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FTC finds no evidence Google violated anti-trust laws

Jan 3, 2013
After a 19-month investigation, the Federal Trade Commission says it found no evidence Google violated anti-trust laws. The company has agreed to license essential patents for rivals' products.
Posted In: Google, FTC, Internet search

Another Silicon Valley perk -- free shuttle service

Dec 26, 2012
Silicon Valley tech companies are known for their posh employee benefits. Among the latest, free shuttle bus service from SF to the Valley is transforming life for tech commuters.
Posted In: Google, apple, Silicon Valley

Put your money where your mobile is

Dec 21, 2012
What would it take for us to become a completely cashless society? Marketplace's Queena Kim takes us on a test drive of the Google Wallet app and talks about the efficacy of technology that's designed to make paper money a thing of the past.
Posted In: Google, smartphone, app, shopping

Predicting a Google antitrust settlement, and creating a Twitter truth-o-meter

Dec 18, 2012
A settlement between Google and the FTC may be in the tech company's favor, and a project by IT academics aims to separate the truth from rumors on social media during catastrophic events.
Posted In: antitrust, Google, Twitter, Newtown

Google close to settlement with FTC

Dec 18, 2012
Google's expected deal with the Federal Trade Commission would end an investigation into whether the search engine steered Internet users to its own site.
Posted In: Google, FTC, anti-trust

Google Maps for iOS 6... finally

Dec 14, 2012
A Google Maps option for iOS 6 lets users a sigh of relief.
Posted In: Apple Maps, ios, Map Apps, Google

To some, Google Maps app is a win for Apple

Dec 13, 2012
The new Google Maps app, released late yesterday for iPhone, may not be so unwelcome.
Posted In: apple, Google, iPhone5, google maps

Google users get 'Scroogled' in Microsoft's new ads

Nov 28, 2012
Microsoft's Bing is doing all it can to gain market share from Google.
Posted In: Google, bing, Microsoft

Google search in North Carolina: Jobs

Nov 13, 2012
Struggling N.C. county lures Google facility with incentives. Were they worth it?
Posted In: Google, North Carolina, Jobs

Could Google be this election's true crystal ball?

Oct 23, 2012
One researcher uses Google to track which voters are likely to go to the polls and the candidate they'll choose.
Posted In: Google, 2012 election

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