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That Time Google Almost Bought Tesla for $11 Billion
Elon Musk

That Time Google Almost Bought Tesla for $11 Billion

When Tesla almost bottomed out two years ago, Elon Musk turned to Larry Page to save it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
EU to Investigate Transparency of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo
Search Engines

EU to Investigate Transparency of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo

The investigation is expected to take place next year, but a strategy document has already been drafted.
A Friendly Reminder to Make Sure Your Site Is Mobile-Friendly by Tomorrow
Website Design

A Friendly Reminder to Make Sure Your Site Is Mobile-Friendly by Tomorrow

Starting April 21, Google will incorporate a site's mobile-friendliness into its ranking algorithm.
Laura Entis
Is Your Site Mobile Ready for Google's Big Algorithm Change? (Infographic)
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Is Your Site Mobile Ready for Google's Big Algorithm Change? (Infographic)

Mobile-friendly websites will be more important than ever for business searchability.
Dane Atkinson
EU Says Google Cheated in Shopping Searches
Legal Issues

EU Says Google Cheated in Shopping Searches

In another antitrust investigation, the search giant is accused of distorting Internet search results to favor its shopping service.
Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever
24/7 Tech

Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever

His diet apparently consists of berries, smoked salmon, dark chocolate and a lot of pills.
Laura Entis
How to Make the Most of the Week Left Until Google's Next Search Algorithm Update
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How to Make the Most of the Week Left Until Google's Next Search Algorithm Update

It's not too late to begin adapting to the expected switch in focus to mobile, but it is getting close.
Brett Relander
Google's Head of HR: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College
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Google's Head of HR: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College

Grades don't matter either, says the search giant's senior vice president of people operations, Laszlo Bock.
Geoff Weiss
6 Foolproof Methods for Creating Top Content on Any Topic
SEO

6 Foolproof Methods for Creating Top Content on Any Topic

We'd all love to show up first in Google for something. Here are some pointers.
Jeffrey Kranz
Consumers Withdraw Lawsuit Against Google Over Android App Limits
Legal Issues

Consumers Withdraw Lawsuit Against Google Over Android App Limits

The case accused the search engine company of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers using Android operating system to make Google's own applications the default option.
Is Dropbox Planning to Take on Google Docs?
Dropbox

Is Dropbox Planning to Take on Google Docs?

An apparent leak shows that the online file storage company is building a word processing service to challenge Google's.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Google X Head: 'I'm Afraid of People's Reactions to Technology'
24/7 Tech

Google X Head: 'I'm Afraid of People's Reactions to Technology'

Google's 'Captain of Moonshots' on his frustration with the slow pace at which society is adapting to technological advancements.
Laura Entis
Google Fails to Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit Over Google Wallet
Legal Issues

Google Fails to Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit Over Google Wallet

The tech giant has been accused of invading the privacy of users of its Google Wallet electronic payment service by sharing their personal information with outside app developers.
Pac-Man and Google Maps: A Genius Match
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Pac-Man and Google Maps: A Genius Match

Google's decision to transform Google Maps into a playground for fans of the retro video game proves that the best ideas don't have to be new ideas.
Carly Okyle