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Google searches for a new identity

Google's new logo has been parodied, criticized as being too childish and subject to numerous thinkpieces explaining the psychological and design principles that explain why we "hate" it.But look past all the fuss over the logo's design and new font
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Will you get your news from Apple News or Google or Facebook or Snapchat or Twitter or...

Google, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and now... Apple.After years of declarations that newspapers are dead, it's clear that the news itself is...not. Every Silicon Valley technology giant wants in on hot headlines these days to look current. Not just
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4 super common email mistakes — and how to easily fix them

Just because Google's "undo send" feature recently rolled out doesn't mean you're in the clear when it comes to email mistakes. After all, when you're working as quickly as you do, it only makes sense that you're going to slip up every now and again
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Google names John Krafcik CEO of self-driving car project

Google's self-driving car project has a new CEO: John Krafcik, an industry veteran who had previously worked at Ford, Hyundai and, most recently, online car buying platform TrueCar.Krafcik brings a great deal of experience to the role. Before
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Inrix Buys ParkMe To Add Smart Parking Services To Its Real Time Traffic Data

From:   By: Ingrid Lunden Via: RT @TechCrunch: Inrix Buys ParkMe To Add Smart Parking Services To Its Real Time Traffic
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Culture and performance

A recent expose by The New York Times about the work culture at internet giant Amazon just shows what great leaders have always known: that without a thriving workplace culture, organisations suffer from inappropriate business practices, employee
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Google's original logo designer reflects on a 'bittersweet' run

Google's decision this week to make the most significant change yet to its iconic logo in 16 years set off a fury of responses online: 9,500 comments on Google's blog post, countless tweets and articles for and against the redesign.But arguably no
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Google's search now lets you play puzzles, find trivia and give to charity

Google now lets you play with search more than ever, with new tools that let you explore Google doodles, weird trivia, and trending topics.The search engine recently added a few new tools, including "I'm feeling curious" for the weirdest trivia from
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Google logo nearly jacks Microsoft's kindergarten style, but not exactly

Somewhere over the'll find giant tech companies borrowing the same pre-kindergarten array of colors for their logos.Google's colorful, definitely not evil new logo helpfully includes the word "Google" so that it can't be confused with
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Google's new logo is friendly, not evil

Google just had its biggest makeover in a decade and a half, trading its iconic rainbow letters for a blockier, serif-free update.The change threw website visitors a curveball on Tuesday when a small animated arm rose from from the search bar to