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Google tries to woo iPhone owners with Android watch app

SAN FRANCISCO - Google is introducing an application that will...on people's wrists.The move thrusts Google on to Apple's turf in an attempt to...be tethered exclusively to the iPhone.Google's new app, though, will enable the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-31/google-tries-woo-iphone-ow
Yahoo CEO takes on company turnaround, childbirth

...confidence stemmed from her past experience as a long-time Google executive who helped build that company into a powerhouse...Internet. Most of those dollars, though, have been flowing to Google and Facebook. "It has to be frustrating if you are an investor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-03/yahoo-ceo-takes-company-tu
Shopgirl: Amazon's Alexa is more intuitive help

...virtual assistant technologies might be just what all the other technology companies have been aiming for with Siri, Cortana and Google Now.User interface is much more intuitive, and Alexa is poised and waiting to help you without any kind of button pushing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-08-27/shopgirl-ama
Google to be part of new holding company, 'Alphabet'

SAN FRANCISCO - Google is reorganizing under a new moniker...Internet search core.It will still use the Google name for its popular Internet search...by segments with the reorganization.Google reported more than $14 billion in profit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-10/google-be-part-new-holding
Dictionaries doomed in high-tech world

...newsroom library has a shelf full with their words waiting and wondering where we went.Well, we went to spell-check or Google or something else that doesn't require we even spell the word precisely.The smarty-pants computer usually figures out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-29/dictionaries-doomed-high-tech
Google adds free ad-supported tier to music app in the US

LOS ANGELES - Google is adding a free tier to its subscription...the millions of people who click on the Google Play Music app every month but turn away...uses Songza, an Internet radio app that Google acquired a year ago but whose innovations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-23/google-adds-free-ad-suppor
Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO - Google has lured away Morgan Stanley's chief...void that opened earlier this month after Google's CFO of the past seven years, Patrick...plans to retire.Porat, 58, will become Google's highest-ranking female executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/google-hires-woman-new-cfo
Google's safe browsing system targets 'unwanted software'

...to see more red warning signs online as Google adds ammunition to its technological artillery...with "unwanted software" - a term that Google uses to describe secretly installed programs...sites that they didn't intend to visit.Google had already deployed the warning system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-12/googles-safe-browsing-syst
Google unveils cheapest Chromebooks yet as Microsoft slashes price on Surface Pro 3 tablet

SAN FRANCISCO - Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops...PC manufacturers have been working with Google to design lightweight laptops running on...Chromebook has served a dual purpose for Google. Like the company's Android software...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/google-unveils-cheapest-ch
Tech firms eye driver's seat for car innovation

...six miles from the headquarters of Google.Meanwhile, in a squat, industrial...driverless cars.The company behind them? Google.The convergence of cars and computers...respect for the plodding car industry. Google and Palo Alto-based Tesla, with its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-21/tech-firms-eye-drivers-sea