| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
If you Googled something today, you experienced university research in action. In the mid-1990s, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, then doctoral students at Stanford, developed the algorithms that developed into their ubiquitous search engine. Likewise,...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Someday, Burleigh Manor seventh-grader Lauren Shen might go to Google and see what the Internet search engine is displaying to millions of users throughout the country: her artwork.
Lauren, 12, is the state's winner in a Google-sponsored national contest...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer.
| Dec 27, 2011
It's a good thing Gertrude Stein never said, "A phone is a phone is a phone." Clearly, these days, her tautology would be a disconnect, received like a dropped call. The mobile devices we're so dependent on, attached like an extension of our brains, are...
| Apr 20, 2005
COLLEGE PARK - Allow Rob Sherwood to explain his assignment. "I buy pizza for people," the University of Maryland graduate student says.
Sherwood is Google's official pizza ambassador at the university, which means he essentially has a blank check from...
| Aug 22, 2014
Who wouldn't want to keep reading a book that opens with an intimate, real-time replication of the creative process that brought us the Beatles?
On March 29, 1967, around two p.m., John Lennon came to Paul McCartney's house in London, and they headed up...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:20 PM
It's no coincidence that archrivals Apple and Google launched competing software initiatives this summer for wearable gadgets that track fitness and health.
Health technology is hot in the Bay Area, where some of the biggest tech companies and a swarm of...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:20 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. Saying they need to pay more money, a federal judge on Friday rejected a proposed $324.5 million settlement in a high-profile lawsuit that accused Apple, Google and other Silicon Valley companies of colluding to not recruit each other's...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:07 AM
NEW YORK — When Sergey Brin and Larry Page built the search engine that would become Google, they started by making maps. Mapping the structure of hyperlinks across the Web enabled them to rank Web pages by the number of links that pointed to them....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:24 AM
SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - In 2012, a small team of Google Inc engineers and business staffers met with several of the world's largest car makers, to discuss partnerships to build self-driving cars.
In one meeting, both sides were enthusiastic...
| Jul 8, 2014
Google Chief Executive Officer Larry Page says we should all work fewer hours, and — like most people — I love the prospect.
"The idea that everyone needs to work frantically to meet people's needs is just not true," Page said at a recent...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:05 AM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) -It would be hard to mistake the gold Lexus RX 450h cars that Google has converted into self-driving prototypes for normal cars, primarily because of the roof-mounted laser sensor that revolves 10 times a second,...