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Google Raised $11 Million For Refugees, Migrants In Just 3 Days

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 09.30.2015 | Impact

Google launched a massive fundraising appeal last week for refugees and migrants, and the entire world stepped up to the challenge.  The search ...

YouTube's Wojcicki, Actress Jessica Alba Discuss Daughters, Diapers & Diversity in Tech

Samantha Parent | Posted 09.23.2015 | Technology
Samantha Parent

When I listened to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talk about how she manages raising five kids -- ages 8 months to 15 years old--- while running a multi-billion dollar company, I wanted to bow down and kiss the ground on which she walks.

Quiz: Are You An Android Or iPhone Person?

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 09.22.2015 | Technology

This simple dilemma has divided potential smartphone owners for years: Should I buy an iPhone or an Android device? If you can't decide, perhaps this ...

France Is Still Pushing Google To Delete Search Results

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.21.2015 | Technology

PARIS (AP) -- France's data privacy regulator rejected Google's appeal of an order to remove search results worldwide upon request, saying Monday tha...

Google Where the Sun Does Shine

Sierra | Posted 10.29.2015 | Green

The upfront expense of purchasing a home system continues to bar many households from joining the clean energy movement. The cost predicted by Project Sunroof for a 300 square foot installation in San Francisco is a whopping $16,761.

Robert Reich Is Wrong

Phil Simon | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

Criticize Big Tech all you want. These companies certainly aren't above reproach. It just helps if you don't let your ideology overlook important little things like facts.

Why Businesses Can't Live Without Social Media and a Thing Called SEO: An Interview with an Online Marketing Expert

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 09.17.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

If your head starts spinning whenever tech-savvy people start riffing about things like SEO, SMM, SEM, CPC, CTR, and so on, you're probably not alone. To make heads or tails of social media, I recently caught up with Ross Taylor, owner of Alameda Internet Marketing, a Bay Area SEO company that specializes in helping small- and medium-sized businesses get found online.

Treating Stress and Trauma With Mindfulness

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 09.16.2015 | Education
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Mindfulness is a committed, concerted, targeted practice -- a life skill. While pausing for a few deep breaths may make you feel better in the moment, practicing and training regularly will allow you to achieve long lasting results, brain health, and that calmer, less reactive place of being.

This Is The New Front In Corporate Surveillance And Monopoly Power

Nathan Newman | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Nathan Newman

If your business is advertising, knowing what people buy is golden data, since it helps other advertisers more precisely target ads to the demographic groups most likely to buy their goods and services.

The Video (YouTube) Revolution in Politics

Michelle Kraus | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

The media and pundits are really missing the boat by solely extolling the virtues of a petty billionaire demagogue named Donald Trump, and beating on Hillary because her name is Clinton -- instead of looking at the new trends available over social media.

Google To Match Donations For Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 09.15.2015 | Impact

As refugees continue to flee war-torn Syria in the hope of a better future, Google is taking steps to help them.  On Tuesday, the search engine b...

Google ‘Does Not Intend To Be A Car Manufacturer,’ Execs Say

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.15.2015 | Technology

FRANKFURT (Reuters) -- Google Inc. does not intend to become a vehicle manufacturer, the company's managing director for Germany, Austria and Switzer...

Climate Change: A Genocide Driver, Solar Scores Again, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.15.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

New data, with help from Google, illustrate unprecedented -- and until now, largely overlooked -- forest loss in Southeast Asia and West Africa, among other hotspots.

Google's Self-Driving Car Project Just Stepped Up Its Game

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business

(Reuters) -- Google Inc. said it named auto industry veteran John Krafcik as chief executive of its self-driving car project from late September. Wit...

Yann Arthus-Bertrand's Human: "Love Is the Answer"

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.12.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Perhaps what feeds this genius, this champion of communication and understanding among us, is that he comprehends the power of one. It is a power we often forget -- I know I do -- the ability to change the world, one small, tiny, at times seemingly insignificant action at a time.

Google Cars Not Causing Crashes: Let the Robots Drive

Alex Salkever | Posted 09.11.2015 | Technology
Alex Salkever

The result of both bad driving behavior and purely accidental crashes is tragic. Car accidents kill nearly 33,000 people per year in the United States. Those most likely to die in these crashes, of course, are teenagers just starting their lives. For God sakes, let the robots drive.

Zurich Got it Right: Data Based Design

Amanda Schneider | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Everyone seems to either want to emulate Google's offices, or rip them apart. The truth is, what is great about Google's offices doesn't work for everyone.

Google Will Link With Whole Foods, Costco To Test Delivery Service

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.09.2015 | Taste

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The New Warrior's Cry: Veni, Vidi, Vigilo I Came, I Saw, I Protect

Amy Larkin | Posted 09.08.2015 | Religion
Amy Larkin

We can only save our magnificent planet and habitat if we turn our ingenuity to it with full commitment and radical cooperation as warriors for the future. Veni, vidi, vigilo.

Your Most Pressing Travel Questions (According To Google) Answered

Hipmunk | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk Search giant Google has created a site that showcases travel-related data, including the top five inquiries asked by tra...

What the CEO of the "New" Google Needs to Do Next

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

So what should we expect from the leader of this "new" Google? Here four things I think he should focus on as he takes the helm.

We love the Amazon jungle, for now

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 09.05.2015 | Business
Robert Whitcomb

Amazon is an impressive if rather creepy company, with its style set by its cold, "data-driven'' founder/CEO, Jeff Bezos. An Aug. 15 New York Times p...

Stop Complaining About the New Google Logo. (It Has a Story)

Viputheshwar Sitaraman | Posted 09.04.2015 | Technology
Viputheshwar Sitaraman

As a designer, I'll say I love the new Google identity. Key word: identity. Google announced a new brand identity, not a logo! Let me define the difference between those

Google 'Fun Facts,' And Reduce Your Productivity Immediately

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.04.2015 | Technology

Procrastination just got a whole lot more informative. This week, Google rolled out an entertaining new feature that feeds users with random tid...

Marketing Agency Helps 10 Charities Secure Over $1 Million in Advertising Grants From Google

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 09.03.2015 | Impact
Scott De Buitléir

Stories like this always get me excited as a journalist and fellow philanthropist. I first heard about this story on Twitter and I took it upon myself to find out more and track down the individuals involved in this story.