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Passion / Dragon: Google Phone Is 'Real,' Coming Soon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The debate over Droid v. iPhone rages on, but lots more Android surprises are on the way. Get ready for the Google Phone. It's no longer a myth, it's ...

Under Stimulated: Building Trains and Other Stuff We Need Rather Than What Wall Street Dictates

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I'm making real investment in fast trains that run where people live and want to go my wish for the New Year.

Google Building Maker: Build In 3D On Google Earth (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google's latest tool, the Building Maker, promises to make Google Earth even more realistic -- and potentially revolutionize "sightseeing." The mode...

Google Sued: Sex, Religious Discrimination

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Lisa Derrick

Former Google employee James Bara has filed suit against the search giant, citing sexual and religious discrimination in violation of the US Civil Rights Act.

Google Goggles: Search By Sight With

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has unveiled a number of new search features at their 2009 Search Event in Mountain View, California, and one of its brand new products, Google...

Google and China: Reading Between the Tea Leaves

Leslie Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Leslie Harris

Google has done the right thing in bringing to light the human rights risks it faces, sending a clear message to users and the Chinese government that the Great Firewall is unacceptable in the global era.

Google Founder Sergey Brin Donates $1 Million To HISA, Jewish Charity That Helped Family Relocate

New York Times | STEPHANIE STROM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Were it not for the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, there might be no Google. Thirty years ago today, Sergey Brin, a 6-year-old Soviet boy facing an ...

Google Books Settlement: Paris Courts Find Google Guilty Of Copyright Infringement

The New York Times | MATTHEW SALTMARSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A French court ruled Friday that Google was guilty of infringing copyrights by digitizing books and putting extracts online without authorization, dea...

New Bear Stearns Email Reveals Early Fear of "Blow-Up Risk"

Reuters | Grant McCool | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - One of two former Bear Stearns managers indicted for fraud over the collapse of hedge funds in 2007 feared a "blow up risk" to in...

Google's Lobbying Costs Eclipse $1 Million In 3Q

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc.'s quarterly lobbying expenses eclipsed $1 million for the first time during the summer as the company tried to build...

New Survey Says 1/3 Teenagers are 'Sexting': MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer December 4, 2009

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

A new survey reports that 1/3 of teens have engaged in the new form of sexual communication known as 'sexting.' While many are sending risque text...

Google, China Relations SOUR: Google Threatens To Pull Out Of China After Hack

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google-China relations have always been under close watch, from the search engine leader censoring Chinese results to speculation over why Google Chin...

Google's Tips For Burying Ugly Search Results

InformationWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

To manage your search engine reputation, Google suggests saying less is more, except when saying more is more. ...

Italy's Case Against Google Is a Bad Moon Rising

Leslie Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Leslie Harris

If platforms for expression like YouTube were held responsible for all the content posted by users, then companies would be forced to actively screen all content before it could be posted -- no small feat.

Twitter Negotiating Data Deals With Google, Microsoft

AllThingsD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Is there gold in them thar tweets? Maybe so, because--according to sources familiar with the situation--Twitter is in advanced talks with Microsoft...

Argleton: 'Google' Town That Only Exists Online

Telegraph | Rebecca Lefort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Argleton, a 'phantom town' in Lancashire that appears on Google Maps and online directories but doesn't actually exist, has puzzled internet experts. ...

Google Public DNS: Google's Next Step To A FASTER Internet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google announced plans for Google Public DNS today, a new service that will provide consumers with a DNS service provider alternative. DNS, or Domain...

Facebook Privacy Concerns: An Open Letter To Mark Zuckerberg

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

You haven't lost me yet, Mark. I can understand why you made some of the changes you did recently. But once a champion of privacy concerns online, your latest statements are alarming.

Roomy Khan: Galleon Insider Trading Informant Surces

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The name of the informant who tipped off authorities to one of the largest insider trading cases in history has surfaced. According to The New Yor...

The Challenge of Arab Unemployment -- An Issue We Must Not Ignore!

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

While the problem of unemployment in the Arab world seems insurmountable, there are a number of initiatives being implemented and proffered in the region to begin to put a dent in the problem.

The Man Behind the Man Booker Winner

Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Amy Hertz

In all of publishing and probably much of the world, there's just nobody else like Jack Macrae, the American publisher of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall, which just won the Booker.

Google Moves To Hire DC Lobbyists

The Huffington Post | Jenna Staul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After opening its doors last year, Google's Washington DC office is beefing up its policy issues staff, reports The Hill. As net neutrality, online p...

"Don't Be Evil": How Larry Page and Sergey Brin Really Think and Should We Worry About Google's Dominance

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

We shall see if Larry and Sergey's collective brain can keep up with the spontaneous evolution of the Internet.

Google's Chrome Has 40 Million Active Users, Glide Annouces Extension at CES (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Beet.TV's Daisy Whitney visits Google headquarters to speak with Google spokesman Eitan Bencuya about developments with their browser, Chrome.

Twitter Users' Private Tweets Visible On Google

Los Angeles Times | Mark Milian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google's search crawler, called the Googlebot, appears to be given an unobstructed view into Twitter's more than 5 billion messages, including suppose...