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  • Google's 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas. The results announced Wednesday fell below analyst...

  • Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace

    NEW YORK (AP) — Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems. Financial terms were not disclosed. Google Inc. said Monday that atmospheric satellites could also be...

  • Authors Guild asks US court to rule against Google

    NEW YORK (AP) — Saying Google Inc. is stealing business from online book retailers, the Authors Guild asked a federal appeals court Friday to reinstate its lawsuit contending that the Internet giant is violating copyright laws with its massive book digitization project. The Guild filed papers...

  • Google to sell Glass to bigger pool of consumers

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lot more people are about to get a chance to buy Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyewear that has become the hottest accessory in geek fashion. Google will sell the "Explorer" version of Glass to any U.S. resident who places an online order for the device beginning...

  • Review: Ups and downs with Google Glass apps

    NEW YORK (AP) — Google Glass is like a fickle friend. Surprises await, such as the time it took a photo of my ceiling while I was making carrot and ginger soup. I've been using Google's Web-connected eyewear over the past few months. Spending a day trying to get some chores done with it was...

  • Democrats squawk as cracks form in immigration coalition

    Immigration reform advocates are fond of citing broad support for their cause. But in fact the coalition behind the Senate Gang of Eight comprehensive reform bill is fragile and loosely cobbled together. How could Big Labor and the Chamber of Commerce and the tech world and Big Agriculture all...

  • Another year, another $1 for Google co-founders

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google paid co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin their customary $1 salaries last year while Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt's compensation more than doubled to $19.3 million. Most of Schmidt's raise stemmed from stock grants valued at $11.4 million. Google issued them...

  • Luxottica shares rise sharply on Google Glass deal

    MILAN (AP) — Shares in Italian eyewear maker Luxottica have risen sharply on the announcement that it will make frames for Google's new Internet-connected eyewear, the Google Glass. Luxottica shares were up 4.7 percent to 40.77 euros ($55.80) in Milan trading Tuesday. CEO Andrea Guerra told...

  • Google Glass to feature Ray-Ban, Oakley frames

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is hoping to make its Internet-connected eyewear more stylish as part of a partnership with the makers of Ray-Ban and Oakley frames. The alliance with Italian eyewear company Luxottica Group announced Monday represents Google's latest attempt to make wearable...

  • Netflix and other tech stocks lead market lower

    The Nasdaq lost 50.4 points, or 1.2 percent, to close at 4,226.39. Other indexes also fell, but not as much. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 9.08 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,857.44. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 26.08 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,276.69.

  • Google enhances encryption technology for email

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Google has enhanced the encryption technology for its flagship email service in ways that will make it harder for the National Security Agency to intercept messages moving among the company's worldwide data centers. Among the most extraordinary disclosures in documents...

  • Judge tosses class-action push for Google suit

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge has tossed out an effort to win class-action status for a lawsuit accusing Google of violating the privacy terms of email users. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled late Tuesday that too many users have too many dissimilar claims to pursue a single class-action...

  • Google redesigns Android to power smartwatches

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google thinks it's time for an Internet-connected watch that performs many of the same tasks as a smartphone but with fewer distractions and rude interruptions. The Internet's most influential company is trying to unleash a new era in mobile computing with a version of...

  • The security vs. privacy debate is already over, and privacy lost

    When Edward Snowden leaked massive troves of information about the National Security Agency's collection of electronic information, he started a debate over the tradeoffs between security and privacy. At least that's how President Obama framed it, arguing, “we have to make some important...

  • Telecoms push back on proposed NSA plan

    When Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants united in outrage last summer over the National Security Agency's unfettered spying, telecommunications giants such as AT&T, Verizon and Sprint — whose customers are also the targets of secret government spying — remained noticeably mum.



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