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It Takes One Robot to Tango

Illah Nourbakhsh | Posted 02.24.2014 | Technology
Illah Nourbakhsh

Corporations will use robotic sensing, modeling and telepresence to break out of the digital world, infusing all the marketing and monetizing know-how they have honed into a much larger universe of mixed, digital-physical reality.

Google Glass & 3D Printers: Tech on the Street!

Susie Sampson | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

With technology moving so fast, I wanted to see how much people really know about technology! And could I convince people on the street that really ugly glasses were second generation Google Glasses?

Nokia Makes An Android Phone, Despite Being Bought By Microsoft

AP | By ANICK JESDANUN and JOSEPH WILSON | Posted 02.24.2014 | Technology

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Nokia is targeting emerging markets with three low-cost smartphones that use Google's Android operating system rather than t...

Google Will Soon Know You Better Than Your Spouse Does, Top Exec Says

Posted 02.23.2014 | Technology

Ray Kurzweil, the director of engineering at Google, believes that the tech behemoth will soon know you even better than your spouse does. Kurzweil...

The Disappointing Contradictions of WhatsApp Being Acquired By Facebook

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The founders of WhatsApp, a smartphone messaging service that is wildly popular around the world, proudly declared they would never make their users the product. They built their brand off of this guiding philosophy and used it to differentiate themselves in a crowded market.

Google Wanted To Buy WhatsApp, Too

Fortune | Posted 02.20.2014 | Technology

Two separate sources have told me that's how much Google (GOOG) offered to purchase WhatsApp....

Watching the World Through Glass

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 02.20.2014 | Technology
Michael Rosenblum

There's an old expression that says 'necessity is the mother of invention'. I am sure you have heard it. Nothing could be further from the truth. There was no 'necessity' for Glass.

Google Wants To Bring Fiber Internet To 34 More Cities

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to offer high-speed Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious expansi...

Protesters Demand Google Stop Funding Climate Change Deniers

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Several dozen people gathered at Google’s headquarters on Tuesday to protest the company's membership in the American Legislative E...

7 Secret Gmail Features You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology

Let's be real: Most of us are pretty dependent on our email. I mean, don't you guys often wake up to an inbox that looks like this? No?? Reme...

JC Penney, Your "Tagline" Is Inside Out

Stephanie Michele | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Stephanie Michele

When I first heard JCPenney's new tagline "When it Fits, You Feel it," I was reminded of why I don't "fit" JCPenney. It is the same reason why I b...

Despite Skepticism, Many People May Embrace Radical Transhumanist Technology in the Future

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 03.13.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

I often get asked in a highly dubious way: Could you really just let yourself disappear into a machine, Zoltan?

The Urban Girl's Dictionary

Allison Bagley | Posted 02.18.2014 | Style
Allison Bagley

A guide to words I wish were part of our common vernacular.

The Technology Revolution and Its Role in Our Lives

Angella Nazarian | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Angella Nazarian

The answer to "what do you want to be when you grow up?" may not exist for many of our young children today, as they will be working in jobs that have never been created before.

Smart Job Search Strategy: Defensive Googling

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 02.18.2014 | Fifty
Susan P. Joyce

The actions of someone else -- who has the same name you use in your job search -- could be sabotaging your job search.

I Am Gay and I Play. Send in the Clowns

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

The media circus began immediately after Sam's declaration, and who knows how long it will last? In the meanwhile, send in the clowns. Or have they already arrived?

Phone Buyers Are Rational!

Michael R. Levin | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Buyers Finance Phones With Lower Resale Values Phone Finance Encourages Buyers to Purchase More Expensive Models Consumer Intelligence Research Part...

The Wisdom of Youth

Paul Lamb | Posted 02.17.2014 | Impact
Paul Lamb

My 13-year-old daughter and I attended a portion of this past week's Wisdom 2.0 conference held in San Francisco. If you've never gone, it's a kind of...

Who Gets the Rewards for Your Membership?

David Sable | Posted 02.17.2014 | Media
David Sable

How much are you willing to pay; commit: sacrifice; pledge; leverage; or give up to participate with a select group that by definition or at least by connotation are other words membership.

Google Integrates with comScore's Cross-Platform Measurement Tool

Andy Plesser | Posted 02.17.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

PALM  SPRINGS, CA -  At the IAB annual leadership meeting, Google and announced its full integration with comScore to measure the impact of cross-pl...

Heartbreaking Love Story Revealed In Google Earth Photos | Posted 02.16.2014 | Weird News

In 1977, young Argentine farmer Pedro Martin Ureta tragically lost his wife. He planted the guitar in her honor, and now, nearly 40 years after her de...

12 Reasons Google+ Isn't As Bad As You Think

The Huffington Post | Matthew Rappaport | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology

Sit down for this: I use Google+, and I love it. Having said that, you might be thinking that I, like the parent company aggressively pushing the ...

Google Plays Cupid On Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.14.2014 | Technology

Love isn't just in the air. It's also all over Google as today's Doodle celebrates Valentine's Day with stories of romance. On the search engine's...

U.S. Relaxes Gag Order, Permitting Google, Facebook et al to Disclose Scope of NSA Access -- But What if the Firms Don't Know?

Peter Scheer | Posted 04.14.2014 | Technology
Peter Scheer

Ever since Edward Snowden began leaking classified documents about NSA surveillance, Google and other tech companies have wanted to reveal the extent of NSA's access -- pursuant to orders of the secret FISA Court -- to their customers' accounts.

Why Google Can Not Run the World: Wisdom = Data + Experience

George Bradt | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
George Bradt

Google's purchase of Nest moves it one step further into the Internet of Things and a completely connected world. There's no doubt that data-driven de...