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Google invests in offshore wind

Oct 12, 2010
You know Google, right? They're that company that does wind farms and autonomous cars. Oh and yeah, they have a search engine too, I think....
Posted In: energy, Google, wind

Alternative Indicator: Brought to You by Google

Oct 12, 2010
Using its massive collection of e-shopping data, Google is working on an index that accounts for a daily measure of inflation. What is it? Ther...
Posted In: alternative indicator, Google, new numbers, price index

Federal Elections Commission cuts Google a break

Oct 11, 2010
In August, Google asked the Commission if they need to include disclaimers in short campaign ads the site features that are at their maximum, 95...
Posted In: business, elections, Google, government, search

Eric Schmidt is on Facebook even though he's not

Oct 11, 2010
Facebook prides itself on getting each user to have only one account, with their real name, that really reflects who they really are. Tech Crunch...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, privacy, social media

New Sony Google TV remote is a horrifying nightmare

Oct 6, 2010
Viewers of ABC's Nightline got a quick glimpse of a remote that Sony is preparing to go along with the new Google TV. And holy mackerel it looks...
Posted In: Google, search, tv

Eric Schmidt is really upset that we have to drive cars

Sep 28, 2010
The CEO of Google is still complaining that we have to drive our own cars. Humans, I mean. Clearly, cars should have the ability to drive...
Posted In: Google, Transportation, Web Culture

Google has been found guilty of libel in France.

Sep 27, 2010
A convicted sex offender who is appealing his conviction objected to the word "rape" coming up in a search of his name. The French court said he's...
Posted In: Google, government, Law, privacy, search

Google's election guide

Sep 22, 2010
Can be found here. Lots of fun to drill down into for political junkies.
Posted In: Google, government, search

Google Transparency Project isn't all that transparent

Sep 21, 2010
Google is always getting asked by governments around the world to take down certain material or to hand over data. They sometimes go along with it,...
Posted In: Google, government, policy, search

Internet Explorer 9 beta launches

Sep 15, 2010
I think we need a new story category on this blog: Geek Chow. Stories that probably don't matter a whole lot in the short term to the average...
Posted In: browsers, Facebook, geek chow, Google, internet explorer, Microsoft, search

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