Google to Facebook Seen Thwarted as EU Clashes on Privacy

Google to Facebook Seen Thwarted as EU Clashes on Privacy The European Union is backtracking from plans to allow U.S. Internet giants to be regulated by a single data-privacy watchdog in the EU, threatening the so-called one-stop-shop backed by Google Inc. (GOOG) to Facebook Inc. (FB). Amid a turf war over … Read more on Read more about Google to <b>Facebook</b> Seen Thwarted as EU Clashes on Privacy[…]

Google Is Giving Inbox Invites Out To Anyone Who Asks, But Only For The Next

Google Is Giving Inbox Invites Out To Anyone Who Asks, But Only For The Next … Last time this happened, the onslaught of emails hit Google so hard that their mailbox actually started rejecting emails, resulting in Google extending the spree for a little while longer than planned. No guarantees that'll happen this time, so Read more about <b>Google</b> Is Giving Inbox Invites Out To Anyone Who Asks, But Only For The Next <b>…</b>[…]

Facebook, Google, Twitter side with Yelp in Virginia Supreme Court case

Facebook, Google, Twitter side with Yelp in Virginia Supreme Court case … Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman poses at his company's headquarters in San Francisco. Facebook, Google and Twitter are taking the side of Yelp in a supreme court case to be heard Tuesday. (Eric Risberg | The Associated Press). Print · Allie Healy … Read more Read more about Facebook, <b>Google</b>, Twitter side with Yelp in Virginia Supreme Court case <b>…</b>[…]

Google Commits to $1 Billion in Long-Term Office Leases

Google Commits to Billion in Long-Term Office Leases Google Inc said it is committed to spending $ 1 billion to lease office buildings over the next 13 to 14 years. Google did not say where the office buildings were located in its disclosure as part of its quarterly regulatory filing with the U.S … Read Read more about <b>Google</b> Commits to $1 Billion in Long-Term Office Leases[…]

​FBI director wants access to encrypt Apple, Google users' data, demands law 'fix'

​FBI director wants access to encrypt Apple, Google users' data, demands law 'fix' The FBI director has slammed Apple and Google for offering their customers encryption technology that protects users' privacy. “Deeply concerned” James Comey wants to push on Congress to “fix” laws to ensure police can still access private data. Read more on RT

Google Has Received Nearly 145000 Requests to Be 'Forgotten'

Google Has Received Nearly 145000 Requests to Be 'Forgotten' Thousands of Europeans are scrambling to take advantage of a new legal right to force Google to delete search results about them. Since the process began several months ago, Google has received 144,954 requests to delete 497,695 pages from its search … Read more on National Journal

Google technology photo-maps Marin state parks and trails

Google technology photo-maps Marin state parks and trails Susan Cadrecha, spokeswoman for Google, walks along a trail packing the Google Trekker during a news conference Tuesday at Pantoll Ranger station on Mount Tamalpais. The wearable backpack camera system takes street-view photos as the operator … Read more on Marin Independent Journal

Google picks Greenville as one of its eCities

Google picks Greenville as one of its eCities The designation recognizes "the strongest online business community" in each state, according to the economic impact section of Google's Web site. Lilyn Hester, Google's public affairs manager for the Southeast, is scheduled to join Mayor Knox White to … Read more on Greenville News