bias

bias

Google's EU antitrust settlement proposals won't be enough, competition chief hints

gigaom.com
When Google offered a series of concessions in order to settle its search-related antitrust investigation in Europe, some of those whose complaints had kicked off the whole affair were quick to dismiss Google’s proposals. And now it looks like the European Commission itself will also tell the U.S. firm to...
Google's EU antitrust settlement proposals won't be enough, competition chief hints

Seattle rolling out 'Predictive Policing' software to anticipate where crime happens

www.geekwire.com
Mayor Mike McGinn. The Seattle Police Department is hoping to keep the city safe by using data that better predicts where crime may happen. Mayor Mike McGinn announced today that on Sunday the city rolled out a “Predictive Policing” software in the East and Southwest Precincts. The software inputs historical crime...
Seattle rolling out 'Predictive Policing' software to anticipate where crime happens
FTC's Google antitrust decision pushed to 2013
My Unbiased Review Of Nokia's Lumia 920 (NOK, MSFT, T)

What Is the Future of Online News?

www.webdesignerdepot.com
Newspapers around the world are struggling to survive while competing with websites that offer comparable news more quickly and without a subscription fee. Many newspapers have embraced the Internet and use their own websites to post news. But their online revenue is a fraction of what they got from print...
What Is the Future of Online News?

Report alleges job bias, visa fraud at Huawei

www.computerworld.com
A U.S. House Intelligence Committee report warning that two Chinese networking companies are posing security risks to the country also includes allegations of job bias and visa fraud at one of the firms, Huawei Technologies....
Report alleges job bias, visa fraud at Huawei
Fear For Your Safety, Not Your Privacy
New York Times reporter refutes Tesla's allegations but 'cannot account' for some discrepancies in data

FTC, Google announce settlement #thecircuit

www.washingtonpost.com
FTC, Google: The Federal Trade Commission closed its two-year investigation into Google's business practices Thursday, saying that it could not find conclusive evidence of search bias. But in a settlement with the agency, Google agreed to stop lawsuits that involve patents deemed essential to the telecommunications industry and to...
FTC, Google announce settlement #thecircuit

Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle Fire Forth A Fresh Antitrust Complaint About Google In The EU - Dubbing Android A Mobile Marketplace "Trojan Horse"

techcrunch.com
FairSearch.org group, a lobby group that counts Microsoft, Nokia and Oracle among its number, has filed a complaint about Google’s Android platform to the European Commission, describing Android as a “Trojan horse” designed to enable Google to “dominate the mobile marketplace and cement its control over consumer Internet data for online advertising...
Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle Fire Forth A Fresh Antitrust Complaint About Google In The EU - Dubbing Android A Mobile Marketplace "Trojan Horse"

TechCrunch Takes Over YouTube For A Day

techcrunch.com
If you head over to YouTube right now, you may find that the videos on the homepage are significantly better than usual. Well, maybe not — but at least it’ll have a strong bias for startups, Silicon Valley, and the tech industry in general. That’s because YouTube has invited us to...
TechCrunch Takes Over YouTube For A Day

Weird Science wonders whether or not it was sex

arstechnica.com
Hoosiers don't always agree on what constitutes sex: Indiana University's Kinsey Institute tracks (among other things) the public's attitude towards sex, and recently published the results of a survey that asked a fairly simple question: would you say you "had sex" if you engaged in activity X? As the...
Weird Science wonders whether or not it was sex

What The World's Biggest Apple Fanboy Has To Say About His New Job At Google (GOOG)

www.businessinsider.com
MG Siegler, the TechCrunch columnist and venture capitalist known best for his unabashed pro-Apple bias, spurred a lot of discussion (and mockery) today when he announced he was departing Michael Arrington's VC firm CrunchFund for Google Ventures. The irony wasn't lost on us: the idea of a part-time Apple blogger...
What The World's Biggest Apple Fanboy Has To Say About His New Job At Google (GOOG)
Putting All Of This "Fanboy/Fangirl" Nonsense To Rest Once And For All

Look, This Is What It Comes Down To

uncrunched.com
The old press is still having the same conversation about the new press: objectivity! Here’s the latest by the L.A. Times, titled Are Silicon Valley tech bloggers truly objective? This can (and has) gone on and on and on. I argue that there’s no such thing as objectivity, and that...
Look, This Is What It Comes Down To
Does cleantech talk align with actual VC investment? Not when it comes to water

Apple-Samsung judge considers possible juror misconduct

www.pcworld.com
The judge who presided over the patent litigation between Apple and Samsung Electronics said she will consider Samsung's concern that the foreman of the jury had concealed relevant information. A jury in California decided in August that the South Korean company must pay Apple US$1.05 billion for infringing several...
Apple-Samsung judge considers possible juror misconduct

How To Find The Best Job For You

www.fastcompany.com
Should I really become an explosives worker? Spencer Thompson's Sokanu wants to be like a Match.com for careers. There aren't many 21-year-olds you should talk with for career advice. But when that 21-year-old, like Spencer Thompson, has built an elegant website that uses survey questions and data to find...
How To Find The Best Job For You

Visual.ly launches redesign with social features for its growing community of nearly 145K users

thenextweb.com
Infographics have quickly become the bane of the Web since exploding in popularity over the past year. The number of poor designs, empty stats, bias and sketchy sources are enough to make any design-conscious person cringe, but that’s because infographics aren’t any different from any other sort of design; there’s...
Visual.ly launches redesign with social features for its growing community of nearly 145K users

How To Deal With Being The Youngest Person At The Executive Table

www.businessinsider.com
This is a guest post from Darren Herman, Chief Digital Media Officer of The Media Kitchen and Managing Partner, kbs+ Ventures. Follow him on Twitter here. I’ve always been the young guy at the executive table, but after turning 30 this past weekend, I realize that will probably change....
How To Deal With Being The Youngest Person At The Executive Table
Head-on collisions of proteins create mutations

Thomas Penfield Jackson, 1937-2013: What if his Microsoft breakup order had been upheld?

www.geekwire.com
Thomas Penfield Jackson — the federal judge who declared Microsoft a monopoly and ordered a breakup of the company— died this weekend at the age of 76 from complications of transitional cell cancer, according to a New York Times report. Thomas Penfield Jackson Jackson’s landmark breakup order, issued on June 7,...
Thomas Penfield Jackson, 1937-2013: What if his Microsoft breakup order had been upheld?
Judge agrees to consider Samsung's accusations of juror misconduct in Apple patent trial

MBA Mondays: Optimal Headcount At Various Stages

www.avc.com
This is the third post in the MBA Mondays series on People. The number of people you have in your company at any time is a very important part of getting the company building process right. Too many and you will slow things down, burn through too much cash, and...
MBA Mondays: Optimal Headcount At Various Stages

Google Antitrust Case Is Said to Be Nearing End

bits.blogs.nytimes.com
A key issue in the talks - accusations of search bias by Google - has been taken off the table, according to two people who have been briefed on the negotiations. A consent decree on patent licensing is likely....
Google Antitrust Case Is Said to Be Nearing End

Do You Really Need An Agency To Help Manage Large Campaigns?

searchengineland.com
The in-house versus agency debate is largely over because for 90% of businesses, it is no longer possible to run a significant (large budget/large volume) online marketing program without agency help. Since I’m an online marketing agency CEO, it’d be fair of you to accuse me of bias and... Please...
Do You Really Need An Agency To Help Manage Large Campaigns?

Google getting close to an antitrust settlement with the EU

arstechnica.com
The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it had come to an understanding with Google that would permit a settlement without a court case. The EU has been investigating Google since 2010, when European search companies began complaining that Google was burying search results for products that competed with Google's...
Google getting close to an antitrust settlement with the EU

Bias Called Persistent Hurdle for Women in Sciences

www.nytimes.com
Bias Called Persistent Hurdle for Women in Sciences

Weird Science increases its fondness for atheists

arstechnica.com
I thought I didn't like you, but then you mentioned the Supreme Court: Atheists are some of the least trusted members of society, consistently coming in last in polls that ask whether you'd vote for a hypothetical presidential candidate that had certain features. Now, researchers have figured out a...
Weird Science increases its fondness for atheists

Yahoo Product Org Changes Now Taking a Backseat to Company-Wide Restructuring (Memo!)

allthingsd.com
In a memo to his staff today, Yahoo’s Chief Product Officer Blake Irving said that the major planned changes he was making to the unit, which I reported about here, were going to get tabled. That’s due to the larger restructuring being done by CEO Scott Thompson, which he communicated...
Yahoo Product Org Changes Now Taking a Backseat to Company-Wide Restructuring (Memo!)
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?