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Tech news sites ZDnet and CRN say Brian Stevens, who quit as chief technology officer at Red Hat, will play a key role in his new job at Google in the Internet giant's "cloud computing" push. Red Hat is banking a good part of its future on the cloud, too.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and privacy and freedom of information experts are holding the first of seven public sessions to help the company define a new "Right to be Forgotten" established by the European Union's top court and when it should take down search result links about citizens claiming information about them is irrelevant or obsolete.
Duke students eye XPrize; Tesla picks Nevada; CommScope's in-building advance; Yelp can manipulate results; Obama hires Google, Twitter execs
In today's Bulldog wrapup of the latest technology news: Duke students aim for an Xprize; Tesla picks Nevada for huge battery plant; CommScope moves forward with new in-building wireless product; Yelp can manipulate results, judge rules; and President Obama hires Google, Twitter execs.
Motorola, which is set to become part of Lenovo later this year, rolled out a circular smartwatch Friday, counting on a more traditional design to win over consumers who have so far shunned other computerized wrist devices. Motorola also is updating its smartphone lineup.
The government says Google has agreed to pay full refunds totaling at least $19 million to consumers who were charged for purchases that children made via apps without parental consent from the Google Play app store.
Calico, a company created by Google last year, will manage a team of scientists who will work at a research-and-development lab in the San Francisco Bay Area. The precise location and size of the new lab hasn't been determined.
Watch out for "Project Wing." Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.
AT&T says it will offer its ultrafast Internet and entertainment service in Google's backyard of Cupertino, Calif. AT&T is ramping up its GigaPower network in the Triangle, other metro areas in North Carolina, and across the country while Google Fiber offers its service in select markets.
Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit. And CEO Larry Page is determined to push even further.
IBM cuts in Korea; Google's latest buy; Microsoft touts Explorer - again; LinkedIn's new move; Apple storage in China; Xbox update
In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Officials say IBM is restructuring in Korea; Google buys image analysis startup Jetpac; Microsoft urges web users for second chance to Internet Explorer; What LinkedIn's marketing prospects look like after its Bizo buy; Apple to start storing user data in China; Xbox One announces major software update for September.
Lenovo reports an 18 percent annual increase in quarterly earnings for the period ending June 30. And Yang Yuanqing, its top executive, sees "even more opportunity to grow rapidly." However, the firm's acquisitions of IBM's x86 server business based in RTP and Google's Motorola Mobility are still under review, Yang says.
AT&T is in the process of engineering its ultrafast Internet footprint in the Triangle as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative, and a preview of what's coming began Monday in Texas. Customers in Austin can now get access to gigabit Internet in some areas. Here's a look at what AT&T is offering and what competitors are doing.
How fast - or slow, depending on your point of view - is overall Internet access in North Carolina? How about slower than in South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and especially Virginia? In fact, the tar Heel state ranks 30th, according to a new report. The data shows new fiber networks can't be deployed quickly enough to satisfy net users thirsting for speed.
Websites that automatically encrypt their services will now be boosted higher in Google's recommendation system. The move involves a change in the search engine giant's closely guarded formula for determining the rankings of its search results.
In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: GSK gets a lift as Express Scripts reinstates lung drug Advair; Comcast initiates amnesty, free service for the poor; FCC's Friends and Family Plan; and Wikipedia link to be hidden in Google under 'right to be forgotten' law.
In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: The real difference between Microsoft and Apple; Novo Nordisk leapfrogs Glaxo as U.K. drug giant declines; U.S. Map shows more community-owned broadband networks than expected; Google email scan leads to sex offender arrest; and Metrics Contract Services adopt new name and logo.
Time Warner Cable, which is facing increasing competition in the Raleigh market from AT&T's forthcoming fiber network, says it will offer faster Internet and additional entertainment "enhancements" in 2015.
Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing hails results for Lenovo after research reports in PC, smartphone and table markets show continued sales growth. And Yang expects even more in months still to come as his "PC-Plus" strategy sweeps forward.
Is Lenovo acquiring Motorola Mobility at just the right time? Technology news site The Information reports that the Google smartphone division Lenovo is hoping to acquire for $2.9 billion is in the midst of a sales boom. So is Lenovo about to strike gold again as it did when it bought IBM's PC division almost a decade ago?