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Google Agrees To Censor Search Results More Broadly For Europeans

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 02.10.2016 | Technology

Google <GOOGL.O> will start scrubbing search results across all its websites when accessed from a European country to soothe the objections of ...

The Most Unresolved Problem In Machine Learning

Quora | Posted 02.10.2016 | Technology
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Google's Self-Driving Cars Just Cleared A Major Roadblock

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 02.10.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could b...

NEWS: Google's Wild New Book Venture: A Bookstore of Smartphone-Based 'Books That Cannot Be Printed'

The National Book Review | Posted 02.09.2016 | Books
The National Book Review

One of the two books on sale now is The Truth About Cats and Dogs by English poet Sam Riviere and British novelist Joe Dunthorne, described as "The book that takes sides." The other is Entrances & Exits by Reif Larsen, described as "The book that travels the world."

Eight Unique Ways To Work Smarter

Quora | Posted 02.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions...

What It Means To Be Free and Alive In Afghanistan At the Same Time

Dan Keyserling | Posted 02.04.2016 | World
Dan Keyserling

No one has done more to bring about a renaissance in Afghan media and entertainment than Saad Mohseni. Mohseni runs Moby Group, a media conglomerate that specializes in bringing programming to places like Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, the Gulf states, and northern Africa.

The Tech World Has A New 'Billionaire's Club'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology

Gmail and Whatsapp hit major milestones this week: They both have over 1 billion monthly users. These services are part of the tech world's new "...

Climate Change This Week: The New Coal, Hot Water, Clean Energy Justice, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. Unique Giraffe Beetle, another bi...

Google's Parent Company Is Now The World's Most Valuable Business

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.01.2016 | Technology

Alphabet, the parent corporation of Google, has supplanted Apple as the world's most valuable company. The tech giant released a stronger than...

Artificial Intelligence: Stop or Go?

Robert Rosenkranz | Posted 02.01.2016 | Technology
Robert Rosenkranz

In this historic moment, many are skeptical, if not outright afraid of what is next. Remarkable innovations like AlphaGo scare enough people that there is a legitimate debate about whether the risks of artificial intelligence could outweigh the rewards.

Today's Google Doodle Is Honoring Frederick Douglass, And It's Awesome

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.01.2016 | Black Voices

Today's Google Doodle is kicking off Black History Month brilliantly, with an illustration celebrating the life of Frederick Douglass. The abolitioni...

A Student Bought Google.com For $12. Here's How Much Google Paid To Get It Back.

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.01.2016 | Technology

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Here's A Way To Google Black History Like Never Before

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.03.2016 | Black Voices

In recognition of Black History Month, the Google Cultural Institute is providing a unique virtual experience to better explore and pay tribute t...

Trump Dominates Des Moines GOP Debate Despite Absence

Andrew Clark | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Andrew Clark

Trump's refusal to debate his Republican opponents in Monday's Iowa Republican caucus provided an unexpected spark of controversy and more evidence of a growing split within the Republican Party. Although Trump forwent the debate, candidates present wasted no time jabbing at the business mogul.

Russell Wilson Needs Google's Help To Describe Ciara's Beauty

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 01.28.2016 | Sports

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been dating singer Ciara for about a year now, and he is still at a loss for words when describing he...

Carat's Doug Ray to Headline the Beet Retreat in Vieques Next Week (VIDEO)

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.28.2016 | Media
Andy Plesser

The transformation of the media agency and its trading desk; the next evolution in programmatic; the new forms of video advertising across screens, wi...

Google's Artificial Intelligence Just Hit A Major Breakthrough

Wired | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.27.2016 | Technology

IN A MAJOR breakthrough for artificial intelligence, a computing system developed by Google researchers in Great Britain has beaten a top human player...

There Are A Ton Of Google Cardboard Devices Out There

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 01.27.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's <GOOGL.O> Google said it had shipped 5 million units of the Google Cardboard viewer, a wearable device that allows u...

Climate Change This Week: Solar Job Boom, US Blizzard Gloom, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.27.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.

A Millennial Wake Up Call to All Presidential Candidates

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics
Mark Weinstein

They just don't get it. Five zillion Presidential candidates (or so it seems) and not one in tune with what young Americans want from the Internet. Mi...

Google Donated 25,000 Laptops To Help Refugees Get Fresh Start

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 01.27.2016 | Impact

Google.org announced a $5.3 million grant today to NetHope, a German nonprofit that provides education and technology for refugees. The grant money, ...

Doing Is the Best Way of Thinking

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Dragos Bratasanu

A while ago I traveled to Nepal to trek in the Himalayas, and to learn a bit more about myself and about the world from Buddhist spiritual teachers. As the night embraced the highest peaks in the world, I walked through the gates of a modern Buddhist monastery.

The Best Productivity App Is Already On Your Phone. You Just Don't Know It Yet.

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.25.2016 | Technology

This story is part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from th...

Google Paid Apple $1 Billion To Keep Search Bar On iPhone

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.22.2016 | Technology

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Multi-State Privacy Push Paves the Way for National Reform

Rachel Levinson-Waldman | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Rachel Levinson-Waldman

The proposed laws focus on a range of issues, such as email and other electronic communications, employees' use of social media, cell phone trackers and license plate readers. Should these measures pass, it would send a strong signal to other states and Congress that Americans remain concerned about protecting their privacy.