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Are Proud Parents Sharing Too Much Info About Their Kids Online?

Proud parents like nothing better than to show off their children, but in the age of social media, it is easy to go too far. It’s a practice that is being dubbed “oversharenting”.


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Feds Ask Facebook, Google For Backdoor Wiretapping Access

Whether you like it or not, the federal government wants to be your friend on Facebook.


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New Google ‘Privacy’ Policy Allows More Access To Personal Information

Google’s controversial privacy change goes into effect Thursday, and over 60 products across the Google portfolio will scrap their separate privacy policies and combine into one.

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Study: Nearly Half Of Doctors Use Google, Yahoo To Diagnose Patients

A new study finds search engines are the third-most consulted source for new physicians after professional journals and colleagues.

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Google To Index Facebook Comments As Search Results

If you’re finding it tough to stay off of Facebook, you may soon find it even harder to keep your words off of Google.


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Report: LA Utility Paid $200K In Public Funds To Boost Google Results

A newly-published report shows officials from the Central Basin Municipal Water District used public funds to buy positive press coverage.

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Work Styles Across the Country and Around the World

Want two months vacation? A three-day weekend every weekend? An afternoon nap break? Maybe all you need to do is switch jobs…


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Google Strikes Deal To Get Daily Deal Service

Google’s latest deal is aimed at helping people find the best daily deals on the Web.

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Pac-12 Not Finished Changing Image — Deal With Apple Or Google?

Larry Scott was wrapping up a late business lunch at a downtown San Francisco restaurant this week, taking one last sip of coffee, parting ways with a handshake and sliding one booth over to start another meeting with new visitors almost simultaneously.


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Google Unveils Latest Social Networking Feat

Online search leader Google is taking yet another stab at social networking, this time with a project it calls Google+.

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Google Beware! Microsoft Launches Web-Based Office Service

Microsoft has officially launched its Web-based email and Office services, part of its ongoing effort to keep Google at bay when it comes to business software.

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Google Confirms Launch Of FTC Antitrust Inquiry

Google is confirming that federal regulators have begun a formal antitrust review of its business practices.


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Google Expands Spoken Search To Desktop Computers

Making Google search requests on many office and home computers soon won’t require a keyboard.

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Google Unveils Smartphone Pay Service, PayPal Sues

Google Inc. hopes to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts.


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Facebook, Google: ‘Plain Language’ Privacy Settings Unconstitutional

A letter from Facebook and other firms calls SB 242 “unnecessary,” claiming that the bill would not only hinder growth in the state’s tech sector, but that it may potentially violate First Amendment rights.