GOOGLE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GOOGLE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232741-79/samsung-tizen-developers-mobile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232741-79/samsung-tizen-developers-mobile.html.csp">Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YOUKYUNG LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T09:53:02.085-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul • Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company’s ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. The South Korean company had planned to start selling the phone, the Samsung Z, in Russia this quarter. But Samsung indicated that more time is needed to expand Tizen’s following of app developers and apps. In a brief statement, Samsung said the postponement is to further enhanc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582327412014-07-28T09:53:02.085-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T09:53:02.085-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232741@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:53:02 MDT Axed Nokia X phones suffered from lack of identity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197784-79/nokia-microsoft-windows-phones.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197784-79/nokia-microsoft-windows-phones.html.csp">Axed Nokia X phones suffered from lack of identity</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T16:17:01.928-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each. As a result, the devices didn’t become a runaway hit as Nokia’s low-cost answer to serving emerging markets. Nokia X phones were devised to be a gateway to the company’s pricier Lumia phones. The operating system that runs the phones was to blend the core technology found in Google’s Android system with services and designs found in Microsoft’s own Windows Phone ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581977842014-07-21T16:17:01.928-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T16:17:01.928-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197784@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:01 MDT Google’s quarterly income is up 6 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195426-79/google-percent-company-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195426-79/google-percent-company-billion.html.csp">Google’s quarterly income is up 6 percent</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="2014-07-17T17:21:01.553-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 05:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Google’s second-quarter earnings rose 6 percent as World Cup fever drove more traffic to the Internet company’s search engine and YouTube video site while Android devices spurred more sales of movies, music, books and applications through its mobile store. The report released Thursday also showed that Google’s advertising prices are still dropping to extend a nearly three-year slump. Meanwhile, the company’s expenses are steadily rising as it hires more workers, promotes products...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581954262014-07-17T17:21:01.553-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T17:21:01.553-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195426@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:21:01 MDT Google appoints Ford ex-CEO Mulally to board http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188150-79/mulally-ford-google-board.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188150-79/mulally-ford-google-board.html.csp">Google appoints Ford ex-CEO Mulally to board</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T18:32:02.286-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 06:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Google has appointed Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford Motor Co., to its board. Mulally, 68, retired from Ford at the end of June. Over the winter, he was rumored to be in the running for the top job at Microsoft Corp., but it went to an internal candidate. Google said Tuesday that Mulally’s appointment was effective July 9. He will serve on the company’s audit committee. Google has developed car prototypes that drive themselves, but hasn’t revealed what it plans to do with the tec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581881502014-07-15T18:32:02.286-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T18:32:02.286-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188150@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:32:02 MDT Smartwatches targeted as the next ad frontier http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157300-79/advertising-ads-wearables-devices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157300-79/advertising-ads-wearables-devices.html.csp">Smartwatches targeted as the next ad frontier</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Brian Womack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T12:39:02.021-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 12:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco — Even before wearable technology gains widespread popularity, advertising companies are devising ways to deliver marketing messages directly to people who don watches, glasses and headgear that double as computers. Case in point: InMobi Pte, a maker of mobile-ad tools, has a team of developers creating virtual mock-ups of ads on smartwatches, head-mounted displays and other gadgets to get a feel for how they can serve as a platform for marketers. The engineers, surrounded by power...</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> 58157300@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:39:02 MDT Censorship claimed as Google cuts search results http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146168-79/google-search-results-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146168-79/google-search-results-court.html.csp">Censorship claimed as Google cuts search results</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="2014-07-03T09:24:02.18-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brussels • Google’s removal of some search results in Europe is drawing accusations of press censorship. The U.S. firm has to comply with a strict privacy ruling made in May by the European Union’s top court that enables citizens to ask for the removal of embarrassing personal information that pops up on a search of their names. At least three British media, including the Guardian newspaper and public broadcaster BBC, said they have been notified by Google that links to some of their articles we...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581461682014-07-03T09:24:02.18-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T09:24:02.18-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58146168@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:24:02 MDT Google adds more musical chops with Songza deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58139634-79/google-music-songza-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58139634-79/google-music-songza-deal.html.csp">Google adds more musical chops with Songza deal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T18:01:02.375-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 06:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Google is fine tuning its digital music strategy with the acquisition of Songza, a service that creates soundtracks tailored for people’s changing moods. Financial terms of the deal announced Tuesday aren’t being disclosed. That means the price is considered to be too small to affect Google Inc., which ended March with $59 billion in cash. The acquisition highlights the growing importance of services that create tailored playlists as more people listen to music through Internet c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581396342014-07-01T18:01:02.375-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T18:01:02.375-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139634@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:01:02 MDT Google Glass taking fans closer to the action http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132597-79/glass-sports-fans-google.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132597-79/glass-sports-fans-google.html.csp">Google Glass taking fans closer to the action</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAY COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T09:53:57.656-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Your favorite team is playing for the title, and you are in the middle of the field. You have a ticket in the very top row for an NBA playoff game, and a courtside seat. The referees are reviewing a big play in the final seconds, and you are right there in front of them. Google Glass is slowly becoming more common in sports as teams and broadcasters try to bring fans closer to the action. The Philadelphia Eagles are going to test the Internet-connected eyewear for in-game use, and a co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581325972014-06-30T09:53:57.656-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T09:53:57.656-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132597@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:53:57 MDT Google to show off smart home gadgets, wearables http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58113266-79/google-android-apple-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58113266-79/google-android-apple-company.html.csp">Google to show off smart home gadgets, wearables</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARBARA ORTUTAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T13:29:47.639-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 01:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • An Android update, wearable gadgets and so-called smart home devices are just some of the innovations Google is likely to show off at its two-day developer conference, which begins Wednesday in San Francisco. In recent years, the conference has focused on smartphones and tablets, but this year Google’s Android operating system is expected to stretch — into cars, homes and smartwatches. Pacific Crest analyst Evan Wilson believes Google will unveil a new version of its Android oper...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581132662014-06-25T13:29:47.639-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T13:29:47.639-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58113266@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:29:47 MDT UTOPIA and other online issues ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58109633-82/fiber-utopia-google-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58109633-82/fiber-utopia-google-com.html.csp">UTOPIA and other online issues ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T16:46:49.749-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">— UTOPIA cities should drive a hard bargain — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “The feeling of failure that pervades the 11 Utah cities that created, and now carry considerable debt for, the UTOPIA fiberoptic system is understandable. But it is not helpful. “At least one global investment outfit wants to talk seriously about taking on the responsibility of carrying the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency to its operating and financial potential. That should allow the cities to proceed ...</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> 58109633@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:46:49 MDT Facebook, Twitter, Google score during World Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58094480-79/cup-google-million-twitter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58094480-79/cup-google-million-twitter.html.csp">Facebook, Twitter, Google score during World Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARBARA ORTUTAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T13:05:53.708-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 01:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Twitter and Facebook lit up in a World Cup frenzy this week as millions of people around the world took to social media to share in the ups and downs of the matches. Defending champion Spain’s stunning elimination Wednesday after a 2-0 defeat to Chile generated a lot of buzz, though not as much as the Cup’s opening match between Brazil and Croatia. Google, meanwhile, tracked more than 641 million World Cup-related searches. In the week leading up the U.S. team’s game against Ghana on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580944802014-06-20T13:05:53.708-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T13:05:53.708-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58094480@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:05:53 MDT New push to get girls into computer sciences http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58088817-79/girls-computer-code-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58088817-79/girls-computer-code-percent.html.csp">New push to get girls into computer sciences</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTHA MENDOZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T16:49:49.07-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mountain View, Calif. • Diana Navarro loves to code, and she’s not afraid to admit it. But the 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science major knows she’s an anomaly: Writing software to run computer programs in 2014 is — more than ever — a man’s world. “We live in a culture where we’re dissuaded to do things that are technical,” Navarro said. “Younger girls see men, not women, doing all the techie stuff, programming and computer science.” Less than one percent of high school girls think o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580888172014-06-19T16:49:49.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T16:49:49.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58088817@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:49:49 MDT Amazon unveils its new smartphone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58084878-79/phone-amazon-android-bezos.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58084878-79/phone-amazon-android-bezos.html.csp">Amazon unveils its new smartphone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN NAKASHIMA </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T16:29:25.369-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 04:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Amazon’s new smartphone will serve as your eyes and ears. Snap a photo of a book title, and it’ll show you where to buy it. Listen to a song playing in the background, and it’ll direct you to that tune on Amazon. It can even direct you to knowledge: Snap a shot of a painting, and it’ll pull up a Wikipedia entry on it. The new Firefly feature also lets you snap bar codes, phone numbers and more. It’s part of the new Fire Phone, which Amazon.com Inc. unveiled at a Seattle event Wednesday...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580848782014-06-18T16:29:25.369-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-18T16:29:25.369-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58084878@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:29:25 MDT Silicon Valley’s interns enjoy perk-filled summer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58042644-79/interns-says-google-summer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58042644-79/interns-says-google-summer.html.csp">Silicon Valley’s interns enjoy perk-filled summer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTHA MENDOZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T12:40:37.666-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mountain View, Calif. • Sitting in a kitchen stocked with free food, a handful of 20-something Google summer interns weigh their favorite perks, but where to begin? With bikes, buses, massages, swimming pools, dance classes, nap pods, parties and access to their tech heroes, it’s a very long list. “Unlimited sparkling water?” someone says. In the end, however, the budding Googlers are most excited about the work. “The project I’m working on is super high impact, and I’m looking for ways to make ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580426442014-06-08T12:40:37.666-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T12:40:37.666-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58042644@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 12:40:37 MDT Web pirates reap legitimate ad dollars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58024377-68/ads-advertising-websites-piracy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58024377-68/ads-advertising-websites-piracy.html.csp">Web pirates reap legitimate ad dollars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN NAKASHIMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Business Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-07T20:26:04.09-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 08:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Movie and music piracy thrives online in part because crafty website operators receive advertising dollars from major companies like Comcast, Ford and McDonald’s. That’s the conclusion of several recent reports that shed light on Internet piracy’s funding sources. Content thieves attract visitors with the promise of free downloads and streams of the latest hit movies, TV shows and songs. Then they profit by pulling in advertising from around the Internet, often concealing their i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580243772014-06-07T20:26:04.09-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-07T20:26:04.09-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58024377@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 20:26:04 MDT NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson aims for 3-race winning streak at Pocono http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58040373-77/chevrolet-pocono-johnson-ford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58040373-77/chevrolet-pocono-johnson-ford.html.csp">NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson aims for 3-race winning streak at Pocono</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-07T23:35:59.252-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 11:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Long Pond, Pa. • Matt Kenseth furrowed his brow at the mere suggestion Jimmie Johnson had spiraled toward a slump. Only a chump would count out the champ after an 0 for 11 start. “I don’t think anybody else was really being like, ‘Oh man, Jimmie’s finally not winning. This is our shot, he’s done,’” Kenseth said. “It doesn’t surprise me at all that he won those two races and it wouldn’t surprise me at all if he wins this weekend.” Coming off consecutive wins in the Coca-Cola 600 and at Dover, Jo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580403732014-06-07T23:35:59.252-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-07T23:35:59.252-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58040373@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 23:35:59 MDT