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Congress Raises Privacy Concerns With Google’s New Glasses

May 17, 2013 | 10:48 am

Congress Raises Privacy Concerns With Google’s New Glasses

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Members of Congress are asking whether Google’s Internet-connected glasses “could infringe on the privacy of the average American.” Eight members of the House Bipartisan Privacy Caucus sent a letter to Google co-founder Larry Page yesterday, requesting answers to a number of key questions: “What proactive steps is Google taking to protect the privacy of non-users […]

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Is Google’s Massive Book Scanning ‘Fair Use’? Appeals Court Raises Possibility

May 10, 2013 | 3:16 pm

Is Google’s Massive Book Scanning ‘Fair Use’? Appeals Court Raises Possibility

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The long-running legal battle between Google and those who oppose its ambitious project to scan virtually every book ever published took a new turn this week. Judges on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals pressed both sides in a class-action lawsuit to respond to the idea that the search giant’s actions might be covered […]

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June 22, 2012 | 10:06 am

AP: Google Board Approve Unusual Stock Split

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By The Associated Press WISH GRANTED: Google shareholders approved an unusual stock split that CEO Larry Page wanted to ensure that he and the company’s other co-founder, Sergey Brin, retain most of the voting power at the Internet search player. The split will create a new class of non-voting stock. SURPRISE ABSENCE: Approval had been […]

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Morning Splash: Ed Lee Says Committed to Pension Reform; Larry Page To Take Google Helm

January 21, 2011 | 7:43 am

Morning Splash: Ed Lee Says Committed to Pension Reform; Larry Page To Take Google Helm

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New mayor Ed Lee ready to tackle pensions in face of $100M cost increase (SF Examiner) …Last week, The City learned pension costs were increasing next fiscal year by $20 million more than anticipated, for a total of $375 million — a $100 million increase from San Francisco’s pension contribution this fiscal year. “I want […]

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