Google’s unofficial moral slogan is “Don’t be evil,” but some are questioning whether privacy and censorship concerns break that self-imposed creed.
In the first part of Wednesday's Up to Date, the Ethics Professors return to discuss slippery ethics surrounding Google’s well-meaning slogan, preemptive breast cancer surgery based on genetics and more.
Kansas City leaders were thrilled when they beat out 11,000 other cities for something called Google Fiber. Now residents are competing to bring the blazing fast internet service to their neighborhood first.
Updated June 27, 2012 12:00pm: Google has rejected Connecting for Good's wifi plan for Rosedale, according to Michael Liimatta. He was told the idea is "not in their current licensing agreements." Liimatta says he's still moving forward with the plan for an e-community center.
Google has promised Kansas City speed-of-light internet. The potential for residents, businesses, schools and hospitals, we've been told, is enormous.
A circuit judge is backing the Cass County board of commissioners in its decision to not hold a vote on a zoo tax. Prairie Village leaders have rejected a parks sales tax proposal... It's a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Last week Apple unveiled its 3rd generation iPad, the aptly-named "the new iPad." (a.k.a. "iPad 3.") Is it worth the upgrade?
Around the same time Google Fiber applied for permission to sell TV services in the Kansas City area; is this a sign that they'll offer up TV services to itsGoogle Fiber customers - in direct competition with providers Time Warner, SureWest, and AT&T? And will Google know what you want to watch before you've even turned on the TV?
What if when you’re sick and need to see the doctor, you could just log on to your home computer for a virtual visit instead of going to the office? That idea and others were kicked around among area health leaders last week at a meeting about what Google’s soon-to-be-installed high speed internet, Google Fiber, could mean for the region’s health care sector.
Whether you're searching online for the best shoe sales or driving directions, chances are good that the first thing you do is "Google it." And why wouldn't you? With its recent foray into social media and services offering everything from out-of-print books to cell phones, Google is fast becoming a one-stop shop for, well, everything. But could the search engine be too good at what it does?