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YouTube To Remove Some Really Great Music In 'A Matter Of Days'

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 06.18.2014 | Technology

YouTube just hit the big red button in its fight with musicians over streaming music. Any artist who doesn't want to join YouTube's new ad-free mus...

Google Takes the Mindfulness Revolution Downunder

Bianca Rothschild | Posted 08.17.2014 | Business
Bianca Rothschild

As humans we are peaceful and happy by nature, and mindfulness tools are proven techniques for us to learn to manage stress and bring more kindness and purpose into our lives, workplaces and the world around us.

Google and YouTube: Stolen Lives Deserve More Than Flag Alerts

Sue Scheff | Posted 08.16.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Yes, Google has a responsibility to parents and the people to keep the cyber-world safer. Google is the number one search engine. We made them that, and in return, shouldn't they help create a safer net?

Google Mailed Its 'Pokémon Masters' Adorable Little Packages

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology

On April Fools' Day 2014, Google Maps was taken over by Pokémon. The company challenged the world to search through its Google Maps app to find a...

Google's Dark Ages Diversity Strategy Fails

John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D. | Posted 08.16.2014 | Business
John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.

Americans are rightly dismayed that Google, one of our most iconic technology companies, has possibly the worst "diversity" employment record of any Fortune 500 company.

Newsroom Mantra? "We Should Be in the Relationship Business"

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.16.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

We should be in the relationship business, said media guru Jeff Jarvis, suggesting our longstanding mantra that content is king needs revisiting. Cre...

Google Now Picks Your Destination For You

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.14.2014 | Travel

As if they didn't already do enough for us, Google now doubles -- or triples, or quadruples or whatever -- as our travel agent. This week, the com...

Wall St West? What You Can Learn From A Financial Services New Media Start-Up In Silicon Valley

April Rudin | Posted 08.13.2014 | Media
April Rudin

I suddenly realized that it no longer felt novel to be turning virtual pages on a tiny lit up screen, checking out a conversation between people I'd never met about a story I wrote, in real time. "New media," I realized, is already old.

'The Daily Show' Nails Exactly What's Wrong With Google Glass

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 06.13.2014 | Technology

"The Daily Show" took a full swing at Google Glass on Thursday. Once just a funny-looking face-computer, the device has transformed into something of ...

(VIDEO) Google Rallies Fight Against Bots In Ad Fraud 'Arms Race'

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.13.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Recent revelations that many online ad impressions - perhaps 40% - are prompted by internet bots defrauding ad buyers has spooked the industry. Now G...

Is Silicon Valley More Dangerous to Your Privacy Than the NSA?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 08.11.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The Silicon Valley tech giants want to reform government surveillance on the Internet? That's what they say, anyway.

As the Internet Becomes More Global, Language Matters More than Ever

Nataly Kelly | Posted 08.11.2014 | Technology
Nataly Kelly

As more people come online in various parts of the world, leading businesses will remain in a constant race to keep up with the languages needed to reach the same percentage of potential customers they reach today.

Google Helps Immortalize The Vanishing World Of Street Art

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Street art is far from static in the ever-changing urban jungle. Building walls get ripped down, taking with them painstakingly detailed murals; ...

Google Makes A Big Satellite Buy

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 08.10.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is buying Skybox Imaging in a deal that could serve as a launching pad for the Internet company to send its own fleet of...

For Germans, Google Is a Digital Feudal Lord

Wolfgang Mulke | Posted 08.10.2014 | World
Wolfgang Mulke

While European companies have to comply with comparatively strict data privacy protection laws, Google's hunger for information seems to know no bounds. That has led to demands for uniform data privacy protection standards for all participants in the market. Otherwise, the European companies reason, Europe will be dependent on the Americans in the digital age.

Anything Can Happen in a World Where Innovation, Not Government Intervention, Rules

David Balto | Posted 08.10.2014 | Technology
David Balto

Truly, the talk of threats to competition in the mobile device market could not be more wrong.

Monetizers and Snoops

David Sable | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
David Sable

Truthfully? I want to be protected from the monetizers as much as I want to be protected from the snoops -- although I can make a better case for the snoops.

An 11-Year-Old Created This Gorgeous Animated Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.10.2014 | Technology

The illustration on Google's homepage on Monday may look pretty whimsical, but it's spotlighting a very serious issue: clean water. Not bad for an 11-...

Look At The Insane Perks Google Interns Have That You Don't

AP | By MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 08.09.2014 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Sitting in a kitchen stocked with free food, a handful of 20-something Google summer interns weigh their favorite perks...

Bianca Bosker

Should Online Ads Really Offer Binge Drinkers A Booze Discount?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.06.2014 | Technology

Does the Internet have a duty to protect us from ourselves? I began to wonder as I attempted to trick Facebook into believing I was single. Hoping ...

Finding the Right Tech Policy Solution

Eva M. Clayton | Posted 08.04.2014 | Technology
Eva M. Clayton

While the concerns that many proponents of strong net neutrality rules hold may seem sensible, the truth is that pursuing draconian regulations in a knee-jerk reaction is simply unnecessary and could potentially hamper future innovation.

Too Old to Drive? Think Again, Google to the Rescue.

Alicia Arnold | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
Alicia Arnold

Independence is first and foremost in the American spirit. But, our society is at a crossroads. Within the next two decades 20 percent of the U.S. population will be over 65. This causes great debate when it comes to aging and driving.

Google's Head Of Strategic Planning: "I Don't Watch Silicon Valley"

Valerie Frankel | Posted 08.03.2014 | Technology
Valerie Frankel

At the C2MTL "creativity + commerce" conference last week in Montreal, I chatted with Abigail Posner, Google's head of strategic planning, about Google Glass, Silicon Valley, and the deeper meaning of memes. Our conversation, below:

Google+: A Playground For Predators? What Parents Need to Know

Sue Scheff | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Parents may feel helpless in the shadow of the world's biggest Internet company, but we all have the power to change this, even if Google continues to be unwilling to make things right. Until Google lives up to its own "Do no evil" motto, it's up to parents to protect children.

The Secret Weapon of Success in the Google 'Internship' Movie

Christine Crandell | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
Christine Crandell

Under the humor lies the dark reality of the struggle facing a large percentage of 50-somethings.