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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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Google Working On Pill That Could Detect Cancer Cells

Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient’s bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.

10/29/2014

Google's autonomous cars have racked up many miles of testing on public roads. (credit: Google)

California DMV Begins Issuing Testing Permits For Self-Driving Cars

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around.

09/16/2014

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Toyota Not Expecting Driverless Cars Soon

Your car will soon do more to help avoid a crash. But as for leaving the driving to the vehicle while you relax, don’t get your hopes up. That’s the message from Toyota.

09/08/2014

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