from Atlanta Business Chronicle broadcast partner WXIA-TV.


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


New Stock Coverage: WebMD Puts Obamacare to Shame

Last week Kathleen Sebelius paid for the botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act website with her job, but WebMD Health makes it look all so easy.


Related Topix: Medscape, WebMD Health, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry


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