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Google, Uber, Ford Unite To Get Driverless Cars On Roads

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 04.26.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google unit , Ford Motor Co , the ride-sharing service Uber [UBER.UL] and two other companies said on Tuesday th...

Climate Change This Week: The Coral Canary, a Windy US Future, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Another Reason To Save Africa's Forests - its butterflies, such as these glass wi...

PLCs? We Need PBCs!

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

It was poor advice from the famous economist Milton Friedman that the only duty of a corporation is to maximize its return on investment. Instead, Ell...

The New Mind Manipulators

Jeremy Lent | Posted 04.25.2016 | Media
Jeremy Lent

Your mind is being controlled by distant strangers who don't have your best interests at heart. If that sounds like a paranoid fantasy, brace yourself...

What The Man Who Plans To Live 'Indefinitely' Has For Breakfast

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.25.2016 | Fifty

Meet Ray Kurzweil. He's the head engineering honcho at Google and aside from computing and technology, there's something else he wants to engineer: a ...

As Driverless Cars Hit the Streets, States Weigh New Rules

Stateline | Casey Williams | Posted 04.21.2016 | Technology

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Here's How to Clean Up Your Gmail Inbox

Wired | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology

By Gordon Gottsegen for WIRED. (Getty Images) MARKING AN EMAIL AS "Read" doesn't mean it's gone. It's still sitting there, taking up precious stor...

CSR Matters: How WayUp & Purpose Driven Millennials are Changing Today's Workforce

Ryan Rudominer | Posted 04.20.2016 | Impact
Ryan Rudominer

Liz Wessel, Co-Founder & CEO of WayUp. It is not easy finding a job. It is even tougher finding a job without professional work experience. ...

Does Google Really Need a FCC Bailout?

Tom Galvin | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology
Tom Galvin

Things must be rough at Google these days, what with its measly $75 billion in annual revenues and $16 billion in profits. But fortunately the Federal...

Google Faces Charges For Abusing Market Power In Europe

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology

BRUSSELS - The European Union charged Google on Wednesday with abusing the dominant position of its Android mobile operating system, opening a second ...

Android Phones Are Much Safer Than They Used To Be, Google Says

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology

Every now and then, a piece of nasty malware worms its way into Google's Play store and onto people's Android devices. But Google says that downloadin...

Why I Won't Live In Google/Alphabet's TechUtopia

Seyi Fabode | Posted 04.19.2016 | Technology
Seyi Fabode

The news is that Alphabet/Sidewalk Labs is looking to build a city from the ground up. My first reaction when I heard this was 'Sign me up!' And the...

EU To Slam Google With Fresh Charges Over Anti-Competitive Business Practices

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business

Europe's antitrust chief is expected to hit Google on Wednesday with anti-competitive charges concerning its Android mobile phone operating system, tw...

Google, the Source and Antidote to Bad Medical Advice on the Internet

Eli Schwartz | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Eli Schwartz

The medical advice usually appears on seemingly reputable health websites or even homepages of local family doctors. Additionally, consumers are lulled into thinking the information must be correct because it appears high on Google. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Android May Have A Big Problem In Europe

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 04.18.2016 | Technology

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The European Union antitrust chief, who has already charged Google with favoring its own shopping service in internet searches,...

How I Turned Uneasiness and Dread Into Catalysts For Personal Exploration

Drew Kingston Jennings | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Drew Kingston Jennings

To be human is to feel uneasiness or even dread. But not all humans allow themselves the self-awareness to recognize painful experiences and use those experiences as a catalyst for personal exploration and to make decisions that are good for them and only them.

EU Wants Search Engines To Be More Up Front About Ads

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 04.15.2016 | Technology

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's digital chief wants search engines such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Microsoft's Bing to be more transparent...

4 Simple Phrases That Instantly Earn People's Trust

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

Project Aristotle is a recent Google study that was undertaken to understand why certain teams in their workplace thrived while others seemed to strug...

Google Wants You To Wave Goodbye To Your Free Time

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.13.2016 | Technology

Blank space on your calendar used to be a good thing. It was your free time, when you could relax, work on a personal project or hang with friends. N...

Artificial Intelligence: The Promise of Limitless Possibilities

Daniel Burrus | Posted 04.13.2016 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Artificial intelligence (AI), one of 20 core technologies I identified back in 1983 as the drivers of exponential economic value creation, is rapidly ...

These Glasses May Offer A Glimpse Into Facebook's Future

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.12.2016 | Technology

Facebook wants us to believe that virtual reality will connect us to one another no matter our geographic divides. But for that to happen, more people...

Three Key Factors in Getting Your Resume Noticed by Google

Quora | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business

How can an average programmer get their resume noticed by Google? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questi...

'Immense Harm Is Caused By The Belief That Work Is Virtuous'

Emma Birchall | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
Emma Birchall

For the first time in history, the most skilled, highest earners in society are working the longest hours. But why is it that those who can afford the most leisure are now taking the least?

The Simple Way to Sync Your Google Docs for Offline Editing

Wired | Posted 04.11.2016 | Technology

By Tim Moynihan for WIRED. (WIRED) The beauty of Google Drive is that you can jump around from machine to machine, desktop to mobile, and access t...

Does the U.S. Need a Legal Right to Be Forgotten?

Brad Reid | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business
Brad Reid

Within the past ten years, the European Union (EU) has enacted laws creating a "right to be forgotten." The basic idea is that individuals should not ...