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Obama meets Steve Jobs, sups with Marissa Mayer

With less than two weeks before Election Day, the president mingles with two Silicon Valley leaders: Apple's CEO and Google's leader of location-based services.

By October 22, 2010


Google's Mayer checks into elite club

Marissa Mayer is now the youngest person on Google's operating committee, and she'll be in charge of Google's location-based services, not to mention its future plans.

By October 12, 2010


Report: Google's Mayer moving to new role

Mayer, for years one of the most public faces of Google Search, is reportedly taking on a new role as head of Google's work on location services and local markets.

By October 12, 2010


Disaster for Twitter: John Mayer quits

Despite enjoying 3.7 million followers, the erudite singer decides to shut his Twitter account and, perhaps, spend more time on Tumblr.

By September 13, 2010


Google launches Earth Builder for the cloud

The new software is geared toward businesses and government agencies that are looking for easier and less resource-intensive ways to manage mapping functions.

By April 20, 2011


When Lady Gaga met Larry Google

The world famous performer--and, according to Marissa Mayer, the Queen of the Downloads--wafts into the Googleplex, answers all kinds of deep and meaningful questions, and poses with Larry Page.

By March 22, 2011


Crave 43: Meeting the Makers (podcast)

Eric and Donald reflect on their time at Maker Faire 2011 and encounters with robots, propane, high-voltage sculpture, and wacky automobiles.

By May 24, 2011


BMW says no flying cars, for now

BMW releases the second chapter of its documentary on the future of transportation, and it looks familiar.

By February 9, 2011


The 404 746: Where would it matter if they did? (podcast)

Today we rate the generic pizza spots in NYC, rescind our comments about Will.I.am but not the Black Eyed Peas, and elevate Caroline McCarthy to celebrity status.

By January 28, 2011


GroupMe launches another update pre-SXSWi

Looking to make a splash among a smattering of competitors at the annual digital media festival, the group messaging service updates its app for the second time in two weeks.

By March 9, 2011