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From Android to Wearables to a New Auto Interface, What You Need to Know From Google's I/O Conference
Google

From Android to Wearables to a New Auto Interface, What You Need to Know From Google's I/O Conference

There were a slew of new announcement at the tech giant's annual event. Here's a quick rundown.
Benjamin Kabin
Nest Opens Its Software Platform to Developers in Bid to Conquer the Connected Home
Internet of Things

Nest Opens Its Software Platform to Developers in Bid to Conquer the Connected Home

Consumers will now be able to control their Whirlpool washers and dryers, Mercedes-Benz vehicles and Logitech remote controls through Nest's operating system.
Geoff Weiss
With Eye on Small Businesses, Google Gets Into the Domain Registration Game
Small Businesses

With Eye on Small Businesses, Google Gets Into the Domain Registration Game

The new service is aimed at getting more businesses to get online in order to connect with and find new customers.
Benjamin Kabin
Google-Owned Nest Buys Dropcam, a Home-Monitoring Startup, for $555 Million
Connected home

Google-Owned Nest Buys Dropcam, a Home-Monitoring Startup, for $555 Million

The deal signals that the connected home industry is rife with potential and gaining tremendous steam.
Geoff Weiss
The Daily Show Hilariously Slays 'Glass Holes'
Wearable Tech

The Daily Show Hilariously Slays 'Glass Holes'

In a segment on Jon Stewart's popular show, people who wear Google Glass are made to look like, well, idiots.
Jason Fell
Are Richard Branson and Google Teaming For Space Travel?
Space Travel

Are Richard Branson and Google Teaming For Space Travel?

According to reports, Google is mulling a stake in Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, a deal in which the tech giant would have to pony up $30 million in exchange for access to pioneering space-travel technology.
Geoff Weiss
Google Unveils New Tool for Businesses to Manage Their Online Presence
Finding Customers

Google Unveils New Tool for Businesses to Manage Their Online Presence

Companies can use 'Google My Business' to update their business information and share posts across Google+, Maps and Search from a centralized place.
Benjamin Kabin
Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million
Google

Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million

The acquisition will be used to improve Google Maps, and over time, could lead to global Internet access.
Laura Entis
Google's Next Move: Music Streaming?
Google

Google's Next Move: Music Streaming?

The digital giant is rumored to be purchasing streaming and music curation site Songza.
Nina Zipkin
Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity
Google

Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity

The tech giant is reportedly embarking on a plan to launch 180 small orbiting satellites that will bring Internet to unwired parts of the globe.
Catherine Clifford
Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think
Workplace Diversity

Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think

Sixty-one percent of the company's employees are white, compared to 66 percent of the of the overall U.S. labor force.
Laura Entis
We Are Flawed, Erring Humans. Don't Blame Google.
Leadership

We Are Flawed, Erring Humans. Don't Blame Google.

Google is being forced to erase the worst of who we are. We should be embracing that side of us.
Ray Hennessey
How to Recover from a Google Penguin Penalty
SEO

How to Recover from a Google Penguin Penalty

If your website has been penalized by Google, it's important to act quickly. Here are four steps to get you back in the clear.
Scott Langdon
LG G Watch: Google Wants to Live On Your Wrist
Smartwatches

LG G Watch: Google Wants to Live On Your Wrist

It wasn't just a rumor. Google is officially getting into the smartwatch game. Here's the latest on the smart watch everyone's talking about.
Kim Lachance Shandrow