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Driverless cars will reshape the economy, but these three hurdles will make it a slow process

Sam Tracy | Posted 06.22.2015 | Technology
Sam Tracy

In the past decade, the idea of cars driving themselves has quickly gone from sci-fi dream to impending reality.

Google Is the Man Behind the Curtain

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology
Ashley Wren Collins

In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy and friends are shocked and disappointed when they learn that the mighty and terrifying wizard is just a desperate, insecure man hiding behind a curtain, pulling levers to manipulate a monster created to control others through fear.

How to Defeat 'Revenge Porn': First, Recognize It's About Privacy, Not Revenge

Mary Anne Franks | Posted 06.22.2015 | Technology
Mary Anne Franks

That so many states are taking this issue seriously is tremendous progress. It is crucial, however, to ensure that the laws being passed truly protect victims and that they are clear, principled, and constitutionally sound. Unfortunately, many of these state laws do not fulfill these criteria.

Taking Education Underwater With A Virtual Field Trip To The Great Barrier Reef

Polynesian Voyaging Society | Posted 06.22.2015 | Hawaii
Polynesian Voyaging Society

For those navigating Hawaiʻi's sailing canoe Hōkūleʻa around the world, pairing indigenous voyaging with cutting-edge technology is a dream come true.

Your SMO Plan for Your Small Business

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business
Ashley Wren Collins

If you're a smart small business owner, you're googling your business from time to time to assess the status of where your business appears in the Search Engine Results Page (SERP) line-up, making sure people searching for your services with keywords appropriate to your line of work will be led directly to you.

Google Finally Takes A Stand Against Revenge Porn

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.22.2015 | Technology

The company will honor requests from revenge porn victims to take down Search results linking to sensitive content.

Jenny Che

These Are 10 Of The Best Companies For New Dads | Jenny Che | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business

These companies understand how important paternity leave is.

Are We Eating Our Veggies Yet?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

We're advised again and again to eat more veggies -- at least 2.5 cups of them each day, preferably much more. A new report from the U.S. Department ...

Yoga Awakens the World

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.18.2015 | Good News
Sister Jenna

We know we are in a state of dramatic change when we witness a world leader, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, aiming to awaken people everywhere to the benefits of yoga and consciousness. It is a remarkable moment.

Germany vs. the US on Digital Antitrust

Nathan Newman | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Nathan Newman

Given an explicit threat to destroy "local and proud" industries in Germany, it's hardly surprising that antitrust authorities are taking action. It might be time for communities and industries outside Silicon Valley to rise up and demand U.S. policymakers take action as well to protect local jobs and fight economic concentration.

Is Google at Risk of Being Remembered for the Worst Innovation Record in History?

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

In its relentless hunt for innovation, Google is a voracious acquirer of innovative companies. In the two years prior to 2014, it outspent its five closest rivals combined on acquisitions. Here, too, it has failed in dramatic ways.

More Companies Should Follow Google's Lead, Invest in Diversity

Brennon Marcano | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Brennon Marcano

Google's multimillion-dollar investment is a bold step in the right direction for a company with a history of innovation. More companies, both in and out of the tech world, should choose to follow their lead and champion diversity and inclusion. If they fail to do so, they risk being left behind.

How Apple and Google Are Going to Help Cure Humanity's Diseases

Joseph Farrell | Posted 07.30.2015 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Apple announced the open-platform medical research tool ResearchKit on April 15, and while it was overshadowed by news of the Apple Watch, it's a tool with staggering potential for humanity

Google Maps Update Now Helps You Avoid The Ultimate Frustration

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 06.17.2015 | Technology

Thank you, Google!

True Internet in Cuba? We Can Feel It in the Air...

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.15.2015 | World
Yoani Sanchez

There is a smell of rain these days -- a gust of damp certitude that is wafting the bird of the Internet our way.

8 Life Lessons I Learned Working at Google and Facebook

Justin Johnson | Posted 06.16.2015 | Latino Voices
Justin Johnson

During Summer 2011, I started my first internship at Google HQ in Mountain View, California. Many thoughts raced through my mind as my start date neared. It was the first time in my life that I would live outside of Texas and would have a job that didn't require me to sell sneakers.

I'm Still Standing -- Working Vertically

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Robbie Vorhaus

I finally got off my butt, gave away my office desk, and I'm now committed to standing. Sitting for work, everything I did blurred together. Standing...

10 Common Mistakes Managers Make That Hurt Their Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Fortunately (and unfortunately) many people that start and run a business often don't know the problems and difficulties they are likely to face. Why do I say fortunately? If they knew about all these problems, they probably would not start the business in the first place.

Apple Music and the Race to Coexist

Seth Schachner | Posted 06.12.2015 | Media
Seth Schachner

Apple Music could have a future that more closely resembles music services from large tech titans like Amazon, Google, or Microsoft's Xbox Music. All of these have respectable if not game-changing digital music services.

Google Says The Best Time To Buy Your Plane Ticket Is Now

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.12.2015 | Travel

Google Flights is better than a travel agent. The flight search engine can essentially plan your dream trip by seeking out the cheapest flight in ...

Is the Odd Antitrust Investigation Into Apple Music a Failure to Innovate?

Chris Castle | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Castle

You've probably heard that Apple and the major labels are being "investigated" over Apple Music by the Department of Justice, the European Commission as well as State attorneys general for New York and Connecticut.

French Regulator Orders Google To Extend 'Right To Be Forgotten' Worldwide

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2015 | Media

(Adds details) PARIS, June 12 (Reuters) - France's data protection regulator ordered Google to remove information from all versions o...

BlackBerry May Put Android On New Device

Reuters | By Euan Rocha | Posted 06.12.2015 | Technology

By Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google Inc.'s Android software for t...

11 Female Role Models on Shaping Your Life Story

Lauren Berninger | Posted 06.11.2015 | Women
Lauren Berninger

This past weekend, 40 aspiring teen leaders gathered for a weekend of inspiration to challenge the status quo, live confidently and change the world. It's a big undertaking, so we sought the advice, insight and stories of incredible female role models.

Autonomous Vehicles Will Replace Taxi Drivers, But That's Just the Beginning

Sam Tracy | Posted 06.12.2015 | Technology
Sam Tracy

Robots taking human jobs means that those humans can spend their time doing higher-valued work that will drive even more progress, which is especially good news for less-desirable professions like long-haul trucking, which is actually facing a worsening shortage of workers.