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Google Is Crafting Another Route Into Your Home

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Dropcam, the home-monitoring camera startup, will be bought by Google Inc's Nest Labs for about $555 million in cash, a technology news we...

Not Even Google Can Resist A Delightfully Old-Fashioned Letter

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.24.2014 | Parents

A Google employee is getting a week off work to spend with his daughter, thanks to an impassioned letter she wrote to his boss. “Dear google ...

How to Know When Your Business Needs a Mobile Website

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 08.20.2014 | Small Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

In order to ensure that your business gets the most return on investment possible from a mobile optimized website, you need to understand whether or not users are actually coming to your website from mobile devices.

Search Engine Optimization Is Ever-Changing: 2014 SEO Trends You Need to Know

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 08.19.2014 | Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

It is important to keep up with the latest trends in the space so that your business doesn't find itself on the wrong side of a Google manual penalty that keeps you from showing up in Google's organic results.

PODCAST: WWDC Recap and the Erdős–Bacon Number

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 06.19.2014 | Huffpost Code

Each week, the HuffPost Code team meets to discuss tech news and interview special, technically-skilled guests for the Floating Points Podcast. ...

Why So Many Translators Hate Translation Technology

Nataly Kelly | Posted 08.19.2014 | Technology
Nataly Kelly

It would seem that every professional translator on earth would be eager to use technology to streamline their work, speed up the translation process, and make their lives better. This is not always the case.

2030 May Be The Year They'll Take Your Driver's License Away

Jonathan Handel | Posted 08.18.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

I was stuck in traffic yesterday, which I didn't really mind because I have a fun little yellow convertible, and I was thinking about Uber ($17 bi...

Timothy Stenovec

Amazon's Smartphone Is Just Too Expensive

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.19.2014 | Technology

SEATTLE -- Amazon's new smartphone features some cool new technology, but probably the most surprising thing about the device is its high price. Je...

The Dangerous Proliferation of the 'Right to Be Forgotten'

Zachary Graves | Posted 08.18.2014 | Technology
Zachary Graves

As western democracies find ways to limit content online, it gives more heavy-handed governments like Russia an excuse to jump on the global Internet censorship bandwagon.

Superman, Where Are You?

Carine Fabius | Posted 08.17.2014 | Politics
Carine Fabius

This country is being held hostage by a group of monsters masquerading as members of congress and senators from the Republican Party. Nothing is too big to destroy if it is spearheaded by Barack Obama; and that goes double for America.

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.