Items Tagged with 'Google'


GRPL: Growing with our community

June 21, 2019
For children and adults alike, America’s local libraries are a second home — a comforting place to relax with a book, study with friends or pick up a new hobby, whether it’s learning how to build an app or eat like an astronaut in space. Read More

Digital advertising surpassing traditional media

April 30, 2019
It’s finally about to happen. The amount spent on digital advertising will surpass that of traditional media outlets, such as television and print, in 2019, with a lot of those ad dollars being spent on two major platforms: Google and Facebook. Some might even say it’s a Google and Facebook world, and we just live in it. Read More

Google launches tool for measuring carbon footprint

Local city, business officials say it could ‘plant a seed’ for organizations looking to curb climate impact.

September 28, 2018
Google launched a pilot project that, if rolled out worldwide, could help cities and businesses more quickly meet sustainability goals — for free. Read More

Google rolls out resources for job-seeking veterans

Job-search function, maps designation, $2.5M training grant designed to ease transition to civilian careers.

September 14, 2018
Google recently rolled out three resources to ease the transition service members and their spouses face when returning to civilian life. Read More

Site performance influences SEO and users

August 13, 2018
You stream content whenever you’d like, from wherever you are, from whatever device is nearby. We check Amazon to see if a product is cheaper than our local store because we know we can get it in two days. We’re programmed to go to Google to get answers to our questions or find things near us. It’s also known that a goldfish now has a better attention span than us humans. Read More

The implications of General Data Protection Regulation on businesses

April 18, 2018
Cambridge Analytica and the great Facebook debacle of 2017-18 sure has been an eye-opener for many people and companies, especially those who happen to click through long documents like “Terms of Service” agreements and the like to rush to install an app or just can’t wait to find out “What Harry Potter character are you?” Just what did you agree to anyway? Read More

Security flaws reside in Intel processors

User data might be compromised; released patches could slow down performance in older computers.

January 19, 2018
Google early in January discovered nearly every Intel processor could be vulnerable to a security breach. Read More

STEM-related degrees aren’t the future

January 12, 2018
Crain's Detroit Business recently reported Gov. Rick Snyder is going to propose making coding a foreign language credit in high schools. Read More

I know you love your business, but do your customers?

September 29, 2017
What is posted about you on Google or on any social media is a reflection of how others perceive you. Read More

Google executive maps out the future of education

Governor’s summit binds education and economy on state’s path to prosperity.

March 18, 2016
Every time Jaime Casap hears someone ask his 14-year-old son what he wants to be when he grows up, he cringes. Read More