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Google Pilots Carpooling Program That Could Challenge Uber
Ridesharing Apps

Google Pilots Carpooling Program That Could Challenge Uber

Israel-based, Google-owned Waze announced a carpooling app RideWith.
Catherine Clifford
Supreme Court Declines to Hear Google's Appeal in Oracle Case
Legal Issues

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Google's Appeal in Oracle Case

The move means Oracle is allowed to seek licensing fees for the use of its Java programming language.
Why Local SEO Is About to Become Even More Important
SEO

Why Local SEO Is About to Become Even More Important

A number of factors, including the rise of wearables and increased competition, places a greater focus on location.
Jayson DeMers
Google Starts Road Tests of New Self-Driving Car Prototypes
Self-Driving Cars

Google Starts Road Tests of New Self-Driving Car Prototypes

Luckily for us they will have safety drivers on board.
Paging Cindy, If She Exists. (And Why It's Important If She Doesn't.)
Fraud

Paging Cindy, If She Exists. (And Why It's Important If She Doesn't.)

The Internet has flattened the world, but also is fraught with danger. Luckily, the Web has tools to protect yourself and your business.
Issamar Ginzberg
No Regrets: Gmail's 'Undo Send' Feature Made a Permanent Function
Email

No Regrets: Gmail's 'Undo Send' Feature Made a Permanent Function

After six years of beta testing, the function is available through the main settings.
Nina Zipkin
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Google Patent Appeal Over Street View
Legal Issues

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Google Patent Appeal Over Street View

The tech giant will indeed need to defend claims that its Street View mapping software violates patents held by someone else.
Running Late? Google Maps Can Tell You If You'll Miss Closing Time.
Google Maps

Running Late? Google Maps Can Tell You If You'll Miss Closing Time.

If your destination will likely be closed by the time you arrive, you'll get a notification telling you as much.
Laura Entis
YouTube to Launch a Separate Video Game Service
Gaming

YouTube to Launch a Separate Video Game Service

YouTube Gaming is the company's answer to Twitch, which Amazon acquired for $1.1 billion last August.
Geoff Weiss
Google's New Startup for Cities Needs to Go Far Beyond Tech
Urban Communities

Google's New Startup for Cities Needs to Go Far Beyond Tech

If the Google-backed Sidewalk Labs just wants to build tech for 'smart cities,' it may not make a dent.
BlackBerry May Put Android System on New Device
Competition

BlackBerry May Put Android System on New Device

Sources say the move is an acknowledgement that its revamped line of devices has failed to win mass appeal.
What You Need to Know About Google's Recent 'Phantom' Update
Websites

What You Need to Know About Google's Recent 'Phantom' Update

If you're up to date with the search giant's mobile requirements, you need to make sure you have quality content.
Thomas Smale
At WWDC, Apple Ripped Off a Bunch of Features From Google and Microsoft
Apple

At WWDC, Apple Ripped Off a Bunch of Features From Google and Microsoft

A lot of the new features Apple discussed seemed familiar. Awfully familiar.