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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

DigitalGlobe releases images of Malaysia Airlines Ukraine crash site

This aerial image shows part of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 debris field. DigitalGlobe released several images of the debris field from July 20 and 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: DigitalGlobe, Aerospace-Defense, Hillsboro, OR

Mashable

Google Gave $100,000 to Help the Homeless Shower on a Bus

Here's a whole different kind of Google bus - one that could help change the lives of San Francisco's most needy.

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

ComputerWorld

Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into "communication points" of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Cellphones, NaviSite

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Can Google Keep Meeting Its High Expectations?

The business is based on the following areas: search, advertising, operating systems and platforms, and enterprise.

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

KYTX-TV News

Google's WebP

If you love a cheap meal, we may have some bad news for you. Wholesale prices on a bunch of your favorite food products have seen sharp increases this year.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Lakeville, MA

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Microsoft Worried By Google Chromebooks' Momentum in Schools

Critics of Google's line of Chromebooks argue that there's no way the low-cost laptops can challenge the dominance of Microsoft's Windows laptops, but a recent milestone in Google's education sales show that school administrators think otherwise.

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

GigaOM

Google, Cisco, Samsung circle NYC's plan to turn payphones into Wi-Fi hotspots

Some 60 companies and organizations took part in planning meeting for the city's payphone Wi-Fi project in May. We won't know if Google is really serious about running the 10,000-hotspot network until the bids are in.

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

Business Journal

Google concedes to Europe's in-app purchase appeal

Google Inc. will no longer call apps that allow in-app purchases "free" as it attempts to quell the European Commission concerns that children are making purchases without permission, Re/code reported .

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, ITA Software, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Network World

Google takes a tiny step toward fixing Glass's reputation

Google Glass hasn't exactly been a marketing triumph for the company. The innovative wearable-computing eyewear has inspired violence, vicious mocking, and its own epithet for those who wear it: The Glasshole.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Insider Monkey

Behind Google Inc. (GOOG) Leadership Reshuffle

Google Inc. reported impressive second-quarter earnings, but the departure of its long serving Chief Financial business officer Nikesh Arora was a significant loss to the company according to analysts on CNBC .

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

Buses world news

Passengers' Public Service * Usa: Google's

In an effort to get ahead of concerns that the search giant is growing too quickly for Mountain View , Google is funding a free shuttle network to appease their detractors... The network, which will operate around Mountain View and be available for anyone to use, aims to assuage fears that Google's corporate expansions will create traffic gridlock.

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

Concord Monitor

Google mulls transforming NYC pay phones into Wi-Fi hot spots

Google is among several technology companies considering a plan that uses pay phone locations to give New Yorkers free wireless internet access.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, AdMob

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Judge OKs warrant for Google user's emails, stoking debate

A federal judge in New York has granted prosecutors access to a Gmail user's emails as part of a criminal probe, a decision that could fan the debate over how aggressively the government may pursue data if doing so may invade people's privacy.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services

The Age

Finance News Update, what you need to know

At 0630 AEST on Monday, the local currency was trading at 93.90 US cents, up from 93.72 cents on Friday.

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Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, Financial Markets, Italy, World News

SFGate

University of Utah's Silicon Valley-style dorm

In a move it hopes will lure budding entrepreneurs who dream of souped-up Silicon Valley workspaces, the University of Utah plans to build a residence hall that blurs life and work the same way technology giants Facebook and Google do at their headquarters.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Social Software, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The York Daily Record

How to make healthy, fresh guacamole

With just a few quick pulses of the food processor, fresh ingredients can be turned into a creamy, crunchy mixture that will steal the spotlight.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Avocado, East Moriches, NY, Moriches, NY, Celebrities, James Garner

USA Today

Get a browser to work where it's not welcome

Get a browser to work where it's not welcome The iCloud home page is persnickety in general about browsers, but it's not alone.

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Related Topix: iCloud, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Ipad, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Mashable

Edward Snowden Calls on Hackers to Help Whistleblowers Leak More Secrets

Edward Snowden made an impassioned call on Saturday for hackers and technologists to help would-be whistleblowers spill more government secrets.

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