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Google To Change Its Privacy Policy

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | Technology

PARIS (Reuters) - Search engine Google <GOOGL.O> has agreed to better inform users about how it handles their personal information after an inve...

NASA's Investment in Commercial Space Is Vindicated!

Greg Autry | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business
Greg Autry

Last week, Google and Fidelity announced they were acquiring about 10 percent of Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies, "SpaceX."

Blood, Sweat and Tears Define Great Content: No More and No Less

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.29.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

How do you make content that the visitor wants to share? Key attributes: useful, emotion laden, factual, practical, newsjacks (events, moments in time, perspective).

Thousands Petition Google Translate After Site Offers Anti-Gay Slurs As Suggested Translations

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.28.2015 | Gay Voices

Officials for Google have apologized after the translation services offered on the search engine giant reportedly suggested a series of anti-gay slurs...

Google's Superfast Internet Might Be Coming To A City Near You

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.27.2015 | Technology

Get ready to be jealous. Google announced on Tuesday that it's rolling out its superfast WiFi, Google Fiber, to four more metro areas: Atlanta; Ra...

The iPhone Just Obliterated Sales Records

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.28.2015 | Technology

If there's one takeaway from Apple's latest earnings report, it's that the iPhone 6 is king.

The Only Networking Tip You'll Ever Need

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.26.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The 2015 World Economic Forum, which concluded on Saturday, felt somewhat like an exclusive club where if someone looked important, he or she most lik...

(VIDEO) Google's 2015 Priority Is Securing Ads From Malware

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

FORT LAUDERDALE - The digital ad industry may be starting to get to grips with the problems of fraud and viewability, but next up is the creeping thre...

If You're an Innovator, You Should Be Using Microsoft Windows

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

In 2012, Microsoft released the most radical innovation in personal computing in over 40 years. Not Apple. Not Google. Microsoft.

Keeping Your Data Safe and Synchronized Across All Devices

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

The online security industry is getting all shaken up. You might have avoided the Cyber Monday promises that we wrote about some weeks ago, but since ...

Building an Internet Movement from the Bottom Up

Timothy Karr | Posted 01.27.2015 | Technology
Timothy Karr

The Internet is simply an effective tool for connecting people. Whether the network becomes a force for good or evil is up to its users. It's only because millions of people have mobilized in defense of our rights to connect and communicate that the Internet pendulum occasionally swings toward doing good.

Moon Race Heats Up as Five Teams Take Home $5.25 Million

XPRIZE | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Peter Diamandis Chairman/CEO, XPRIZE Since the start of the Space Age in 1957, only three countries have ever made it to the moon: the United Sta...

Why Designers are Integral to All Marketing Activities

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Embracing and inculcating design into your business starts with knowing you have an issue. It's like sobriety, until you admit you have a problem, you are not going to find the promised land.

Week to Week News Quiz for 1/23/15

John Zipperer | Posted 01.23.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Find out the State of the News with our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Sneezy won't be making his usual appearan...

7 Cool Ways to Have Fun Online While Protecting Your Privacy

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.23.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

I've got to be connected -- we all do today. And I've always loved tech -- particularly the helpful kind built by entrepreneurs who respect and honor their customers.

How to Restore Trust in News

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.23.2015 | Media
Craig Newmark

It's hard to trust the news overall when many major stories are ignored by news outlets. It's hard to trust the news when the press does so little fact-checking.

His Balls Are Perfect

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 01.23.2015 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

"My balls, I wouldn't want anyone touching those. I would zip those up." Tom Brady just said that at this afternoon's press conference. And this morning, I tweeted Joe Scarborough, a man I normally can't stand, thanking him for defending Tom Brady's balls.

The Problem With David Cameron's 'Schizophrenic' Cyber Security Request

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.23.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Last week, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron asked for the U.S government's help in preventing companies like Facebook and Google from encrypting mess...

Google Plans To Offer A Cell Phone Service: Reports

AP | Posted 01.22.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to...

Why Under $5M Brands are an Endangered Species

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Curation standards ('what's good and what's bad") are under constant assault from social media neophytes and sages alike. See: "celebrification." We are all creating more noise trying to compete with each other.

Why Google Works

Eric Schmidt | Posted 01.20.2015 | World
Eric Schmidt

Google works very differently from other companies that have been dubbed "gatekeepers" and that are regulated accordingly. We are not a ferry, a railroad, a telecommunications network, or an electricity grid with only one line serving you and no competitors allowed. No one is stuck using Google. People have choices, and they exercise them all the time. We know that if we cease to be useful, our users will leave. The barriers to entry are negligible, because competition is just one click away.

Google's Big Choice Over 'Right To Be Forgotten'

Reuters | Julia Fioretti | Posted 01.19.2015 | Media

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google is only removing search results from European websites when individuals invoke their "righ...

Critical Digital Marketing Strategies for Business Growth

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.16.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Pinterest rocks for any brand targeting consumers and the female demographics are stellar. Like other social channels, its morphing to a full blown eCommerce platform and with broader (mainstream and male) demographics.

An App a Day: 7 Business Apps That Ease Operations

La Tanya Williams | Posted 01.16.2015 | Small Business
La Tanya Williams

Okay, maybe there isn't exactly an app for government regulations or stress management per se, but there are many useful applications that can improve the lives of those tasked with managing a small business.

It's No Day at the Beach on Transit to Playa Vista

Joel Epstein | Posted 01.15.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

So once again Angelenos will be cursed by the double-edged sword of economic development and a lack of transportation foresight when big developments like Playa Vista were approved.