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Government, Top Websites Battle In Court Over Surveillance Disclosure

A federal court should not permit five leading Internet companies to reveal how often they are ordered to turn over information about their customers in national security investigations, the government argued in papers released Wednesday.

10/03/2013

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Google Retools Internet Search Engine

Google says it recently overhauled the closely guarded formula that runs its influential Internet search engine to give better answers to the increasingly complex questions posed by Web surfers.

09/26/2013

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Google Argues for Right to Continue Scanning Gmail

Google’s attorneys say their long-running practice of electronically scanning the contents of people’s Gmail accounts to help sell ads is legal.

09/05/2013

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Yahoo Passed Google in U.S. Web Visitors in July

For the first time in more than two years, more Americans visited Yahoo’s websites than Google’s in July, according to data from research firm comScore Inc.

08/22/2013

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First Peek Through Google Glass Impresses

Google hopes to change the face of technology by persuading people to wear computers on their heads.

08/08/2013

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Starbucks, Google Partner for ‘Dramatically Faster’ In-Store Internet

Starbucks says it’s reached a deal to partner with Google that will allow it to offer its customers dramatically faster Wi-Fi service.

07/31/2013

Congress is hardly falling over itself to fulfill President Barack Obama's legislative wish list, and Americans by and large think of Uncle Sam as a spendthrift. (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Touts Gov’t As Tech Savvy, Transparent

Congress is hardly falling over itself to fulfill President Barack Obama’s legislative wish list, and Americans by and large think of Uncle Sam as a spendthrift.

07/08/2013

The White House says Twitter executive Nicole Wong is joining the Obama administration as the deputy U.S. chief technology officer. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Twitter Executive Joining White House Tech Office

The White House says Twitter executive Nicole Wong is joining the Obama administration as the deputy U.S. chief technology officer.

06/20/2013

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Google Asks Obama Administration To Publish More US Gov’t Information

Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government’s demands for email and other personal information transmitted online in an effort to distance itself from an Internet dragnet.

06/11/2013

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Md. Middle School Student Could Be ‘Google Doodle’ Contest Winner

A 7th grade Burleigh Manor Middle School student’s “Google Doodle” could be the national winner of the web company’s annual contest.

05/02/2013

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