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Google’s Motorola Adventure: Stinging Failure, or Slight Victory?

Google’s little smartphone-manufacturing adventure cost it at least $7.1 billion. Was it worth it? continue…

Can Android Dominate PCs?

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The mobile operating system has its sights fixed on the PC market. continue…

Yahoo’s Moment of Truth Approaches

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Having somewhat stabilized her company, CEO Marissa Mayer needs to show that Yahoo is relevant and capable of growing its bottom line. continue…

A Tenuous Future for Google Code?

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Google Code, the company’s project-hosting site for developers, could soon get the axe, reports InfoWorld. The “most obvious” reason why Google Code might be dumped is that it hasn’t added a new feature since 2011, InfoWorld notes, though there is also the rise of GitHub, which has accelerated the practice of coding as a “collective and social” endeavor — exactly what Google Code had set out to accomplish. Indeed, the last feature added to Google Code was the addition of… continue…

What Time Is the Superbowl This Year?

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We wrote that headline to kick off a discussion about the current state of SEO. continue…

Google Acquires AI Startup DeepMind

The acquisition could help in Google’s quest to create platforms that rapidly learn and adapt. continue…

European Commission Wants Stiffer Fines for Data Violations

Stiffer sanctions could reach as much as 2 percent of a company’s global annual turnover. continue…

Nest CEO: Privacy Changes Will Be Opt-In

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Following its acquisition by Google, Nest has become aggressive about stating its privacy controls. continue…

Google Exploring Glucose-Monitoring Contact Lenses

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The search-engine giant is the latest company exploring hardware that records biometrics. continue…

Google Releases Cloud Storage Connector for Hadoop

With Hadoop such a force in the data-analytics community, Google has little choice but to facilitate its use on Google Cloud Storage. continue…