GOOGLE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GOOGLE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Google misses Wall Street’s quarterly forecasts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58529885-79/google-street-wall-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58529885-79/google-street-wall-billion.html.csp">Google misses Wall Street’s quarterly forecasts</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-16T14:31:02.428-06:00">Updated Oct 16, 2014 02:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mountain View, Calif. • Google Inc. reported third-quarter earnings Thursday of $2.81 billion, a per-share profit of $4.09. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and asset impairment costs, came to $6.35 per share. Those results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $6.46 per share. The Internet search leader posted revenue of $13.17 billion in the period, which also did not meet Wall Street forecas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585298852014-10-16T14:31:02.428-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-16T14:31:02.428-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58529885@www.sltrib.com Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:31:02 MDT 1,000 Europeans a day ask Google to scrub Web http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58508548-79/google-links-search-requests.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58508548-79/google-links-search-requests.html.csp">1,000 Europeans a day ask Google to scrub Web</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL LIEDTKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-10T12:12:01.645-06:00">Updated Oct 10, 2014 12:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Google is being swamped with demands from Europeans trying to erase humiliating links to their past from the world’s dominant Internet search engine. Nearly 145,000 requests have been made in the European Union and four other countries by people looking to polish their online reputations, according to numbers the company released Friday. That’s an average of more than 1,000 requests a day since late May, when Google began accepting submissions in order to comply with a European c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585085482014-10-10T12:12:01.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-10T12:12:01.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58508548@www.sltrib.com Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:12:01 MDT Japan court orders Google to remove search results http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58508001-79/google-search-results-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58508001-79/google-search-results-court.html.csp">Japan court orders Google to remove search results</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Yuri Kageyama</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-10T09:46:13.176-06:00">Updated Oct 10, 2014 09:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man’s unflattering past in an order the plaintiff’s lawyer compared to Europe’s “right to be forgotten” ruling. The Tokyo District Court ordered Google Japan on Thursday to remove search results that hinted at the man’s relations with a criminal organization after he complained his privacy rights were violated. Google spokesman Taj Meadows said the company has a standard process for removal requests, and people can come to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585080012014-10-10T09:46:13.176-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-10T09:46:13.176-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58508001@www.sltrib.com Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:46:13 MDT Sen. Wyden: NSA tech spying hurts economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58500930-68/companies-government-tech-wyden.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58500930-68/companies-government-tech-wyden.html.csp">Sen. Wyden: NSA tech spying hurts economy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">BY BRANDON BAILEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T14:27:42.129-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 02:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Palo Alto, Calif. • A leading Senate critic of online surveillance wants the government to stop widespread spying on phone calls, texts and emails, saying the “digital dragnet” doesn’t make the country safer, and only hurts the U.S. economy. “When the actions of a foreign government threaten red-white-and-blue jobs, Washington gets up at arms. But, even today, almost no one in Washington is talking about how overly broad surveillance is hurting the U.S. economy,” said Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585009302014-10-08T14:27:42.129-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-08T14:27:42.129-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58500930@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:27:42 MDT With eBay/PayPal split, what might be next? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58474609-79/ebay-paypal-google-split.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58474609-79/ebay-paypal-google-split.html.csp">With eBay/PayPal split, what might be next?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tara Lachapelle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T19:36:02.231-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 07:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A split of eBay may put the pieces in play. EBay’s announcement Tuesday that it’s spinning off the PayPal payment-services business may make either half of the California-based company a target as industry acquirers from Alibaba Group Holding to Google seek ways to further their dominance of the Internet. With a takeover of PayPal, Google would stand to become the leader in online payments, which could be integrated into its Android system and counter Apple Inc.’s new Apple Pay, accor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58474609@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:36:02 MDT Companies in Europe pledge 100K new youth jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428472-79/europe-companies-jobs-nestle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428472-79/europe-companies-jobs-nestle.html.csp">Companies in Europe pledge 100K new youth jobs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:44:01.638-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vevey, Switzerland • Some 200 companies on Thursday pledged to create new work and training opportunities for Europe’s young jobseekers, of which one out of four is unemployed. The alliance of major companies including Nestle and Google aims to create tens of thousands additional jobs — or apprenticeships and internships that lead to jobs — over the next several years. “We are confident that more than 100,000 opportunities will be given in the coming years, but it should go beyond that,” Laurent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584284722014-09-18T08:44:01.638-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T08:44:01.638-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428472@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:44:01 MDT Twitter outpaces Facebook with focus on mobile ads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58422077-79/mobile-twitter-ads-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58422077-79/mobile-twitter-ads-company.html.csp">Twitter outpaces Facebook with focus on mobile ads</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Womack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T20:01:02.699-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 08:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Twitter, the microblogging service that plans an initial public offering, is outpacing its bigger competitors Facebook and Google in a crucial growth area: mobile advertising. Ads on smartphones and tablets will make up more than half of Twitter’s ad revenue this year, according to EMarketer Inc. That puts it ahead of Facebook, which generated 41 percent of its ad revenue from mobile promotions in the latest quarter. Google, the largest search engine, is estimated to get slightly...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58422077@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:01:02 MDT California issues test permits for self-driving cars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58419878-79/vehicles-california-cars-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58419878-79/vehicles-california-cars-driving.html.csp">California issues test permits for self-driving cars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUSTIN PRITCHARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T09:06:02.131-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • For the first time, California’s Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling public roads. The agency is issuing permits Tuesday that let three companies test 29 vehicles on highways and in neighborhoods — with a human “safety driver” behind the wheel, in case the onboard computers make a bad decision. With 25 vehicles, Google’s souped-up Lexus SUVs are the biggest fleet. Mercedes and VW have two vehicles each. Self-driving cars already have gone hun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584198782014-09-16T09:06:02.131-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T09:06:02.131-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58419878@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:06:02 MDT Silicon Valley struggles to speak FDA’s language http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402151-79/fda-health-company-tech.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402151-79/fda-health-company-tech.html.csp">Silicon Valley struggles to speak FDA’s language</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW PERRONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T09:26:01.772-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • From Apple’s new smartwatch that tracks heartbeats to contact lenses that measure blood sugar — Silicon Valley is pouring billions into gadgets and apps designed to transform health care. But the tech giants that have famously disrupted so many industries are now facing their own unexpected disruption: regulation. Google co-founder Sergey Brin recently expressed his frustration with the complex web of rules that govern the field. “Health is just so heavily regulated,” Brin told indu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584021512014-09-11T09:26:01.772-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T09:26:01.772-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402151@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:26:01 MDT Google seeks help defining ‘Right to be Forgotten’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393581-79/google-experts-information-privacy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393581-79/google-experts-information-privacy.html.csp">Google seeks help defining ‘Right to be Forgotten’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN CLENDENNING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T11:15:01.511-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and a panel of experts held the first of seven public sessions Tuesday to help the company define how it should enforce a new “Right to be Forgotten” rule under which Europeans can seek the removal of embarrassing search results. The company has received more than 120,000 requests to take down 457,000 links since a May court ruling enabled Europeans to ask for the removal of embarrassing personal information that pops up in a search of their names. “We need ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583935812014-09-09T11:15:01.511-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T11:15:01.511-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393581@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:15:01 MDT EU antitrust claims against Google extended http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393229-79/google-competition-settlement-almunia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393229-79/google-competition-settlement-almunia.html.csp">EU antitrust claims against Google extended</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUERGEN BAETZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T09:57:01.925-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • The European Union’s competition authority has rejected yet another offer from Google to settle a case that claims the company abuses its dominant position in Internet searches, once again extending the four-year-old anti-trust battle. The EU body said Tuesday it is “now in contact with Google to see if they are ready to offer solutions” to improve their proposed settlement. The plaintiffs in the case — Google’s competitor Microsoft and other tech and Internet companies — have provide...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583932292014-09-09T09:57:01.925-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T09:57:01.925-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393229@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Tech companies appeal rejection of jobs settlement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379549-79/settlement-apple-companies-google.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379549-79/settlement-apple-companies-google.html.csp">Tech companies appeal rejection of jobs settlement</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:51:02.177-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Four tech companies, including Apple and Google, are appealing a judge’s rejection of a $324.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit brought by more than 60,000 high-tech workers. The lawsuit alleged that Google and Apple conspired with the other technology companies to block some of their employees from getting better job offers. A settlement was reached in April, but U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled last month that it wasn’t enough money. Now Apple Inc., Google Inc., Adobe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583795492014-09-05T16:51:02.177-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T16:51:02.177-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379549@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:51:02 MDT Google’s health startup forges venture with AbbVie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58369333-79/abbvie-google-venture-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58369333-79/abbvie-google-venture-health.html.csp">Google’s health startup forges venture with AbbVie</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T11:27:02.241-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Google’s ambitious health startup is teaming up with biotechnology drugmaker AbbVie in a $500 million joint venture that will try to develop new ways to treat cancer and other diseases such as Alzheimer’s. The alliance announced Wednesday calls for Google Inc. and AbbVie Inc. to each invest $250 million in the project. They will split all expenses and any profits generated by the venture. Calico, a company created by Google last year, will manage a team of scientists who will wor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583693332014-09-03T11:27:02.241-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T11:27:02.241-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369333@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:27:02 MDT Google building fleet of package-delivering drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348904-79/google-drones-fleet-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348904-79/google-drones-fleet-building.html.csp">Google building fleet of package-delivering drones</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday escalates Google’s technological arms race with rival Amazon.com, which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers of its online store. Google Inc. has dubbed its effort “Project Wing.” Although Google expects it to take several m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583489042014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:19:01.76-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348904@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:01 MDT