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Clash of the Titans: Google vs. Microsoft

After firing the latest round of shots with the ‘Scroogled’ campaign, Microsoft has made it perfectly clear that the gloves are off between the two internet giants, and there’s no time for hurt feelings.

02/10/2013

A new study found that many Google searches contain "significant discrimination."   (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Study: Google Searches Expose ‘Racial Bias In Society’

A study of Google searches found that names typically associated with black people were likely to produce advertisements tied to criminal activity and others that may expose “racial bias in society.”

02/05/2013

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Dog-Friendliest Work Places In Washington DC

If you’re one of those pet lovers, here are few work places in the DC area where you actually bring your dog to work.

01/25/2013

A Pew Research Center study finds that more than one-third of US adults diagnose themselves online prior to seeking professional medical attention. (Photo Illustration by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Study: More Than One-Third Of US Adults Self-Diagnose Medical Conditions Online

Over one-third of U.S. adults (35 percent) say they have used the Internet to self-diagnose a serious medical condition.

01/19/2013

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Video Game Puts Players In Shoes Of Syrian Rebels

A new video game based on Syria’s civil war challenges players to make the hard choices facing the country’s rebels. Is it better to negotiate peace with the regime of President Bashar Assad, for example, or dispatch jihadist fighters to kill pro-government thugs?

01/17/2013

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt makes his way after checking in at Beijing International airport in Beijing on Jan. 7, 2013, before his trip to North Korea. (credit: WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Head Urging North Korea To Allow More Internet, Cellphone Access

A private delegation including Google’s Eric Schmidt is urging North Korea to allow more open Internet access and cellphones to benefit its citizens, the mission’s leader said Wednesday in the country with some of the world’s tightest controls on information.

01/09/2013

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schimidt makes his way after checking in at Beijing International airport in Beijing on Jan. 7, 2013, before his trip to North Korea. (credit: WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Arrives In North Korea

Google’s chairman wants a first-hand look at North Korea’s economy and social media during his private visit Monday to the communist nation, his delegation said, despite misgivings in Washington over the timing of the trip.

01/07/2013

File photo of Google chief executive Eric Schmidt. (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Analysis: Why Google North Korea Visit Irks U.S.

Google chief Eric Schmidt’s plan to visit North Korea has put the Obama administration in the awkward position of opposing a champion of Internet freedom engaging with one of the most intensely censored countries.

01/05/2013

Bill Richardson speaks during the Refugees International's 32nd Anniversary Dinner at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium on May 5, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Richardson: State Department Should Not Be Nervous About North Korea Visit

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson says the State Department should not be nervous about a visit he’s making to North Korea with Google’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt.

01/04/2013

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Top 10 Google Searches of 2012: Whitney Houston Tops List

Whitney Houston was the ‘top trending’ search of the year, according to Google Inc.’s year-end “zeitgeist” report. Google’s 12th annual roundup is “an in-depth look at the spirit of the times as seen through the billions of searches on Google over the past year,” the company said in a blog post Wednesday.

12/12/2012

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