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  • Prioritize university research [Commentary]

    Prioritize university research [Commentary]
    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,...
  • Burleigh Manor Middle student state winner in Google logo design contest

    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...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    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. A new,...
  • Stop reading this and pay attention to the road!

    Stop reading this and pay attention to the road!
    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...
  • Free: pizza to stressed techies

    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...
  • Tech workers seek to use Steve Jobs evidence in upcoming trial on no-hire accords

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four large technology companies should not be allowed to limit evidence about Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley, according to a court document filed late on Thursday by...
  • April Fools' Day tech roundup: GIF bombs, artificial partners and more

    April Fools' Day tech roundup: GIF bombs, artificial partners and more
    As always, the tech world is embracing April Fools' Day 2014 in full force, with countless gags from Google, Sony and many others in the space. Here are some of the funniest tech-themed April Fools' Day jokes from around the Web: Google Maps Pokemon...
  • Punish Putin by opening the door to Russia's best and brightest

    Immigration policy was the first weapon used to punish Vladimir Putin and his cronies following their Crimean consumption. Travel sanctions were imposed and U.S. visas denied to a handful of Putin colleagues with the intended message being: You are...
  • Google's YouTube to get new chief executive

    Google's YouTube to get new chief executive
    YouTube is getting a new boss with expertise in advertising, in an appointment that signals the Internet's dominant online video site has entered a new phase in its evolution. Google ad executive Susan Wojcicki will take over as head of YouTube,...
  • Advice for Microsoft's New CEO: Avoid Banality

    As Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella has a big decision to make. He must figure out whether he wants to have the kind of public persona that's meant to connect with consumers or lead from the shadows where he's operated for the past 22 years at the...
  • Doodle 4 Google art contest for kids kicks off

    Doodle 4 Google art contest for kids kicks off
    Doodle 4 Google, the contest for kids that puts one young artist's work on the Google homepage for a day, kicked off on Tuesday. It's the seventh year for the doodle contest for artists in kindergarten through 12th grade. Grand prize is a $30,000...
  • Google profit and revenue jump 17%, but ad prices keep falling

    SAN FRANCISCO — As far as Wall Street is concerned, Google Inc. can build all the robots and self-driving cars that it wants as long as it keeps growing its main business: online advertising. And increasingly, that means selling ads that are shown...