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...." . Tech giant Google led the way in office gyms but Holmes doesn't believe a company has to have a gym on site, and says he encouraged staff to exercise even when they were a small start-up. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:37:48 PM
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.... Nobody knows for sure. " "Why don't you ask Google?". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....That bullish forecast is based on advertisers targeting the youth audience that the disappearing photo app has seemingly cornered. More than half (51%) of video users on Snapchat are under 24, compared with 23% for Facebook and 17% for Google’s YouTube, according to Ampere Analysis. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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...."Britain is trying to keep up, but the big development in the field is going on elsewhere," said Prof David Bailey from Aston Business School. "That includes Google in the US, Volvo in China and Daimler in Germany. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Terrafugia, based outside the US city of Boston and founded 11 years ago by MIT graduates, aims to build a mass-market flying car, while the US-Israeli firm Joby Aviation has said it is working on a four-seater drone. Google, Tesla and Uber have also reportedly shown interest in the new technology. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Friday 21st of April 2017 01:55:09 PM
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.... This can be used to identify a landmark, for example, or tell the owner how much a product would cost to buy online. Bixby works with Google Play Music, and Samsung intends to open it up to other third-party apps in the future but has not said when. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 29th of March 2017 03:00:35 PM
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. Google was charged £36. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Friday 31st of March 2017 02:19:00 PM
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....At the opening on Monday, data scientists and apprentices at the new campus will hear from the non-profit foundation Flowminder about how it uses satellite images and mobile phone data to map populations and track migration. Smith said the ONS could also use “street level data”, such as the images on Google Street View, to track economic activity. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 27th of March 2017 05:01:00 AM
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....The latest annual ranking of the world's most valuable brands by consultancy Interbrand is dominated by tech firms. Apple and Google came top for the fourth year in a row. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:20:27 PM
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....Grace Hopper's compiler: Computing's hidden hero. Just Google it: The student project that changed the world. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:23 PM
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. Google has added its fact check feature to search results globally, in a bid to help tackle the spread of "fake news". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Friday 7th of April 2017 01:45:18 PM
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. Google is to start displaying fact-checking labels in its search results to highlight news and information that has been vetted and show whether it is considered to be true or false, as part of its efforts to help combat the spread of misinformation and fake news. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Friday 7th of April 2017 03:37:06 PM
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....Called Apollo, the project will make a range of software, hardware and data services available to others, especially carmakers. Other firms in the sector, such as Tesla and Google, have tended to keep key developments secret. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... It does not make products itself and has been referred to in the past as being a "major patent troll" because of its efforts to extract payments from those who do. The Nevada-based company is also suing Samsung, Google and Apple. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 6th of April 2017 11:22:55 AM
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....Internet advertising spend surged above £10bn in the UK last year as companies more than doubled the amount they spent on mobile video ads. The year-on-year increase of 17% on 2015 comes as many advertisers have pulled campaigns from Google and YouTube after it emerged that some ads have been running around inappropriate content such as extremist videos. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:32:23 AM
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....Theresa May’s article 50 letter might have dominated the front pages in Britain but it was met with a shrug in San Francisco, where 30 tech leaders from the north of England recently embarked on a four-day mission to woo, impress and tempt cash from Silicon Valley’s top dealmakers. Anxiety over the future of Britain outside Europe has not, it seems, spread to the home of Facebook, Twitter and Google. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 13th of April 2017 06:00:19 AM
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.... . "One of the biggest problems with fake news is that the algorithms that run social media sites like Facebook and search engines such as Google are being gamed by black ops companies. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 6th of April 2017 04:12:18 PM
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....The BPI, the record labels’ association that promotes British music, says this is the latest example of YouTube exploiting the “value gap” between what it makes from online advertising shown around music videos and what finds its way to the artists’ pockets. As if to add insult to injury, news of the paltry level of payouts came a day after figures showed that Google, and subsidiary YouTube, took home the lion’s share of the £10bn spent on internet advertising in the UK last year. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Saturday 15th of April 2017 03:00:05 PM
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.... In other words, the vast revenues of the pharmaceutical industry are the result of a tiny pinch of innovation and fistfuls of rent. Even paragons of modern progress like Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Uber and Airbnb are woven from the fabric of rentierism. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 30th of March 2017 01:26:11 PM
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....". Twitter, Snapchat and Google have yet to comment. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 5th of April 2017 03:55:57 PM
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. When Rachel Whetstone left Google two years ago to replace David Plouffe, a former Barack Obama official, as policy and communications vice-president at Uber, it seemed like a promising Silicon Valley role. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Friday 14th of April 2017 07:00:27 AM
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. Pepsi has dominated the headlines over the past week for having the country’s most irritating and offensive TV advertisement, but Burger King briefly took the mantle on Wednesday with an ad that includes a command to wake up voice-activated Google Home devices. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:27:37 PM
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. Google has promised to allow rivals' search engines and apps to be pre-installed on phones running its versions of Android in Russia. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Monday 17th of April 2017 04:20:19 PM
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....”. Just look at this year’s Super Bowl ads: from Budweiser to Airbnb to Google, a surprising number of ads pushed a Trump-baiting, pro-diversity message. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 5th of April 2017 06:07:45 PM
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....Apple Pay collects a fee from the bank for each transaction, meaning Apple risked a significant loss. But the commission said that ruling in favour of the banks would have reduced competition by forcing Apple to act more like Google, who's more open Android operating system allows contactless payments from individual apps. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Friday 31st of March 2017 07:46:25 AM
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....". The former president of Google's Americas division plans to develop more tech-enabled toys to go on sale in the next couple of years, as well as expanding in Asia. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 20th of April 2017 10:30:59 PM
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.... This really irks Wales, and quite right too. The second recent development is the radical shift in online advertising, where the strength of Facebook and Google - who are gobbling up ever more digital advertising dollars - is creating a race to the bottom. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Monday 24th of April 2017 11:50:10 PM
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.... All the social, technological and political trends point to a rapid demise of the polluting internal combustion engine, the coming of electric cars and the end to German car dominance. In the wake of “Dieselgate”, when VW was found to have cheated emission figures, and the arrival on the car scene of digital companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google, all jockeying to introduce driverless and electric cars, the sedate German industry is waking up to the fact that it may be left behind by the US and China and that if it does nothing its cars could soon seem like antisocial relics. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Amazon started experimenting with a four-day week last year and Japan’s Uniqlo started testing it out in 2015. The Google CEO, Larry Page, has also said that he doesn’t see why everyone needs to work full time any more. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 4th of April 2017 09:30:48 AM
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....Successive governments, including Theresa May’s administration, have pledged to crack down on multinational companies gaming the international tax system to pay less tax. But accusations persist that some multinationals have been allowed to arrange so-called “sweetheart” deals with firms, including Google, Vodafone and Starbucks, to pay nominal sums to settle investigations into allegations of years of tax avoidance. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 11:50:10 PM
.... This really irks Wales, and quite right too. The second recent development is the radical shift in online advertising, where the strength of Facebook and Google - who are gobbling up ever more digital advertising dollars - is creating a race to the bottom. ...
Reacting to technological threats isn't enough – we need to plan for them | Michael Boskin image
.... Cable TV, the internet, and social media have given people unprecedented power over the information they share and receive; but they have also contributed to the balkanisation of information and social interaction, with people choosing sources and networks that reinforce their own biases. Modern information technology, moreover, tends to be dominated by just a few firms: Google, for example, is literally synonymous with internet search. ...
Driverless cars trial set for UK motorways in 2019 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 09:23:45 AM
...."Britain is trying to keep up, but the big development in the field is going on elsewhere," said Prof David Bailey from Aston Business School. "That includes Google in the US, Volvo in China and Daimler in Germany. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:23 PM
....Grace Hopper's compiler: Computing's hidden hero. Just Google it: The student project that changed the world. ...
Electric flying car that takes off vertically could be future of transport image
....Terrafugia, based outside the US city of Boston and founded 11 years ago by MIT graduates, aims to build a mass-market flying car, while the US-Israeli firm Joby Aviation has said it is working on a four-seater drone. Google, Tesla and Uber have also reportedly shown interest in the new technology. ...
Barbie out of fashion as Mattel slumps image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 10:30:59 PM
....". The former president of Google's Americas division plans to develop more tech-enabled toys to go on sale in the next couple of years, as well as expanding in Asia. ...
Sadly it was money – not morals – that forced Fox to boot Bill O'Reilly | Lucia Graves image
....Public opinion polling suggests as much. So does the dramatic spike in interest in O’Reilly in Google trends, and the activation of online communities. ...
Baidu to share self-drive car technology image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 05:25:16 AM
....Called Apollo, the project will make a range of software, hardware and data services available to others, especially carmakers. Other firms in the sector, such as Tesla and Google, have tended to keep key developments secret. ...
Google takes Android search blow in Russia image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 04:20:19 PM
. Google has promised to allow rivals' search engines and apps to be pre-installed on phones running its versions of Android in Russia. ...
Music industry goes to war with YouTube image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 03:00:05 PM
....The BPI, the record labels’ association that promotes British music, says this is the latest example of YouTube exploiting the “value gap” between what it makes from online advertising shown around music videos and what finds its way to the artists’ pockets. As if to add insult to injury, news of the paltry level of payouts came a day after figures showed that Google, and subsidiary YouTube, took home the lion’s share of the £10bn spent on internet advertising in the UK last year. ...
Labour plans clampdown on 'sweetheart deals' to close £36bn tax gap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 11:01:09 PM
....Successive governments, including Theresa May’s administration, have pledged to crack down on multinational companies gaming the international tax system to pay less tax. But accusations persist that some multinationals have been allowed to arrange so-called “sweetheart” deals with firms, including Google, Vodafone and Starbucks, to pay nominal sums to settle investigations into allegations of years of tax avoidance. ...
Here’s how to civilise Uber, and make the other ‘death stars’ work for us too | Deborah Orr image
.... Executive haemorrhage is by no means the company’s only problem. Among many other difficulties is the legal action Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is pursuing, following allegations that one of their former executives stole the research details of their self-driving technology arm, Waymo, and took them to Uber. ...
Hell of a ride: even a PR powerhouse couldn't get Uber on track image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 07:00:27 AM
. When Rachel Whetstone left Google two years ago to replace David Plouffe, a former Barack Obama official, as policy and communications vice-president at Uber, it seemed like a promising Silicon Valley role. ...
Rachel Whetstone: from Tory power broker to Silicon Valley PR guru image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 03:02:53 PM
....Whetstone left politics not long afterwards, when Howard’s 2005 general election campaign ended in resounding defeat. She moved back into the corporate world, joining Google in 2005 and rising to become senior vice-president of communications and public policy. ...
UK technology firms turn to Silicon Valley to ward off Brexit blues image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 06:00:19 AM
....Theresa May’s article 50 letter might have dominated the front pages in Britain but it was met with a shrug in San Francisco, where 30 tech leaders from the north of England recently embarked on a four-day mission to woo, impress and tempt cash from Silicon Valley’s top dealmakers. Anxiety over the future of Britain outside Europe has not, it seems, spread to the home of Facebook, Twitter and Google. ...
Record company revenues hit new high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 11:18:29 PM
....". However, many argue that the Google-owned video site should pay out far more revenue to artists and songwriters. ...
Google Home devices stop responding to Burger King's TV ad prompt image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:27:37 PM
. Pepsi has dominated the headlines over the past week for having the country’s most irritating and offensive TV advertisement, but Burger King briefly took the mantle on Wednesday with an ad that includes a command to wake up voice-activated Google Home devices. ...
Uber's head of communications quits scandal-hit cab app image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 08:49:11 AM
. Uber’s head of public policy and communications, Rachel Whetstone, has quit the troubled cab-hire app less that two years after it poached her from Google. ...
UK internet ad spend passes £10bn as Google faces YouTube row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:32:23 AM
....Internet advertising spend surged above £10bn in the UK last year as companies more than doubled the amount they spent on mobile video ads. The year-on-year increase of 17% on 2015 comes as many advertisers have pulled campaigns from Google and YouTube after it emerged that some ads have been running around inappropriate content such as extremist videos. ...
Why Silicon Valley wants to thwart the grim reaper | John Naughton image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 06:00:00 AM
.... What’s interesting is that they are also coming to the view that perhaps death is optional too, at least for the very rich. You think I jest? Well, meet Bill Maris, the founder and former CEO of Google Ventures, the investment arm of Alphabet, Google’s owners. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky takeover approved by European regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 04:07:03 PM
....Fox claims that in the years since the abandoned bid, the media landscape has changed beyond recognition. The company said media plurality was flourishing with the rise of digital rivals such as Google and Facebook, and outlets such as Vice, BuzzFeed and Huffington Post, while newspaper sales have declined. ...
Google to display fact-checking labels to show if news is true or false image
. Google is to start displaying fact-checking labels in its search results to highlight news and information that has been vetted and show whether it is considered to be true or false, as part of its efforts to help combat the spread of misinformation and fake news. ...
Google adds search results 'fact check' flag image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 01:45:18 PM
. Google has added its fact check feature to search results globally, in a bid to help tackle the spread of "fake news". ...
Facebook to tackle fake news with educational campaign image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 04:12:18 PM
.... . "One of the biggest problems with fake news is that the algorithms that run social media sites like Facebook and search engines such as Google are being gamed by black ops companies. ...
Huawei defeats Samsung in patent battle in China image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 11:22:55 AM
.... It does not make products itself and has been referred to in the past as being a "major patent troll" because of its efforts to extract payments from those who do. The Nevada-based company is also suing Samsung, Google and Apple. ...
From Coke’s flower power to Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi ad – how ads co-opt protest image
....”. Just look at this year’s Super Bowl ads: from Budweiser to Airbnb to Google, a surprising number of ads pushed a Trump-baiting, pro-diversity message. ...
Social media firms faces huge hate speech fines in Germany image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 03:55:57 PM
....". Twitter, Snapchat and Google have yet to comment. ...
Work it out image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:37:48 PM
...." . Tech giant Google led the way in office gyms but Holmes doesn't believe a company has to have a gym on site, and says he encouraged staff to exercise even when they were a small start-up. ...
Bed and breakfast? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:20:27 PM
....The latest annual ranking of the world's most valuable brands by consultancy Interbrand is dominated by tech firms. Apple and Google came top for the fourth year in a row. ...
The case for a three-day weekend is clear – let’s start planning now | Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley image
.... Amazon started experimenting with a four-day week last year and Japan’s Uniqlo started testing it out in 2015. The Google CEO, Larry Page, has also said that he doesn’t see why everyone needs to work full time any more. ...
Apple: dead in the water, or on top of its game? | John Naughton image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 06:00:46 AM
....The same applies to the smartphone generally. So the question is: what next? According to Ben Evans, a tech analyst who seems to know what the industry is thinking, the main candidates are: artificial intelligence (AI); voice interfaces (like Amazon’s Echo, Apple’s Siri and Google’s Home); virtual reality (VR); and augmented reality (AR). ...
Congested, polluted and with car jobs at risk, Stuttgart reaches a crossroads image
.... All the social, technological and political trends point to a rapid demise of the polluting internal combustion engine, the coming of electric cars and the end to German car dominance. In the wake of “Dieselgate”, when VW was found to have cheated emission figures, and the arrival on the car scene of digital companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google, all jockeying to introduce driverless and electric cars, the sedate German industry is waking up to the fact that it may be left behind by the US and China and that if it does nothing its cars could soon seem like antisocial relics. ...
Ofcom must block Murdoch's Sky takeover, Miliband and Cable say image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 02:48:08 PM
....In a letter to Bradley during the 10-day period she has had to review whether to refer the bid to Ofcom, Fox argued that in the six years since the aborted bid, the media landscape had changed beyond recognition. Fox said media plurality was flourishing with the rise of digital rivals such as Google and Facebook and news distributors and new outlets such as Vice, Buzzfeed and Huffington Post, while newspaper sales declined. ...
The UK must not let this Brexit crisis go to waste. Nor must the EU image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 01:53:07 PM
.... But so is a lack of economic dynamism. Consider the companies that have emerged from nowhere to have a big impact since the single market came into being in 1993: Google, Facebook, ebay, Amazon, Uber. ...
Apple wins Australia ruling to retain Apple Pay dominance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 07:46:25 AM
....Apple Pay collects a fee from the bank for each transaction, meaning Apple risked a significant loss. But the commission said that ruling in favour of the banks would have reduced competition by forcing Apple to act more like Google, who's more open Android operating system allows contactless payments from individual apps. ...
Samsung Galaxy S8 hides home button and gains Bixby AI image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 03:00:35 PM
.... This can be used to identify a landmark, for example, or tell the owner how much a product would cost to buy online. Bixby works with Google Play Music, and Samsung intends to open it up to other third-party apps in the future but has not said when. ...
Johnston Press reports £300m loss after huge newspaper writedown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 08:59:13 AM
....”. Highfield added that he hoped the issues faced by Google and YouTube over the placement of ads around inappropriate content, and ad measurement failings at Facebook, might help other digital publishers to pull in more revenue as a result. ...
Is being fined 1% of its profits just a mild irritation for BT? It looks like it | Stefan Stern image
....There is one institution, of course, that has had a rather better record in terms of its regulatory activity: the EU. It ended Sky’s monopoly of Premier League football TV rights, scrapped mobile phone roaming charges across Europe, and has been persistent in its scrutiny of big US corporations such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. ...
ONS looks to big data as it explores new ways to measure UK economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 05:01:00 AM
....At the opening on Monday, data scientists and apprentices at the new campus will hear from the non-profit foundation Flowminder about how it uses satellite images and mobile phone data to map populations and track migration. Smith said the ONS could also use “street level data”, such as the images on Google Street View, to track economic activity. ...
Snapchat 'will be bigger than Twitter, Yahoo and AOL with advertisers' image
....That bullish forecast is based on advertisers targeting the youth audience that the disappearing photo app has seemingly cornered. More than half (51%) of video users on Snapchat are under 24, compared with 23% for Facebook and 17% for Google’s YouTube, according to Ampere Analysis. ...
Google's bad week: YouTube loses millions as advertising row reaches US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 10:00:06 AM
. It’s been a bad week for Google, with major brands pulling millions of dollars in advertising amid rows over extremist content on YouTube. ...
Is there an email I can use that has fewer targeted ads than Gmail? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
....This week’s question:. My Google Gmail account has become so full of targeted ads that I’m considering switching. ...
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YouTube and Google boycott spreads to US as AT&T and Verizon pull ads image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 02:07:42 PM
. The growing advertiser boycott of YouTube has reached the US, with AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Verizon and Enterprise all halting adverts on the site, as well as Google’s wider ad networks, over the video-sharing site’s inability to guarantee promotional messages won’t appear alongside extremist content. ...
Urban spies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:29:02 AM
....Big data in cities has to be handled increasingly sensitively, thinks Nick Millman, managing director at consultancy firm Accenture. He cites the example of Google which is currently using Google Map data to assess the traffic flow in Stockholm as part of its Better Cities programme. ...
Why robots should be taxed if they take people's jobs | Robert Shiller image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 11:18:12 AM
.... But we should not dismiss the idea out of hand. In just the past year, we have seen the proliferation of devices such as Google Home and Amazon Echo Dot (Alexa), which replace some aspects of household help. ...
Viagogo should be forced to face a grilling over ticket resale abuse | Nils Pratley image
.... It intended to do so if Hogg had not resigned, but that’s slightly different. A striking aspect of the row over extremist material on YouTube is that owner Google didn’t see it coming – or, more likely, couldn’t be bothered to act until advertisers started to revolt. ...
The woman taking on ticket website Viagogo image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 05:40:43 PM
....She looked for tickets on 31 January, when pre-sale tickets for the gig were made available, but had no joy going through Sheeran's official site and Ticketmaster. "I went back onto Google and I found Viagogo at the top of the listings, which said, 'We have tickets today, official site', and I just went with that. ...
Viagogo snubs MPs' inquiry into online ticket reselling image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 10:57:46 AM
....MPs on the department for culture, media and sport committee heard allegations from music industry figures and fans about Viagogo, which allows touts to advertise tickets for huge mark-ups even before they go on sale, in return for a cut of up to 25% of the selling price. Internet giant Google, already under fire for placing adverts next to extremist content, now looks likely to be dragged into the inquiry, after it was accused of “colluding” with Viagogo by advertising the reseller at the top of search results. ...
Google to overhaul advertising policies after growing boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:48:57 AM
. Google has promised a wide-ranging overhaul of its advertising policies in response to a growing boycott of the company’s platforms from leading brands and advertisers including the UK government, Marks & Spencer and McDonald’s. ...
Google and Facebook now paying full tax, Australia says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 08:36:40 AM
. Multinational firms such as Google and Facebook are now paying tax in Australia based on profits earned there instead of shifting income abroad, the government has said. ...
Google promises to take action on 'hateful' content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 08:15:36 AM
. Google has responded to major companies withdrawing online adverts by promising to take "a tougher stance on hateful, offensive and derogatory content". ...
Advertising control image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:07:48 AM
....The event is designed as a multiple-themed discussion programme. But this year it's been overshadowed by just one issue: Google, YouTube and adverts appearing next to extremist content. ...
YouTube is like the wild west – why won't Google pay to clean it up? image
....The first rule of making an apology is simple: be clear about what you are apologising for. Matt Brittin, head of Google’s operations in Europe, failed the test. ...
Google boss says sorry for extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 01:50:02 PM
. Matt Brittin, head of Google - the owner of YouTube - in Europe, Middle East and Africa, has promised to take action after advertising appeared next to extremist content on the video site. ...
Google boss says sorry for extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 01:50:02 PM
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Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:23:08 PM
. Google’s European chief has publicly apologised after online adverts for major brands appeared next to extremist material, but declined to say whether the company would begin actively seeking out such content and taking action against it. ...
Google apologises after ads appear next to extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 10:09:41 AM
. Google's European boss has apologised after adverts from major firms and government agencies appeared next to extremist content on its YouTube site. ...
Uber president quits firm saying its values are 'inconsistent' with his image
....Last month, its top engineering executive, Amit Singhal, left five weeks after his appointment was announced. He allegedly failed to disclose he had left his previous job at Google because of a sexual harassment allegation. ...
Uber faces further turmoil as company president Jeff Jones quits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 11:27:43 PM
....Jones is the latest in a string of high-level executives to leave the company. Last month, engineering executive Amit Singhal was asked to resign amid a sexual harassment allegation stemming from his previous job at Alphabet Inc’s Google. ...
Google braces for questions as more big-name firms pull adverts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 03:24:45 PM
. Google executives are bracing for a two-pronged inquisition from the advertising industry and the government over the company’s plans to stop ads being placed next to extremist material. ...
French advertising giant pulls out of Google and YouTube image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 03:08:24 PM
. A French advertising group that has clients including O2, EDF and Royal Mail has become the first of the major global marketing companies to pull all its ad spend from Google and YouTube. ...
YouTube: UK government suspends ads amid extremism concerns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 11:15:21 AM
....The government has removed its adverts from YouTube amid concerns they are appearing next to "inappropriate" material on the video-sharing site. The Cabinet Office said it was seeking assurances from YouTube's owner Google that its messages would be displayed in a "safe and appropriate way" in future. ...
Google summoned   by ministers as government pulls ads over extremist content image
. Google has been summoned to the Cabinet Office after it emerged that government advertising was being inadvertently placed next to extremist material. ...
Has the tech bubble peaked? Signs that the startup boom may be fizzling image
....The critical difference now is that it’s not a universal tech slowdown. There are now large established technology companies such as Google, Oracle, Facebook, Apple and Salesforce trading on public markets that can bring stability to the region. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to be investigated by UK regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:35:05 AM
....In a letter to Bradley during the 10-day period she has had to review whether to refer the bid to Ofcom, Fox argued that in the six years since the aborted bid, the media landscape had changed beyond recognition. Fox said media plurality was flourishing with the rise of digital rivals such as Google and Facebook and news distributors and new outlets such as Vice, Buzzfeed and Huffington Post, while newspaper sales declined. ...
US charges Russian spies over Yahoo breach image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 02:54:02 PM
....Previously, Yahoo said "state-sponsored" hackers were behind the 2014 breach affecting 500 million accounts. The suspects are also alleged to have targeted Google accounts. ...
Hands-on with the jacket with Google woven in image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:00:07 AM
. A partnership between Levi’s and Google has yielded the Jacquard, a denim jacket with technology woven into the fabric. ...
Intel buys driverless car technology firm Mobileye image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:09:06 PM
.... . Google has also done extensive development of driverless cars. ...
UK households spent £180m on 'unnecessary' power capacity – report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 06:01:24 AM
.... But Marshall said the standby scheme was about coping during dark, windless cold snaps, so temperatures across the season were not key. Over the weekend, the National Grid and Google’s Deepmind confirmed they were in early talks about how artificial intelligence could be deployed to more efficiently manage power supply and demand. ...
Tim Berners-Lee calls for tighter regulation of online political advertising image
....“We urgently need to close the ‘internet blind spot’ in the regulation of political campaigning,” he said, writing in an open letter marking the 28th anniversary of his invention. The 61-year-old British computer scientist described how political advertising has become a sophisticated and targeted industry, drawing on enormous pools of personal data on Facebook and Google. ...
After Brexit, Israel senses a chance to boost trade with UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
....”. Technology is booming in Israel: Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all have research centres there, and there are 300,000 hi-tech workers in a country of only 8. ...
'This is grossly unfair': self-employed readers react to NICs increase image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 02:21:03 PM
.... So if you support that kind of work as a government, the stance should be to give us sick leave and maternity leave paid by the state and an increase in taxation, but mostly by corporation tax or a financial transaction tax. Why on earth should I be happy to pay extra tax when Google pays so little?. ...
Budget: Money for robots, cars and 5G image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 02:04:53 PM
.... . "The government says it want this to be the leading robotics country in the world, but Google and others are spending far more, so it's ultimately chicken feed by comparison. ...
Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks' CIA dump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 09:32:08 AM
....". Google declined to comment about allegations that the CIA was able to "penetrate, infest and control" Android phones due to its discovery and acquisition of "zero day" bugs - previously unknown flaws in the operating system's code. ...
Glamorous, really? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 12:14:10 AM
.... . Using Google and Yelp, members find people to dine with via the app's "radar invite" feature. ...
Brexit budget: what leave and remain voters in Hull and London want image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 08:23:59 AM
.... Moss says firms are worried about future trading relationships, how any uncertainty might hit investment and how easily they can access skilled workers after Brexit. The seat is home to hotels that employ large numbers of EU workers and tech firms such as Google, which recently confirmed plans to build a new headquarters in nearby King’s Cross and create 3,000 jobs. ...

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