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Google expanding its San Francisco offices

Google is expanding its already sizable presence in San Francisco by leasing space in one office tower and buying another on the Embarcadero, close to a third complex where the company currently has offices overlooking San Francisco Bay, this newspaper learned Friday.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Embarcadero (San Francisco, CA), Search Engines, AdMob

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Startups are transforming into multi-billion companies. And the staffs are overwhelmingly male.

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Related Topix: Search Engines

SiliconValley.com

London firm creates mind-controlled commands for Google Glass

Forget voice commands and touch gestures: A London firm has developed a way for Google Glass users to control their devices just by thinking.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Cameras

Reuters

Google seeks to dismiss U.S. antitrust lawsuit over Android

An antitrust lawsuit targeting Google's Android operating system should be dismissed, Google said in a court filing on Friday, partly because smartphone manufacturers are free to utilize Android on their phones without also installing Google apps.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines

The Raw Story

FCC votes to transition to new high-speed Internet subsidy program for schools

U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the largest U.S. educational technology subsidy program, to focus on high-speed Internet and increasingly on Wi-Fi in the next few years.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Wireless

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE-Dutch software firm Exact in $1.2 bln buyout talks

Dutch software firm Exact Holding said it had been approached by parties about a possible takeover, after Reuters reported that private equity funds including Apax and KKR were eyeing a buyout of the firm.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital

WTEN-TV Albany

Cleanup area extends nearly 2 miles after ND spill

A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Search Engines, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CIO

Google gets a helping hand from Microsoft, IBM, Red Hat

IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat and other IT vendors are lending a hand to Google to help build software that enterprises could use to manage their computerized workloads in the cloud.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Computers

Thu Jul 10, 2014

SiliconValley.com

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.

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Related Topix: Search Engines

Asbury Park Press

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Sex worker trade booming in Silicon Valley For years, sex workers have been entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley that no one talks about.

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Related Topix: Search Engines

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.

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

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.

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

PC World

Amazon allowed kids to spend millions on in-app purchases, FTC says

Amazon.com 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.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Search Engines

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.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Wireless, T-Mobile

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.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Reuters

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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