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What Oil at $100 a Barrel Would Mean for the Global Economy – Enda Curran & Michelle Jamrisko

Rising oil prices are prompting forecasts of a return to $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014, creating both winners and losers in the world economy. Exporters of the fuel would enjoy bumper returns, giving a fillip to companies and government coffers. By contrast, consuming nations would bear the cost at the pump, … Continue reading What Oil at $100 a Barrel Would Mean for the Global Economy – Enda Curran & Michelle Jamrisko

Google is Not Just An Answer Machine It Monitors Your Responses Too – Ed Finn & Andrew Maynard

In 1998, Google began humbly, formally incorporated in a Menlo Park garage, providing search results from a server housed in Lego bricks. It had a straightforward goal: make the poorly indexed World Wide Web accessible to humans. Its success was based on an algorithm that analyzed the linking structure of the internet itself to evaluate … Continue reading Google is Not Just An Answer Machine It Monitors Your Responses Too – Ed Finn & Andrew Maynard

Google And Goldman Back Bitcoin Startup For Small Businesses – Michael del Castillo

Marwan Forzely has come a long way since his days at Western Union. The serial entrepreneur, who sold his previous company to Western Union to help the money-transfer giant directly connect to customer bank accounts, has raised $25 million to cut intermediary banks out of the payment process altogether.Instead of relying on a series of … Continue reading Google And Goldman Back Bitcoin Startup For Small Businesses – Michael del Castillo

Why Google Fiber Is High-Speed Internet’s Most Successful Failure – Blair Levin & Larry Downes

In 2010, Google rocked the $60 billion broadband industry by announcing plans to deploy fiber-based home internet service, offering connections up to a gigabit per second — 100 times faster than average speeds at the time. Google Fiber, as the effort was named, entered the access market intending to prove the business case for ultra-high-speed … Continue reading Why Google Fiber Is High-Speed Internet’s Most Successful Failure – Blair Levin & Larry Downes

25 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Docs Could Do – JR Raphael

When you’re working in a word processor, every second you save matters. And while Google Docs may seem simple on the surface, it’s practically overflowing with out-of-sight options that can help you get more done with less effort. The best part? They’re all already there and just waiting to be embraced. All you have to … Continue reading 25 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Docs Could Do – JR Raphael

Google Hit with Record $5 Billion Antitrust Fine by EU – Genevieve Dietz

The EU has taken up arms against Google’s mobile empire in the form of a record-breaking 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) fine. EU officials issued the fine on claims that Google illegally favored its own apps over those of competitors. They claim that because Google requires smartphone manufacturers to pre-install and bundle Google  Search and … Continue reading Google Hit with Record $5 Billion Antitrust Fine by EU – Genevieve Dietz

Google Has Made it Official: The Internet Is Now Mobile-First – Ashley Rodriguez

This may go down in history as the week the mobile web became the web. On Monday, Google began indexing and ranking pages on its search engine based on the mobile versions of websites rather than the desktop ones, the company announced. The change may seem minor, but it underscores how Google views and presents … Continue reading Google Has Made it Official: The Internet Is Now Mobile-First – Ashley Rodriguez

Google Strives for Transparency with Rebooted Ad Settings – Genevieve Dietz

Google is giving us more control over data and ad targeting by launching a revamped version of Ad Settings. These new and improved controls allow us to curate our ad experiences by picking and choosing (and removing) which topics we want to see ads around. Ad Settings was originally launched in 2009 as a single … Continue reading Google Strives for Transparency with Rebooted Ad Settings – Genevieve Dietz

How to Use Google Analytics to Measure and Improve Your Content Marketing – Neil Patel

Google Analytics offers incredible reporting features at absolutely no cost. I know Google Analytics isn’t the easiest tool in the world to navigate. All of the reporting options quickly become overwhelming. Don’t worry. You don’t need to be an expert to master Google Analytics. I’m going to share my insights with you on how this stuff … Continue reading How to Use Google Analytics to Measure and Improve Your Content Marketing – Neil Patel

How To Transform Learning with Google Tools – Miguel Guhlin

Teachers often struggle during professional development sessions, wondering how to make connections between how-to at the workshop and classroom learning. Diana Benner, Peggy Reimers, and I did some napkin PD planning and came up with a solution. Here’s a chance to get hands-on Google experience with six different project stations that offer the opportunity to … Continue reading How To Transform Learning with Google Tools – Miguel Guhlin

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