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Senate Votes To Overturn Obama Broadband Privacy Rules

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers’ privacy than ...

It's Time To Make YouTube Gay Again

Megan Evans | Posted 03.22.2017 | Queer Voices
Megan Evans

Co-Authored by: Whitney Kay Bacon We’re wife and wife, Whitney and Megan. We conquered long distance between Hawaii and the UK, and have lived toge...

Someone Copied The Wrong Person On An Email, And It Just Might Destroy Uber

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.16.2017 | Business

Forget the law-evading software, the #DeleteUber protests and even the video of CEO Travis Kalanick chewing out an employee ― er, that is, an indepe...

Kickass Google Doodle Celebrates 13 Game-Changing Women

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.08.2017 | Women

Google’s new Doodle applauds 13 inspirational women from around the world who’ve changed history. Mexican painter and activist Frida Kahlo, Americ...

Google Pledges More Than $11 Million To Racial Justice Organizations

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 02.27.2017 | Black Voices

Google has never been shy about its support of black communities, and it’s recently doubled down on that commitment. The company announced Thursday...

UPS Is Testing Drone Deliveries, And It's Just As Cool As You'd Hope

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.22.2017 | Technology

The drones are coming, and they’re bearing good things. UPS released video this week of its first completed test delivery by drone. The company said...

Robots Will Soon Do Your Taxes. Bye-Bye, Accounting Jobs

Wired | Posted 02.22.2017 | Technology
Wired

By Vasant Dhar for WIRED. Tax season has arrived, as the Super Bowl recently reminded us: In the first half alone, two commercials encouraged viewer...

Teaching Our Kids Real from Fake

Ossa Fisher | Posted 02.24.2017 | Parents
Ossa Fisher

My 8-year-old daughter recently became frustrated as she struggled with an assignment that asked her to memorize the location and spelling of all 50 s...

This Is The First 10 Years Of Your Career

Aaron Tang | Posted 02.21.2017 | Business
Aaron Tang

You push the glass doors open for the first time.It's a beautiful office. One that only a huge multinational company like the one you're joining today...

CEO Responds To 7-Year-Old Girl Who Asked 'Google Boss' For A Job

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.16.2017 | Parents

A 7-year-old with big dreams in England wrote a letter to Google about working for the company one day ― and she received an encouraging response. O...

Meet the Newest Member Of Our Family: Google Pixel

Elizabeth Kirk | Posted 02.14.2017 | Technology
Elizabeth Kirk

Today's theme is Google. A new Google Pixel has arrived in our home and the bright pings and whirly blips and the accommodating, soft feminine voice o...

Shopper Insights: Valentine's Day on Waze

Advertising Week | Posted 02.14.2017 | Business
Advertising Week

By Ana Sofia Reis Love may be a mystery, but Valentine's Day trends from Waze make this romantic holiday more predictable for brands seeking to influ...

Google Maps Just Got An Awesome New Update You'll Want To Use

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.13.2017 | Travel

It’s always great when Google Maps adds a feature to make travel easier. And their latest will transform your trip to-do list from a 15-page handwri...

'Fake News' And Runaway Technology

Michael Brenner | Posted 02.06.2017 | Media
Michael Brenner

Societies are shaped by technology. That’s always been true. Be it: fire, the wheel, fermented drinks, the stirrup, the printing press, the interna...

What Do Software, Hardware, E-Commerce and Brick-and-Mortar Retail Have in Common?

David Sable | Posted 02.06.2017 | Business
David Sable

Amazon is opening a book store at The Shops at Columbus Circle, right across from my office. I see the banner from our windows every day and I smile. ...

Facebook, Google Join Drive Against Fake News In France As Election Nears

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 02.06.2017 | Home

PARIS (Reuters) - Giant Internet firms Facebook and Google joined forces with news organizations on Monday to launch new fact-checking tools designed ...

From Holocaust Denial To Hitler Admiration, Google's Algorithm Is Dangerous

Frank Pasquale | Posted 02.06.2017 | Home
Frank Pasquale

If you Google “Was the Holocaust real?” right now, seven out of the top 10 results will be Holocaust denial sites. If you Google “Was Hitler bad...

How to build a more organic internet (and stand up to corporations)

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.01.2017 | Technology
The Conversation Global

Using a DIY network, activists and researchers can broadcast the interviews they conduct with their visitors. Andreas Unteidig, CC BY-SA Panayotis An...

This App Is Putting More Resources Into Sexual Assault Survivors’ Hands

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.02.2017 | Women

A new smartphone app is putting resources and information in the hands of sexual assault survivors and advocates on college campuses. Created by four ...

Google Workers Stage Large-Scale Walkout To Protest Trump's Executive Order On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics

Google workers across the country kicked off the week by walking off the job to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, whi...

The TV Ad Isn’t Going Anywhere—It’s Going Everywhere

Wired | Posted 02.01.2017 | Technology
Wired

By Davey Alba for WIRED. You’re inching home alongside four lanes of fellow commuters when a digital billboard blinks to a video ad for the latest...

Thoreau is Alive (and Crankier Than Ever) on His 200th Birthday

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.30.2017 | Home
Peter Mandel

In a recent piece in the Book Review section of The New York Times ("Celebrating Two Centuries of Thoreau") John Williams reminds us that "if the air ...

iPhone 7/7 Plus Launch Boosts Apple

Michael R. Levin | Posted 01.30.2017 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Android Improves Over Year-Ago Share Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) today released analysis of the results of its research on mobile ...

The 9 Craziest Things People Discovered While Googling A Date

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.25.2017 | Divorce

A quick Google search can leave you feeling as if you already know a person before you’ve even gone on a date. Sometimes, you discover a little too...

Today’s Google Doodle Pays Tribute To A Badass Disability Advocate

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.23.2017 | Arts

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Ed Roberts, a disability activist so epic his wheelchair is in the Smithsonian. Roberts, who would have been 78 tod...