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Google To Introduce Child-Friendly Products

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Google Inc plans to roll out child-friendly versions of its most popular products in a bid to be "fun and safe for children", USA Today re...

Europe Declares War on Google!

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.24.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Word leaked out on Friday in Brussels that The European Parliament is going to call for the break-up of Google. That must be a tough pill to swallow for Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

Google's Eric Schmidt: Robin Hood or the Big Bad Wolf?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Google has it all, which is way too much. Actually, it's downright frightening just how much. Do we want to live in a society where everything we do, 24/7, is monitored by corporations like Google?

When Chrome Attacks -- And Quick Fixes for Other Things, Too

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 06.01.2014 | Technology
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

After Chrome crashed my computer a few times last week -- and I discovered Google Support doesn't care that Chrome is increasingly crashing PCs running Windows 7 -- I was forced into one of my epic, all night searches for answers.

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing ...

Facebook Dominates in Mobile Apps

Michael R. Levin | Posted 05.03.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Measured By Use Frequency, Facebook Is Over Three Times More Popular Google App Portfolio Also Has Significant Numbers of Users Consumer Intelligenc...

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...

How To Block The Word 'Millennial' From Your Browser Forever

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Millennial: The dreaded buzzword, employed by lazy headline writers everywhere, is all over your newsfeed. Thanks to a new Chrome browser extensio...

Simple Language Isn't for Bird Brains

Chris Abraham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Chris Abraham

Social media is essentially a game of telephone, so it is critical to make sure the last player receives as intact a message as possible, no matter who is in the chain.

Chrome Used Twice as Often as Firefox, Safari and IE

Danny Wong | Posted 12.24.2013 | Technology
Danny Wong

Thursday, Shareaholic, a maker of digital tools that help get content get distributed, discovered and shared across the web, released its Browser Shar...

Can MOOCs Cure Homelessness?

David Blake | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
David Blake

It seems that a start-up founder's decision to offer a homeless man a laptop and coding classes, instead of $100 cash, has paid off. About a month ag...

How the Chromecast Shows Google's Changing Priorities

Joseph Farrell | Posted 11.30.2013 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Chromecast is another step towards breaking the iron grip current providers, like cable, have on content distribution and the living room.

Google Chrome Has A Huge Security Hole

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.08.2013 | Technology

Google Chrome, the most popular web browser in the U.S., lets you save passwords for websites, so that every time you want to visit Facebook, Tumblr o...

YouTube Makes It Easier Than Ever To Kill That Noisy Tab

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2013 | Technology

It appears those infuriating days of flipping through multiple browser tabs, looking for that one YouTube video making all that noise, are finally ove...

The Future of the Web As Seen From Google I/O Day Two

John Pavley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

It's the second day at Google I/O 2013 in San Francisco. While the other members of the HuffPost tech team on site have been pursuing sessions on Android and Google Glass, I've been focused on something much more mundane: the World Wide Web.

20 Life Hacks and Tools to Boost Productivity on Your Computer

Peter Walters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology
Peter Walters

Combined, these tools make my digital life more secure, assessable and coordinated. I could lose my computer tomorrow and rest assured that nothing of mine (lest the computer) was lost.

Bring Your Own Tech to School... and Become a Hacker!

John Pavley | Posted 05.24.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

In the real world, which increasingly is becoming the virtually augmented reality world, a smartphone, a pad, or a laptop are survival tools. Even the Amish have a word processor.

LOOK: Ridiculous New Game For Google Chrome Turns Your Favorite Website Into A Marble Maze

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology

The latest wacky computer experiment from Google? Yeah, it's a-mazing. The ever-busy tech giant has launched World Wide Maze, a funky interactive ...

Google Isn't Going To Let Android Take Over EVERYTHING

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Google Inc's Chrome and Android operating systems will remain separate products, although there could be more "commonality" betw...

May the Web Browser Rest in Peace

John Pavley | Posted 05.09.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

I would like to see something new and better than 20-year-old hacked together ideas with which to browse the massive, unstructured, and nearly endless ocean of content that is our contemporary World Wide Web. The web browser and its core feature set have become a straight jacket on innovation and is holding us back.

Why Google Chrome Blocked YouTube (And Other Popular Sites)

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.11.2013 | Technology

Google Chrome users have been blocked from visiting several popular websites in recent days after their browsers warned those sites could infect their...

And The Fastest Browser For Windows Is...

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.07.2012 | Technology

Microsoft has been playing up the speed of of Internet Explorer in a flashy TV advertisement lately, and according to at least one research firm, the ...

Why Google Should Be Regulated (Part 4)

Dr. Robert Epstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Dr. Robert Epstein

Nipping at Google's heels. That's what U.S. federal agencies and some foreign governments have been doing. But the issues they've looked at are trivial. It's time we all looked at the larger ones.

Why Google Should Be Regulated (Part 3)

Dr. Robert Epstein | Posted 01.02.2013 | Technology
Dr. Robert Epstein

s it unlawful for Google to collect and organize vast volumes of information about you, your family, and your business and then to use that information to try to alter your behavior? Nope. Is Google a threat to our civil liberties? Yep.

Why Google Should Be Regulated (Part 2)

Dr. Robert Epstein | Posted 12.31.2012 | Technology
Dr. Robert Epstein

As good as Google is at providing information, it should not and must not be allowed to conduct business as usual. It must and will eventually be regulated, just as the phone companies and credit bureaus are regulated. Fundamental civil liberties issues are at stake.