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Germany vs. the US on Digital Antitrust

Nathan Newman | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Nathan Newman

Given an explicit threat to destroy "local and proud" industries in Germany, it's hardly surprising that antitrust authorities are taking action. It might be time for communities and industries outside Silicon Valley to rise up and demand U.S. policymakers take action as well to protect local jobs and fight economic concentration.

Is Google at Risk of Being Remembered for the Worst Innovation Record in History?

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

In its relentless hunt for innovation, Google is a voracious acquirer of innovative companies. In the two years prior to 2014, it outspent its five closest rivals combined on acquisitions. Here, too, it has failed in dramatic ways.

More Companies Should Follow Google's Lead, Invest in Diversity

Brennon Marcano | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Brennon Marcano

Google's multimillion-dollar investment is a bold step in the right direction for a company with a history of innovation. More companies, both in and out of the tech world, should choose to follow their lead and champion diversity and inclusion. If they fail to do so, they risk being left behind.

How Apple and Google Are Going to Help Cure Humanity's Diseases

Joseph Farrell | Posted 06.22.2015 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Apple announced the open-platform medical research tool ResearchKit on April 15, and while it was overshadowed by news of the Apple Watch, it's a tool with staggering potential for humanity

Google Maps Update Now Helps You Avoid The Ultimate Frustration

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 06.17.2015 | Technology

Thank you, Google!

True Internet in Cuba? We Can Feel It in the Air...

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.15.2015 | World
Yoani Sanchez

There is a smell of rain these days -- a gust of damp certitude that is wafting the bird of the Internet our way.

8 Life Lessons I Learned Working at Google and Facebook

Justin Johnson | Posted 06.16.2015 | Latino Voices
Justin Johnson

During Summer 2011, I started my first internship at Google HQ in Mountain View, California. Many thoughts raced through my mind as my start date neared. It was the first time in my life that I would live outside of Texas and would have a job that didn't require me to sell sneakers.

I'm Still Standing -- Working Vertically

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Robbie Vorhaus

I finally got off my butt, gave away my office desk, and I'm now committed to standing. Sitting for work, everything I did blurred together. Standing...

10 Common Mistakes Managers Make That Hurt Their Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Fortunately (and unfortunately) many people that start and run a business often don't know the problems and difficulties they are likely to face. Why do I say fortunately? If they knew about all these problems, they probably would not start the business in the first place.

Apple Music and the Race to Coexist

Seth Schachner | Posted 06.12.2015 | Media
Seth Schachner

Apple Music could have a future that more closely resembles music services from large tech titans like Amazon, Google, or Microsoft's Xbox Music. All of these have respectable if not game-changing digital music services.

Google Says The Best Time To Buy Your Plane Ticket Is Now

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.12.2015 | Travel

Google Flights is better than a travel agent. The flight search engine can essentially plan your dream trip by seeking out the cheapest flight in ...

Is the Odd Antitrust Investigation Into Apple Music a Failure to Innovate?

Chris Castle | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Castle

You've probably heard that Apple and the major labels are being "investigated" over Apple Music by the Department of Justice, the European Commission as well as State attorneys general for New York and Connecticut.

French Regulator Orders Google To Extend 'Right To Be Forgotten' Worldwide

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2015 | Media

(Adds details) PARIS, June 12 (Reuters) - France's data protection regulator ordered Google to remove information from all versions o...

BlackBerry May Put Android On New Device

Reuters | By Euan Rocha | Posted 06.12.2015 | Technology

By Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google Inc.'s Android software for t...

11 Female Role Models on Shaping Your Life Story

Lauren Berninger | Posted 06.11.2015 | Women
Lauren Berninger

This past weekend, 40 aspiring teen leaders gathered for a weekend of inspiration to challenge the status quo, live confidently and change the world. It's a big undertaking, so we sought the advice, insight and stories of incredible female role models.

Autonomous Vehicles Will Replace Taxi Drivers, But That's Just the Beginning

Sam Tracy | Posted 06.12.2015 | Technology
Sam Tracy

Robots taking human jobs means that those humans can spend their time doing higher-valued work that will drive even more progress, which is especially good news for less-desirable professions like long-haul trucking, which is actually facing a worsening shortage of workers.

Getting Found in Google Really Can Be Child's Play

Stephan Spencer | Posted 06.11.2015 | Technology
Stephan Spencer

The front page of Google's search results is the dream destination for all websites, but getting on that coveted first page can seem as difficult as getting into Harvard. It doesn't have to be. Indeed, even a child can do it.

EU Opens Antitrust Probe Of Amazon's E-Book Business

Reuters | By Julia Fioretti | Posted 06.11.2015 | Technology

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission opened a formal antitrust investigation into Amazon's e-book business on Thursday, opening yet another f...

Andrew Lord

Why Google's Larry Page Is The Highest-Rated CEO In America

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Lord | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business

Think you have the best boss? Think again. Google's Larry Page is the highest-rated CEO in the United States, according to career review website G...

So Let Me Get This Straight...

Domenick Scudera | Posted 06.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Franklin Graham took to Facebook to announce he is moving his accounts to another bank to protest the Wells Fargo commercial featuring a lesbian couple. He is boycotting Tiffany's because they are selling wedding rings to gay couples. So is it safe to assume that he will be moving his Facebook and Twitter and Google and YouTube accounts to other media? Friendster, maybe?

U.S. Tech Industry Warns Obama To Leave Encryption Alone

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | Technology

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) - Top U.S. tech companies are warning the Obama administration against imposing new poli...

Google Would Never Hire a Person Like Me

Anthony Mays | Posted 06.16.2015 | Black Voices
Anthony Mays

I am super proud to be a Googler. My background isn't normal compared to the rest of my colleagues-not by a long shot. But I am convinced that Google wants to give everyone a fair shot, no matter where they're from or what they look like.

Climate Change This Week: Solar-Plus Storage Push, Water and Energy Collide, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Which is more important to Americans - water, or hydro-power?

9 Reasons Why Game of Thrones Characters Need Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Did you check your Facebook newsfeed? Tyrion Lannister just became friends with Daenerys Targaryen. And Arya changed her professional title on LinkedIn to "Oyster Assassin."

Google Maps Offers Dragon As Public Transportation Option

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology

Google Maps now provides people in Great Britain with real-time information about the best and quickest ways to get places -- regardless of whether co...