Posts tagged "Google"

Europe’s “right to be forgotten” may affect search engines outside Europe

Google and other search engines may have to field requests from Europeans to de-list results from search engine outside of Europe, such as, Bloomberg reports. In May, I wrote that Europe's "Right to be Forgotten" court Read More →

Google search is the new Ouija board — for predicting holiday presents

With seemingly 3,000 shopping days still left before Christmas, many of us apparently have already given a lot of thought to what we'll be sticking under the tree this year. Thanks to the search-trend gurus over at Google, we can literally Read More →

Apple backs away from “free” apps in App Store

There are no more "FREE" apps in the App Store. Now, you just "GET" them. In a subtle but significant shift, Apple on Wednesday rebranded apps that were once labeled free. To select an app that is free to download, users now Read More →

Big R&D spenders: That’s a lot of money for thinking outside the box

Six-hundred-and-forty-seven billion dollars. That's the record amount of money that public companies spent last year on dreaming big, thinking cutting-edge, plotting new products like crazy, and just all-around getting their creative grooves on. And it's actually $9 billion more than companies spent Read More →

Quoted: on Google’s Larry Page as visionary

"The breadth of things that he is taking on is staggering. We have not seen that kind of business leader since Thomas Edison at GE or David Packard at HP." — Ben Horowitz, venture capitalist, on Google CEO Larry Read More →

Google ad server back up after suffering global outage

If you were unable to access your favorite website this morning, you weren't alone. The culprit? A Google software bug. Google's DoubleClick for Publishers tool, which serves ads that appear on websites, went down about 6 a.m. PST. Google confirmed to SiliconBeat Read More →
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