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Posts tagged “Google”

April 22

Premium Lock Any way you spell Alphabet (Google), it means success

Google's New Logo Analysis: Alphabet's (Google) 1Q16 performance highlights its ability to continue to experiment with "other bets" while Google's advertising continues to drive, says analyst Daniel Callahan of Technology Business Research.

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April 20

Red Hat beefs up 'cloud' offering; new cholesterol drugs falter; Airbnb updates; EU-Google battle intensifies

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Red Hat expands its cloud offerings; new cholesterol lowering drugs hurt by prices; Airbnb updates its offerings; and the EU vs. Google battle intensifies.

April 20

Google Fiber seeking applications for digital inclusion fellowships

Google Fiber Google Fiber and partner Nonprofit Technology Network are seeking applications for its second round of Digital Inclusion Fellowships.

Updated April 11

Burr's encryption bill; Google inquiry; Daily Mail eyes Yahoo; Twitter board

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Senator Richard Burr proposes bill that would limit encryption; Google must face an inquiry in Mississippi; the Daily Mail eyes Yahoo bid; and Twitter revamps its board.

Updated April 8

$10M Uber driver settlement; FBI mulls sharing iPhone hack info; Tesla orders keep soaring; Google picks Phoenix for car tests

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Uber settles driver background-check case for at least $10M; orders for lower-price Tesla reach 325,000; FBI continues to debate sharing iPhone hack with Apple; and Google to test self-driving cars in Phoenix area.

April 7

Premium Lock Consumer group poses 10 questions to Google on autonomous car safety

Google is trying to fast-track autonomous cars to the market, but a California-based consumer group that has fought for more disclosure and transparency in autonomous vehicle development, wants Google to answer 10 questions about safety.

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Updated April 1

Premium Lock Triangle startup CEOs passionate in opposition to HB2

Matt Williamson Tech powerhouses such as Google, Apple and IBM expressed their opposition to North Carolina's HB2 quickly and forcefully, but as a Triangle entrepreneur put it, "discrimination like this hurts businesses of all sizes."

April 1

Premium Lock Google GV uncomfortable with investments in NC

Google Google Ventures (GV) has joined other powerhouse tech organizations opposing NC law HB2, which is viewed as discriminating against the LGBT community.

March 16

Premium Lock 77% Google traffic encrypted; Instagram 'relevance' changes; guilty plea in celeb hack; UK spying law

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google says 77 percent of traffic is encrypted; Instagram changing posts based on "relevance;" a guilty plea in a celeb photo hacking case; and a spying law advances in U.K.

Updated March 10

Premium Lock Google launches new beta platform for Android N

Google's New Logo Google launches new Android Beta Program for developers, opens access to over-the-air updates for devices.

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March 4

Premium Lock Tech giants back Apple; Verizon No. 1 in southeast; bank accounts vulnerable; Google joins Zika fight

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Several tech giants file a legal brief supporting Apple in its fight with the FBI; Verizon tops southeast in wireless study; bank accounts at risk from cybercriminals; and Google joins the Zika fight.

Updated February 29

Premium Lock SAS joins Smart Cities council; Valeant CEO is back; Google car crash; HoloLens costs $3K

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: SAS joins Smart Cities Council; Valeant's CEO returns to work; a Google car involved in an accident; and Microsoft to sell HoloLens for $3,000.

February 29

Premium Lock Legal war breaks out over Google fiber, utility poles

The Broadband Report       AT&T has filed a lawsuit against the City of Louisville, seeking to overturn a new ordinance that would grant Google Fiber and other companies to hang fiber from utility poles which AT&T owns. Google says it's "standing with Louisville."

Updated February 26

Premium Lock Watson ad features Carrie Fisher; SC launches cybercrime fight; Google to back Apple in FBI fight; watch out for tax phishing

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: IBM launches a new Watson ad featuring Star Wars' Carrie Fisher; South Carolina unveils cybercrime fight; Google will back Apple vs. FBI; and beware of tax-related phishing.

February 24

Premium Lock Sling TV adds WTVD; Apple's court strategy; Google drops insurance site; Asus, FTC settle

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Sling TV adds some ABC stations, including WTVD in the triangle; Apple outlines court strategy to fight phone hack ruling; Google dropping site for insurance buyers; and the FTC is settling with Asus over server security.

Updated February 24

Premium Lock Inside NC's data center explosion: Sentinel co-founder explains

North Carolina's fast-growing data center industry is growing by another 120,000 square feet as Sentinel upfits another 120,000 square feet in its massive 420,000 square foot building. Despite ongoing technological changes in data housing - such as virtualization and cloud computing - and declining IT spending overall, North Carolina keeps gaining facilities with demand for service growing. So what is going on? Sentinel's co-founder sees several reasons and in an in-depth Q&A he explains why.

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February 19

Premium Lock Feds say Apple repudiates iPhone order; tech firms back Apple; NASA applications skyrocket; Yahoo to mull options

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Feds say Apple repudiates iPhone order; some big tech firms back Apple; a record number of applicants for NASA astronaut spots; and Yahoo's board has formed a committee to explore options for the company.

February 17

Premium Lock Red Hat, Google discover 'critical' Linux security flaw

The penguin is the symbol for Linux  Engineers at Red Hat and Google have discovered what is termed a "critical" flaw in Linux and "remote code execution is possible." The companies are recommending that Linux users - including numerous versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux - fix the bug immediately. Google calls the joint discovery of the bug "an amazing coincidence."

Updated February 17

Premium Lock Google Fiber's Triangle footprint slowly taking root

It's no secret that Google Fiber is constructing an ultra-fast Internet and entertainment network in the Triangle. However, there remains plenty of secrecy about the project, particularly a timeline for deployment. Google Fiber's Triangle executive does provide some insight to WRAL TechWire.

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February 11

Premium Lock Tesla's losses; Citrix expansion; MySpace remains sold; Google tax debate

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Tesla's losses mount but shares rally; Citrix expansion coming in Raleigh; the remnants of MySpace are acquired by Time; and a Google exec takes heat at a hearing over taxes in the U.K.

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