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New Google Feature Shows Busiest Times for Local Businesses

Google has rolled out a new feature that can tell you how busy a store is before heading out, but some question whether the convenience outweighs privacy concerns.

10 hours ago

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Android Security Flaw Could Give Hackers Control Of Your Phone With A Text Message

Cybersecurity firm says it uncovered a security flaw in the software took that handles video and media playback.

07/28/2015

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Companies Look To Algorithms To Hire More Diverse Staff

Looking to remove biased human decisions, companies are looking to systematic data patterns, or algorithms, to hire more diversity in the workplace.

06/24/2015

Gmail now lets you undo emails up to 30 seconds after you send them.

Google Protects Gmail Users From Sending Regrettable Notes

Google is making it easier to avoid getting into trouble with a misdirected or inappropriate email.

06/23/2015

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Smithsonian to Open 1st Wing on Innovation, Business History

A wide range of innovations from Eli Whitney’s cotton gin and Thomas Edison’s light bulb to the early Google servers and Apple’s iPhone have been brought together to tell a broad story of American business history for the first time at the Smithsonian Institution.

06/20/2015

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - FEBRUARY 02:  Google's Chris Urmson (R) shows a Google self-driving car to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (L) and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt (C) at the Google headquarters on February 2, 2015 in Mountain View, California.  U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joined Google Chairman Eric Schmidt for a fireside chat where he unveiled Beyond Traffic, a new analysis from the U.S. Department of Transportation that anticipates the trends and choices facing our transportation system over the next three decades.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Latest Self-Driving Google Car Heading to Public Streets

The latest version of Google’s self-driving car — a pod-like two-seater that needs no gas pedal or steering wheel — will make its debut on public roads this summer, a significant step in the technology giant’s mission to have driverless cars available to consumers in the next five years.

05/15/2015

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Google Maps Turns Into Pac-Man’s Chomping Grounds

The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac-Man’s chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools’ Day.

04/01/2015

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Reddit, Google Crack Down on Posting Nude Pics

Reddit and Google are taking a tougher stance against nudity to prevent their services from turning into online peep shows.

02/24/2015

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Google May Become Uber’s Biggest Challenge

Uber has been facing a number of challenges lately, but Google may become it’s biggest one yet.

02/03/2015

Actor Robin Williams attends the Broadway opening night of "Catch Me If You Can" at the Neil Simon Theatre on April 10, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Robin Williams’ Suicide Seizes the Year on Google

Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.

12/16/2014

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