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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
EU's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling Is Already Getting Messy
Privacy Policies

EU's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling Is Already Getting Messy

Several news outlets claim some of their articles have been hidden by the search engine.
Laura Entis
Google Buys Digital Music Service Songza
Acquisitions

Google Buys Digital Music Service Songza

Google expands into music streaming with purchase of context and curation-based Songza.
Nina Zipkin
How First Grade Classroom Etiquette is Impacting Time-Management Rituals at Google Ventures
Productivity Tools

How First Grade Classroom Etiquette is Impacting Time-Management Rituals at Google Ventures

After seeing how a classroom full of first graders reacted to a certain gadget, a design partner at Google Ventures decided to test it out at the SEO giant.
Geoff Weiss
Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity
Workplace Diversity

Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity

The numbers that critics use to paint a damaging picture of Silicon Valley need to be viewed in context.
Ray Hennessey
How Google Is Taking Over Our Lives
Internet of Things

How Google Is Taking Over Our Lives

In the best possible ways, though. Right?
Jason Fell
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