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The Immaturity and Arrogance of Uber

Peter Sims | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
Peter Sims

I don't expect that Travis Kalanick will ever apologize to me for using my Uber location data to promote his brand at a launch event without my permission, but I haven't given up hope in the Uber board's ability to step up and lead.

Google Cleared In Court After Hosting Video Of Autistic Child Being Bullied

AP | By COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 02.20.2013 | Technology

MILAN (AP) — An Italian appeals court on Friday overturned the convictions of three Google executives found criminally responsible for a video on a ...

Google Slams Microsoft; Microsoft Counters

Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology

By Edwin Chan LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Google Inc, fresh from losing a bid to buy thousands of patents from bankrupt Nortel, lashed out at its big...

Slip Slidin' Away: Google in China

Elizabeth Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Elizabeth Lynch

China's internet censorship should not be condoned. But Google is not the champion of our moral values, nor should it be asked to be. The responsibility lies with us, through our elected officials and through our own actions.

Beijing Is Right -- Google Should Go

Eric C. Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric C. Anderson

Google is not charged with protecting the greater good of the Chinese citizenry. Beijing is entitled to ask Google to leave, and to take its democracy crusade with it.

Google Privacy Violation Conviction: Three Executives Found Guilty In Italy

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MILAN — It seems that when it comes to letting the Web be the Web, it could be the United States against the world. An Italian judge on Wednesd...

Google: 'We Will Bring Books Back To Life'

The Guardian | David Drummond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Imagine if that information could be made available to everyone, ­everywhere, at the click of a mouse. Imagine if long-forgotten books could be enjoy...

San Francisco Leaders Rally Democrats to Help Get Out the Vote Nationwide: "Complete the Task!"

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

It's a story San Franciscans know well. In Game Six of the 2002 World Series, the Giants were leading 5-0 at the bottom of the seventh inning, only fo...

Google Developing Venture Capital Arm, Maybe, Again: Report

CNET, Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Google is revisiting efforts to create a venture capital arm, according to a report on The Wall Street Journal's Web site Wednesday night. Google sen...

Google Assails Microsoft Over Yahoo Deal

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. raised the specter of Microsoft Corp. using its proposed $42 billion acquisition of Yahoo Inc. to gain illegal contr...