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Google considering investment in new subsea cable across the Pacific Ocean

(Reuters) – Google Inc is considering an investment in a new cable across the Pacific Ocean, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter. The move comes as technology companies send an increasing amount of traffic across private networks, the report said. (http://on.wsj.com/1isOMAv) Google took a stake…

Google buys satellite imaging firm Skybox for $500 million

Google buys satellite imaging firm for $500 mn (via AFP) Google announced plans Tuesday to buy the satellite group Skybox Imaging for $500 million in a move to improve mapping and other services using geospatial data. “We’ve agreed to acquire Skybox Imaging, and we look forward to welcoming them to…

Google takes steps to comply with EU’s ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

By Alexei Oreskovic (Reuters) – Google has taken the first steps to meet a European ruling that citizens can have objectionable links removed from Internet search results, a ruling that pleased privacy campaigners but raised fears that the right can be abused to hide negative information. The balance between privacy…

Google unveils self-driving cars that don’t need steering wheels or brake pedals

By Alexei Oreskovic RANCHO PALOS VERDES Calif. (Reuters) – Google Inc is building cars that don’t have steering wheels, accelerator pedals or brake pedals, in an ambitious expansion of the Internet company’s efforts to develop self-driving cars. The small electric cars, which seat two passengers, are currently prototypes that Google…

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe will pay $325 million to settle hiring collusion lawsuit

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – Four major Silicon Valley companies have formally agreed to pay $324.5 million to settle claims brought by employees who accused them of limiting competition by colluding not to poach each other’s talent. The settlement, between Apple Inc, Google Inc, Intel Corp, Adobe Systems Inc and…

Google developing tablet with advanced vision capabilities

(Reuters) – Google Inc is developing a new 7-inch tablet that can capture 3-D images, and plans to produce about 4,000 of these prototypes beginning next month, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the company’s plans. The device, which is part of Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects…

Too big to let stand?: European officials continue gunning for Google

German Official Says It May Be Time To Break Up Google… Just Because (via Techdirt) Having already gone through antitrust investigations in both the US and in Europe, without facing any serious penalties (and having regulators more or less recognize that Google wasn’t doing anything anti-competitive), it appears that Google’s…

Google faces deluge of requests to wipe details from search index

Ex-politician seeking re-election and paedophile among those trying to exercise ‘right to be forgotten’ after landmark ruling Hundreds of people including an ex-politician seeking re-election, a paedophile and a doctor have applied to have details about them wiped from Google’s search index since a landmark ruling in Europe on Tuesday.…

Google gets take-down requests after European court establishes ‘right to be forgotten’

Google Inc is already getting requests to remove objectionable personal information from its search engine after Europe’s top court ruled that subjects have the “right to be forgotten,” a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The world’s No. 1 Internet search company has yet to figure out how…

‘Right to be forgotten’: Google hit with takedown requests after European court ruling

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc is already getting requests to remove objectionable personal information from its search engine after Europe’s top court ruled that subjects have the “right to be forgotten,” a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The world’s No. 1 Internet search…

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