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Email overload: time for a human solution

David Glance | 24 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: email, Google, technology, time management, vested interests
Email providers have a vested interest in the growing burden of the digital messages.

The passing of Google Glass

Karl D. Stephan | 19 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Google, technology
Drums and cymbals at its birth; a press release at its death.

How big is Google? Is it really a googleplex?

Denyse O'Leary | 11 Nov 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Google, internet searches, national sovereignty

Are Google’s cheap smartphones a strategy for world domination?

Aleksi Aaltonen | 1 Oct 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Google, privacy, smartphones, surveillance

How to sink a competitor with Google Maps

Denyse O'Leary | 10 Jul 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: business ethics, Google, internet searches

Provincial Canadian court orders Google to block sites worldwide, in trade dispute

Denyse O'Leary | 24 Jun 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: censorship, Google, internet searches

Happy birthday to Google, the teenager that runs the world

Sunila Lobo | 10 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Google, internet
By the time you were 15, had you become a verb?

The wisdom of “Don’t Be Evil”

Karl D. Stephan | 05 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Google, morality, philosophy
Google may be a corporate behemoth nowadays, but its motto contains a deep philosophical message.

A rich harvest

John Bambenek | 03 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: big data, Google, privacy, surveillance
Groovy devices like Google Glass are constantly collecting data about you and your habits which can be sold to advertisers.

A word about Google

Carolyn Moynihan | 13 July 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: gay advocacy, Google

The name game: is Google+ building a cathedral or a bazaar?

David Glance | 02 August 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Facebook, Google, social networks
Google is trying to muscle in on Facebook's turf with its new social network, Google+. But already there are complaints.

Googling for madness

Michael Cook | 26 July 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Google, internet, Norway
Anders Behring Breivik absorbed all of his murderous ideology from the internet.

Searching for information hidden in public

Sheila Liaugminas | 30 July 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Google, government intelligence, internet searches, right to privacy
I use a Google aggregator to show me, at a glance, a screen full of the top international, national, local and interest-specific headlines of the moment. Google has been in some of those headlines lately…

Google finds ‘cougars’ not family safe

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 May 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cougars, dating sites, Google
In the world of online advertising, lewd as it often is, there are still some boundaries -- at least among the big players. Google, the New York Times reports, has banned “cougar” dating ads from its content pages because the internet giant considers them “nonfamily safe”.

Dear Google: Search for Civility

Sheila Liaugminas | 06 February 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christianity, Google, religion
Know how you start typing a phrase into a Google search window and all sorts of possibilities pop up to help you find the search you’re after? That helps me a lot in my daily forays into web research. But they're not as helpful when you search for Christianity...

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