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4 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

New global plans unveiled cracking down on corpora...

Plans for a major rewriting of international tax rules unveiled on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies like Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development announced a series of measures that, if implemented by members, could stop companies from employing many commonly-used practices to shift profits into tax havens.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Emerging Technology

6 hrs ago | CIO

China's Baidu partners with BMW on driverless car research

Chinese search giant Baidu has entered into a partnership with BMW to jointly research driverless car technologies, with the goal of developing a semi-autonomous vehicle in three years. On Tuesday, Baidu signed a joint research contract with BMW that will involve solving traffic challenges facing the Chinese market, the companies said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

7 hrs ago | SFGate

Germany Just Asked Google To Do The Impossible: Reveal Its Secret Search Algorithm

German justice minister Heiko Maas is calling on Google to become more transparent by disclosing exactly how it ranks search results. This, of course, will simply never happen.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Larry Page, Science / Technology, Internet

8 hrs ago | NewsFactor

YouTube U.S. Ad Money To Hit $1B

U.S. advertising revenue for YouTube, the biggest Internet video website, could reach $1.13 billion in 2014, according to a report from research firm EMarketer. However, the research company estimated that YouTube's share of the U.S. digital video advertising market will decline in the face of rising competition from companies including AOL and Yahoo, which are expanding their online video businesses.

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Related Topix: eMarketer, Advertising, Emerging Technology

12 hrs ago | Search Engine Roundtable

Google Now Using Lakh Numbering Format For Estimated Search Results

One of our Indian readers from Arindam Inc. sent me a screen shot via email of Google now using the Lakh numbering format for the estimated search results count. A lakh or lac is a unit in the South Asian numbering system equal to one hundred thousand .

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

Mon Sep 15, 2014

SFGate

Steve Jobs didna t let his kids use iPads

Steve Jobs was the father of two teenage girls and a son when he passed away in 2011. These kids grew up with a visionary father who co-founded one of the best-known tech companies.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Steve Jobs, eBay, Ipad, iPod touch App, Science / Technology, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Computers, Emerging Technology

ComputerWorld

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What should happen to your personal digital communications -- emails, chats, photos and the like -- after you die? Should they be treated like physical letters for the purposes of a will? Yahoo doesn't think so. The company is criticizing new legislation giving executors charged with carrying out the instructions in a person's will broad access to their online accounts.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Emerging Technology, Non-Profit, Jack Markell, US Governors

KIDK CBS 3

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn plunge

It was a sleepy day on Wall Street Monday ... unless you happened to be looking at some high profile tech stocks, especially shares of social media companies. Facebook fell 4 percent.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Financial Markets, Stanley, Emerging Technology

ZDNet

Google: Global government data demands up 150 percent in five years

Demands for user data requests have more than doubled in five years, with the U.S. government leading pack in the global intelligence gathering race. Government demands for user data have rocketed by 150 percent in five years, Google warned in its latest transparency report.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Widevine Technologies

Search Engine Roundtable

Google Shares Common Webmaster Issues With SearchAction Schema & Sitelinks Search

About ten days ago, Google revamped their search within a site feature and renamed it Sitelinks Search. They also gave webmasters a way to communicate that they have an internal search that should be used when using the Sitelinks search.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

Advertising Age

Amazon Tops List of Google's 25 Biggest Search Advertisers

Amazon spent $157.7 million on Google U.S. search ads in 2013, by far the most by any company, according to Ad Age DataCenter's first ranking based on data from AdGooroo, a Kantar Media company focused on search marketing. It may raise a few eyebrows to see Amazon atop the list of Google's biggest spenders.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Marketing, eMarketer, Startups, Retail, InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Ask.com

WMC-TV Memphis

Hong Kong rethinks rules after Alibaba IPO loss

Alibaba's choice of New York over Hong Kong for its blockbuster IPO was a blow for the Chinese financial center. Now, the city's stock market is starting to rethink rules that stopped it from accommodating the Chinese e-commerce giant's unique management setup.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, World News, China, Emerging Technology

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Rediff.com

From India, with love: Google to unveil Android One phones

Android chief Sundar Pichai will on Monday unveil these smartphones, said to be priced at Rs 5,000 or less. hat is Android One," asks a store manager at AndroidLand, one of the only four exclusive stores in the world for all things Android.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

Engadget

Artist gets Google results removed to 'highlight' his new work

Ever since Google announced that it's complying with the European Commission's " right to be forgotten " ruling, it's been inundated with requests to take down all sorts of search results. Many of those sought to bury negative reviews or write-ups , but in this particular case, the search result Google took down was neither negative nor damaging.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Gadgets

SiliconValley.com

Two-step verification: A second layer of online security

Recent hacks exposing nude photographs of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities are prompting calls for people to fortify their online accounts with a second layer of security. Thieves broke into the celebrity accounts at online storage services such as Apple's iCloud.

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Related Topix: iCloud, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Google, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Facebook

Silicon Alley Insider

How One Complaint-Filled Letter Landed This Ex-Googler At Her Dream Job

Jessica Lee had been a product manager at Google for four years when a friend showed her a then-new site called Polyvore that let users mix-and-match different products to make digital collages. Lee quickly got addicted to making her own collages , but felt frustrated that the site didn't offer some of the features she wanted.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Dapper, Citizen Sports

Hindustan Times

Google Earth Engine to help predict malaria on maps

An accidental leak by chipmaker Nvidia in a US International Trade Commission filing indicates that HTC is building the next Google tablet and that it will be out in the third quarter of 2014. Until recently, much of the video content on Facebook was YouTube videos, but Facebook now allows users to upload videos directly to its site.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google Earth, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Dapper, Citizen Sports

NewsFactor

Google Successfully Tests Its Own Delivery Drone

While a handful of the world's top technology companies are engaged in an "arms race" to develop drones that can quickly deliver goods to anyone anywhere, Google is in the spotlight this week with news that it has successfully tested its "Project Wing" program in Australia. The story emerged Thursday with an exclusive feature published in The Atlantic.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Internet, Science / Technology, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Sat Sep 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

Chinese firms closing gap on US tech giants like Google

If Alibaba's IPO raises US$21 billion as expected, the previous record flotation by Facebook and Visa will have been bested and Alibaba's valuation could be almost as much as Amazon's. No Chinese company has wide international brand recognition, but e-commerce giant Alibaba may change that.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Google, Startups, WebMD, Internet, Science / Technology, Opinion

SOA World Magazine

@Jelastic Introduces 'Platform-as-Infrastructure' for #DevOps at @CloudExpo

Jelastic delivers Platform-as-Infrastructure, the integration of Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service, delivering a scalable, manageable and highly available cloud for enterprises, hosting providers and developers. Open source software is powering the most successful public cloud offerings including Amazon and Google.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, AppZero, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, DLP Mobile

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