Topic: Google Inc.
The Wizard of Oz gets its own Google doodle. But isn't the search engine late to the party?
08/12/2010 04:07 pm
Thousands of Germans have reportedly requested their homes be removed from Google Street View. Millions more, however, are already avidly using the program.
08/12/2010 01:39 pm
BlackBerry has reportedly reached an agreement with Saudi Arabia to continue messaging services in the country. It's unclear what data will now be shared.
08/10/2010 06:43 pm
Online privacy has become a key civil liberty battleground. Companies such as Facebook and Google are amassing data about users' choices and activities, which businesses – and governments – would like access to. Across Europe, a backlash against the storage of online users data is growing. In Germany almost 35,000 people, including Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, sued their own government over the issue. Here are five countries where Google faces privacy, censorship, or other fights.
08/10/2010 06:04 pm
Google today said its Street View program for Germany would launch in November. Ongoing privacy concerns have led South Korean police to raid the Street View offices in Seoul.
08/10/2010 04:31 pm
The two giants -- and now partners -- were once on opposite sides of the "net neutrality" debate. Their compromise plan has some worthy elements that Congress -- and not the FCC -- must weigh carefully in order to not ruin the Internet.
08/10/2010 04:00 pm
To survive in the Digital Age, journalism needs to be simultaneously fast-paced and substantive, snarky and thought-provoking. Or, at the very least, it must find some middle ground where illuminating investigative pieces and Mel Gibson telephone call mash-ups can coexist.
08/10/2010 12:22 pm
Droid 2, the follow-up to the popular Motorola Droid handset, will hit stores late this week, tech industry insiders say.
08/09/2010 10:34 pm
Net neutrality rules are intended to ensure that phone and cable TV companies cannot discriminate against Internet traffic traveling over their broadband lines.
08/06/2010 02:19 pm
Google – which hopes to digitize all the books in the world – is also trying to count them all.
08/06/2010 11:06 am