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Google Maps goes inside an NFL stadium for first time, takes fans on a virtual tour of the Colts' home

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The Indianapolis Colts obviously didn't have the best of luck while playing the eventual Super Bowl XLVII champions in the playoffs this past season, but something tells us a little 360-degree imagery might help turn those frowns upside down -- and that's for both local and long-distance fanatics. Starting...
Google Maps goes inside an NFL stadium for first time, takes fans on a virtual tour of the Colts' home

Google and Apple get more competition in Korea as search firm Daum launches its smart TV

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Google and Apple are already up against stiff competition in Korea’s smart TV industry, but the list of rivals now has an extra name after search firm Daum introduced its smart TV offerings, the Korea Herald reports. Despite a number of companies jumping into the smart TVs, Daum — which...
Google and Apple get more competition in Korea as search firm Daum launches its smart TV

Google funds computer teaching

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The search firm's chairman announces funds to place new computer science teachers in English schools....
Google funds computer teaching

Google's ECPA report reveals the extent of the FBI's warrantless email snooping | Dominic Rushe

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Guess who's reading your email? Thanks to a legal loophole that nixes your constitutional rights, the Feds can help themselvesRight now, as you read this, the US government may be snooping through your emails, looking at your photos, poring over your online life. Maybe, one day, there'll be a knock...
Google's ECPA report reveals the extent of the FBI's warrantless email snooping | Dominic Rushe

China’s Baidu leaps into cloud storage with a beta service to rival Dropbox and Microsoft

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Chinese search firm Baidu has launched a cloud storage service in the country, bringing it into competition with local rival Alibaba, as well as Dropbox, Microsoft and others in the space, according to Techweb [Chinese]. ‘Baidu Wangpan’ — meaning ‘Web drive’ in Chinese — was launched at Baidu’s developer conference today....
China’s Baidu leaps into cloud storage with a beta service to rival Dropbox and Microsoft

Google breaks ground with pan-European music deal, shows that streaming knows no borders

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We now know how Google could offer its European music services to multiple countries so quickly. The search firm struck took advantage of a new hub approach to licensing at Armonia, an alliance between publishers in France, Italy and Spain, to get rights to about 5.5 million works from...
Google breaks ground with pan-European music deal, shows that streaming knows no borders

China's Tencent takes aim at Skype by bringing video calling to global app WeChat

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Chinese Internet giant Tencent recently added video and voice calling to its popular Weixin mobile messaging application, and now those very same features have been brought to its international version, WeChat. The additions bring the service into direct competition with messaging heavyweights like Skype and FaceTime, while increasing the heat on its...
China's Tencent takes aim at Skype by bringing video calling to global app WeChat

How Android Developers Can Thrive With Google Play

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Craig Palli is vice president of Client Services & Business Development at Fiksu (@fiksu), which helps brands boost iOS and Android mobile app ranking and secure large volumes of loyal users. You can find him on Twitter @cpalli. Thriving with Google Play Apple’s planned phase-out of the UDID has introduced considerable angst in...
How Android Developers Can Thrive With Google Play

The VC Industry Is Very, Very Screwed Up

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Finding a new partner for a venture firm bears more than a slight resemblance to finding a spouse. While indeed not as essential to life as a spouse, it may well be a person you spend more time with and talk to more than your spouse. It's a high stakes...
The VC Industry Is Very, Very Screwed Up

GOOGLE: US Government Requesting Even More Private Data Without A Warrant

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Google has revealed the full scale of the US government's use of controversial legislation that bypasses judicial approval to access the online information of private citizens. According to its latest transparency report, the number of requests for private data Google received from US officials had increased by 136% by the...
GOOGLE: US Government Requesting Even More Private Data Without A Warrant

Think Wall Street Executives Make Too Much Money? Check Out Facebook

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Where did Facebook's profits go last year? Fortune is pointing out that, according to the company's initial public offering, 8% went to its top five executives. That's more than most Wall Street firms, including JP Morgan Chase, which only shelled out $79 million to its top five executives. Sponsor That...
Think Wall Street Executives Make Too Much Money? Check Out Facebook

Majority Of Google TV App Install Base From Pre-Loads

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New data from app search firm Xyologic released this morning paints a picture of the relative success (or lack thereof) of the Google TV platform. By examining the install base for the apps exclusive to the Google TV platform, it’s clear that the Google media center product is still only...
Majority Of Google TV App Install Base From Pre-Loads

Google Drops Microsoft Patent Claim

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Google dropped a pending patent claim against Microsoft, following the Internet search firm's agreement with U.S. regulators to limit how it can wield its technology patents....
Google Drops Microsoft Patent Claim

Google News faces mass newspaper boycott in Brazil

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This will sound familiar to anyone who has watched Google News’ relations with news publishers over the years.. The next country in which tension has erupted is one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. All 154 members of the Association of Newspapers in Brazil (ANJ), comprising 90 percent of  the country’s...
Google News faces mass newspaper boycott in Brazil

Google's Art, Copy & Code revives ads with sharing apps, talking shoes

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It's hard to deny that online advertising has grown a bit stale, with most ads being some take on ye olde banners. Google obviously has a vested interest in keeping us clicking -- so it's launching its Art, Copy & Code project to liven things up. The initiative sees...
Google's Art, Copy & Code revives ads with sharing apps, talking shoes

Ex-Employee at Yahoo Pleads Guilty in Insider Case

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A former employee of Yahoo Inc. has pleaded guilty to allegations he leaked inside information about the Internet search firm's earnings and potential business tie-ups for more than a year to a portfolio manager after a chance meeting....
Ex-Employee at Yahoo Pleads Guilty in Insider Case

Google data center in Oklahoma to get 48MW of wind power, boost renewable energy in the Sooner state

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Google has made a point of relying on renewable resources for its data centers whenever possible, even down to the cooling. It hasn't had quite as unique an arrangement as what it's planning for its data center in Oklahoma, though. The search firm wants to supply its Mayes County...
Google data center in Oklahoma to get 48MW of wind power, boost renewable energy in the Sooner state

Liveblogging Facebook’s Marketing Keynote

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Facebook is holding its first big event for advertisers today in New York, which it’s calling the fMC (Facebook Marketing Conference). Executives Sheryl Sandberg, Chris Cox, David Fischer, and Mike Hoefflinger are all scheduled to take the stage during the keynote address starting at 1pm Eastern — I’ll be liveblogging...
Liveblogging Facebook’s Marketing Keynote

Google adds medication to the Knowledge Graph, might ease our minds through search

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It's no secret that many of us turn to Google searches for medical advice, much to the chagrin of doctors who have to contend with periodic bad attempts at self-diagnosis. Google might not have a cure for hypochondriacs, but it can stop all of us from taking risks at...
Google adds medication to the Knowledge Graph, might ease our minds through search

U.S., Europe Antitrust Chiefs Huddle on Google

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Top U.S. and European Union antitrust officials meet next week to discuss their cases against Google and others, amid signs that probes of the Internet search firm may not conclude at the same time....
U.S., Europe Antitrust Chiefs Huddle on Google

Travel search firm Rome2Rio goes B2B, raises $450k and appoints interim CEO

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Australian travel search technology startup Rome2Rio has raised $450,000 in funding from an unnamed online travel agency in Asia and Melbourne entrepreneurs Guy King and Bevan Clark (who founded and sold RetailMeNot). In addition, the company has appointed one of its advisors to interim CEO, namely Viator founder and former...
Travel search firm Rome2Rio goes B2B, raises $450k and appoints interim CEO

Microsoft reports first public loss after charge for aQuantive writedown

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Company posted its first quarterly loss as a public company as Google reports stronger than expected second quarter earningsMicrosoft reported its first ever quarterly loss as a public company as the software giant made accounting changes relating to a troubled online services business.The loss was triggered by a previously announced...
Microsoft reports first public loss after charge for aQuantive writedown

RIAA copyright takedown requests to Google reach 10 million

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Something tells us they won't be handing out gold watches for this milestone. Just eight months after Google added copyright takedown requests to its Transparency Report, the search firm can claim to have almost exactly 10 million such requests from the RIAA. A dive into the numbers very quickly...
RIAA copyright takedown requests to Google reach 10 million

This Latest Google Now Ad Has Me Hating Siri

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Google’s ad campaigns haven’t always been the best. Remember that silly Google+ ad that tried to put a romantic spin on Circles, only to make it look like a whole lot of work? Well, the search firm has stepped up their game for the latest Nexus 4/Google Now ad,...
This Latest Google Now Ad Has Me Hating Siri

Last week in Asia: Google fights China censors, Samsung Galaxy S3 launches, Thai webmaster guilty & more

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Welcome to the latest Last Week in Asia round-up, our selection of the key stories and developments from across Asia’s growing technology and Internet spaces. China Top story: Google now warns Chinese users if their search terms will trigger connection interruption Last week US search giant Google launched an initiative which warns users based...
Last week in Asia: Google fights China censors, Samsung Galaxy S3 launches, Thai webmaster guilty & more

French court rules Google isn't liable for YouTube bootlegs of TF1 TV shows

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France typically hasn't been kind to Google. Today, though, it's cutting some important slack. A court has ruled that the search firm can't be held liable when YouTube members upload clips of their favorite football matches or movies from local network TF1. As in a case involving Dailymotion last...
French court rules Google isn't liable for YouTube bootlegs of TF1 TV shows

Monster's Link to Economy Goes Missing

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There is something frightening going on at Monster Worldwide. And what the online job-search firm reported seeing in the U.S. doesn't seem to jibe....
Monster's Link to Economy Goes Missing

Google countersues BT over alleged IP networking patent violations

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Google isn't letting BT's Android patent lawsuit go unanswered, even if it's taking its sweet time. Over a year after BT struck first, Google has filed a countersuit against BT that claims the provider is infringing four patents relating to IP-based conferencing and quality of service delivery. The search...
Google countersues BT over alleged IP networking patent violations

ICANN shows the full generic TLD application list, Google's bidding splurge

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ICANN told us that June 13th was the golden day that we'd get to see all of the initial applications for generic top-level domains (gTLDs), and the full list has surfaced on cue. The early roster shows a lot of competition for certain domains -- we're seeing a baker's...
ICANN shows the full generic TLD application list, Google's bidding splurge

Apple Looks Abroad To Spruce Up Its Exec Team

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Is Apple going on an overseas talent shopping spree? The company's just hired Robin Burrowes to head up marketing for the iTunes App Store in Europe. Executive-level hiring happens all the time, but Burrowes is different: Until now he's been leading Xbox Live marketing for Europe, the Middle East, and...
Apple Looks Abroad To Spruce Up Its Exec Team
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