In Long Island, drivers hooked on their phones could soon see new penalties for distracted driving. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice has proposed the use of a “kill switch” to disable the phone of someone who has been convicted…
By Colleen Shalby
In an effort to make the Internet a safer place, Google will prioritize secure websites in search results, giving a boost to those URLs with an "https" -- "s" as in "secure" -- over "http."…
The move comes after Google notified British media outlets, The Guardian and the BBC that links to some articles would no longer be visible on their search engine after they received complaints to have the links removed.
By Tracy Wholf
In honor of four decades of the Rubik’s Cube, Google has created a “Chrome Lab” where you can build your own Rubik’s Cube.
By Sarah Corapi
The world’s search engine, Google, could be taking a pretty big step towards expanding its business. According to the Wall Street Journal, the tech giant plans to acquire a new fleet of satellites that would expand internet access to unserved…
By PBS NewsHour
By Murrey Jacobson
In an industry that has been famously guarded about its workplace diversity, Google on Wednesday disclosed its record when it comes to hiring women, African-Americans and Hispanics. The data reveals statistics that the company itself admits are too low and…
By Vivek Wadhwa
Silicon Valley companies justify their dearth of women technologists by claiming that there just aren’t enough to go around. And employee data from Google released Wednesday prove that the technology behemoth is no different; only 17 percent of its technology…
By Telle Whitney, Anita Borg Institute
Today’s announcement by Google is a step in the right direction for the technology industry. That being said, the numbers are not good.
By Talia Mindich
Google will begin building its own driverless cars, co-founder Sergey Brin announced Tuesday night at a conference in California.
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