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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 ...

Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

André Borschberg | Posted 04.08.2016 | Impact
André Borschberg

There is a well-known Chinese proverb that states: In every crisis, there is opportunity. But as many leaders know, in the middle of a disaster it feels impossible to think beyond the challenge at-hand.

Verizon To Make Bid For Yahoo As Google Considers Jumping In

Bloomberg | Chloe Angyal | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business

Verizon Communications Inc. plans to make a first-round bid for Yahoo Inc.’s Web business next week, and is willing to acquire the company’s Yahoo...

These Balloons Could Soon Expand Internet Access To Millions

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.05.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Giant, jellyfish-shaped balloons could soon give Internet access to millions more people around the world -- and potentially save lives. Research show...

Have You Been Google-Dorked? It's Possible.

Gene Marks | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Google Dorking is a relatively easy way for someone to check if there are security holes in a network or individual computers.

The Obsession With Bernie Sanders and Transhumanism Says a Lot

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 04.04.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

As I keep my finger on the pulse of the transhumanism movement, it's easy to tell across the hundreds of Facebook, Google+, and other social media communities that Sanders is a cherished figure.

The Private Sector Must be a Part of the Wildlife Trafficking Solution

John F. Calvelli | Posted 04.04.2016 | Green
John F. Calvelli

For several years now, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have had a laser focus on the issue of wildlife trafficking with the help o...

'Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus' by Douglas Rushkoff

Phil Simon | Posted 04.04.2016 | Books
Phil Simon

Amazon has rarely been in the black over its twenty-year history, yet its investors have generally been ecstatic. Why? The company's sales continue to...

GOP Hate Exacts a Toll

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.04.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Corporations are telling Republicans they're not so sure they'll pony up for the 2016 GOP convention because they don't want to be associated with the Republican candidates' hate-mongering.

Are Two Guys From Vancouver Building The VR World's Next Microsoft?

David Fagin | Posted 04.01.2016 | Technology
David Fagin

Perhaps the reason Geordi Laforge never took his trademark glasses off was because he was busy binge watching every season of House of Cards. Don't l...