Posts tagged “Google”

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Does Stephen Hawking have a solution for the "most dangerous time for our planet?"

Vivek Wadhwa Stephen Hawking made a bold headline last week: "This is the most dangerous time for our planet." Is technology the main culprit?

Updated 12:02 p.m. Tuesday

How, why Google will run 100% on renewables by 2017

Editor's note: Urs Holzle, Google Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure, spells out in detail how Google plans to run on 100 percent renewable energy in 2017, including its huge data center in Lenoir, N.C.

Google's renewable power breakdown Google's renewable power breakdown

November 17

Premium Lock Internet Summit: Google tags offer high level data

Google tag manager is a free tool that can give marketers a wealth of data about visitor behavior on their site not available through Google Analytics alone, Steve Guberman, director of search marketing at the Golf Channel's GolfNow site, told a session Tuesday at the Internet Summit in Raleigh.

Steve Guberman of GlofNow at the Internet Summit Steve Guberman of GlofNow at the Internet Summit

Updated November 17

Party time! Internet Summit draws 2,200 with bigger entertainment focus

The 2016 Internet Summit brought more than 2,200 people to the Raleigh Convention Center, about 200 more than in the past. That may be at least partly due, to the increasing number of well-known media figures and top business strategy speakers at the event.

Dressing up for Internet Summit Dressing up for Internet Summit

November 15

Premium Lock 'One tap:' Google updates its Fiber TV App

Google Fiber is rolling out an update of its Fiber TV App, saying the change enables users to "play and record your favorite TV shows, sports, and movies with one tap."

Screen shot of updated Google Fiber TV App Screen shot of updated Google Fiber TV App

November 15

Fake news sites pose big challenge for Google, Facebook, other media

Google False information is nothing new on the internet, where debunkers have been batting down unfounded claims and urban legends for more than two decades. But the problem has gained more attention in the post-mortem of a bitterly contested presidential election.

Updated November 7

Premium Lock Google to offer real-time election returns for North Carolina

You won't have to watch local TV or stay tuned to a web site in order to track all or just the North Carolina election returns that interest you on Tuesday thanks to a partnership between the Internet giant and the State Board of Elections.

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Updated October 31

Premium Lock What's most 'potent' Google asset? How about Android

Android In reviewing Google's latest financial report which delivered record revenue and profits, Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta concludes that Android's scale in the global device marketplace makes it Google's "most potent asset." here's why.

Updated October 27

Premium Lock In shots at Google Fiber, AT&T touts fiber growth, says it reaches 150K Triangle locations

Shortly after Google Fiber announced a pause in its network expansion as well as layoffs and a change in CEO, AT&T responds with a blog post and information that takes thinly disguised shots at its rival. Plus, AT&T boasts how far and fast its network has grown in the Triangle and elsewhere. This is the latest in flame wars between the two companies who have feuded quite bluntly in recent months.

AT&T's growing fiber footprint AT&T's growing fiber footprint

Updated October 26

Premium Lock SAS ranks No. 2 in global Great Place to Work list

Cary-based SAS is ranked No. 2 in the 2016 World's Best Multinational Workplaces list from the Great Place to Work institute. Rankings are based in large part on survey responses from employees.

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Updated October 26

Premium Lock Google Fiber halts expansion but 'work will continue' in Triangle, Charlotte

The head of Google Fiber is stepping down and GF is halting plans to expand to other cities. However, GF says construction will continue in metro areas such as the Triangle and Charlotte where "our work with continue," GF's top exec says. Expansion also is still planned in the Triangle beyond Morrisville where service launched in September.

Google Fiber in Triangle Google Fiber in Triangle

October 25

Premium Lock Google Express expands shopping, delivery service to NC

Google Express Google is expanding its Google Express online market and delivery service to North Carolina as well as several other southeastern states. Users have a choice of paying a fee per order or a monthly charge or an annual service fee.

Updated October 19

Premium Lock Brands go for top domain names; voice recognition breakthrough, and you may be in a perpetual police photo lineup

Bulldog In todays update of technology news: Brands turning to top domain names led by Google; Microsoft makes voice recognition breakthrough; and you may be in a perpetual police photo llineup.

October 17

Premium Lock Enthusiasm reigned at Google Pitch Day for black founders event

The crowd had a lot of fun at the very first Google Exchange Pitch Day for Black Founder Entrepreneurs at the American Underground at Main in Durham last Friday. Encouraged to be focal and compete in sections for tee-shirts and other swag, the 250 or so present did so enthusiastically.

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Updated October 17

Premium Lock Boston senior care startup wins Google Pitch Day prize

CareAcademy, a Boston-based startup providing online training to caregivers for seniors, won the $5,000 cash prize and $8,000 in computer equipment from Lenovo at the Google for Entrepreneurs Pitch Day Exchange Program for Black Founders. It was held at The American Underground at Main in Durham on Friday.

Care Academy wins Google Pitch Day for Black Founders at American Underground at Main Care Academy wins Google Pitch Day for Black Founders at American Underground at Main

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