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Google Feature Tells You When Shopping Lines Are Shortest

New Google feature is designed to take the guesswork out of finding out when lines are shortest at your favorite grocery store, coffee shop or gym.

07/29/2015

Scientists say search terms entered into search engines like Google Trends might allow them to make predictions about things like the stock markets. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Will The Internet Listen To Your Private Conversations?

Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm.

07/29/2015

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - SEPTEMBER 25:  A Google self-driving car is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California.  California Gov. Jerry Brown signed State Senate Bill 1298 that allows driverless cars to operate on public roads for testing purposes. The bill also calls for the Department of Motor Vehicles to adopt regulations that govern licensing, bonding, testing and operation of the driverless vehicles before January 2015.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Chooses Austin, Texas As Testing Site For Driverless Cars

Google Inc. has chosen Texas as the latest testing site for its self-driving car project.

07/07/2015

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Report: Google Degrades Search Results To Favor Its Clients

Expert warns Google has been short-circuiting its own search results to promote sites and customers who pay the search engine.

06/29/2015

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California Reveals Details Of Self-Driving Car Accidents

California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that had shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing on public roads.

06/18/2015

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Google App Counts Calories From Your Food Photos

Google app uses Instagram photos to estimate the calories in food.

06/04/2015

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Folsom Prostitute Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter, Drug Charges In Google Exec’s Death

A California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs.

05/19/2015

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Appeal Court: Judges Shouldn’t Have Forced YouTube To Take Down Anti-Muslim Video

The 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal sided with Google, which owns YouTube, saying the previous decision by a three-member panel of the same court gave “short shrift” to the First Amendment and constituted prior restraint – a prohibition on free speech before it takes place.

05/18/2015

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Judge: Mississippi A.G. Can’t Stop Google From Getting His Correspondence With Lobbyists

The Internet giant says Hood is part of a covert campaign by movie studios to use legal action to achieve enhanced piracy protection that Congress has rejected.

04/12/2015

Buffalo Bills' Erik Pears (79) in action vs Carolina Panthers Kony Ealy (94) during preseason game at Bank of America Stadium. (Photo by Al Tielemans /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)

Google, Apple Could Stream Midseason NFL Game Nationally; League Also Lifts Blackouts

The week 7 London game between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars will be available online nationally. Who will broadcast the game is still up in the air, as the league will accept bids. A clear frontrunner for the rights is a service like Google’s YouTube, though Apple is rumored to be making inroads on its own cable-like service.

03/23/2015

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Preliminary Hearing Set For Prostitute Charged In Google Executive’s Death

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht.

02/24/2015

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Yahoo Replaces Google As Firefox Web Browser’s Default Search

Even though Chrome is now more widely used, Firefox still has a loyal audience that makes more than 100 billion worldwide search requests annually.

11/19/2014

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