Five reasons you can trust Google for your business

Now that Microsoft has finally embraced cloud computing and taken a version of its flagship Office suite online, pundits have started to question whether Google "has what it takes" to compete in the

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Ryan Nichols

With these 10 free Android apps you’ll never say ‘I don’t know’

The promise of a smartphone is that you have the world's knowledge at your fingertips anywhere you go. Since Google is committed to organizing the world's knowledge, it seems only natural that its

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Awesome free apps and where on the Web to get them

What, you're not using Microsoft Speed Launch? It's a free application that lets you instantly launch any application, Web site or document using any word or phrase you choose. The app places a

Published on: July 14th, 2010 Mike Elgan

The scoop on how to Google smarter

I like to think that my vocabulary and usage skills are above average; I am, after all, a professional writer. But a little known search function in Google showed me that I've been

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Bill Snyder

YouTube hacked, Justin Bieber’s account targeted

Malicious hackers attacked Google's YouTube on Sunday, exploiting a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability on the ultra-popular video sharing site, hitting primarily sections where users post comments."Comments were temporarily hidden by default within an

Published on: July 7th, 2010 Amy Helen Johnson, Juan Carlos Perez and Sharon Gaudin

Google preparing iTunes killer?

Even as Apple continues to develop an iTunes to rule them all, Google's battle with Apple continues -- and a fresh skirmish is seen this morning with the sneak preview of what seemed

Published on: July 6th, 2010 Jonny Evans

Google backpedals in battle against China

Google Inc. may not be throwing in the towel in its battle with the Chinese government, but it certainly took a step back this week.Google announced late Monday that it will no longer

Published on: July 5th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

The Internet is addling our brains, says Nicholas Carr

How familiar is this? You're reading an online newspaper article on the Gulf oil spill, but before you get half through, you've clicked on links that lead you to fascinating pieces about marine

Published on: June 30th, 2010 Bill Snyder

How Google is rewiring your neural circuitry for distraction

How familiar is this? You're reading an online newspaper article on the Gulf oil spill, but before you get half through, you've clicked on links that lead you to fascinating pieces about marine

Published on: June 28th, 2010 Bill Snyder

Souped up Bing latest Microsoft salvo in battle against Google

Microsoft fired another salvo as its battle against Google for search turf heated up this week. Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled new features aimed at making Bing more than just a search site.

Published on: June 25th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Droid X vs. iPhone 4 — a spec by spec comparison

On Wednesday, Motorola introduced the Droid X -- the company's response to the Apple iPhone 4. On Thursday, the iPhone 4 goes on sale. As a result, the digital world has a smartphone

Published on: June 25th, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

PearlTrees better than bookmarking for organizing stuff online

Since the Web first came online in 1991, it has grown and improved beyond anyone's predictions. Unlike the gray background, mono-spaced text and ugly graphics on the Web in those early years, today's

Published on: June 23rd, 2010 Mike Elgan

Google Street View snatch included passwords, e-mail

Wi-Fi traffic intercepted by Google's Street Viewcars included passwords and e-mail, according to the French National Commission on Computing and Liberty (CNIL).The Commission launched an investigation last month into Google's recording of traffic

Published on: June 22nd, 2010 Peter Sayer and Gregg Keizer

Incredible things your browser will do in 5 years

What will your Web browser look like in 2015? Five years doesn't always bring dramatic change to some technologies--today's desktop PC, for instance, isn't that different from its 2005 predecessor--but browsers are undergoing

Published on: June 18th, 2010 Jeff Bertolucci