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1 hr ago | Hindustan Times

Google offers refund for fake antivirus app

Search engine giant Google recently had its oops! moment after the company discovered that an anti-virus app "Virus Shield" available for $3.99 on its Play Store actually offered no security protection to users who had downloaded it.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Internet

5 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Reports say an Amazon phone is close

After more than two years of hints and leaks, the long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut.


Related Topix: Cameras, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

9 hrs ago | CIO

Google AdWords Cleared in Geotagging Patent Lawsuit

Google AdWords does not infringe a location-based search patent owned by a company called GeoTag, a U.S. judge ruled in a case in which Google and Microsoft teamed up to come to the aid of customers who use their mapping services.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Microsoft, Tellme, Inventions, Science / Technology, Privacy

13 hrs ago | CNET

Facebook, Google Twitter in new scrum over mobile app ad gold rush

What once was Facebook's private mine has created a gold-rush effect with Google and Twitter also now seeking more mobile riches.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Emerging Technology, Mobile Marketing

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Internet, Emerging Technology

The New Zealand Herald

Tech staff take Silicon Valley giants to court

A group of technology executives are suing the companies for alleged collusion to suppress their wages, after they signed a series of "no-poach'' pacts barring them from recruiting each other's staff.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Sergey Brin, Steve Jobs, Intuit


Google Reportedly Wants to Make Email Encryption Easier, But Don't Hold Your Breath

PC World - Still responding to the National Security Agency surveillance revelations , Google is reportedly preparing to help users beef up Gmail security with end-to-end encryption.


Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, PGP Corporation, Computer Security, Science / Technology


Google had secret pact with Samsung over some Apple patent claims

Google agreed to take over some of Samsung's defense against patent claims brought by Apple under a secret agreement reached in 2012, a federal court jury heard Tuesday.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, iPhone

Wall Street Journal

Google Ads Will Soon Link Inside Mobile Apps

The move is an effort by Google to keep up with users migrating to mobile devices, where they spend most of their time inside apps, rather than surfing the Web.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology


Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube

Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers' mobile apps.


Related Topix: Startups, AdMob, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Social Software, Facebook


Breakingviews: A Valeant play for Allergan

Wells Fargo's Walter Price says analysts aren't giving Google enough credit for growth in its mobile and video businesses and says the stock holds more opportunity than rival internet giant Yahoo.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Weather

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

AT&Ta s plan for gigabit Internet in Houston has big caveats

You may have gotten excited on Monday when you saw AT&T's announcement that it was considering bringing gigabit Internet service to 100 cities, with Houston being on the list .


Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Search Engine Watch

Google Analytics Content Reports: Understanding the Key Benefits

We all know that content plays a key part to a website, but do you regularly analyze performance of content to see what's working and what hasn't hit the spot? Whatever your website, you'll find the Site Content reports very useful.



CloudFlare launches bug bounty program

CloudFlare started a bug bounty program on Monday, joining a host of companies that are turning to independent security researchers to spot bugs in their network.


Related Topix: CloudFlare, Social Software, Emerging Technology, Dapper, Citizen Sports

Most Popular Athletes For Each State Per Google Search

The folks at Best Tickets Blog created a graphic that illustrates the most popular athletes according to Google searches from the past year.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology


Earth Day: will climate change affect the First Coast?

Earth Day: will climate change affect the First Coast? on Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters submerged neighborhoods along the New Jersey shoreline on Oct. 30, 2012.


Related Topix: Florida, NY, Non-Profit, Science, Computer Science, Google, Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology


With "Baidu Inside," the Chinese firm takes aim at hardware market

Printers, air quality monitors, and weighing scales aren't exactly in the realm of Baidu, China's largest search engine.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Printers, Internet, Wireless

International Business Times

Yahoo President/CEO Marissa Mayer Already Has Support from Apple for Her Yahoo-Over-Google Plan

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer has set aggressive plans to confront Google head on by convincing Apple to make Yahoo the default search engine in the and iPhone's Safari Web browser.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Apple, Internet, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, iPhone

Mon Apr 21, 2014

4 Hoteliers

SearchPRO helps hoteliers rise to the top of search engines.

Launched by O'Rourke Hospitality, a leader in hospitality marketing, SearchPRO is aimed at helping hoteliers increase the number of direct bookings by making sure their websites are optimized to be found by potential guests.


Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing, Emerging Technology


Google Reportedly Working On Stronger End-To-End Encryption For Gmail

Major internet companies like Google and Yahoo have tried convincing users about the safety and security of their information.


Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, AdMob


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