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  1. Google parent leads $1B Lyft investment, deepening Uber rift - Thu, 19 Oct 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber. Alphabet Inc., which gets most of its money from Google's digital ad network, is leading a $1 billion investment in Lyft that values the privately held company at $11 billion.


  2. Leaders to tech firms at U.N.: Remove terror posts in 2 hours - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    The leaders of Britain, France and Italy are setting an ambitious goal for tech companies to tackle online posts that promote terrorism: Take them down within an hour or two. Convening world and tech leaders Wednesday at the United Nations, British Prime Minister Theresa May said internet companies are making progress but need to go "further and faster" to keep violent extremist material from spreading online.


  3. Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    MENLO PARK, Calif. (- Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination.


  4. Forget China: Here's why the next manufacturing boom could come from space - Fri, 18 Aug 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - These days, it's hardly exotic to see a "made in China" sticker slapped on your favorite product.


  5. Forget flying cars - Google's Brin secretly builds an airship - Wed, 26 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Brin, Google co-founder, has secretly been building a massive airship inside of Hangar 2 at the NASA Ames Research Center, according to four people with knowledge of the project. It's unclear whether the craft, which looks like a zeppelin, is a hobby or something Brin hopes to turn into a business.


  6. Google Maps already tracks you; now other people can, too - Wed, 22 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app - the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing. The location-monitoring feature will begin rolling out Wednesday in an update to the Google Maps mobile app, which is already installed on most of the world's smartphones.


  7. Google opens 'shortcuts' to information, tools on phones - Tue, 21 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Google wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask its search engine. Its new feature, called "shortcuts," will appear as a row of icons below the Google search box.


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