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Study Suggests That Google Has Its Thumb on Scale in SearchNew York TimesGoogle entices people to search by promising links to the best that the web has to offer. But research released Monday, led by top academics but paid for by one of Google’s rivals, suggests that Google sometimes alters results to play up its own …Amid antitrust investigation, report accuses Google of rigging its searchesChristian Science Monitor Google Search Hurting Yelp, Finds Study Funded by YelpNewsweekColumbia Law Professor Argues That Google...

Uber Buys Microsoft Mapping TechPC MagazineAs it moves closer to the launch of Window 10, Microsoft is further tightening its focus, and has decided to sell some of its mapping technology to Uber. As part of the deal, about 100 Microsoft employees will move over to Uber. “We’re excited about …Uber Acquires Mapping Assets From MicrosoftWall Street Journal Bits | Uber to Acquire Mapping Technology and Know-How From MicrosoftNew York Times (blog)Uber grabs Microsoft mapping assets and employeesFortuneThe Register –Search...

LA cricket farm tries to raise funds, falls shortCNBCElliott Mermel, who runs the farm out of a warehouse in the Los Angeles suburb of Van Nuys, told CNBC last month before launching the crowdfunding campaign that the money would “allow us to increase our cash reserves for any bumps in the road. …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Samsung Will Issue Patch to Re-Enable Windows Update on Its ComputersNDTVSamsung has announced it will issue a patch for its computers that will revert back to the regular Windows Update settings after reports from last week highlighted the company was disabling the Microsoft service on some of its computers. The company has …and more …read more From:: Tech News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

So much for rainbows, Zuck: Facebook staff STILL overwhelmingly male and whiteThe RegisterFacebook may be celebrating gay rights around the world today by encouraging its users to paint their profile pics with a rainbow-themed filter, but the firm will be less proud about its latest diversity report. That’s because the company’s workforce remains …Facebook’s employee diversity report dissapointsTimes of India Facebook’s diversity report reveals women are not equalIT PROFacebook’s Employee Diversity...

NJ considers crowdfunding that give investors a stake in the businessNewsworks.orgThe “intrastate crowdfunding” measure is similar to what online services such as Kickstarter offer for new business and arts projects. But instead of T-shirts or mugs as a thank-you gift, mom-and-pop investors would get small amounts of equity in the … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Irish language band hope to reach US with crowdfunding campaign (VIDEOS)IrishCentralIrish language band hope to reach US with crowdfunding campaign (VIDEOS). Frances Mulraney @FrancesMulraney June 29,2015 01:26 AM. “Seo. Seo Linn, of Coláiste Lurgan Fame, ask you to invest in identity, invest in Irish. Photo by: Kickstarter. …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Has Samsung finally found a way to double your phone’s battery life?State ColumnTired of constantly recharging your phone? Samsung may have just come up with a battery that could mean the end of short-lived smartphones. Samsung is known for its competitive spirit and innovative technologies, and they may have just found a new way …Breakthrough – Samsung Team Finds a Way to Double Your Phone’s Battery lifeTimes Gazette Samsung breakthrough nearly doubles lithium battery capacityRapid News NetworkBoston Startup...

MIT Alumnus Invented Throwable Spheres With Sensors And CamerasSTGISTThis Halloween pumpkin-like sphere will give policemen the “view” of danger, or help first responders find survivors in a collapsed building. This ball is called Explorer, a softball-sized object equipped with six camera lenses, LED light, and other sensors.MIT develops Tactical Camera Ball with 360 degree view to assist the police in …Times Gazette New camera helps police see around corners in dangerous situationsNews QuenchBounce Imaging’s $1495.00...

Crowdfunding gets face-to-face with ‘Awesome Beaverton and Beyond’ projectOregonLive.comThe Beaverton and Beyond chapter of the Awesome Foundation plans to serve all of Washington County, and its first grant recipient, based in Hillsboro, embodies that ideal. After a “pitch party” in which fund-seekers presented their plans, the group of … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Israel: Rabbi launches crowdfunding campaign to help restore torched churchi24newsA group of Jewish religious leaders kick-started a crowdfunding project aimed to collect money for the restoration of a church vandalized allegedly by Jewish extremists earlier this month, the Times of Israel website reported Sunday. The project’s …and more …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Apple starts production on next-gen iPhones with Force Touch: ReportFirstpostApple has reportedly started production of a new generation of iPhones featuring Force Touch, the haptic feedback feature that was introduced this year in the Apple Watch along with the new MacBook. According to a report by Bloomberg, people familiar with …Apple iPhone 6S: New models to feature Force TouchThe National iPhone 6S will reportedly feature Force Touch technologyTweakTowniPhone 6S Featuring Force Touch Will Soon ArriveGadget GesturesYibada...

Bree Newsome Crowdfunding Campaign Raises $84K In 11 Hours For Activist …International Business TimesA crowdfunding campaign for the woman who took down the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse Saturday raised more than $84,000 in 11 hours. About 3,200 people had donated to the Indiegogo page “Bail For Bree Newsome” as of 10 p.m. …#FreeBree: Newsome Does What We Were Thinking, Crowdfunding for Bail …Politic365 Woman Removes Confederate Flag in Front of SC StatehouseABC NewsConfederate...

Facebook Default Pictures Get Rainbow MakeoverAmerican Live WireFacebook default pictures are getting a rainbow makeover thanks to the social media giant. A new feature allows users to show their support for marriage equality by superimposing a rainbow over their profile picture. CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally …Facebook, Twitter, Google Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage DecisionBreitbart News Facebook Rainbow Filter: How To Change Your Default Picture To Support …iDigitalTimes.comShow Your Pride With A Rainbow Filter For Your...

European Crowdfunding Network Steps Up. Elects New Board of DirectorsCrowdfund InsiderNot long ago the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) was just an informal group of Europeans involved in the emerging crowdfunding market. Only in 2013 did it come into legal existence as a formal body. Yesterday, during its second General Assembly … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Apple Watch lands in more marketsKhaleej TimesEager South Korean consumers braved the onset of monsoon rains and concerns over a MERS outbreak, which has killed 31 people, to form long queues outside stores selling the Apple Watch wearable device. Staff at an Apple store display new Apple …Pebble Time review: One smartwatch to outlast them allAlphr Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch a Big Hit in 7 More Countries, Doubts Arise …LearnBondsApple Watch to Launch in 3 More Countries on July 17TechFragArab News –CNET –TechCrunchall...

Facebook Launches ‘Celebrate Pride’ Tool Which Puts A Rainbow Filter Over …ForbesFacebook has launched a tool that lets users show their support of marriage equality. Facebook’s “Celebrate Pride” tool was announced by co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. The tool was launched shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that …Facebook goes rainbow for gay prideSky News Australia Facebook Puts On A ‘Rainbow Show’ To Celebrate Gay PrideEmpire State TribuneFacebook Shows Support...

Is crowdfunding replacing corporate R&D?SFGateClick around crowdfunding sites and you’ll find campaigns to fund vacations, make documentaries and build 3-D printers. You’ll also find the Paragon Induction Cooktop, a project by an arm of General Electric. It can cook sous vide, sear, deep fry … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Family turns to crowdfunding, prayer after rare cancer diagnosisTampabay.comST. PETERSBURG — In between Craigslist listings for lawn care and children’s summer camp, a plea for help catches the eye. Related News/Archive. Cancer study will value precision. 3 Weeks Ago. Lung cancer is top cancer killer of women in rich nations. …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

GM’s cheaper-than-Tesla ‘leccy car tested at batt-powered data centreThe RegisterGeneral Motors is already testing its new Chevy electric prototype at its Milford Proving Ground – where its data centre is powered by its own vehicles’ recycled batteries – and seems to be well ahead of Tesla in rolling out its distance-driving electric vehicle.Chevy Bolt- The Democratic Electric CarClapway Chevy Bolt: Testing for ‘approachable’ 200-mile range EV revealedChristian Science MonitorGM Hypes Yet Another...

Flir’s Thermal Camera for iOS, Android Gets Smaller, CheaperPC MagazineFlir Systems is back with the second-generation Flir One thermal imager, now available for iOS and Android devices. The pocket-sized accessory attaches to a mobile gadget and turns your smartphone into a thermal imager that sees heat and measures …FLIR Brings New-Generation Thermal Imager for SmartphonesZacks.com FLIR Launches Second-Gen Camera Plug-inCCMFlir: New device turns smartphones into thermal imaging camerasInternational Business Times UKNDTV...

HongSin Kwek, CEO and founder of PhoenixICT, Talks Crowdfunding in Asia …Crowdfund InsiderAs the CEO and founder of PhoenixICT, a leading crowdfunding hub, HongSin Kwek is among the organizers of Crowdfunding Asia, the first conference of its type focused on the Asian markets. Crowdfunding Asia held its first event in Singapore in 2014, and … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

The future of road rage: Delphi self-driving car survives brush with Google self …PCWorldNo further irony need be applied to this story of self-driving car vs. self-driving car. On Tuesday, according to a Reuters report, one of Google’s self-driving Lexus RX test vehicles cut off a car as it drove a public street in Mountain View, California. The car it cut …Google’s new self-driving cars cruising Silicon Valley roadsThe Hindu Google’s Testing Self-Driving Cars Without Steering Wheel, Pedals On Mountain...

General Motors Boasts Prototype of Chevrolet Bolt, Will Launch Earlier than …BizTek MojoTesla Motors’ competitors are starting to pile up, and General Motors might even beat them by launching the first 200-mile pure electric car by 2017 with the Chevrolet Bolt. GM already released images of the early prototype model of the new Bolt electric car.GM’s Chevy Bolt Outpacing Tesla in Cheaper Electric Car RaceWall Street Journal (blog) Tesla and GM Square Off on Race for 200-Mile EVPluginCars.comFor Chevrolet, life-lessons...

Hudson band will make first studio album — thanks to crowdfundingCatskill Daily MailThe electro-folk group Ryder Cooley & Dust Bowl Faeries used crowdfunding, a fundraising campaign that asks community members to fund a project via the Internet. They used it to secure money to produce their first studio album, currently untitled.and more …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Why Facebook unbundled its Messenger appCNBCFacebook is opening up its messaging service to users and nonusers alike. With the new Messenger, users can sign up with just a name and phone number, according to TechCrunch. Facebook realizes this will allow people to keep in touch with friends, but …Using Messenger Without FacebookABC News Messenger Drops Facebook RequirementMediaPost CommunicationsFacebook Messenger now open to non-Facebook usersToronto SunKTIC –CDA News –AdAge.comall 245 news articles …read...

iPhones hit with ‘blue screens of death’USA TODAYUsers of Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone on T-Mobile’s (TMUS) network are reportedly suffering from random “blue screens of death.” Complaints reveal an outbreak of cases where the Apple device’s screen flashes blue right before rebooting without warning, …T-Mobile iPhone Users Report Blue Screens of DeathPC Magazine T-Mobile iPhones are crashing and blue screening, say usersCNETT-Mobile iPhone Users Are Experiencing ‘Blue Screen Of Death’...

Shenmue 3 creator Yu Suzuki tries to clarify crowdfunding kerfuffleArs TechnicaIf the $2 million was merely to gauge interest and Sony was forking over the rest of the cash, why now move the crowdfunding goal posts to $10 million? Or if it turns out that Sony isn’t helping out financially, why did it say it was? To help clarify …and more …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Chinese Couple Use Crowdfunding To Pay Fine For Having Illegitimate ChildInternational Business TimesA young couple from Beijing have used a crowdfunding website to appeal for donations, after being fined under China’s strict family planning regulations for having a child out of wedlock. In this picture, taken on Jan. 21, 2015, children dressed in …Couple turns to crowdfunding to pay for penalty for having an illegitimate …Global Times Sinosphere | Fined for Having Baby, Unwed Couple Ask Chinese Public to Pitch...

Bungie Apologizes To Fans Over ‘Destiny: The Taken King’ DLC, Offers VIP …ForbesBungie apologized to long-time Destiny players Wednesday night over controversy surrounding upcoming Destiny expansion The Taken Kin. The game’s Creative Director, Luke Smith, also apologized for an interview he did with Eurogamer which …and more …read more From:: Tech News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Facebook’s messenger could one day be bigger than FacebookTODAYonlineFacebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg speaks during his keynote address at Facebook F8 in San Francisco, California, on March 25, 2015. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments …Facebook frees Messenger from its gilded cageThe Register You can now sign up for Messenger without having a Facebook accountIBNLiveWe’re starting to see the fruits of Facebook’s $22 billion WhatsApp dealCNNThe Star Onlineall 122 news articles ...

New Montana Crowdfunding Securities Laws Take Effect July 1ABC FOX Montana NewsChanges to Montana’s crowdfunding laws will soon take effect making it easier for Montana entrepreneurs to raise start-up money for new businesses. Representatives from the Montana State Auditor’s office were in Butte Wednesday talking about the … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Akron Jewish Community Board begins crowdfunding campaign for cemetery …newsnet5.comThe board applied and received for a grant from the Jewish Federation of North America to begin their own crowdfunding campaign to help raise money for the damaged cemetery. “I think we have a responsibility as a community to be sure our cemeteries are … …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Instagram announces improved features that put the focus on what’s liveLos Angeles TimesComing to you live from Instagram. The photo-sharing app announced this week two improved functions that put the emphasis on real time. The reimagined Explore page features popular hashtags and places that highlight relevant, up-to-the-minute trends as …Instagram launches a new Explore tab which features Trending Tags, Places …Financial Express Instagram now lets you see what’s trending and search for photos by locationWashington...

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Preview: Live Photos & Interactive VideoWashington PostOnly a month after blowing us away with its all-new, sixth-generation 2016 Camaro, Chevrolet has now taken the wraps off the car’s convertible variant which like the coupe will be introduced for the 2016 model year. The new Camaro Convertible sticks with a …Chevrolet lifts the lid on the 2016 Camaro convertibleThe Globe and Mail 2016 Chevy Camaro convertible revealedMLive.comHere’s the drop-top version of the 2016 Chevy...