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HTC May Announce Google Acquisition on Thursday...
Gadgets 360 | 2017-09-20 13:35 UTC
HTC is set to make a "major announcement" on Thursday, and speculations claim that it could be Google's acquisition of smartphone business. Apparently they paid off the right people to again get around anti-trust laws
By ceres on 2017-09-20 15:05 UTC
Are Facebook And Google The New Colonial Powers?...
Zero Hedge | 2017-09-18 14:55 UTC
The key dynamics of colonialism for the residents are 1) a lack of choice and 2) a lack of power: the colonial power imposes a regime, either formally or informally, that limits the choices enjoyed by residents and limits their power to bypass or replace the colonial regime. In the classic
By viper1 on 2017-09-18 17:10 UTC, Edited: 2017-09-18 17:13 UTC
Free Speech Social Network ‘Gab’ Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google...
Breitbart.com | 2017-09-15 16:46 UTC
Gab, the free speech social network, has filed a lawsuit against Google after they were suspended without warning from Google's Play Store last month.
By earlybird on 2017-09-15 19:55 UTC
Report: Google let advertisers target racist keywords like "black people ruin everything" - CBS News...
CBS News | 2017-09-15 18:35 UTC
When reporters typed "Why do Jews ruin everything," Google apparently suggested running ads next to searches for "the evil jew" or "jewish control of banks"
By earlybird on 2017-09-15 19:51 UTC
Alphabet talks with Lyft about possible investment: source...
Reuters Canada | 2017-09-15 02:10 UTC
Alphabet Inc is in discussions with Lyft Inc about a possible investment in the ride-hailing company, potentially deepening an existing partnership between the two firms, a person familiar with the talks said on Thursday.
By aphrodite on 2017-09-15 02:37 UTC
Google critics pushed out by think tank launch independent group...
The Hill | 2017-09-13 15:48 UTC
A group of antitrust experts has launched their own independent organization after they were pushed out of the New America think tank two weeks following criticisms of Google.
By earlybird on 2017-09-13 19:37 UTC
Google Is Watching Your Every Political Move...
lewrockwell.com | 2017-09-12 06:54 UTC
Schmidt believes, counter-intuitively, that getting multiple possible choices for any one Google query is not the desirable prospect it should be (aren’t consumers always in search of more variety?), but rather a “bug” that should be duly squashed underfoot. Silly mortal, you should not expect more
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-09-12 06:54 UTC
Google Accused of Trying to Patent Public Domain Technology...
Bleeping Computer | 2017-09-11 18:45 UTC
A Polish academic is accusing Google of trying to patent technology he invented and that he purposely released into the public domain so companies like Google couldn't trap it inside restrictive licenses. The mystery remains surrounding Google's decision to patent something that it's in the public
By rjx32 on 2017-09-11 20:56 UTC, Edited: 2017-09-11 20:59 UTC
Ex-Google employee James Damore: 'Underground conservative network' in Silicon Valley exists...
Fox News | 2017-09-11 16:58 UTC
James Damore who was fired from Google for posting a controversial memo about bias and discrimination in the workplace, claims there is an underground conservative network in Silicon Valley.
By rjx32 on 2017-09-11 20:55 UTC
Google Appeals Record EU Antitrust Fine...
Fox Business | 2017-09-11 13:59 UTC
Alphabet Inc.'s Google on Monday filed an appeal of the European Union's record EUR2.42 billion ($2.91 billion) antitrust fine against the company for allegedly abusing the power of its dominant search engine, setting up a legal battle that could
By viper1 on 2017-09-11 16:19 UTC
Google - HTC rumor...
Mashable | 2017-09-08 02:23 UTC
Google is apparently "in the final stage of negotiations" to acquire HTC's smartphone division.
By viper1 on 2017-09-08 16:11 UTC
What To Do About Google?...
Forbes | 2017-09-08 10:15 UTC
Google's misbehavior has prompted calls for regulation. Potential remedies include breakups, common-carrier requirements, and beefed-up antitrust. Fortunately, Congress solved a similar problem in 1992, which provides a regulatory template.
By viper1 on 2017-09-08 16:08 UTC
Report: Google ‘Coming After Critics’ in Academia and Journalism, ‘Forming Into a Government of Itself’...
Breitbart.com | 2017-09-01 18:58 UTC
Google is "coming after critics in academia and journalism," according to the Washington Post, who added that the company "is forming into a government of itself."
By viper1 on 2017-09-01 23:21 UTC
Google Search Has A New Speed Test Tool, Here Is How To Use It...
Fossbytes | 2017-08-31 13:53 UTC
nce in a while, every netizen has the urge to test internetspeed and have a sense of satisfaction that they’re running a super-fast internet connection. I use the Speed Test tool by Ookla to check the speed of my broadband connection. Generally, I u
By viper1 on 2017-08-31 15:24 UTC
YouTube "Economically Censors" Ron Paul, Labels Videos "Not Suitable" For All Advertisers...
Zero Hedge | 2017-08-27 20:50 UTC
Former US Congressman Ron Paul has joined a growing list of independent political journalists and commentators who’re being economically punished by YouTube despite producing videos that routinely receive hundreds of thousands of views. Assange claims that Paul was being punished for speaking out
By aphrodite on 2017-08-31 07:40 UTC
Think-Tank Group Axed after Criticizing Google...
National Review | 2017-08-30 16:31 UTC
Kenneth P. Vogel has the story at the New York Times. It's worth quoting at length (or better yet reading in full if you have the time): The New America Foundation has received more than $21 million from Google; its parent companys executive chairman, Eri
By rjx32 on 2017-08-30 20:40 UTC
Google pulls 500+ backdoored apps from Google Play...
Help Net Security | 2017-08-23 17:16 UTC
Security researchers have identified over 500 apps on Google Play containing an advertising software development kit (SDK) called Igexin, which allowed covert download of spying plugins. The apps in question represent a wide selection of photo editors, In
By kynast on 2017-08-23 19:51 UTC
Rebels of Google: Tampons Kept in Men’s Restrooms Because ‘Some Men Menstruate’...
Breitbart.com | 2017-08-17 16:21 UTC
An exclusive interview with a high ranking former Google engineer who wishes to remain anonymous reveals more aspects of the company's political monoculture, in which conservative and libertarian employees allege they experience a hostile work environment
By viper1 on 2017-08-17 20:30 UTC
Google Home Just Became A Telephone: Why Its Much Better Than Making Calls On Amazon Echo...
Tech Times | 2017-08-17 12:32 UTC
Google has announced that its smart speaker can now place calls for free, provided that the recipients are in the United States or Canada. Googles approach to calling services is much better than Amazon.
By viper1 on 2017-08-17 13:16 UTC
Alt-right calls off March on Google...
The Hill | 2017-08-16 13:19 UTC
Alt-right organizers have called off a "march on Google" to protest the firing last week of a programmer who penned a controversial memo on diversity.
By rjx32 on 2017-08-16 14:03 UTC
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