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Spain Can Now Tax Google For Linking to News
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Spain Can Now Tax Google For Linking to News

Spain passed a law last week that taxes any site linking to articles published by members of the country's newspaper association that contain descriptions of their work.
Jillian D'Onfro
Defiance Is the Key to Weathering Startup Negativty
Startups

Defiance Is the Key to Weathering Startup Negativty

Hold fast when the naysayers unleash a barrage of discouragement. It makes it even better when you succeed.
Bobby Campbell
French Court Sides With Business Owner Over Negative Online Review
Censorship

French Court Sides With Business Owner Over Negative Online Review

The decision creates a new crime of 'being too highly ranked' on a search engine, the blogger says.
Geoff Weiss
Samsung Reportedly Looking to Snatch Up Startup SmartThings For $200 Million
Technology

Samsung Reportedly Looking to Snatch Up Startup SmartThings For $200 Million

Watch out, Nest. If the rumors are true, the South Korean electronics giant could soon take a bite out of the sizzling home-automation market with the purchase of SmartThings.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Unveils Project Zero, an Elite Cybersecurity Squad to Fight Hackers
Hackers

Google Unveils Project Zero, an Elite Cybersecurity Squad to Fight Hackers

'We're hiring,' the company says of its new security outfit, which will work to maintain cybersecurity across the Internet going beyond Google's own workings on the web.
Geoff Weiss
How Google 'Sitelinks' Can Improve Your SEO
National Small Business Week

How Google 'Sitelinks' Can Improve Your SEO

A step-by-step guide for getting sitelinks to show up in your results pages and how they can drive more traffic to your website.
Neil Patel
Novartis, Google to Develop Contact Lenses to Monitor Blood Sugar
Far Out Tech

Novartis, Google to Develop Contact Lenses to Monitor Blood Sugar

Finger-prick glucose tests could soon be a pain of the past. The two mega companies have joined forces to make biosensor-packed smart lenses a reality for diabetes patients.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Glass Creator Babak Parviz Snagged by Amazon
Tech Leaders

Google Glass Creator Babak Parviz Snagged by Amazon

While Parviz's expertise lies in the realm of high-tech optics, it is not yet known what projects he will undertake at Amazon.
Geoff Weiss
Google Ventures Launches $100 Million Startup Fund in Europe
Venture Capital

Google Ventures Launches $100 Million Startup Fund in Europe

The startup investment arm of the digital giant is aiming to put support into new European companies.
Nina Zipkin
17 Ridiculous Questions Google Has Stopped Asking During Interviews
Interviewing

17 Ridiculous Questions Google Has Stopped Asking During Interviews

Google often asks potential hires to think outside the box, but these interview questions are so absurd the tech company eventually banned them.
Caroline Moss
Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations
Health

Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations

In an extensive interview with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page explained why regulations are hampering improvements in health care.
Laura Entis
Google Gunning for Amazon With Expansion of Same-Day Delivery
Ecommerce

Google Gunning for Amazon With Expansion of Same-Day Delivery

Google is planning on expanding its Shopping Express nationwide. The company is looking to go head to head with Amazon with product search, while expanding its dominance in online search and advertising.
Benjamin Kabin
Walk Into Your Pictures: 3-D Camera Maker Raises $16 Million in VC Funding
Photography

Walk Into Your Pictures: 3-D Camera Maker Raises $16 Million in VC Funding

Mountain View, Calif.-based Matterport develops technology that allow users to capture images and turn them into 3-D models that can be explored. A current application is providing a way for real-estate listings to be walked through.
Catherine Clifford
How to Recover From Any Google Penalty
SEO Tips

How to Recover From Any Google Penalty

A thorough look at penalties related to backlinks and Panda and what you can do if you get hit.
Felix Tarcomnicu