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2 hrs ago | WIXY-FM Champaign

Web companies press FCC for net neutrality

Major U.S. web companies on Monday urged regulators to restrict the ability of Internet providers including mobile carriers to strike deals for faster delivery of some web traffic and planned a publicity campaign about the government's proposal.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Internet Service Providers, Wireless

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Maria Zhang: Yahoo! exec sued by female worker, forced oral sex on subordinate

Yahoo has released it's diversity records and the results aren't great. Only 37% of Yahoo employees world-wide are women, only 7% higher than Google.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Search Engines

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Mashable

Drone Beat: Fireworks, Arrests, Shooting Ranges and More

The United States government uses them to bomb alleged terrorists in far-away places.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Search Engines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Examiner.com

Beats products now have both style and substance

On Saturday morning, Beats started offering the Powerbeats2 Wireless earbuds for sale.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Bluetooth, Wireless

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch

Research finds that early-rising employees behave less ethically at the end of the day when their energy is low.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Google, Search Engines, Marketing

KMBC-TV

Will the earnings express lift Dow above 17K?

That's because corporate "report cards" are looming this week from the likes of Bank of America, General Electric, Google and JPMorgan Chase.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Financial Markets, Intel

InformationWeek

So what Google is struggling?

If google has problem dealing with this, let them hire more. If it is ineffective, eventually laws will catchup.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet, Marketing, Cloud Computing

Journalgazette.net

Google silent as net neutrality hangs in balance

Since the Federal Communications Commission proposed in May to let cable and telephone companies offer special Internet fast lanes for companies willing to pay extra, lobbyists for Google haven't visited the agency to intervene, FCC records show.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Search Engines, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Facebook

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Mail

Victory for Mail on Sunday as police swoop on copycat websites

A long overdue crackdown has begun on 'copycat' Government websites set up to trick people into paying extra for passports, driving licences, free European Health Insurance Cards and the filing of tax returns.

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Related Topix: Tax, Internet, Science / Technology, Search Engines, Hampshire County, England, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom

GPB.org

Tech Week: Google's World Cup Play, Amazon Sued And Kids Tracked

Summertime in the tech world has made us eager for some lighter news, which you can find below.

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Related Topix: Search Engines

Mashable

Google Updates Maps With Gmail Invitations, Better Search

Google rolled out an update to the iOS version of its Maps app that improves search and discovery, and integrates Gmail events and reservation information.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines

Wall Street Journal

RapGenius Rebrands With $40M, Aims to 'Annotate the World'

A company that started out as a kind of social network for hip-hop fans to discuss the meaning of their favorite song lyrics, RapGenius , raised $40 million in Series B funding from Andreessen Horowitz and Dan Gilbert, according to company co-founders and a blog post from Ben Horowitz.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Investment Banking, Lehman Brothers, Financial Services, Vista, CA, Isla Vista, CA

Examiner.com

Residual income on the Internet is dead: Panda killed it

The changes in Google's algorithms in recent years have gradually phased out user-generated content sites or "content farms," as they are often disparagingly referred to by critics.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Science, Computer Science, Internet, Science / Technology

San Jose Mercury News

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

Channel3000

Silicon_Valley

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

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