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Google Maps offers live transit updates

Jun 8, 2011
Not sure if this is helpful or not but that kind of thing never matters to Google. They just build it. Residents of four American and two European...
Posted In: buses, flowers, Google, google maps, maps, Transportation

Google launches Offers today

Jun 1, 2011
It's only in Portland, Oregon so far but set to spread soon. This is Google's competitor to Groupon and it's meant to be used in conjunction with...
Posted In: Google, google wallet, groupon, offers

Big day for buttons

Jun 1, 2011
Twitter has rolled out a follow button to be used on websites. So now if you're at, say, IMDB.com and you want to follow that entity on Twitter,...
Posted In: buttons, Google, Twitter

Google Wallet in action

May 26, 2011
We talked on our Friday show about how Google Wallet works. Here's some video that's started showing up already.
Posted In: Google, google wallet, nfc

Senator writes STRONGLY WORDED LETTER to tech companies

May 26, 2011
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) sent a letter Wednesday to Apple and Google saying he wants the companies to have privacy policies for all apps sold for...
Posted In: apple, franken, Google

Shots fired in impending mobile payment war

May 25, 2011
Well, shots are rumored to be fired tomorrow anyway. That's when all the rumors (sniff sniff, smells like a controlled leak) say that Google will...
Posted In: Google, nfc, Sprint

Google News is pulling the plug on Google News Archives

May 25, 2011
Three years ago Google set out to scan every newspaper everywhere, ever. After "3.5 million issues of more than 2000 newspaper titles worldwide,"...
Posted In: Google, news, newspapers

Google getting busted for drugs

May 23, 2011
The search giant has been warned repeatedly by state and federal authorities about running ads for illicit pharmacies. Google makes a ton of money...
Posted In: Google, spam

Autonomous cars to solve everything

May 23, 2011
This according to Google scientist and Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun, in a speech delivered on Saturday at a conference. Thrun says that...
Posted In: cars, Google, robots, Transportation

"Too creepy for Google" barrier somehow met

May 20, 2011
Eric Schmidt says Google can build a facial recognition database but won't. So...that's comforting. I think. Speaking at the Google "Big Tent"...
Posted In: Google, privacy, security

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