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Horrifying Gmail App Informs People When You Open Their Email

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology

Bye bye, everyone. It's time to quit the Internet. There's a Google Chrome extension called Streak that, when installed, lets you see when someone ...

How Google's Megan Smith Is Helping Women In Tech, One Story At A Time

Fortune | Posted 02.11.2014 | Impact

FORTUNE – As innovative as Silicon Valley may be -- churning out fresh ideas, products, and services --when it comes to giving credit where it's due...

Your Next Job Can Find You! Attract Employers to You With Your Google Plus Profile

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Susan P. Joyce

The Story and Work sections offer great opportunities for you to include information both for recruiters/prospective employers and also for Google's search engine. Think of it as your LinkedIn Profile on steroids!

US Relaxes Gag on Google, Facebook et al, Allowing Firms to Discuss NSA Access. But Disclosures Not Likely to Reassure Customers

Peter Scheer | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Peter Scheer

If NSA does, in fact, have a secret back door channel into Google's (and the other firms') user data and communications, it hardly matters how scrupulous the agency is in adhering to applicable legal rules restricting access through the front door.

Google Will Run Its Own Airfield Now

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. government has picked a Google subsidiary to run and renovate a federal airfield that is frequently used for the perso...

Facebook: The World's Biggest Waste of Time?

Bill_Robinson | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Facebook isn't real or productive, it's just an advanced version of the electronic bulletin boards that have been around since the Internet dawned. Nobody on those old boards met their 'soul-mate' or bought a car; or paid their bills; or broadcasted their political opinions; or flamed each other for disagreeing.

Republicans Using Fake Websites to Trick Donors Is Just the Start

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
Tarun Wadhwa

Not thinking anything of it he entered his financial information and hit submit. What he didn't notice was the small print at the bottom of the screen.

A Positive Workplace Culture Is Simply Good Business

Damon M. Banks | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Damon M. Banks

While it may seem like commonsense to take good care of your employees so they will take good care of you, and the company, this simple rule of thumb is so often ignored.

Google Does NOT Appear To Like Russia's Anti-Gay Law

Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices

It appears Google is not a fan of Russia's anti-gay law. The Google homepage featured a Doodle on Thursday of seven athletes across a rainbow banne...

How Google Beat Microsoft at Its Own Game

Hooman Radfar | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
Hooman Radfar

One thing is for certain, this case will be a classic for MBA students filed under "don't forget your core competency."

The First Job for Microsoft's New CEO: Stop Playing Politics

Dan Lyons | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
Dan Lyons

I'm hoping Microsoft's new CEO realizes how terrible these ads make the company look and will drop the whole thing. Instead of harping on Microsoft's competition, he should tout the virtues of its products. Be positive. Be upbeat. Start fresh.

Meet The New Head Honcho At YouTube

Reuters | ALEXEI ORESKOVIC | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Google Inc executive Susan Wojcicki has been appointed new head of the company's YouTube video business, a source familiar with the matter...

Google Says There Are About 189 Quadrillion Countries In The World

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology

Google describes Google Now, its Siri-like voice-command assistant, like this: "It tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much tra...

One Of Google's Biggest Fans Calls Glass 'An Expensive Nightmare'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology

You know something is wrong with Google Glass when one of Google's biggest supporters rants about how horrible the face-computer is. Jarvis is a jo...

Walter Isaacson Talks To Google's Eric Schmidt And Jared Cohen On The Digital Age

Aspenia Italia | Walter Isaacson | Posted 02.05.2014 | World

Eric Schmidt is the executive chairman of Google; Jared Cohen is the director of Google Ideas; Walter Isaacson is the president and CEO of The Aspen I...

The 5 Things We Know About Google's Five Year Plan

Jeremy Wilson | Posted 04.07.2014 | Technology
Jeremy Wilson

Almost everyday there are stories covering Google's new projects or the evolution of it's many products. With so many initiatives it can be hard to step back and look at where the web behemoth is really heading.

Eric Schmidt Has A $106 Million Payday

AP | Posted 04.07.2014 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is getting paid a lot more than he did when he was running the Internet company. ...

50 Google Searches to Avoid a Layoff or Bad Employer

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Use these Google searches to dig up information that can help you avoid a bad employer or to show you the signs that your current employer is struggli...

The Facade of Fancy Workplaces

Gil Laroya | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

I learned over the years that huge buildings with beanbag chairs and dog-sitting stations do not make a company. It is the people who make the company, not the fluff. Think about where you work now, and understand where your daily motivations lie.

Hey Google: Move That Barge

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 04.05.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google does not have the proper permits for a mystery barge at a construction site on an island in San Francisco Bay, a state o...

The God of Google

Heather Roff | Posted 04.05.2014 | Technology
Heather Roff

While Google's activities taken in isolation may not raise too many eyebrows, taken together they point to some sort of strategic vision, of which, we are currently unaware. This strategic vision, though, may require careful execution if it is to uphold to the company's motto of "do no evil."

Details Emerge About Secret Government Requests For Data

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo and Google on Monday began publishing details about the number of secret government requests for ...

29 Awesome Things You Didn't Know About Google (But Should)

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology

What would the internet be without Google? Sure, there are other search engines out there, but the world's biggest and arguably its best one serves up...

iOS Edges Android for Operating System Share

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Apple iOS Customers Have Higher Carrier Bills Consumer Intelligence Research Partners released results of its research on mobile phone operating sys...

One On One With Eric Schmidt: Today's Savvy Media Generation

The World Post | Katherine Keating | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, discusses the mobile revolution as part of The WorldPost's new series, One On One, which gives voice t...