Tagged: Business

Why Google Would Drop $2.6 Billion on an Analytics Company

Despite rumors of a pending Department of Justice antitrust investigation, Google continues to expand. Today the company’s cloud computing division announced that it will pay $2.6 billion for the business intelligence/analytics company Looker. It’s...

Foursquare Is Adding Even More Data About Where You Are

Tech giants like Facebook and Google—as well as telco companies like AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint—face repeated criticism for slurping up information about the locations of their users, and repurposing it for advertising purposes and...