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2 hrs ago |

Environmental Defense Fund teams with Google to map thousands of dangerous gas leaks in U.S. cities

Google Earth, the interactive grid of the world, continues to expand its mapping capabilities.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Boston, NY

6 hrs ago | PC Magazine

Hackers Helping Businesses Commit Click Fraud on Competitors' AdWords

If you don't want to hire shadowy individuals to flood your website with a ton of traffic, why not hire them to knock out a competitor's Google advertising? It's one of the easiest moneymaking schemes around, assuming you can get through all the hoops to scam an online advertising system.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Advertising

11 hrs ago | Beet.TV

If "Content Is King," then "Distribution is...

Mindshare, the media agency within WPP, has created some 250 branded campaigns for video and television over the past 9 years, says David Lang , Chief Content Officer and President of the agency's entertainment division, in this interview with Beet.TV On the subject of viral video hits and paid vs. earned, Lang stresses the importance of paid.


Related Topix: WPP, OgilvyOne, 24/7 Real Media, Marketing, Simulmedia

15 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Baidu Working On Semi-Autonomous Car

Since Google doesn't operate in China the gap that existed in the country's interest for a search engine was filled by Baidu.


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

19 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

I Used Google Shopping Express Once And Now I Never Want To Leave My House Again

At 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, I finished placing my order and quickly realized that my life from that moment onward would be different.


Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

21 hrs ago | The Big Apple

"The best fertilizer is the gardener's shadow"

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Caldwell, ID, Home Gardening, Home

Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

Google And The Phantom Phone Booth: Investors Should Tune In

The initiative could boost search users and could be hubs for creative advertising-an area in which Google is striving to improve.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Enterprise Mobile, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Sysomos eBook, '5 Biggest Social Media Myths,' Helps Companies Realize Their Full Social Potential

The social media landscape has become inundated with myths that keep many companies from realizing their full digital potential.


Related Topix: Sysomos

The Raw Story

FL Republican wants to force state's students to watch Dinesh...

Florida state Senator Alan Hays announced Friday that he is working on a bill to make it mandatory that all public school students in the state be shown Dinesh D'Souza's latest anti-Obama film, America: Imagine a World Without Her .


Related Topix: Obama's America, Books, Education Etc., Theater, Arts, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Silicon Alley Insider

Iggy Azalea: Meet The 24-Year-Old Aussie Rapper Who Is Taking Over The Summer

A few months ago, most people hadn't heard of the woman who is now the most-searched-for musician on Google .


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Medical News

Next generation smart wallet protects identity, replaces traditional credit cards

Biometrics industry expands and becomes more influential as more consumers are turning to digital technology for online & commerce payments while seeking security comfort: NXT-ID, Inc. , Google Inc. , LifeLock Inc. , Visa Inc. , Apple Inc. and Fortinet Inc. NXT-ID, Inc., a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, ... (more)


Related Topix: Google, Startups, ITA Software, Enterprise Mobile, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

Medical News

Todd Mitchem Consulting to conduct cannabis business workshops in early fall

Todd Mitchem Consulting, in conjunction with Cannabrand, the first full-service recreational cannabis marketing agency, will present "I Choose Cannabis and Business" workshops slated for five cities in September and October 2014.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Marketing, Public Relations, Las Vegas, NV, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Box, Dropbox rethink future in midst of price war

It wasn't long ago that cloud storage companies such as Box and Dropbox were among the hottest startups in Silicon Valley, blessed with vast amounts of venture capital and poised to go public in blockbuster IPOs.


Related Topix: Dropbox, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

Times of Oman

Facebook's Zuckerberg is now wealthier than Brin, Page

New York: Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Google, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Entrepreneur Magazine

Google Wants to Build a Model of Perfect Human Health

Earlier this month, Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin expressed their reservations about entering the health-care industry , a space so heavily regulated "it's just a painful business to be in," Brin said at the time.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Genetics, Medicine


Google Streetview Cars Track Down Stray Methane Emissions that Contribute to Climate Change

Google has added another item to its lengthy list of services , and this one is something you really wouldn't expect.


Related Topix: US Energy Systems, Energy, Boston, NY, Activism, Global Warming

Business Journal

A 3D Google-eye view of the Triad. Actually, just Greensboro.

It's a Friday in the middle of summer, so here's a fun game to play at your desk instead of working.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Enterprise Mobile, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

Google wanted to buy Spotify - report

Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported.


Related Topix: Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Songza

Sys-Con Media

Google Wants to Figure Out What a Healthy Human Body Looks Like

Google has embarked on what may be its most ambitious and difficult science project ever: a quest inside the human body.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, TV, Electronics


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