Google has just issued its financial figures for the third quarter. They show growth and progress which is a good sign for Google’s future.
Oct 18 2013, 3:02am CDT
Source: Business Insider
In a recent talk, Google CEO Larry Page raised a radical notion: We all might be working much harder than is necessary. "The idea that everyone needs to work frantically to meet people's needs is just not true," he said, pointing to recent advances in technology that have made meeting humanity's basic needs much easier. Some people work hard to pay rent, to put food on the table, because they enjoy it, or — in rare cases — because the job really demands it. But wha ...
Full article at: Business Insider
14 hours ago, 8:31am CDT
The founders of Google had a contract according to which they could use Pentagon jet fuel at a slashed price for their private fleet of airplanes and helicopters. This was provided by H211 and NASA for their flights across the globe. But, since they misused their rights, the Pentagon has looked into the matter and they are being denied access to the jet fuel.
Sep 13 2013, 7:30am CDT
Source: San Jose Business Journal
Billionaires and tech moguls are flocking to Sun Valley, Idaho, for the Allen & Co. media conference that begins today, and as usual, security will be muscling photographers trying to snap shots of Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page and other Silicon Valley elite.
But Bloomberg reported that event staff may be pointing their gazes upward this year, looking for unmanned aerial drones that could photograph, harm or just plain irritate guests of th ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal
1 day ago, 9:19am CDT
Source: The Register
Click this way if you want to live A chap named yueq over at Y Combinator has spotted evidence that Google's founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin ar ...
Full article at: The Register
6 days ago, 11:56pm CDT
Google earns $9.56 per share in Q2 2013 which is lower than last year. Tech giant reports revenue of $41.11 billion which is 19 percent up from last year but still misses expectations.
Jul 19 2013, 6:10am CDT
Source: Spectator Magazine
The latest US census found that 43 per cent of the population in Santa Clara County, California, were members of a religious institution. This is slightly less than the American national average of 50 per cent, but you’d probably expect that because the area includes Silicon Valley, where geeks are busy designing our online, gadget-laden future. You might assume they would be pretty secular types.
You’d be wrong ...
Full article at: Spectator Magazine
Jul 2 2014, 10:00pm CDT
In some alternate social media history, the term Crush List is a verb—meaning to elevate a friend to the most prominent position within one’s social network. And somewhere MySpace founder Tom Anderson is cursing the name Orkut Buyukkokten—not Mark Zuckerberg. And in this reality, social media giant Google has more than a billion people on Orkut, the service that defined the next great Internet era after search. Orkut’s official release d ...
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Jul 1 2014, 3:02pm CDT
The expected release of Google Glasses has come up against a hitch. The law as well as lawmakers are not exactly happy with the implications of this piece of latest technology. Issues having to do with privacy and security are at stake.
May 17 2013, 3:04am CDT