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A sign is posted on the exterior of Google headquarters on January 30, 2014 in Mountain View.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Restructuring As Part Of New Holding Company ‘Alphabet’

Google is changing its operating structure and will become part of a holding company called Alphabet.

08/10/2015

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Major Security Flaw Lets Hackers Take Over Android Phones With A Single Text Message

A major security flaw on Android phones let’s hackers break in with a single text. You don’t even have to open the message to get hacked.

07/28/2015

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Google Admitting It Can’t Compete With Facebook On Social Media?

Company vice president Brad Horotwitz, who’s been running Google+, said in a blogpost that users will no longer need a Google+ account to chat with others on Google products like YouTube. Any Gmail account will now suffice.

07/28/2015

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Should Twitter, Facebook Be Held Liable For A Terrorist Attack?

Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.

07/24/2015

A Microsoft logo is seen during the 2015 Microsoft Build Conference on April 29, 2015 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Thousands are expected to attend the annual developer conference which runs through May 1. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Microsoft Cracking Down On Revenge Porn In Search Results

Along with a slew of websites and social media platforms, Microsoft is beefing up its policies around “revenge porn” and opting for a new system to help victims report abuse.

07/22/2015

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Google Street View Catches Smoking Husband Who Swore He Quit

A man who promised his wife he quit smoking was caught by Google Street View having a cigarette in their driveway.

07/21/2015

Pipes pass through the chiller plant at the Google Inc. data center in Changhua, Taiwan, on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Google, owner of the worlds most-popular search engine, doubled its spending plan for a new data center in Taiwan to $600 million amid surging demand from Asia for its Gmail and YouTube services. Photographer: Ashley Pon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Just How Much Water Are Silicon Valley Data Centers Guzzling?

As the California drought lingers on and the threat of rising water rates becomes reality, Silicon Valley companies are looking for alternative methods to keep its computer farms cool.

07/20/2015

A bicyclist rides by a sign at the Google headquarters. March 10, 2010 MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Shareholders Receive $65.1 Billion Windfall In Friday Trading

Google’s stock roared out of a long slumber Friday to produce the biggest shareholder windfall in U.S. history as investors rewarded the Internet company for promising to curb its spending on risky projects.

07/17/2015

Google's self-driving car has a spinning sensor on the top. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Google Employees Injured In Self-Driving Car Accident

This is the first reported injury accident involving the self-driving car.

07/17/2015

A person prepares to search the internet using the Google search engine, on May 14, 2014, in Lille.  (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Pulls Back The Reigns On Corporate Spending

Google (GOOG) reports its second quarter earnings on Thursday, and while its first quarter report revealed a slight decline in its expenses from the fourth quarter, costs were well up from a year earlier, approaching three billion dollars.

07/15/2015

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