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What Google Is Really Doing by Giving Away Patents
Patents

What Google Is Really Doing by Giving Away Patents

How the tech giant's plan will and won't help startups.
A Small Business in Montana Just Won $1.5 Million for Ocean Health Technology
Innovation

A Small Business in Montana Just Won $1.5 Million for Ocean Health Technology

As carbon dioxide is burned to fuel our lives, a percentage of that carbon ends up in the world's oceans. The first step in fixing the problem is being able to accurately measure it. That's what Sunburst Sensors is doing.
Catherine Clifford
Google's Self-Driving Cars Crash 'Surprisingly Often' -- But Other Drivers Are Always at Fault
Self-Driving Cars

Google's Self-Driving Cars Crash 'Surprisingly Often' -- But Other Drivers Are Always at Fault

The automated vehicles have been hit by human drivers a total of 14 times since testing began in 2009, according to project director Chris Urmson.
Geoff Weiss
Why Google's New Beacon Platform Is a Threat to Apple's iBeacon
beacons

Why Google's New Beacon Platform Is a Threat to Apple's iBeacon

While Apple's Bluetooth technology only works with iPhones, Google's Eddystone works with iOS and Android operating systems.
Laura Entis
SEO Is So Hard That Even Google Needs Help With It
SEO

SEO Is So Hard That Even Google Needs Help With It

Google is hiring an SEO expert in order to help improve Google searches about Google.
Geoff Weiss
Google Wins Dismissal of Android Privacy Lawsuit
Privacy Concerns

Google Wins Dismissal of Android Privacy Lawsuit

Android users said the company violated its own privacy policy by disclosing their names, email addresses and account locations to third parties without permission.
The Fresh Approach of Google's Star Recruiter
Hiring

The Fresh Approach of Google's Star Recruiter

Three hiring pointers from the man who took Google from 3,000 to 53,000 employees
Mariah DeLeon
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