Google http://wamc.org en Schenectady Partners With Google http://wamc.org/post/schenectady-partners-google <p>The city of Schenectady is growing business by embracing technology in a partnership with a household brand.</p><p>Take one analog Electric City and one digital powerhouse and you get an initiative that gives small business owners web hosting, a custom domain name and free access to educational resources for a full year.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 16:41:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 91622 at http://wamc.org Schenectady Partners With Google 5/14/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/51414-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus, Ira Fusfeld.</p><p>Topics include:<br />EU on Google<br />Climate Change and Security<br />MERS<br />ATT Deal / Direct TV<br />Geithner Book<br />Where is Casey Kasem?</p><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 90401 at http://wamc.org 5/14/14 Panel Albany Institute Partners With Google http://wamc.org/post/albany-institute-partners-google <p>The <a href="http://www.albanyinstitute.org/" target="_blank">Albany Institute of History &amp; Art</a> has teamed up with Google, announcing this morning a move that will make its collection instantly available to anyone, anywhere in the world.</p><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 17:47:55 +0000 Dave Lucas 82653 at http://wamc.org Albany Institute Partners With Google Rabbi Dan Ornstein: A New Internet Idea: Google Divine Images http://wamc.org/post/rabbi-dan-ornstein-new-internet-idea-google-divine-images <p>Below is my imaginary letter to Sergei Brin, the co-founder and owner of Google. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:50:00 +0000 Dan Ornstein 75787 at http://wamc.org Any Questions? #109 http://wamc.org/post/any-questions-109 <p>WAMC&#39;s Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel focus on Google&#39;s doodles.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:25:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 74481 at http://wamc.org Any Questions? #109 "The New Digital Age" by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen http://wamc.org/post/new-digital-age-eric-schmidt-and-jared-cohen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to meet and to harness.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 13:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 64920 at http://wamc.org "The New Digital Age" by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen NY AG Wants Industry's Help in Cracking Down On Smartphone Thefts http://wamc.org/post/ny-ag-wants-industrys-help-cracking-down-smartphone-thefts <p></p><p>New York’s attorney general is calling on the four major makers of smartphones and the systems that run on the phones to do more to protect consumers from cell-phone thefts. He says in too many cases, the thefts are violent.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 23:26:22 +0000 Allison Dunne 64587 at http://wamc.org NY AG Wants Industry's Help in Cracking Down On Smartphone Thefts Jesse Feiler - Do Not Track http://wamc.org/post/jesse-feiler-do-not-track <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>How should a company respond if a consumer asks it to stop tracking his or her behavior on the company’s website? And what role should a browser play in helping consumers communicate their preferences regarding online tracking? These are questions we will look to answer with our tech guru, Jesse Feiler.</p><p>Jesse is a developer, consultant, and author specializing in iOS, FileMaker databases, and technologies for small businesses, nonprofits, and municipal governments. His most recent books are iWork for Dummies, Sams Teach Yourself Core Data in 24 Hours, and its companion Objective-C in 24 Hours.</p><p>His app, Minutes Machine for iPad, is available on the App Store. It helps nonprofits, homeowner associations, and small businesses manage meetings and generate minutes in real-time. His website is <a href="http://www.northcountryconsulting.com/community">northcountryconsulting.com</a>.</p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 61047 at http://wamc.org Google's Schmidt Urges Internet Openness in North Korea http://wamc.org/post/googles-schmidt-urges-internet-openness-north-korea <p></p><p>BEIJING (AP) -- Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Thursday it's up to North Korea to shed its self-imposed isolation and allow its citizens to use the Internet and connect with the outside world, or risk remaining way behind other countries.</p><p>Schmidt was returning from a private trip to North Korea with former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson that was not sanctioned by the U.S. government and has been criticized for appearing to boost Pyongyang's profile after its widely condemned rocket launch put a satellite into space last month.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:43:39 +0000 Associated Press 55490 at http://wamc.org Google's Schmidt Urges Internet Openness in North Korea Google: Upstate NY 2nd most racist region in US http://wamc.org/post/google-upstate-ny-2nd-most-racist-region-us <p>The online edition of The Atlantic is running an article entitled &quot;Can Google Predict the Impact of Racism on a Presidential Election?&quot; It focuses on a study that tries to make a case for linking Google searches for racially-sensitive terms with election results to &quot;reveal what Americans truly think.&quot; Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with two community leaders to find out &quot;what THEY truly think&quot; about racism.<br /><br />&nbsp; Thu, 21 Jun 2012 19:59:36 +0000 Dave Lucas 41551 at http://wamc.org Google: Upstate NY 2nd most racist region in US