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2 hrs ago |

Google launches $100M fund for European startups

Google has started a $100 million fund to invest in European startups, the beginning of what could become big-money investments for overseas entrepreneurs and lead to yet more acquisitions for the search giant.


Related Topix: Search Engines

6 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

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Related Topix: Search Engines

6 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

POLL: Is it time for a 4-day workweek?

Doctors, executives and human resource experts say it would be great for the American workforce.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, ITA Software, Larry Page

7 hrs ago | Evening Times

Free wi-fi access rolled out across Glasgow

Residents and visitors in Glasgow will have free 24-hour access to the urban wireless network for the next eight years through a partnership between BT and the city council.


Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

11 hrs ago | PC World

Amazon allowed kids to spend millions on in-app purchases, FTC says has billed parents for millions of dollars' worth of unauthorized in-app purchases made by their children, the FTC said in a complaint filed Thursday in a U.S. court.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Search Engines

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Venture capitalists loved springtime in New York

Funded in Q2: Blue Apron's three founders : Chief Product Officer Matthew Wadiak, CEO Matt Salzberg, and CTO Ilia Papas.


Related Topix: Venture Capital

18 hrs ago | Reuters

Access to Google services within China returns

Users in China were able to access online services for Google Inc on Thursday, after more than a month of severe disruption that almost completely blocked people from using features such as its search, maps and e-mail functions.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet

20 hrs ago | CIO

Verizon Gets Top Ranking for Network Performance in U.S. Cities

RootMetrics is giving Verizon Wireless a big thumbs-up in its latest biannual ranking of wireless network performance in cities across the U.S. Verizon ranked first or was tied for first in 115 of 125 cities for overall network performance during the first half of 2014, leading all three other national carriers -- AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile.


Related Topix: Wireless, T-Mobile

Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

High-end call girl accused in Google exec's death appears in court

Alix Tichleman holds the business card of public defender Diane August in her manacled hands on Wednesday morning as she takes a last look at the courtroom after appearing before Judge timothy Volkmann in Santa Cruz Superior Court to face manslaughter charges for the Nov. 26 death of Forrest Timothy Hayes.


Related Topix: Search Engines, Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014


UPDATE 1-Zynga names Google executive to board of directors

Zynga Inc has appointed Regina Dugan, a vice president of engineering at Google, to its board, the online gaming company said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Zynga, Search Engines, Inventions, Science / Technology

Emmy Advanced Media

'Manything' Turns Old iDevices Into Home Security Thanks to IFTTT

Manything, a cloud -based video monitoring service that allows you to use old iOS devices as security cameras around your home, has released a new version of its app on Wednesday which brings new functionality and support for its freshly-launched IFTTT channel.


Related Topix: Wireless

Digit Magazine

Google to ship first Project Ara developer boards in July

Having nailed the basics of its ambitious Project Ara customizable smartphone, Google is now engaging the hardware developer community to add versatility to the handset.


Related Topix: Search Engines, Google, Startups, CPU, Science / Technology


Yelp piles into Google EU antitrust case with formal complaint about local search

Competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia was already facing resistance in his quest to wrap up the long-running Google antitrust case, but Yelp's new front-and-center involvement will almost certainly see the case continue.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Yelp


Yahoo's New Maps Put 'Emotionally Pleasant' Routes Before Fast Ones

Great idea but a few hurdles: 1) making people care about Yahoo, 2) trading speed for beauty on the road is a hard proposition for some.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, London, CA, Google, Startups, Search Engines, us Travel, Travel


Google Glass creator sees something smaller, faster and less awkward

Google has big hopes for its Glass head-mounted computer, chief among them a desire to make the unit smaller and more comfortable to wear.


Related Topix: Search Engines, Science, Computer Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Hughes: No 'right to be forgotten'

People do not have an "unfettered" right to have links to internet articles containing information about them removed under a so-called "right to be forgotten", a minister is expected to say today.


Related Topix: Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet

Wall Street Journal

PlayBuzz Takes a Page (View) Out of BuzzFeed's Playbook

A tiny start-up founded by the son a former Israeli prime minister is climbing the online news pop charts by shamelessly riding the coat-tails of, the online news phenomenon.


Related Topix: BuzzFeed, Israel, World News, Middle East, Startups, Quantcast, Ehud Olmert, Venture Capital

Business Journal

'Internet of Things' startup Spark moves to San Francisco

Spark Labs Inc., which makes a Wi-Fi enabled board for connecting objects to the Internet, has moved its headquarters to San Francisco after raising $4.2 million in venture capital.


Related Topix: Venture Capital

Anna Brekka liked Justin Miller's blog post The Death of Superlatives in Job Ads

Although at first glance I get what they're going for, it's an attempt to set their ad apart from the rest, and for that I can appreciate the effort.


Related Topix: Search Engines

St. Cloud Times

Detroit start-ups launch 'Shark-Tank' style

A number of competitions mirroring the style of hit TV show "Shark Tank" have sprung up in Detroit, where a downtown start-up tech scene has taken root.


Related Topix: Quicken Loans, Financial Services, Venture Capital


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