GOOGLE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GOOGLE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. stock market edges higher as earnings pour in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831585-79/percent-earnings-cents-fell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831585-79/percent-earnings-cents-fell.html.csp">U.S. stock market edges higher as earnings pour in</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T13:18:09.776-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 01:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Major U.S. stock indexes rose in afternoon trading Thursday as investors reacted to quarterly results from a batch of U.S, companies. Google, IBM and insurer UnitedHealth were among the biggest decliners, while General Electric and Morgan Stanley were among the largest gainers. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose four points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,866 as of 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 10 points, or 0.1 to 16,435. The Nasdaq composite added 14 po...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578315852014-04-17T13:18:09.776-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T13:18:09.776-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831585@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:18:09 MDT Op-ed: Top Gun 2: Revenge of the drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57826636-82/drones-google-facebook-cruise.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57826636-82/drones-google-facebook-cruise.html.csp">Op-ed: Top Gun 2: Revenge of the drones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Maureen Dowd</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T16:38:01.821-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • It will be tough to go into the big battle against drones without the irrepressible Goose. And Tom Cruise, now 51, will no longer be playing a snot-nosed jockey with a need for speed on the highway to the danger zone. Three decades later, the mature Maverick will be a seasoned pilot with the chops to prove, as John Henry did against the steam-powered hammer, that man can beat machine. He won’t be going up against Russians in the Cold War, but robots in the Drone War. Instead of Crui...</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> 57826636@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:38:01 MDT Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817523-79/cortana-google-siri-microsoft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817523-79/cortana-google-siri-microsoft.html.csp">Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap</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="2014-04-16T16:00:53.44-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • “Yay, it’s Nick! How can I help?” Thanks for asking, Cortana. And thanks for making the Windows phone software better, Microsoft. With the new Cortana virtual assistant, Windows catches up with Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android in a major way. Microsoft takes some of the best parts of Apple’s and Google’s virtual assistants and adds a few useful tools of its own. The result is Cortana, named after an artificial-intelligence character in Microsoft’s “Halo” video games. The new Windows s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578175232014-04-16T16:00:53.44-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T16:00:53.44-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817523@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:53 MDT Review: Ups and downs with Google Glass apps http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57785235-79/glass-google-directions-cooking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57785235-79/glass-google-directions-cooking.html.csp">Review: Ups and downs with Google Glass apps</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="2014-04-07T10:06:07.622-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Google Glass is like a fickle friend. Surprises await, such as the time it took a photo of my ceiling while I was making carrot and ginger soup. I’ve been using Google’s Web-connected eyewear over the past few months. Spending a day trying to get some chores done with it was frustrating at times, though it gave me a glimpse of what might be possible down the line. Cooking with Glass, for example, frees my hands to stir, chop and season instead of leafing through a cookbook or getting...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577852352014-04-07T10:06:07.622-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T10:06:07.622-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785235@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:06:07 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: The web’s April Fools jokes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57758518-66/com-linkedin-match-google.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57758518-66/com-linkedin-match-google.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: The web’s April Fools jokes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T08:58:27.641-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 08:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture — an April Fool’s Day edition: • Google is looking for a Pokemon Master, and has turned its Google Maps app into a Pokemon-hunting challenge. [Time] • LinkedIn is filling a missing marketing niche: Connecting cats. [LinkedIn.com] • Match.com is releasing a new album, “Consciously Coupling,” in honor of the enduring relationship between Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin. [Match.com]</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> 57758518@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:58:27 MDT Popular ‘Pokémon Challenge’ Google’s big April Fool’s joke http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57755308-226/pokémon-challenge-google-augmented.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57755308-226/pokémon-challenge-google-augmented.html.csp">Popular ‘Pokémon Challenge’ Google’s big April Fool’s joke</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T17:17:02.6-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pokémon hunting just went to the next level. Google announced Monday an augmented reality challenge that involves using Google Maps and your smartphone to find the floppy Nintendo creatures as they hide throughout the U.S. The Pokémon Challenge has become all the sensation on the Internet in just the hours after it was introduced. There’s only one problem: It’s all a big April Fool’s joke by the giant search engine company. Google announced The Pokémon Challenge with a video on Monday and showed...</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> 57755308@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:17:02 MDT Judge tosses class-action push for Gmail suit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57704323-68/google-action-class-users.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57704323-68/google-action-class-users.html.csp">Judge tosses class-action push for Gmail suit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ELIAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T17:28:24.088-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 05:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • A judge has tossed out an effort to win class-action status for a lawsuit accusing Google of violating the privacy terms of email users. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled late Tuesday that too many users have too many dissimilar claims to pursue a single class-action lawsuit that could expose the search engine giant to billions of dollars in potential losses. At issue is the scanning of contents of Gmail accounts and the related targeting of ads. Many other high-tech companies a...</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> 57704323@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:28:24 MDT Viacom, Google settle 1B copyright lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57697469-79/viacom-youtube-copyright-google.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57697469-79/viacom-youtube-copyright-google.html.csp">Viacom, Google settle 1B copyright lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T10:56:43.539-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Viacom says it’s settled its $1 billion copyright lawsuit against YouTube. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. New York-based Viacom Inc. filed the suit in 2007, claiming that YouTube was aware that thousands of videos on its site were stolen from its TV networks such as Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon. Litigation dragged on for years, but a federal judge ruled last year that the online video site didn’t have to police itself as long as it removed infringing videos when copyright...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576974692014-03-18T10:56:43.539-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-18T10:56:43.539-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57697469@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:56:43 MDT Gchat crashes in 2nd major 2014 Google service disruption http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57694603-79/google-offering-service-hangouts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57694603-79/google-offering-service-hangouts.html.csp">Gchat crashes in 2nd major 2014 Google service disruption</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jeremy C. Owens </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> San Jose Mercury News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T14:23:28.243-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Google suffered a disruption to its widely used Hangouts chat service Monday morning, the second time in less than two months the Web giant’s popular email and instant-messaging offering has crashed. Users began to notice issues with Google Hangouts just after 9 a.m. Pacific time, and by 9:30 Google had listed Google Talk and Google Hangouts as suffering “Service disruptions” on its Apps Status Dashboard, a lesser categorization than “Service outages.” Some users said Drive, Google’s cloud stora...</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> 57694603@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:23:28 MDT Letter: Google Fiber offers what we all need in 21st century http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57660892-82/fiber-google-brainer-charge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57660892-82/fiber-google-brainer-charge.html.csp">Letter: Google Fiber offers what we all need in 21st century</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T01:01:03.659-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As I watch our world shrink, I clearly see the need for ultra-high-speed Internet access and content delivery into our homes and businesses. I scratch my head that there is discussion on this subject at all. Perhaps the discussion should be about implementation and rollout. Of course it will cost, everything of value does. The good people at Google Fiber have vast resources to the tune of billions of dollars, so the financial aspect of this is a no-brainer (“Google Fiber could be on its way to...</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> 57660892@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Op-ed: Google Fiber would help Salt Lake stay in the game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57643295-82/fiber-google-community-future.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57643295-82/fiber-google-community-future.html.csp">Op-ed: Google Fiber would help Salt Lake stay in the game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jason Mathis</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T01:01:05.287-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cities of the past were built on trade routes, the convergence of waterways, industrial engineering and manufacturing. Cities of the future will be built on the free flow of information, new technologies, innovation and collaboration. Ideas, and the translation of those ideas into products, services and innovations are the new building blocks of future commerce. That’s one reason everyone in Salt Lake City should take an interest in the recent announcement that Google is interested in bringing G...</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> 57643295@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:01:05 MDT Lightning is more likely to kill you in Salt Lake than in other counties http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57615005-226/lightning-lake-salt-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57615005-226/lightning-lake-salt-county.html.csp">Lightning is more likely to kill you in Salt Lake than in other counties</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T21:41:48.287-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 09:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Astraphobes take note: you’re more likely to be hit, and killed, by lightning in Salt Lake County than anywhere else along the Wasatch Front. That revelation comes from Google’s lightning hazard map, which breaks down lightning strikes that caused injuries, deaths and property damage in all of the counties in the U.S. (Zoom in to see details and the heat map.) &lt;iframe src=”http://mapsengine.google.com/gallery/mapviewer?id=z4f-ZuCLmiKg.k5QgnA8lQKYM&hl=en&ui=e” width=”500” he...</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> 57615005@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 21:41:48 MDT Oh My Tech!: Do we really need gigabit connection? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57580919-79/bandwidth-com-connection-fiber.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57580919-79/bandwidth-com-connection-fiber.html.csp">Oh My Tech!: Do we really need gigabit connection?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T07:28:27.717-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 07:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recently, a Google representative in Provo happily demonstrated what their speedy gigabit network, Google Fiber, would mean for consumers. He called up a web browser on a computer and went to YouTube. Then he started playing 10 videos in 10 separate tabs simultaneously. “See,” he said. “You’ll be able to watch 10 videos at the same time, and there’s no buffering on any of them.” I thought to myself: In what universe would I want to watch 10 cat videos on YouTube simultaneously let alone one? Th...</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> 57580919@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 07:28:27 MDT Utah makes Google Glass app for bus riders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57597614-79/app-google-glass-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57597614-79/app-google-glass-utah.html.csp">Utah makes Google Glass app for bus riders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T14:32:02.281-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 02:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There may not be a lot of people who have Google Glass, Google’s wearable computing device, but the state of Utah still made an app for it. OnTime, the mobile app from the Utah Transit Authority that allows users to track buses and Trax in real time, has now been ported over to Google Glass. The app also gives notifications of an approaching bus or train and allows the user to view route information. The app is free and is now available for download at ontime.utah.gov. Google Glass is worn like ...</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> 57597614@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:32:02 MDT Samsung’s new smartwatches have fitness features http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57588088-79/samsung-gear-tizen-devices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57588088-79/samsung-gear-tizen-devices.html.csp">Samsung’s new smartwatches have fitness features</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Technology Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T15:51:01.918-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 03:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Barcelona, Spain • Samsung unveiled two new computerized wristwatches on Sunday, this time including health sensors and related fitness features to give people a reason to buy one. Samsung’s first Galaxy Gear smartwatch came out last fall amid much fanfare, but it landed with a thud in the marketplace. Samsung and its smartwatch rivals had failed to persuade many consumers that they need to be able to constantly check messages from their wrists. Wearable devices that succeeded tended to be fitne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575880882014-02-23T15:51:01.918-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-23T15:51:01.918-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57588088@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 15:51:01 MDT Behind the Headlines: Google Fiber, megahotel, Medicaid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57574017-78/sltrib-com-google-fiber.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57574017-78/sltrib-com-google-fiber.html.csp">Behind the Headlines: Google Fiber, megahotel, Medicaid</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T08:52:30.695-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Google announces it’s looking at the possibility of installing a fiber network in Salt Lake City. The proposed Salt Lake City convention center hotel clears a legislative hurdle. Gov. Gary Herbert blasts a state substitute for Medicaid, calling the plan unveiled by House Republicans “illogical.” And he joins Senate leaders with doubts on how to fund Speaker Becky Lockhart’s ambitious school technology concept. On Friday at 9 a.m., Tribune reporters Kirsten Stewart, Robert Gehrke and Christopher...</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> 57574017@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:52:30 MDT Google Fiber could be on its way to Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57562979-79/google-fiber-network-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57562979-79/google-fiber-network-lake.html.csp">Google Fiber could be on its way to Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T23:17:48.885-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The high-speed fiber-optic Internet network known as Google Fiber could be coming to Salt Lake City. Google and city officials announced Wednesday that the Mountain View, Calif., search-engine company will conduct a feasibility study this year to determine if Google Fiber is right for Utah’s capital. Salt Lake City is one of 34 cities in nine U.S. metropolitan areas that will be examined for potential Google Fiber sites. Other metro areas include, San Jose, Portland, Phoenix, San Antonio, Nashv...</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> 57562979@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 23:17:48 MDT