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Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates The Birth of Hip-Hop

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates an essential nugget of Hip-Hop history. The backstory of August 11, 1973 is that it marks the day the legendary DJ Kool Herc invented the concept of the “break” during a back-to-school party he threw in New York City’s Bronx borough. Instead of playing a record in full, Herc created a […]

Google & SWANK PR To Host “The PR Trifecta” Workshop At Creation Con Summit

Google & SWANK PR will host “The PR Trifecta” Workshop At Lake FX Chicago Creation Con Summit Friday April 21st at 1:00pm. Swank PR in partnership with the 3rd Annual “Lake FX Chicago” Creation Con 2017 Expo & Summit presented by Google, will host a power-packed workshop entitled “The PR Trifecta” Artist, Business & Branding […]

Tech Companies File A Court Motion Against Trump

Major technology companies recently went against Trump‘s executive order to ban Muslim travel according to CNN. Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Netflix were the first to file a court motion declaring that his order violates immigration rights and the Constitution. Uber and Lyft, the ride-sharing rivals have also joined the fight against Trump’s rule. Reports […]

Streaming Is Finally Bringing Money To The Music Industry

With nearly twenty years of sharp decline as a direct result of piracy and declining prices, the music industry has recently shown signs of recovery. Spearheading the way to profitability via streaming are Spotify and Apple Music. Recorded music revenue increased by 8.1 percent to $3.4 billion in the first half of 2016, according to […]

Is Google Duo Going To Replace FaceTime?

Ever wanted to FaceTime someone only to remember that they own an Android? Well, Google has solved that dilemma…finally. Google Duo is a free new video calling service that Google launched yesterday [August 16] according to money.cnn.com. Duo is the mega company’s response to Apple’s FaceTime and is laced with some features that may tempt […]

Music Superstars Take The Fight Against Digital Piracy to Congress

It’s estimated digital piracy has drained billions of dollars from the music industry since the transition from CDs to digital music files caused piracy to become an even bigger issue affecting the industry. As new forms of listening to music like streaming appeared and continued to grow, artists dependent on the streaming model are becoming […]

President Obama’s Administration Announces Budget For Self-Driving Cars

President Barack Obama‘s administration has announced a proposal of spending nearly $4 billion over the next 10 years to make autonomous cars safer. The United States Department of Transportation will make it easier for companies to innovate around these vehicles, according to Venture Beat. Obama’s 2017 fiscal year budget will provide enough money to allow […]

Google to Donate $2.35 Million to Bay Area For Racial Injustice

Google has decided to give back to the community in the biggest way to help fight racial injustice. According to Huffington Post, Google.org has decided to donate to three groups in support of helping the fight against racial injustice. Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, The Silicon Valley De-Bug and Oakland Unified School District’s African […]

Google’s Self-Driving Car Involved In Accident

Internet giant Google recently admitted one of the prototypes of their self-driving cars was involved in an accident Google‘s self-driving car was involved in an accident this week, which left some people with minor injuries. The collision happened when a Lexus SUV, outfitted with Google’s self-driving technology, was hit by another car from behind in […]

Google Apologizes For Mislabeling Photo Of African American People

Search engine giant Google landed in hot water due to their latest photo app mis-tagging a photo of A black man and woman with a racist term Brooklyn computer programmer Jacky Alcine was one of the victims of the incident. Alcine posted a screenshot of Google‘s photo app arranged various similar photos in groups. The […]

Google Apologizes After App Calls African American’s Gorilla’s

Google photo apps is under fire after a glitch in the app called African Americans gorillas. According to BBC, the app that automatically tags uploaded pictures by it’s own software, labeled a black couple as gorillas. The issue caught the attention of a New York based software developer who was one of the people in […]

Watch What You Search For! Google Keeps Track Of It All And Lets You Download It

Every single thing you have ever searched for productive, unproductive, work related, school related, every letter strung together to form your search can now be downloaded and printed out thanks to Google The newly added feature was released by Google in January of this year.  Nearly 5 months since the conception of the beast that […]

Apple & Google Settle For $300 Million

Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another. The agreement was announced Thursday preventing a Silicon Valley trial that threatened to expose the tactics deployed by billionaire executives such as late […]

Pokemon Invade Google Maps For April Fools Day, Try To Catch Them All

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Have you ever dreamed about living in an actual world of Pokemon; a world where you would be your own Pokemon master, traveling the world in a search to capture every last elusive one? Well, that world is here. Sort of. Google has been experimenting with “augmented reality” for some time now and, for April […]