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  • FILE- In this April 17, 2007 file photo, exhibitors of the Google company work on laptop computers in front of an illuminated sign of the Google logo at the industrial fair Hannover Messe in Hanover, Germany. Google is starting to accept requests from Europeans who want to erase unflattering information from the results produced by the world's dominant search engine. The demands can be submitted on a Web page that Google opened late Thursday, May 29, 2014, in response to a landmark ruling issued two weeks ago by Europe's highest court. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)

    Google taking requests to censor results in Europe

    Google is accepting requests from Europeans who want to erase unflattering information from the results produced by the world's dominant search engine.

  • Motorola to close Texas smartphone factory

    Google's Motorola Mobility handset unit announced Friday it will shutter its North Texas factory by the end of this year, barely a year after it opened with much fanfare as the first smartphone assembly plant in the U.S.

  • Google steps up efforts for more racial diversity

    Google has had more trouble diversifying its workforce than its computer scientists have had writing programs that respond to search requests in the blink of an eye or designing cars that can navigate traffic without a human behind the wheel.

  • ** FILE ** North Korean leader Kim Jong-un claps during the Supreme People's Assembly in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Associated Press)

    North Korea gets Google Maps for visitors, 'privileged'

    plot an escape route on foot from the Yodok concentration camp to the Chinese border, although walking along a major road for 81 hours probably isn’t the best way to avoid getting caught.

  • Mostly white men work at Google

    The search engine giant released workforce diversity numbers on its official blog Wednesday, revealing that 70 percent of its workforce is male, and 61 percent of its workforce is white.

  • FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2012, file photo, Google co-founder Sergey Brin gestures after riding in a driverless car with officials, to a bill signing for driverless cars at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google engineers say they have turned a corner in their pursuit of creating a car that can drive itself. Test cars have been able to navigate freeways comfortably for a few years. On Monday, April 28, 2014, Google said the cars can now negotiate thousands of urban situations that would have stumped them a year or two ago.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    Google: We're building car with no steering wheel

    Google is building a car without a steering wheel.

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    HUMPHRIES: Google celebrates murder? Happy b-day Rachel Carson

    The day after Memorial Day, Google threw up a full-blown Doodle of custom artwork to mark an occasion they clearly thought was far more important than Memorial Day: the 107th birthday of Rachel Carson, a liar and environmentalist hysteric who killed millions of people with a book.

  • Europe's move to rein in Google would stall in US

    Europe's moves to rein in Google - including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in what pops up when someone searches their name - may be seen in Brussels as striking a blow for the little guy.

  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler eyes new rules that threaten the survival of black-owned TV stations. (Associated Press)

    TELFORD: A stubborn devotion to Internet regulation

    After multiple failed attempts to push net neutrality bills through Congress, and a court-overturned attempt to force similar regulations by an order of the Federal Communications Commission, the administration is now turning to incrementalism in its ongoing crusade to bring the Internet under federal regulation.

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