Monthly Archives: June 2015

Google Manipulates Search Results, According to Study From Yelp and Legal … – Re/code

Re/code Google Manipulates Search Results, According to Study From Yelp and Legal …Re/codeGoogle knowingly manipulates search results according to a research paper published Monday from several academics. The study presents evidence that the search giant sets out to hamper competitors … Continue reading

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Google appeal in Oracle case denied by Supreme Court – USA TODAY

Wall Street Journal Google appeal in Oracle case denied by Supreme CourtUSA TODAYThe Supreme Court rejected Google's appeal of a lower court decision that favored Oracle, which alleges Google's Android smartphone operating system, the world's most popular mobile software, infringes … Continue reading

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Gallery: Google launches redesigned Hangouts 4.0 on iOS – Ars Technica

AnandTech Gallery: Google launches redesigned Hangouts 4.0 on iOSArs TechnicaGoogle updated Hangouts, its instant messaging platform, to a major new version—but you won't find it on Android just yet. Hangouts 4.0 launched on iOS today, bringing a lot of design … Continue reading

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Google just got replaced by Microsoft Bing in a big search partnership – Business Insider

Business Insider Google just got replaced by Microsoft Bing in a big search partnershipBusiness InsiderMicrosoft is handing over parts of its display advertising business to AOL, the company announced Monday afternoon. As part of the deal, AOL, which is now … Continue reading

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Google Maps will highlight rail crossings – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Google Maps will highlight rail crossingsUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — Google has agreed to expand Google Maps data to include the locations of the nation's nearly 250,000 grade-level railroad crossings, the Federal Railroad Administration said Monday. Federal regulators have made … Continue reading

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Google Photos Mislabels 2 Black Americans as Gorillas – Yahoo Tech

Yahoo Tech Google Photos Mislabels 2 Black Americans as GorillasYahoo TechThe image recognition software built into Google Photos is impressive. Show it a photo of the Eiffel Tower, and it will know that picture was taken in Paris. Snap an … Continue reading

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Paired With AI and VR, Google Earth Will Change the Planet – Wired

Wired Paired With AI and VR, Google Earth Will Change the PlanetWiredIn 2005, as a master's student at the university, Askay took the experiment further still, using Google Earth to create a visual interface for all those cameras and sensors. … Continue reading

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Famed Security Researcher Mudge Leaves Google – Re/code

Re/code Famed Security Researcher Mudge Leaves GoogleRe/codeA former researcher with DARPA, the research arm of the U.S. Department of Defense, he joined Google along with fellow DARPA alum Regina Dugan to work on security research at the search giant's Advanced … Continue reading

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Google Expands Its Educational Platform “Classroom” With A New API, Share … – TechCrunch

TechCrunch Google Expands Its Educational Platform “Classroom” With A New API, Share …TechCrunchGoogle Classroom, the company's educational initiative that launched last year to allow teachers and students to communicate and collaborate with each other using Google tools and services, has … Continue reading

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This heat map shows where Google employees live in the Bay Area – Business Insider

This heat map shows where Google employees live in the Bay AreaBusiness InsiderOutside San Francisco and Santa Clara County, Google employees don't show the Bay Area much love. While Googlers are spread across most of the northern California landscape, the … Continue reading

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