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The Charger Bulletin

November 15, 2012


Filed under University of New Haven

By UNH Library Dear University Community, While the commonly held belief is that you don’t need libraries or librarians, since everything is available for free online, this is not the reality of the situation. The reality is that most of what you find through a Google search is not available...

Rupert Murdoch Attacks White House, Google

Sara J Dufort

January 25, 2012


Filed under Global News

While many entities, including Google and the White House, have vocally opposed the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), media mogul Rupert Murdoch has taken to Twitter to attack those who are in opposition. While both sides of the debate have equally appealing arguments, Rupert Murdoch believes that the ac...

Mozilla and Google to Develop “Do Not Track” Tool

Sara J Dufort

February 2, 2011


Filed under Global News

If you have ever worried about your privacy on the internet, or how websites know exactly what advertisements to place on your home screen, then you are not alone. It is a known fact that companies can track where you are going on the web, in order to put a personalize touch to what you are s...

Google Tests Cars That Can Steer Without Drivers

The Associated Press

October 13, 2010


Filed under Science

WASHINGTON – Google Inc. is road-testing cars that steer, stop and start without a human driver, the company says. The goal is to "help prevent traffic accidents, free up people’s time and reduce carbon emissions" through ride sharing and "the new ‘highway trains of tomorrow,’" project leader...

Google Defends Shrinking China Market Share

The Associated Press

September 22, 2010


Filed under Global News, Science

BEIJING – Google is hiring dozens of marketing and technical employees in China to defend a shrinking market share against local rivals after closing its Chinese search engine six months ago this Wednesday in a dispute over censorship. Mainland users usually can reach Google’s Chinese-language...

Google Search Accelerates With ‘Instant’ Results

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010


Filed under Global News, Science

Google Inc. stepped on its Internet search accelerator Wednesday by adding a feature that displays results as soon as people begin typing their requests. The change, called “Google Instant,” is the closest the 12-year-old company has come yet to realizing its founders’ ambition to build a search...

Google complaint highlights China-based hacking

Joshua Van Hoesen

February 3, 2010


Filed under Science

From The Associated Press BEIJING – Google's accusation that its e-mail accounts were hacked from China landed like a bombshell because it cast light on a problem that few companies will discuss: the pervasive threat from China-based cyberattacks. The hacking that angered Google Inc. and hit...

China denies involvement in Google hackings

Joshua Van Hoesen

January 26, 2010


Filed under Science

From The Associated Press: BEIJING – China sharply rebuked the United States on Monday, denying involvement in any Internet attacks and defending its online restrictions as lawful after Washington urged Beijing to investigate an attack against Google. The search engine giant announced on Jan....

Google tests loyalties of China’s wired generation

Joshua Van Hoesen

January 20, 2010


Filed under Science

From Reuters BEIJING (Reuters) – When Google threw down the gauntlet to China's Internet censors, it also challenged the loyalties of the nation's wired generation. These tech-savvy Chinese in their 20s and 30s grew up in far greater affluence and openness than their parents. Many are pulled...

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