Google's stock-splitting power grab
By adding a new class of non-voting shares, Google's top guns will gain even greater control over the giant search company.
Ultra-fast Google Fiber's next stop: Provo, Utah
SALT LAKE CITY — Google will take over a troubled municipal fiber-optic system and make Provo, Utah, the third city to get its high-speed Internet service via fiber-optic cables, the company announced Wednesday.Google Fiber was rolled out in Kansas City, Mo., last year. The Mountain View, Calif., company announced earlier this month it will make Austin, Texas, the second city to get ultra-fast Int...
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Microsoft, Hon Hai Reach Patent Deal
Microsoft has signed a patent-licensing agreement with Taiwanese electronics assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry covering devices running Google's Android and Chrome software.
Google Fiber Also Heads to Provo
Google said it is planning to launch Google Fiber, its ultra-fast Internet and video service, in Provo, Utah, as the company continues expanding the initiative across the country.
Personal Finance Daily: Are smartwatches and Google Glasses a smart buy?
More tech companies are betting consumers are ready for wearable options, but Apple and Microsoft have yet to release such products. So what do early smartwatches have to offer? Find that story and more, in today’s Personal Finance Daily.
How to Hire Better and Faster
Finding the right employees shouldn’t be a crapshoot. These tips can help you craft an efficient hiring strategy to save you both time and money. Sometimes the hiring process can feel like a slow, nerve-wracking slog to the finish line. And once you get there, are you confident that you’ve hired the right person for the job? Because making the wrong hiring decision can cost you – up to twice the annual salary of the employee in question according to the Society for Human Resources Management. Fortunately, there are steps small business owners and managers can take that will shorten the hiring cycle, increase the chances of securing the best candidates and potentially save you thousands of dollars by avoiding bad hires. Joe Taylor at Small Business Computing lays out steps to help you attract and retain the type of employees that can help your business succeed. Remember, streamlining your business processes can make you more efficient and productive. Apply that theory – and these ...