Microsoft counters Google’s ‘dump Windows’ move

On the heels of a report that Google will phase out Windows in its workplace because of security concerns, Microsoft on Tuesday stood up for its operating system.Microsoft's counterattack was a turnaround from

Published on: June 4th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Woman who ‘didn’t know how to look both ways before crossing street’ sues Google for bad directions

Search Engine Land, the news and information site that broke the story about how Lauren Rosenberg was struck by a vehicle and is now suing Google, has an update to the story: it

Published on: June 3rd, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Security not sole issue in Google’s dump Windows move

Google telling its employees to dump Microsoft Windows may be motivated by much more than security considerations, Canadian tech analysts say.On Tuesday, a section of the media reported that the search behemoth giant

Published on: June 2nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Tweet nothings won’t get you hard somethings, Google expert warns marketers

A multitude of marketers have jumped on to the Twitter bandwagon. But most don't seem to be using this tool in an effective way, a Google analytics expert laments.Avinash Kaushik believes there's too

Published on: May 28th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to prevent bad guys from getting at your personal Google data

Google is nearly everyone's best friend. But have you ever stopped to think about just how much Google knows about you? Do you realize that Google may have recorded and stored every single

Published on: May 26th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Google hit with class action lawsuit over secret WiFi sniffing

Google's secret Wi-Fi sniffing has prompted a class-action lawsuit that could force the company to pay up to $10,000 for each time it snatched data from unprotected hotspots, court documents show.The lawsuit, which

Published on: May 25th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Android update brings Flash to smartphones

I got an advance look at Google's latest treat for Android phones, Android 2.2 (more deliciously known as Froyo) on the Nexus One. Announced this morning at Google I/O in San Franisco, the

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Ginny Mies

Toronto’s G(irls)20 summit goes global with Google Moderator

A Toronto conference for young women involved in education, healthcare and anti-poverty programs is quickly gaining international attention.G(irls)20 Summit owes its global exposure, in large measure, to social media technology - specifically a

Published on: May 18th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Give Google a break

Yesterday’s revelation that Google’s StreetView cars collected more than just anonymized pictures of buildings and cars (and some comical situations) came as a surprise to many, including regulatory bodies in a number of

Published on: May 17th, 2010 Claudiu Popa

How Iron Man 2 reflects today’s security industry

The summer blockbuster season officially kicked off last Friday with Iron Man 2, an action-packed superhero flick that had the fifth-highest-grossing opening weekend in Hollywood's history. Whether you like the movie or not,

Published on: May 17th, 2010 Ken Gagne and Bill Brenner

Google exec describes workplace of the future

Google's vision of the not-so-distant future: The corporate workday will be quite different -- and a lot more social. Executives at Google say that emergingcloud-based applications will foster far more collaboration among a

Published on: May 12th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Here’s why Google Chrome will pulverize Internet Explorer

Google's Chrome browser is shining brightly, and it's not hard to see why. First, the stats: According to the latest NetApplications figures, Chrome now has 6.7 per cent of the browser market--a stunning

Published on: May 10th, 2010 Jeff Bertolucci

How to get Google to give you great gobs of cash

Google is looking to invest in key industries. If you want some of that action, it doesn't hurt to have a pal inside the Googleplex. Google's venture capital arm is a year old,

Published on: May 6th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

Awesome ways to customize your Android phone

One of Android's biggest strengths is its flexibility. Unlike Apple and its iPhone, Google lets users and third-party developers tweak just about every aspect of the Android interface, and the customization options are

Published on: May 5th, 2010 JR Raphael