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Why the Future Belongs to Google -- Part II

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 06.17.2014 | Technology
Mudit Kakkar

At the moment, Google is hard at work to make our lives easier, more connected and rather enjoyable. This has always been a company with a proclivity towards the human touch to keep its customers smiling.

Web Application Security Risks You Should Know About

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.17.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

It's time to take a look at some of the most common security risks that we can experience within our web applications, and perhaps it's time we look into those risks at a much deeper level.

Marissa Mayer Wants Apple To Drop Google For Yahoo Search

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is working on a plan to persuade Apple Inc to ditch Google as its default search engine in favor...

What Google Glass Can't See

Monika Mitchell | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Monika Mitchell

Like its cousins, Google Plus and Google Hangouts, Google Glass seems destined to be disappointing. Perhaps it is best expressed with the words used by 1950s actress Shelley Winters to describe her occasional lover Marlon Brando: "All promise and no delivery."

Can Technology Save Itself From Itself?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

I see technology as I would a developing person who is transitioning from adolescence into adulthood. Much like a person's early life, these first 20 years have been filled with rapid development, exuberance, awkwardness, impulsivity, excess, impatience, a lack of wisdom and perspective, and missteps.

PageSpeed Module: Improving Your Websites' Performance

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.16.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

When you profile a web page with Page Speed, it evaluates the page's conformance to a number of different rules. These rules are general front-end best practices you can apply at any stage of web development.

Apple Wants To Keep Evidence That Steve Jobs Was A 'Bully' Out Of Court

Reuters | Dan Levine | Posted 06.15.2014 | Technology

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed ...

Good Auntie Advice: Wipe Your Google Search Clean When You Start Seeing Someone New

Emily Bracken | Posted 06.15.2014 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

On the internets, the line between curious and sociopath is a fine one, so a good rule of thumb is: If your search goes longer than a cursory social media glean and image scan, you've probably crossed into a stalking state. In which case, it's imperative that you "Clear Recent History."

You Can Buy Google Glass Today! A Few Things To Consider..

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Technology

Today's the big day. The one day that us "normals," who were not chosen to be Google Glass Explorers during the first round of beta testing, can get o...

Google Wants To Put A Camera On Your Eyeball

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 04.15.2014 | Technology

We knew Google was experimenting with computerized contact lenses, and we knew Google's been selling cameras that strap to your face. So maybe we shou...

Google Explains Exactly How It Reads All Your Email

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 06.15.2014 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc updated its terms of service on Monday, informing users that their incoming an...

Google Buys Drone-Maker For Supposedly Non-Evil Reasons

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Technology

Google announced Monday that it is buying New Mexico-based drone maker Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum, the Wall Street Journal reports. If you...

Google's Gotten Really Good At Lobbying

The Washington Post | Posted 04.14.2014 | Technology

Nine years ago, the company opened a one-man lobbying shop, disdainful of the capital’s pay-to-play culture. Since then, Google has soared to near t...

Visiting A Restaurant? There's A Good Chance It's Googling You

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste

Before you go to a restaurant, you probably look it up online for some reason or another. Maybe you're making a reservation through the website or may...

'Privatization' Is Not 'Privacy'

Peter M. Shane | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics
Peter M. Shane

America's cultural turn toward a glorification of the private and a denigration of the public has coexisted with what quite obviously is a deterioration in privacy. As individuals, we have dramatically less capacity than in earlier decades to control information about even the most personal aspects of our lives.

Are These Companies Pretending They Want NSA Surveillance Limits?

Vice | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Revelations about the National Security Agency's most controversial surveillance program, which centers on the bulk collection of hundreds of billions...

You Can Buy Google Glass ... For A VERY Limited Time

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc will take online orders for its Glass wearable gadget on April 15, in its biggest push to get the $1,500 wraparou...

Hang Out with Cheetahs and Polar Bears on Earth Day

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 06.10.2014 | Impact
Dr. Laurie Marker

Forty-four years ago the very first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, marking a commitment to environmental protection.

Google Apps for Education: Data Mining and the Threat to Student Privacy

Sue Scheff | Posted 06.09.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

It's free, accessible and user-friendly. It has many functionalities that schools and teachers love. But is it worth risking the privacy of students who use it as well as potentially that of their families?

How To Protect Yourself From This New Terrifying Security Flaw Called 'Heartbleed'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Technology

There's a big problem with one of the tools used to protect your data as it travels over the Internet. The bug, revealed on Monday by security rese...

Time for Apple to Take a Bite Out of the Broadband Problem

Elie Jacobs | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Elie Jacobs

There are many things to do with $159 billion, this is just one idea. An idea that helps the company and country.

Don't Want to Die? Support a 1 Percent Jethro Knights Life Extension Tax

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.08.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Most people don't read scientific journals, but if they did they'd know the transhumanist field of life extension is repeatedly making major scientifi...

WATCH: Google+ And The Value Of Being Not Facebook

Shawn Amos | Posted 06.04.2014 | Technology
Shawn Amos

What if bigger isn't better after all? What if better is better? Google+ will never have a user base to rival Facebook's. It just won't. Not even if ...

Website Speed Matters and How to Make it Work for You

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.07.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

Although this is not meant as a follow-up of my recent article on - how to protect yourself from sudden traffic spikes, they both share similar mental...

Anticipating Anticipatory Wearables

Shelly Palmer | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

These are early days, but powerful smartphones, high-speed broadband, cloud storage, heads-up displays, anticipatory computing and a practically limitless supply of inexpensive sensors are the right ingredients for a brave new world of wearable technology -- and it will be here in the blink of an eye.