Google http://kuow.org en Dogfight: The Deeply Personal Battle Between Apple And Google http://kuow.org/post/dogfight-deeply-personal-battle-between-apple-and-google <p>David Hyde talks with Wired contributing editor Fred Vogelstein about his new book "Dogfight: How Google and Apple Went to War and Started a Revolution."&nbsp; The book chronicles the contentious relationship between Apple's Steve Jobs and Google's Eric Schmidt and shows how it has shaped smartphone and tablet technology. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:51:56 +0000 David Hyde & Christine Streich 24913 at http://kuow.org Dogfight: The Deeply Personal Battle Between Apple And Google Google, The Government And You http://kuow.org/post/google-government-and-you <p>Ross Reynolds talks with Electronic Frontier Foundation staff attorney Nate Cardozo about Google's recent <a href="http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2013/11/government-requests-for-user.html">publication of transparency papers</a> that show which governments want to know more about your search history.</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 23:48:13 +0000 Ross Reynolds & Arwen Nicks 23928 at http://kuow.org Google, The Government And You Microsoft Tweaks Windows 8, Stays With Its View Of The Future http://kuow.org/post/microsoft-tweaks-windows-8-stays-its-view-future <p>Microsoft servers around the world are dishing out a new version of Windows 8. The new version brings back a start button, something users said they missed.</p><p>A lot is riding on the success of the operating system, which is the backbone of Microsoft’s transformation into a devices company. It’s Microsoft’s effort to create a single experience for all Microsoft devices, from smartphone to tablet to laptop. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 16:37:00 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 22276 at http://kuow.org Microsoft Tweaks Windows 8, Stays With Its View Of The Future Reports: Spy Agencies Getting Past Tech Company Encryption http://kuow.org/post/reports-spy-agencies-getting-past-tech-company-encryption <p></p><p>Reports from the New York Times, the Guardian and ProPublica cast light on how spy agencies are obtaining private data. The news organizations say the US National Security Agency is using covert partnerships with technology companies to weaken encryption software.</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 04:35:28 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 19826 at http://kuow.org Reports: Spy Agencies Getting Past Tech Company Encryption Google Breaks Ground On Kirkland Expansion http://kuow.org/post/google-breaks-ground-kirkland-expansion <p></p><p>Google officially launched construction of a new building to double its campus in Kirkland.</p><p>The Seattle area is already home to the third-largest Google center in the US, behind New York City and Mountain View, California. Google says it’s expanding here because it likes the talent coming out of nearby universities. It is not saying how much it intends to grow its workforce in Kirkland.</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 04:28:14 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 19828 at http://kuow.org Google Breaks Ground On Kirkland Expansion Microsoft Buys Nokia Devices For A New Shot At The Smartphone Market http://kuow.org/post/microsoft-buys-nokia-devices-new-shot-smartphone-market <p>Microsoft’s $7 billion purchase of Nokia’s mobile device business is an important step toward gaining ground in the worldwide smartphone market, analysts say.</p><p>But bigger challenges await as the company works to get consumers to love the Windows Phone.</p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 00:37:46 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 19658 at http://kuow.org Microsoft Buys Nokia Devices For A New Shot At The Smartphone Market What Is The Deal With Scroogled? http://kuow.org/post/what-deal-scroogled <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Microsoft has launched a new round of ads blasting Google for sharing user’s personal information if they are using Android software to run a smartphone or a tablet. Previously Microsoft ads attacked Google for accessing Gmail users' emails to create targeted advertising. To find out more on Microsoft’s strategy with the advertising campaign Ross Reynolds talks with Michael </span>Cusumano<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management and the author of several books about Microsoft.</span></p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 18:51:09 +0000 The Conversation With Ross Reynolds 11174 at http://kuow.org What Is The Deal With Scroogled? In The Future, Cars Will Drive You! http://kuow.org/post/future-cars-will-drive-you <p>Drunk drivers, speeding tickets and parking could be a thing of the past. Google is developing driverless cars that use sensors to transport people safely and efficiently to any location. They claim driverless cars will reduce traffic accidents by 90 percent. Does it sound like something from science fiction? Ross finds out by talking to Forbes Magazine contributor Chunka Mui. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds 7330 at http://kuow.org In The Future, Cars Will Drive You!