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'EastEnders' Characters Get A Shoreditch Make-Over

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 02.03.2014 | Training

If you haven't already heard, 'EastEnders' is undergoing a 'Shoreditchification', giving Walford a trendier vibe to reflect the transformation that's ...

Google Is Selling Motorola Unit For $3 Billion

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Lenovo Group said on Wednesday it agreed to buy Google Inc's Motorola handset division for $2.91 billion, in what is China's largest-ever ...

Here's What Video Games Will Look Like On Google Glass

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

Despite the more salacious Google Glass apps that have garnered attention lately, Google developers have been working on a more PG use for the device:...

Bianca Bosker

Google's New A.I. Ethics Board Might Save Humanity From Extinction | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.30.2014 | Technology

In 2011, the co-founder of DeepMind, the artificial intelligence company acquired this week by Google, made an ominous prediction more befitting a ran...

The Weird Things Travelers Search For On Google Will Totally Make You Giggle

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.29.2014 | Travel

Thanks to @Amazing_Maps, we now know how people stereotype every state in the U.S., based on how they searched for those states on Google. This led...

Your Gmails May Have Accidentally Been Deleted

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

If you're using the Gmail app on your iPhone or iPad, some of your emails may have been deleted or marked as spam, according to a notification from G...

Google Reveals What People Really Think About Europe And Asia

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.28.2014 | Technology

Google knows what's in our souls because we ask Google the questions we're too afraid to ask anyone else. Questions like: "Why is Spain empty?" and "W...

Tom Perkins Needs a Serious Lesson in History -- and the American Dream

Michael Yaki | Posted 03.30.2014 | San Francisco
Michael Yaki

Perkins should be smart enough to know that comparing anyone to the Nazis is one of the third rails of American political discourse. To compare it to the Occupy movement or a few zealous activists is more than a stretch.

All The Joy Of Playing With Legos Without The Foot Pain

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.28.2014 | Technology

What's better than playing with Legos? Playing with unlimited LEGOS and not having to worry about stepping on them. With Google's new site, Build w...

Google Tries To Make Glass Less Dorky

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Google Glass is getting glasses. The computerized, Internet-connected goggles don't actually come with lenses in its ...

Tech Firms Can Finally Tell Us More About Government Data Requests

AP | By JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Technology companies and privacy advocates are praising a new government compromise that will allow the Internet's leading compani...

Google Continues to Expand Programmatic Offering

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

VIEQUES, PR - A big focus of Google's programmatic operations in 2014 will be on agencies and brands via the "buy-side" of its programmatic operations...

The Qualities of an Effective Mindfulness Coach

Daniel Goleman | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Daniel Goleman

The central question right now for both long-time mindfulness practitioners and individuals and organizations looking for mindfulness training is: Wha...

The Biggest Stereotype Of Every State In America In 1 Map

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

On Tuesday, President Obama will report to Congress on the condition of the country. But over the weekend, we got another taste of the state of the Un...

Google Buys Company Trying To Make Computers As Smart As Humans

AP | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — Google says that it has purchased the British startup DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company founded by a 37-year old former che...

Google, Samsung Lay Down Their Arms

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Google Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, which are frequently involved in patent infringement lawsuits but not against each other, annou...

The Office Of The Future

Jacobin | Jay Monaco | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics

This piece is published here with the permission of Jacobin, a new print quarterly that offers socialist perspectives on politics and economics. Subsc...

Google Glass May Be The Future Of The Porn Industry

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 03.27.2014 | Technology

The adult film industry will survive and thrive if it can evolve its X-rated content onto wearable devices such as Google Glass, as well as mobile pho...

Gmail Went Down And Everyone Panicked

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

It's not just you. Gmail went down, and everyone flipped out. At around 2 p.m. EST, Google's email service became largely inaccessible, as confirme...

Do You Trust Internet-Connected Appliances Enough To Let Them Run Your Home?

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 03.26.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The idea that household appliances need Internet-connected capabilities has always seemed over the top. The products are finally becoming practical. However, before these technologies become mainstream the industry will need to address a major issue: Can they convince consumers that these devices are secure and non-invasive?

Soldiers Could Soon Be Fighting Alongside Robots

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

The few. The proud. The robots. As artificial intelligence rapidly advances, one of the next groups to see their lives altered by robotics could be...

Sorry Scoble, Wearables Are Not Doomed

Richie Etwaru | Posted 03.19.2014 | Technology
Richie Etwaru

Given my recent Google Glass experience, and Google's announcement of the smart contact lenses, I interviewed Tim Moore the founder and CEO of Ventur...

What Parents' Google Searches Reveal About Sexism

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

By Amanda Marcotte for Slate One of the unintended consequences of the digital era is that it leaves a historically unprecedented pile of evidence ...

Google and Apple

Walter Isaacson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Technology
Walter Isaacson

Innovation is wonderful, but on its own it's not the holy grail. Other things matter just as much in creating a great company or product, most notably execution and focus. Apple excels at these things. That's why I use an iPhone and iPad. Innovation without execution produces footnotes to history, such as the Xerox Alto and Star.

Is the 'Internet of Things' Marketing's Next Big Thing?

Molly Borchers | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Molly Borchers

In 2012, I had never heard of the "Internet of Things." By 2013, it seemed to dominate my life. There is no denying that the IoT is all the rage, but putting my PR hat on, I have to wonder what its implications are for communications professionals and my clients.