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  • With Nest Labs, Google wants to connect your home to the Internet

    With Nest Labs, Google wants to connect your home to the Internet
    SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet. Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet. The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
  • NASA audit says Google execs saved millions with jet fuel discount

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Google executives got a steep discount on jet fuel from the federal government for their fleet of private aircraft over a six-year period, a new audit from the NASA inspector general says. A company owned by tech billionaires Larry...
  • CEO Dick Costolo is helping Twitter IPO take flight

    CEO Dick Costolo is helping Twitter IPO take flight
    SAN FRANCISCO — Dick Costolo doesn't fit the profile of a typical tech start-up chief executive. He's not a twentysomething college dropout. He didn't start Twitter Inc. in his dorm room. And he doesn't wear a hoodie. At 50, with a balding...
  • Second Google barge sighted: What could they be?

    Second Google barge sighted: What could they be?
    Not one but two secret floating barges have now been tied to Google, but what could they be? In the past week, the Mountain View, Calif., tech giant was linked to a company that has leased out a hangar in the middle of San Francisco Bay where it is...
  • Twitter has good news for shareholders: one class of shares

    Twitter has good news for shareholders: one class of shares
    SAN FRANCISCO -- As Twitter made public its stealth filing for an initial public offering, it parted with some of its Silicon Valley brethren by saying it would only issue one class of shares, meaning it plans to give all shareholders a vote. Unlike...
  • Greg Schwem: An 'F' is a very 'Nobel' grade

    My daughter burst through the front door, dropped her backpack, grabbed a handful of potato chips and flopped on the couch. A typical after-school entrance. I tepidly approached. "Any homework tonight?" "Mmmmm." A typical after-school response....
  • To celebrate its quinceañera, Google offers Doodle piñata to whack

    To celebrate its quinceañera, Google offers Doodle piñata to whack
    A 15th birthday, or quinceañera, is a very special occasion for young Latinas. It's also apparently very important for Google. The search giant has been pulling out all the stops this week to make its 15th anniversary a memorable one. It's latest...
  • Google celebrates 15th birthday in garage where it was born

    Google celebrates 15th birthday in garage where it was born
    MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Google went back to where it all began Thursday, to the Menlo Park garage where founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin first dreamed of a better search engine. The company opened up the Silicon Valley landmark to the media to...
  • Google goes old school to celebrate 15th birthday

    Google goes old school to celebrate 15th birthday
    To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Google is letting users time travel and see what the search engine website looked like when it launched. When users go to Google.com and search for "Google in 1998" the website transforms from its modern 2013 design to...
  • Special Report on Google: YouTube, Glass, Fiber & More

    When Variety decided to dive deep into the state of Hollywood's talent agencies in our May No. 1 issue, we knew it would take more than an article or two to do the job right. Given the positive feedback the "Agency Angst" package received, it was clear...
  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in the age of 'technoconsumerism'?

    Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse  in the age of 'technoconsumerism'?
    Is Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon.com, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse? If you are a journalist at The Washington Post, which Bezos recently bought with his own money, or an editorial employee at any big-city newspaper,...
  • Men more likely than women to use protection -- on their smartphones

    Men more likely than women to use protection -- on their smartphones
    Men in the U.S. are just as likely as women to have their smartphones lost or stolen. But a survey released this week found that a greater percentage of men back-up their devices, install mobile anti-virus protection and enable theft-deterrence features....