Google http://wesa.fm en Google Expanding Pittsburgh Office, Mum on Jobs http://wesa.fm/post/google-expanding-pittsburgh-office-mum-jobs <div><p>Internet search engine company Google Inc. is expanding its Pittsburgh office in the city's Bakery Square development, but not commenting on a developer's estimate that it could increase the company's employees to 1,000.</p><p>Google has confirmed the lease for 66,000 additional square feet, giving the company about 200,000 square feet in a development linked to the city's repurposed Nabisco bakery.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:18:35 +0000 The Associated Press 23874 at http://wesa.fm Google Teaches Internet Safety to Pittsburgh Students http://wesa.fm/post/google-teaches-internet-safety-pittsburgh-students <p>Google's traveling "Good to Know Roadshow" program presented at an assembly Monday at Pittsburgh Obama Academy to teach middle school students about the importance of using the Internet safely.</p><p>Google spokeswoman Jamie Hill said it was their first time making the presentation in Pennsylvania. Google has an office at Bakery Square in the Larimer section of Pittsburgh. Hill said research shows 93 percent of teenagers are using the Internet.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 21:28:54 +0000 Larkin Page-Jacobs 20008 at http://wesa.fm Google Yourself: the Best Way to Manage Your Online Reputation http://wesa.fm/post/google-yourself-best-way-manage-your-online-reputation <p>Imagine applying for internships only to hear nothing back, and the reason is based on your name’s Google search result.</p><p>This is what happened to the co-founder of <a href="http://brandyourself.com">Brandyourself.com</a>, Pete Kistler who shares the same name as a bunch of criminals. When Pete researched ways to fix the problem he found companies that would help, but for a steep price. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:46:16 +0000 Nick Frost 18550 at http://wesa.fm Google Yourself: the Best Way to Manage Your Online Reputation Google Growing in Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm/post/google-growing-pittsburgh <p>Google Pittsburgh will be hiring several dozen employees to tackle their latest project: shopping.</p><p>The search engine giant announced an expansion today that will add anywhere between 100 and 200 jobs to fill the 50,000 square feet of office space leased in the Bakery Square plaza in East Liberty.</p><p>Andrew Moore, vice president of engineering and head of Google’s Pittsburgh office, says the company will hire a minimum of 75 people to work in the shopping and e-commerce division.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 19:48:07 +0000 Michael Lynch 11009 at http://wesa.fm