Google http://nhpr.org en Should The U.S. Adopt A "Right To Be Forgotten" Online? http://nhpr.org/post/should-us-adopt-right-be-forgotten-online <p>Even the least tech-savvy among us has probably built up some kind of an online “past”, whether through photos on Facebook, or a mention in a newspaper article, or public documents- from arrests to divorce to debt.&nbsp; On one hand, this 'permanent record' can be a great benefit for potential employers and others curious about us, providing a sense of our job history, personal life, and accomplishments all with one Google search. At the same time, though, mistakes, embarrassing photographs, or other indiscretions are also cataloged, seemingly forever. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:00:51 +0000 The Exchange 51870 at http://nhpr.org Should The U.S. Adopt A "Right To Be Forgotten" Online? Reviewing Google Glass http://nhpr.org/post/reviewing-google-glass <p>Last February, Google sent out invitations for developers and consumers to “test drive” its new <a href="http://www.google.com/glass/start/">Google Glass </a>technology – a head mounted computer that can access email and is equipped with a camera. The winners of the “Glass Explorer” program were required to attend an event in New York, San Francisco, or Los Angeles before purchasing the wearable eyeglass computer for fifteen-hundred dollars. Reviews for the cutting-edge gadget have been mixed – there are concerns about safety, distraction, and privacy in Congress, along with more sartorial complaints about <a href="http://www.nhpr.org/post/google-glass-too-dorky-go-mainstream">Google Glass being inexcusably geeky.</a></p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:46:21 +0000 Virginia Prescott 33221 at http://nhpr.org Reviewing Google Glass A Battle Of The Tech Titans http://nhpr.org/post/battle-tech-titans <p><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323977304578654481748899200.html">Patent wars </a>are now standard in the tech industry, so is fierce competition for markets. But what would happen if two Silicon Valley superpowers made the jump to all-out war?</p><p><strong><em>“Though the feud with Apple has been escalating for months, Google CEO Larry Page has never given serious consideration to the plan known internally as Operation GhostFruit. Then Apple decided to test him, first by removing Google as the default search engine on the iPhone and iPad, and then …by blocking Apple devices’ access to Google.com entirely. Larry Page has no choice but to go nuclear.”</em></strong></p><p>That’s an excerpt from Slate’s totally fictional, not remotely thought out experiment called<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/low_concept/features/2013/wargames/what_if_google_and_apple_went_to_war_in_real_life.html"> “Wargames: Apple Versus Google,”</a> a highly entertaining ten-part series imagining what might if happen if the two behemoths used all their power, resources, and money to destroy each other. <strong>Matt Yglesias </strong>is Slate's Business and Economics Correspondent and he spoke with us about the potential battle: Google vs. Apple.</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:00:04 +0000 Virginia Prescott 33005 at http://nhpr.org A Battle Of The Tech Titans Is Google Glass Too Dorky To Go Mainstream? http://nhpr.org/post/google-glass-too-dorky-go-mainstream <p><a href="http://www.google.com/glass/start/">Google Glass</a> -- a glass-lens like device&nbsp; which allows users to access the internet, take photos and film short snippets, is slated for retail release at the end of this year or in early 2014. Already, the wearable computer has been preemptively banned in large parts of Las Vegas, and legislators in at least one state are trying to make it illegal to use while driving. While there could be some tough legal battles ahead, that may not be the biggest hurdle facing Google Glass. Marcus Wohlson is a staff writer for Wired Business…<a href="http://www.wired.com/business/2013/05/inherent-dorkiness-of-google-glass/">and he wonders if Google Glass may just be too dorky to go mainstream. Wed, 08 May 2013 15:39:23 +0000 Virginia Prescott 27090 at http://nhpr.org Is Google Glass Too Dorky To Go Mainstream? Google's Get Your Business Online Event Launches In Hooksett http://nhpr.org/post/googles-get-your-business-online-event-launches-hooksett <p>53 percent of small businesses in New Hampshire aren&#39;t online, says Jamie Hill, a Google spokesperson. &nbsp;That, she says, is bad for Google, and bad for small businesses, too. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 21 Jul 2012 14:30:36 +0000 Emily Corwin 9264 at http://nhpr.org Google's Get Your Business Online Event Launches In Hooksett At Google, well-fed employees are a solid investment http://nhpr.org/post/google-well-fed-employees-are-solid-investment <p>A look inside the thriving, health-oriented, and totally free food scene Google offers workers at its Mountain View, California campus.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 15:09:04 +0000 Virginia Prescott & Gillian Ferguson 3005 at http://nhpr.org At Google, well-fed employees are a solid investment Here's What's Awesome! http://nhpr.org/post/heres-whats-awesome-2 <p>NHPR's Brady Carlson, host of All Things Considered provides us with brain food from the Internet buffet - including the censorship of Twitter.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 17:36:09 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1613 at http://nhpr.org Here's What's Awesome!