Posts tagged “Google”
Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands.
Google has launched a partnership with Zillow and LendingTree to bolster its "Compare" shopping tool. The company is licensed to broker mortgages in California, and plans to expand to other states soon.
Microsoft launches new version of Bing for iPhone, adds key functionality to improve user experience.
Google and DonorsChoose.org surprised the entire student body at Dillard Drive Middle School today by fulfilling the funding request made by a special needs teacher. Google is also funding projects for more than 7,000 students across the state.
Google announced additional perks for its Local Guides program through Google Maps. Perks include 1 TB of free data storage, which is normally $9.99 per month.
Google will film and record the #UnitedWeMarch parade in New York City today, and will host an event at the VA Medical Center in Durham on Friday to allow disabled veteran's to participate using virtual reality.
The American Heart Association and Google Life Sciences, a spinout of their parent company, are investing $50 million in a new initiative to address the challenges in preventing and curing coronary heart disease.
Google is combining its Chrome OS software, which powers its Chromebooks, with Android, its smartphone operating system, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Google plans to released the combined software in 2017.
Google, Uber, Twitter, Salesforce, Oracle, Microsoft & IBM - literally a who's who of tech and digital headline the 100s of brands heading to Raleigh in November.
Do you ever get nostalgic for those jukebox days when you plopped a nickel in a slot and played the tune you really wanted to hear? If you had run into Brandon Magsamen, CEO of Durham-based CrowdTunes, 14 years ago as a waiter at a Johnny Rocket's in Austin, Texas, he would have made change in nickels so you could do just that. Today, his startup company, which already nabbed 150 restaurant customers and 25,000 restaurant patron users, has a more sophisticated way to do the same thing.
When machines go down in a manufacturing facility, it's costly and all too often "When a machine breaks, you know when it happens," says Justin Rothwell, co-founder and CEO of ProAxion. The Cary-based company, just incorporated in September, is developing what it calls a "check engine light for big machines."
SAS, the world's largest privately held software company, ranks No. 2 on the latest "Best Place to Work in the U.S." as reported by Fortune magazine. SAS also was second a year ago and has made the list each year since Fortune launched the program in 1998.
The new North Carolina Data Centers Act, signed into law Wednesday morning extends the tax benefits available to single owners such as Google, Apple or Amazon to multi-tenant facilities where combined investment reaches $75 million.
To add needed corporate revenue and profit, IBM invented a new market by combining its Watson computing innovation with cloud, security and engagement services, and healthcare business expertise to form the IBM Watson Health business unit. IBM plans to resolve underlying complexity and inefficiencies in healthcare while promoting better security and regulatory compliance.TBR analysts on what it means.
Lenovo and Lenovo's Motorola are far from alone in rolling out new tech gadgets galore this week at the biggest tech show in Europe. The IFA extravaganza has plenty of the latest toys, computers, smartwatches and cameras. Here's a look.
A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple, Google, Intel and other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers.
Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company called Alphabet. Although this will be the sixth time that Google has changed its logo since Larry Page and Sergey Brin formed the company, this marks the most noticeable redesign since it dropped an exclamation point that appeared after its name until May 1999.