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Posts tagged “Google”

March 27

Google pays more than $70M to hire new CFO from Morgan Stanley

Google              Google is paying its new chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, more than $70 million to defect from the same job at New York investment bank Morgan Stanley.

Tags: Google
March 24

Emrise to shut down; Google hires female CFO; Dell hires Roary Read, Cisco exec; servers to heat homes; hack at Twitch

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Emrise Corp. in Durham sells a subsidiary, plans shutdown; Google hires a woman as next CFO; former Lenovo and Cisco execs land at Dell; servers to heat homes in a trial; and Twitch may have been hacked.

Updated March 23

Cisco phone hack vulnerability; Google Glass not dead; gluten-free wheat; Square's biz fee; Ikea stops online mag in Russia

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and biotech news: Cisco warns about a vulnerability in its Internet phones; Google's Eric Schmidt backs Glass; researchers to seek gluten-free wheat; Square's "Cash" app for businesses; and Ikea drops its online magazine in Russia over gay law concerns.

March 20

Luxury watch maker Tag Heuer teams with Google, Intel

A closeup of Apple's Watch ‚Äč Watch out Apple: Swiss company Tag Heuer is developing its own smartwatch with tech rivals Google and Intel.

March 20

Wall Street Journal: FTC report shows how Google skewed search results

Google              As Google expands into car insurance searches, an in-depth package from The Wall Street Journal cites a previously undisclosed FTC staff report documents how Google skewed search results to favor its own shopping, travel and other services.

March 18

Google's 'X' future vision, gender bias, more highlight SxSW

Music flooded into the streets around Austin's convention center as South by Southwest's music festival kicked off and the interactive portion wrapped up. The head of Google's (X) division talked about testing driverless cars and delivery drones, gender bias in tech was a hot topic and event-goers checked out the latest products and companies on the trade show floor.

Drones highlight SXSW Drones highlight SXSW

Updated March 18

AT&T slashes ultra-fast Internet prices, expands services in Triangle

Fiber optic network                   AT&T is expanding the markets in the Triangle where it is offering ultra-fast Internet service and at the same time is slashing prices to as low as $70 per month from the previous $120. Current AT&T customers also may see automatic increases in speed by March 31. Plus, AT&T is boosting Wi-Fi speeds.

Updated March 10

Google expanding mobile-friendly ranking signals

Google              If you don't have a mobile-friendly site, it will likely affect your Google search ranking adversely starting April 21.

Tags: Google
Updated March 6

Epic's grants; Microsoft-Google co-develop in Java; Red Hat's cloud Atomic Host; Google's wireless (Lenovo) phone and insurance move

In today's Bulldog wrapup on technology news: Epic Games awards its first grants from a $5 million pot; Microsoft and Google unveil co-development plans for Java; Red Hat launches a new operating system for Linux in the cloud; Google to offer one phone for wireless service and it's made by Lenovo's Motorola; Google begins offering car insurance quotes.

Updated March 5

Time Warner Cable upgrades Internet speeds in response to fiber services

TWC's Triangle headquarters Time Warner Cable is reacting to ultra-fast Internet offerings from rivals AT&T and Frontier Communications as well as forthcoming service from Google Fiber by upgrading its entertainment network to all digital. TWC is tripling Internet speeds, but those fall well short of gigabit service through fiber.

March 4

Judge OKs $415M settlement in tech workers' lawsuit

Information Technology       A federal judge has tentatively approved a $415 million settlement in a major class action lawsuit by Silicon Valley workers who accused Apple Inc., Google Inc. and other tech companies of making an illegal agreement not to hire each other's employees.

March 4

AT&T: GigaPower is taking root across Raleigh, Cary

AT&T touts its GigaPower      Raleigh's Allister housing complex is not the only one in Raleigh where ultra-fast Internet service is now available from AT&T. There are now nine others. We've got the list.

March 3

Lenovo, Motorola join product parade at global wireless show

High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week's wireless show in Barcelona,, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo, Lenovo-owned Motorola and others too. Meanwhile, Google and Facebook are working on giving people more ways to use those devices.

Going virtual  Going virtual

March 3

How to connect the world? Google, Facebook offer contrasting ideas

Connecting the world  Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. And they are finding new ways to make it happen -- from selling smartphone data plans, to using solar-powered drone aircraft as floating cell towers to partnering with telecom providers in the developing world to get people hooked on apps.

Updated March 2

Google to offer own cellular network plan

Google              Vice President Sundar Pichai says Google, the leading Internet search engine and mobile software provider, is working with unnamed network operators on developing a cellular plan. He says "you will see us announce it in the coming months."

February 28

Premium Lock 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.

February 28

Premium Lock 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 February 27

Premium Lock 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 February 27

Premium Lock 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 February 26

Premium Lock 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.

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