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Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal
Net Neutrality

Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Opposition to the proposed rule change is growing louder as one commissioner calls for a delay on the May 15 vote and a public comment period.
Benjamin Kabin
How the Updated Google Maps Will Make Your Life Easier
Google

How the Updated Google Maps Will Make Your Life Easier

Google updated its Maps app with a new lane guidance feature and the ability to compare transit rates with those of ride-sharing service Uber.
Benjamin Kabin
Google X Chief: We're Using Technology to Get Technology Out of the Way
Google

Google X Chief: We're Using Technology to Get Technology Out of the Way

Astro Teller, the man behind Google Glass, says technology is at its best when it reaches a level of invisibility in our lives.
Benjamin Kabin
All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts
Google

All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts

An update to Google Now will notify users on their smartphones when they are in close proximity to a store carrying an item they've previously searched for.
Geoff Weiss
Google Docs and Google Sheets Are Now Standalone Apps for iOS and Android
Office Tech

Google Docs and Google Sheets Are Now Standalone Apps for iOS and Android

The dedicated apps are competition for Microsoft whose products are popular among iPad users.
Benjamin Kabin
Cutting the Cord: How One Woman Tried to Hide Her Pregnancy From the Internet
Big Data

Cutting the Cord: How One Woman Tried to Hide Her Pregnancy From the Internet

In a world where digital patterns are meticulously and surreptitiously tracked by marketers, Janet Vertesi sought to conceal her pregnancy from the ever-watchful glare of big data.
Geoff Weiss
Are Self-Driving Cars Only a Matter of Time?
Google

Are Self-Driving Cars Only a Matter of Time?

Google has released new footage of vehicles in its self-driving cars program reacting to pedestrians, cyclists, stop signs and more.
Nina Zipkin
Report: Tech Giants to Pay $324 Million to Settle No-Hiring Lawsuit
Hiring

Report: Tech Giants to Pay $324 Million to Settle No-Hiring Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe have settled a suit that accused the firms of conspiring not to hire one another's engineers.
Geoff Weiss
Expert Explains What Makes the Best Logos So Good
Logos

Expert Explains What Makes the Best Logos So Good

Creating a logo can be the most critical branding step. Here, we critique and offer insight on the logos from some of the biggest brands.
Richard Feloni
Eye of the Tiger: U.S. Army Eyes Night Vision Contact Lenses
Far Out Tech

Eye of the Tiger: U.S. Army Eyes Night Vision Contact Lenses

Forget heavy night vision goggles. Scientists are developing a better, lighter way for soldiers to see in the dark.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Digital Marketing First? Burt's Bees Wants to Pollinate Your Electronic Calendar
Marketing

A Digital Marketing First? Burt's Bees Wants to Pollinate Your Electronic Calendar

Consumers must opt into the advertising initiative that adds weekly events to their electronic calendars via Apple, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo.
Geoff Weiss
Considering VC for Your Business? Here's What You Need to Know.
Venture Capital

Considering VC for Your Business? Here's What You Need to Know.

Three questions to ask yourself when deciding whether or not you should take an investment from a company.
Aereo Faces Off Against Broadcast Giants in Supreme Court Today
Cloud computing

Aereo Faces Off Against Broadcast Giants in Supreme Court Today

The controversial streaming TV startup has battled broadcast goliaths before -- and won both times. Will it prevail again? Either way, Aereo's fate could forever change the way we watch TV.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Game On: Apple and Google Turn Up the Heat in the Mobile Gaming 'Arms Race'
Gaming

Game On: Apple and Google Turn Up the Heat in the Mobile Gaming 'Arms Race'

Silicon Valley's biggest tech rivals are seriously upping their game in the mobile gaming battle. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow