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Google's Master Plan In The Post-App Era

Michael Boland | Posted 06.15.2016 | Technology
Michael Boland

We've endured the desktop era, the post-PC era, the smartphone era, and don't forget the comically overused "year of mobile." Now we're seeing glimpses of the post-mobile era, characterized by virtual reality and augmented reality.

Microsoft/LinkedIn Discard Privacy in Remarkable Merger

Mark Weinstein | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The announcement that Microsoft is acquiring LinkedIn makes good business sense for Microsoft. This gives Microsoft direct access to hundreds of milli...

How My Wife Googles Things

Nick Simard | Posted 06.14.2016 | Parents
Nick Simard

Let's say we're sitting around the table, having a lively discussion, when something comes up that none of us (in this scenario I'm pretending we have friends) know the answer to. Out come the smartphones! Tap tap, typity type type...

Grandma's Polite Google Search Is One For The Ages

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.16.2016 | Fifty

"Please" and "thank you" might go a long way with people, but when it comes to computers, don't expect good manners to get you any further. Such was ...

In the Move to Robot Vehicles, the Enemy Is Us

Carl Nettleton | Posted 06.13.2016 | Technology
Carl Nettleton

Driving on today's roadways jammed with automobiles, it is easy to understand the challenges of integrating automated vehicles into the flow of traffi...

Helsinki: A Very Smart City

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2016 | Technology
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's not every day one sees a fully-functional smart city, given crumbling urban infrastructure in many countries, so a visit to a metropolitan area that runs well and serves its residents efficiently is a delightful sight for sore eyes.

Changing Tribune to tronc Brings Up the Age Old Question 'When and How Should Companies Change Their Names?'

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.12.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Many have commented on the proposed name change of Tribune Publishing to tronc. Most of the comments have been critical. Rather than just add to the c...

Report: Google Billionaire Bankrolling 'Secret Flying-Car Factories'

Bloomberg Businessweek | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 06.09.2016 | Technology

Three years ago, Silicon Valley developed a fleeting infatuation with a startup called Zee.Aero....

Apple Is Transforming Your iPhone's App Store

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 06.09.2016 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 (Reuters) - Apple Inc announced a series of long-awaited enhancements to its App Store on Wednesday, but the new features may no...

Google's Self-Driving Cars Will Honk At You If You're Not Paying Attention

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology

Google's self-driving cars are getting smarter. Prototype vehicles are now able to recognize when honks are appropriate and even modulate how they use...

Twelve Life Tips for New Marketing College Grads

Lin Humphrey | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Lin Humphrey

As I said goodbye to this year's excited graduates, I thought back to all the advice I'd given and been given at one time or another. Thinking of less...

From Hell's Kitchen to Higher Ed: A First-Generation Googler Shares His Experience

Carol J. Carter | Posted 06.06.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

Jaime Casap is an Education Evangelist for Google. He will be one of several big-stage speakers this week at the GlobalMindED Conference this week, Ju...

How to land an internship at Google, from someone who did

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Alicia T. Glenn

For most people, landing an internship at Google seems unattainable. I mean, who actually gets to work at Google? That one genius kid from high schoo...

5 Big Changes Coming to AdWords: Everything You Need to Know

Larry Kim | Posted 06.02.2016 | Technology
Larry Kim

For a few years now Google has been making big announcements in the spring, and they've usually revolved around mobile - in 2013, there was the announ...

10 Ways To Survive Your Childhood Now That You're An Adult

Ira Israel | Posted 06.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ira Israel

"People are always shouting they want to create a better future. It's not true. The future is an apathetic void of no interest to anyone. The past is ...

Lost Your iPhone? New Google Feature Is Here To Help

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.01.2016 | Technology

So, you got to work and realized you have no idea where your phone is. You've checked your pockets, your bag, scraped the carpet under your desk and o...

How to Access Joy on Demand: Lessons From Jolly Good Fellow Chade-Meng Tan

Matt Tenney | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Matt Tenney

We are bombarded with messages from almost every element of society telling us that we will be happier if we get a certain new shiny object, or date a certain attractive person, or make more money, or achieve some goal, or have more pleasurable experiences.

Historic Go Match Between Lee Sae-dol And AlphaGo Stands at New Starting Line

AsiaToday | Posted 06.01.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By AsiaToday reporter Kim Yoo-jin & PD Kim Yoo-min - The human-robot coexistence era is already here. The historic Go match between Go player Lee Sae-...

SEO and Small Businesses: An Interview with Mark Cenicola

Phil Simon | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Phil Simon

I have run a small business for a long time now and it's been downright fascinating to watch the technological sea change that has taken place. As I...

Online Interest In Gorilla Eclipses Interest In Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump has dominated media airwaves, Internet searches and public discourse ever since he announced his campaign for the presidency last year. ...

Facebook, Twitter And Others Agree To New Hate Speech Rules

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology

BRUSSELS, May 31 - Facebook, Twitter, Google's YouTube and Microsoft pledged on Tuesday to review requests for the removal of hateful content posted o...

To Know You Is To Not Really Have a Clue...

David Sable | Posted 05.30.2016 | Business
David Sable

Who am I?

More Human Then Human: AI as a Competitive Advantage

James Canton | Posted 05.30.2016 | Business
James Canton

"More Human than Human" is a slogan from the iconic novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Phillip K Dick, and memorialized in the film Blade R...

How Technology Hijacks People's Minds

Tristan Harris | Posted 05.28.2016 | Technology
Tristan Harris

We need our smartphones, notifications screens and web browsers to be exoskeletons for our minds and interpersonal relationships that put our values, not our impulses, first. People's time is valuable. And we should protect it with the same rigor as privacy and other digital rights.

This State Is Most Likely To Ask Google How To Make A Baby

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology

“I just have to know,” you say to yourself, huddled over your keyboard in your hooded sweatshirt at 3 a.m. But whom to ask? Your friends are all a...