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Posts tagged “Google”

10:56 a.m. yesterday

Google Blogger: Why we reversed our policy on porn

Google              In a blog post on Friday, Internet giant Google reversed a change in policy about pornography that it had only announced on Tuesday. "A ton of feedback" triggered the reversal. Here's what Google had to say at Google Blogger.

8:38 a.m. yesterday

Google reveals new HQ design

Google's new headquarters will mix work space with hiking and biking trails, all under a kind of biosphere dome.

Tags: Google
Updated 3:20 p.m. Friday

Internet activists celebrate, oppoents lament FCC net vote

Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

The deciding votes at FCC The deciding votes at FCC

Updated 5:55 a.m. Friday

Ads for Android apps; Uber's hotel deal; Cempra's big 2015; Nickelodeon app; WhatsApp ban

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of business and technology news: Google places ads in Android apps store; Uber strikes a deal with hotel chain; Cempra looks for big 2015; Nickelodeon's new app; WhatsApp suspended in Brazil.

Updated 7:40 a.m. Thursday

Google releases work tools designed for Android phones

Android Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on Android-powered smartphones, setting up a skirmish on another key front of mobile computing.

Updated 2:05 p.m. Wednesday

Reddit, Google crack down on nude photos; GSK-Novartis deal nears close; Apple loses $539.M dispute; INC's first results; honor for Quintiles

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Reddit and Google are cracking down on nude photos; GSK says Novartis deal nears close; Apple loses a big patent verdict; INC reports results; an honor for Quintiles.

Updated 3:10 p.m. Monday

Google picks Triangle Boys & Girls Clubs for computer science program

The Raleigh-Durham metro area is one of seven metropolitan areas selected for a Google program that will teach elementary and middle-school students about computer science in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and AmeriCorps.

Google launches new comsputer science program Google launches new comsputer science program

2:40 p.m. Monday

Google, AT&T, Verizon, Mobile team up to fight Apple Pay

Google              The deal announced Monday calls for Google's tap-and-pay service to be built into Android smartphones sold by AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA beginning later his year. Smartphone owners currently have to download Google Wallet and install the app on their phone if they want to use the service.

February 20

YouTube to release kids-focused mobile app to ease parents' worries

YouTube YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips suitable for young children to help parents control what their kids are watching on the Internet.

Updated February 19

Quintiles is No. 3 Fortune 'Most Admired' healthcare firm; IBM, AT&T crack overall top 50 with Apple No. 1

Fortune Quintiles, the world's largest life science services company, ranks No. 3 among industry rankings for healthcare pharmacy and other services in Fortune's annual "Most Admired" companies list. Apple is ranked No. 1 overall followed by Google. IBM and AT&T crack the top 50.

February 16

AT&T launches GigaPower in KC; Valeant eyes Salix; Cary's new startup hub; Xiamoi No. 1, Lenovo No. 5 in China

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: AT&T launches GigaPower in Kansas City, taking on Google; Valeant reportedly eyes Raleigh-based Salix; a new startup hub in Cary; and Xiaomi tops smartphone sales in China while Lenovo is fifth on its home turf, says a new report.

Updated February 13

View-Master coming back; IBM settles pollution suit; AT&T CEO warns on net netraulity; UBS says GSK now is a 'buy'

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Google, Mattel are bringing back the View-Master; IBM settles a pollution suit in New York; AT&T's CEO warns against Internet regulation; and UBS reverses its rating on GSK stock to "buy."

January 30

Premium Lock FCC changes broadband definition, rakes in $45 billion in wireless auction; Your broadband probably isn't broadband; Google vs. traditional media; Bill Gates is worried about AI

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrap up of technology and life science news: FCC approves significant change to the definition of broadband while also raising a record-breaking $44.9 billion in a wireless spectrum auction that officially ended Thursday; tons of internet customers woke up today probably not with broadband internet at home anymore; New report says Google now surpasses traditional media as a trusted source for news; and Bill Gates tells Reddit that he's worried about AI.

January 29

Premium Lock Google's 4Q earnings disappoint, but CFO eases the letdown

Google              Google has gotten into the habit of missing analysts' earnings targets, frustrating investors who believe the online search leader would be more profitable it wasn't pouring so much money into far-flung projects such as Internet-connected eyewear and driverless cars. The latest letdown came Thursday with the release of Google's fourth-quarter financial results.

January 28

Premium Lock Google: YouTube is so overloaded its staff cannot filter content

YouTube Internet giant Google says that its video-sharing website YouTube is so inundated that staff cannot filter all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the publication of terrorist propaganda and hostage videos.

January 28

Premium Lock Life in the fast lane: Google Fiber coming to Triangle, Charlotte

Life in the Triangle is about to get faster - at least online. Google officials confirmed Tuesday that Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Morrisville, Garner and Carrboro are among the latest U.S. cities to be outfitted with Google Fiber, which promises Internet speeds 100 times faster than existing connections and a high-definition television service. Charlotte also is on the Google expansion list.

Google's growing fiber footprint Google's growing fiber footprint

January 27

Premium Lock Frontier: 'Significant progress' already being made with own fiber network

Frontier  AT&T is planning to take on Frontier Communications in Durham County with a fiber network. And now, so is Google Fiber. But the top executive with Frontier in North Carolina says his company's network is already digging in, winning customers, and is seeing "tremendous response" from customers.

January 27

Premium Lock AT&T on Google Fiber: 'We welcome additional competition'

AT&T GigaPower  AT&T has a head start on Google Fiber, which announced today plans to build its own ultrafast Internet network in the Triangle. AT&T already is laying fiber and selling access where available to its U-verse with GigaPower network and is building the N.C. Next Generation Network. And the company says it welcomes Google Fiber to the Triangle.

Updated January 27

Premium Lock Google schedules press conference; paper says Google Fiber coming to Raleigh

Google will host a press conference to discuss "what's in store for our community" in Raleigh on Tuesday afternoon. The Wall Street Journal says the Triangle and three other cities will be announced as Google Fiber expansion sites.

Updated January 23

Premium Lock Sources: Google commits to bringing fiber to Triangle

Google Fiber is coming to the Triangle, industry sources say, and construction could begin as early as April. A formal announcement might come as early as next week at Google events in Raleigh and Durham, but the company won't say what those events are about.

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