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SAN FRANCISCO | Google’s Waze expands carpooling service throughout US

SAN FRANCISCO — Google will begin offering its pay-to-carpool service throughout the U.S., an effort to reduce the commute-time congestion that its popular Waze navigation app is designed to avoid. The expansion announced Wednesday builds upon a carpooling system that Waze began testing two years ago in northern California and Israel before gradually extending it … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Google’s Waze expands carpooling service throughout US

SAN FRANCISCO | Google Plus to close after bug leaks personal information

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is shutting down its underwhelming Plus social network for regular users, following its disclosure of a flaw discovered in March that exposed personal information of up to 500,000 people. The announcement came in a Monday blog post , which was also Google’s first public description of the privacy bug. The Wall … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Google Plus to close after bug leaks personal information

JUMP Introduces New Tools for Real Estate Pros to Manage Zillow Reviews

LEHI, UTAH/ OCTOBER 05, 2018 (STL.News) JUMP Software announced their integration with Zillow, the leading online real estate marketplace. This partnership allows JUMP customers to connect their Zillow account through the JUMP dashboard, effectively adding to the software’s suite of online integrations. This continued effort to simplify online presence management for small business owners and … Continue reading JUMP Introduces New Tools for Real Estate Pros to Manage Zillow Reviews

WASHINGTON | The Latest: No Google execs at Senate intelligence hearing

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on a House committee hearing on social media issues (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Google won’t have an executive testifying alongside Twitter and Facebook before a Senate intelligence committee hearing Wednesday. The committee invited Larry Page, the CEO of Google’s parent company Alphabet. Google offered another executive instead, and the committee … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: No Google execs at Senate intelligence hearing

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s imaginary wages, trade falsehoods

WASHINGTON — It was a week of exaggeration and outright fiction for President Donald Trump as he sought to push through a trade pact with Mexico, hyped numbers on jobs and raged against Google and the Russia investigation. He wrongly describes the deal to replace the three-nation North American Free Trade Agreement as “one of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s imaginary wages, trade falsehoods

BEIJING | Rights groups to Google: No censored search in China

BEIJING — More than a dozen human rights groups are urging Google not to offer censored internet search in China, amid reports it is planning to again provide the service in the giant market. A joint letter Tuesday calls on CEO Sundar Pichai to explain what Google is doing to safeguard users from the Chinese … Continue reading BEIJING | Rights groups to Google: No censored search in China

AP EXPLAINS: How Google search results work

Political leanings don’t factor into Google’s search algorithm. But the authoritativeness of page links that the algorithm spits out and the perception of thousands of human raters do. In a tweet early Tuesday, President Donald Trump called Google’s search results “rigged,” claiming that searches of “Trump news” only showed reporting by what he called the … Continue reading AP EXPLAINS: How Google search results work

SAN DIEGO | Google’s search tool to help job-seeking veterans

SAN DIEGO — A new Google search tool will allow service members transitioning to civilian life to include their military occupational specialty code to find jobs that match their skills. The tool announced Monday is part of the tech giant’s “Grow with Google” initiative aimed at helping Americans get jobs or grow their businesses. The … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Google’s search tool to help job-seeking veterans