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Google unveils cheapest Chromebooks yet as Microsoft slashes price on Surface Pro 3 tablet

...Android software for mobile devices, the Chrome system is set up so users will automatically begin using Google's search engine and other services, such as Gmail and YouTube. Google has used the Chromebooks as a prod to bring down the prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/google-unveils-cheapest-ch
Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...Google has been at the forefront of upheaval during the past 15 years. Besides building the Internet's dominant search engine and digital ad network, the Mountain View, Calif., company also boasts the top mobile operating system in Android...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/google-hires-woman-new-cfo
Ride-sharing company Uber mulls Augusta entry

...into the Augusta area looks "promising," a company spokeswoman says.Last month, Uber began posting ads on job search engines such as Monster and Indeed seeking part- and full-time drivers in Augusta who would serve riders using the Uber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-02/ride-sharin
Search, social & shopping: Pinterest turns 5

...to something new has turned its site into a learning and shopping hub that can be more useful than Google and other search engines for certain topics. Many people now go to Pinterest first when they are looking for ideas on planning a wedding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-02/search-social-shopping-pin
Google's safe browsing system targets 'unwanted software'

...aggravating ads or redirect a browser's users to search engines or other sites that they didn't intend to visit...nettlesome sites in the rankings of its dominant Internet search engine so people are less likely to come across them in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-12/googles-safe-browsing-syst
3 carriers to build Google's mobile wallet into new phones

...wireless plans to consumers.The pre-installation of the Wallet app is similar to what Google already does with its search engine, Gmail and YouTube on millions of other phones running on Android ? an operating system that Google has been giving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-23/3-carriers-build-googles-m
Google to close Spain's Google News, block Spanish news reports from 70 international editions

...highest court, which decided that Europeans have a right to scrub unflattering or outdated information from Google's search engine that pops up in a search of their names. That case started in Spain.Under the new "Right to be Forgotten" rule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-11/google-close-spains-google
Microsoft promises Windows 10 will be familiar on all devices, even holographic headsets

...integrated with Cortana, the company's voice-activated answer to Siri. Microsoft is expanding Cortana to serve as a search engine and personal assistant, capable of answering questions and responding to commands such as "Play music" on desktop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-21/microsoft-promises-windows
Lost Purple Heart reunited with family after Aiken auction

...name into eight online databases, including a national memorial site to confirm his service history and genealogy search engines to find living descendants.A final report showed that Harley Curtiss Kempter was born in 1915 in Clinton, Iowa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-10/lost-purple-heart-reunited-f
Online resources cater to high schoolers studying college options

...the director of college counseling at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., says he understands the attraction of a search engine or online chatroom, especially at high schools where there might be one guidance counselor for as many as 1,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-01/how-pick-college-data-crunchers-hop