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52 min ago | Network World

Wearables will make first breakthrough in enterprise, panelists say

Fitbits and smart watches and Google Glass are all well and good, but the most meaningful early use of wearable technology will happen in industrial and enterprise settings, according to experts on a Wednesday panel discussion at the Wearable Tech Expo in New York.

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Related Topix: Deloitte

4 hrs ago | Business News

Spotify: seven reasons why Google might buy the streaming music service

Streaming music service Spotify is thought to be preparing to go public later in 2014, but there's an alternative: getting bought by a bigger technology company.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Larry Page

6 hrs ago | MediaPost

Parent Can Proceed With Lawsuit Against Google For In-App Purchases

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit accusing Google of allowing young children to rack up credit-card charges by making in-app purchases.

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Related Topix: Advertising

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Times of India

ET: Poonawalla, Sultan in fight for Sahara hotel

"If people in India can get donkeys married to get rains, why won't they call us?" said Arvind Sharma who works for a company in field of cloud seeding.

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Related Topix: Larry Page, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, World News, India,

Star Phoenix

Emma, Christopher Lakes reach highest levels

The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread took the place of footballers on the Celtic Park pitch as the Commonwealth Games began with a celebration of... NEW YORK, N.Y. - In a story July 22 about the death of author Thomas Berger, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the main character in his novel ... (more)

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Related Topix: Christopher, IL, Monster, Human Resources, Associated Press, Weather

CNet News

Google and Uber Test WiFi in Uber Vehicles in Philadelphia

Google is outfitting Uber vehicles in Philadelphia with free WiFi this summer through Labor Day as an experiment to test out the concept of providing the service inside Uber vehicles.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Google, Startups, Philadelphia, PA, Marketing

Business Journal

Google buys 3-D graphics firm drawElements for about $10M

Google is acquiring Finnish firm drawElements as it looks to improve its mobile Android software and bring in fresh talent to boost its businesses.

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

ZDNet

Google teams with Sprint on Apps, touts new Drive security API

The Internet giant is further reaching out to developers with an Audit API, which was designed to provide IT administrators with constant activity information on documents stored on the platform.

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

Light Reading

Eurobites: Alcatel-Lucent Upgrades Turk Telekom

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google not off the antitrust hook yet; TalkTalk telly on the up; Microsoft's cheaper Lumia.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Alcatel, Alcatel-Lucent, Google, Startups, Enterprise Mobile, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

International Business Times

Rapid Rise in Flu; Hospitals in New Zealand Struggle

Hospitals in Auckland had to postpone elective surgeries to meet the growing needs of beds in hospitals as people taking to bed with severe flu or influenza is on the rise.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Iggy Azalea: Meet The 24-Year-Old Aussie Rapper Who Is Taking Over The Summer

A few months ago, most people hadn't heard of the woman who is now the most-searched-for musician on Google .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Channelnewsasia.com

Google made failed bid for Spotify

Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google, Startups, Songza, Apple

West Australian

Google made failed bid for Spotify

Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Songza

Patch.com

Free Community Shuttle Coming to Mountain View

News from the City of Mountain View: The City of Mountain View and Google have partnered to provide a free community shuttle service for people to get around the city for routine tasks like shopping, doctor's appointments, going to the movies and visiting local parks.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

Switched

Google Suggest Reveals The Internet's Offensive Religious Stereotypes

A look at the Google Autocomplete suggestions for different religious groups shows that people frequently turn to the search engine to ask the questions they may not want to say out loud.

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

Reuters

Google must face U.S. privacy lawsuit over commingled user data

A federal judge rejected Google Inc's bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it commingled user data across different products and disclosed that data to advertisers without permission.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Rocky

New York Daily News

Google engineer raped woman in his East Village apartment: prosecutor

A Google engineer busted for an alleged rape in his East Village apartment is being probed for "numerous" other reported attacks, the Daily News has learned.

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Related Topix: East Village (New York, NY), Publishing, Media, News, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

Mirror.co.uk

Prostitute accused of injecting heroin into Google executive is investigated over SECOND death

Police will re-examine the death of Alix Catherine Tichelman's former lover, who died about two months before Google employee Forrest Timothy Hayes Police are re-examining the death of the boyfriend of a high-class prostitute who allegedly injected heroin into a Google executive on his yacht before leaving him to die.

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Lowell Sun

Internet of thingS

Home-improvement stores, destinations for the do-it-yourself consumer, have long sold the hammers, nails and tools people need to fix up their houses.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

TheStreet.com

Will a Higher Minimum Wage Add to Amazon's One Million Job Bodycount?

NEW YORK -- In an interview with The Seattle Times , Nick Hanauer, a venture capitalist who invested early in Amazon , stated that the dominant online retailer had " probably killed one million jobs in our economy.

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Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Robots

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