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Google says it pumped $2.7 billion into CT economy last year

Nationwide, Google said its tools helped generate $222 billion of economic activity for 1.5 million businesses, website publishers, and nonprofits in 2016.

Social media still yields no pot of gold for advertisers

New focus spurred by Facebook's independent audit of advertising metrics.

Self-driving cars could crash personal auto insurance sector

A KPMG executive used the term “significant turmoil” to describe the future, with “business models flipped upside down.”

Small-business web push in Naugatuck Valley

Chamber battles a small-business Internet gap.

The rise of Google Plus

What is the second most popular social network after Facebook? No, it’s not Twitter or LinkedIn. I admit it; I was also surprised to discover it’s Google+.

Conn. AG announces $7M settlement with Google

Connecticut has reached a $7 million, multi-state settlement with Google Inc. over claims that the search engine giant collected data from unsecured wireless networks through its Street View vehicles.

As smartphones proliferate, so does patent law

The explosion of smartphones has caused an increase in patent litigation and the visibility of patent law.

How private is your email? Not at all, experts say

The Gen. Petraeus scandal helped shine the spotlight on email and Internet messaging privacy regulations. Many people weren’t and still aren’t fully aware of how accessible their information online really is.

SOS? Not with SEO

If you're not applying search engine optimization (SEO) best practices to your website, it’s likely no one will find it through a simple Google search.

Heineken CEO named to Fortune ’40 under 40′

Dolf van den Brink, president and CEO of Heineken USA Inc., has been named to Fortune magazine’s 2012 “40 under 40,” an annual list of some of the world’s foremost business leaders under the age of 40.

Study: GE brand in top 6

A back-to-basics ad campaign and sponsorship of the London Olympic games won General Electric Co. the sixth slot on Interbrand’s ranking of global brands.

CBIA: Gov. to introduce energy plan

At a CBIA conference on Oct. 5, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is expected to detail elements of an energy plan he is readying for Connecticut.

Buddy Media sale generates 15-fold return for pension fund

The New York State Common Retirement Fund raked in an estimated $41.2 million from the sale of marketing company Buddy Media to Salesforce.com from an initial investment of $2.8 million, Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said last week.

Retailers to partner on mobile wallet app

Major retailers including Wal-Mart are pushing ahead with their own plans for a mobile wallet service.

Kayak moving HQ to Stamford

Kayak Software Corp. quietly took a lease on a new headquarters in Stamford’s Harbor Point district.