Most Read 2014 #3: Why Google Fiber will never come to Seattle
We were on the short list in 2010, when Google solicited cities to apply and become its launch city. 1,100 cities applied. And Google actually came to Seattle and met with Mayor McGinn and my team when I served as Chief Technology Officer for the City.
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Will YouTube Make Money on 'The Interview'?
Could this be the breakthrough that Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has been waiting for to light a fire under its attempts to monetize YouTube? Once Sony decided to pull the fill from major distribution after the large U.S. theater chains declined to show …
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Best of 2014: How Google Cracked House Number Identification in Street View
Google's street view cameras have recorded hundreds of millions of panoramic images that together contain tens of millions of house numbers. The task of searching these images manually to spot and identify the numbers is not one anybody could approach …
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