Tag Archives: Google

Google’s ‘Don’t be evil’ creed disappears as company morphs into Alphabet

To be fair, the “proper” Google maintains the creed, but who decides what “the right thing” to do is?

Killer robots, ubiquitous cataloguing of the world’s information, control over wired and wireless infrastructure…maybe Alphabet spun off just so they didn’t have to not “be evil” with their other ventures? Maybe I’m just paranoid.

Source: Google’s ‘Don’t be evil’ creed disappears as company morphs into Alphabet | The Verge

What Ever Happened to Google Books?

There are plenty of ways to attribute blame for the failure of the Google Books project.

Source: What Ever Happened to Google Books? – The New Yorker

Why You Hate Google’s New Logo

In the name of love, Google, give us back our serifs.

Source: Why You Hate Google’s New Logo – The New Yorker

A New Company Called Alphabet Now Owns Google

Google has reorganized itself into multiple companies, spinning off several of its most ambitious projects alongside its core Internet business under a new umbrella company called Alphabet.

Source: A New Company Called Alphabet Now Owns Google

Google’s Search Algorithm Could Steal the Presidency

The magical accuracy of search engine results may be the worst thing to happen to democracy since unfettered campaign donations.

Source: Google’s Search Algorithm Could Steal the Presidency

New Court Evidence Reveals Hollywood’s Plan to Smear Google

SOPA isn’t quite dead yet, it seems.

Google and Hollywood are still fighting bitterly over the Stop Online Piracy Act, an anti-piracy bill.

Source: New Court Evidence Reveals Hollywood’s Plan to Smear Google

Google+ and YouTube are finally splitting up

Ding, dong, the Witch is (almost) dead!

 

Source: Google+ and YouTube are finally splitting up