How to move your business to the Web

The Internet has changed the way people do nearly everything--from consuming media to performing research to maintaining relationships to communicating. Its effect on business has been similarly wide ranging. And today, for mission-critical

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Adam Pash

Consumer group calls for antitrust probe against Google

The U.S. Department of Justice should launch a broad antitrust investigation into Google Inc.'s search and advertising practices and consider a wide array of penalties, including possibly breaking the company up, a consumer

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Grant Gross

Compromised Gmail accounts used to flog Canadian pharmaceutical sites

Google is investigating a growing number of reports that hackers are breaking into legitimate Gmail accounts and then using them to send spam messages.The problem started about a week ago but seems to

Published on: April 22nd, 2010 Robert McMillan

28 terrific tips to unleash the power of Google, Facebook, YouTube

Think you know all of the tricks at your favorite Internet sites? Think again. Even if you're on Google, Facebook, and YouTube every day, you might not be tapping those sites' full potential.

Published on: April 20th, 2010 Zack Stern

Hackers exploit Polish president’s death with massive scareware attack

Hackers exploited the tragic plane crash killing Poland's president and other military and civil society leaders on April 10 by flooding search engine results with links to fake anti-virus software.President Lech Kaczyinski and

Published on: April 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Private sector key to thwarting ‘Google-style’ cyber attacks

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt says the information security community is right to be spooked by massive, coordinated attacks that recently targeted Google. But he rejects the notion that this is cybergeddon,

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Bill Brenner

21 hidden tech threats and how to handle them

Yes, the truth is out there. But they don't want you to know about it. Who's "they"? It could be Google or product manufacturers, your boss or your wireless carrier, Hollywood or Uncle

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Dan Tynan

Android devices better than iPhone in many ways

Can Google Android phones compete with the Apple iPhone? A few weeks ago, Google loaned me a Nexus One smartphone for experimentation, and I've spent the time since downloading applications and writing my

Published on: March 28th, 2010 Peter Wayner

Wikipedia founder hails Google’s China stand, urges Microsoft to follow suit

A co-founder of popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia praised Google for its decision to stop censoring Internet searches in China and called on other major U.S. companies, including Microsoft and Facebook, to follow."Personal hooray,

Published on: March 24th, 2010 Dan Nystedt

IE8 will fall first in Vancouver hacking contest, organizer says

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8, not Apple's Safari, will be the first browser to fall in this week's Pwn2Own hacking challenge, the contest organizer said.Aaron Portnoy, security research team lead with 3Com TippingPoint, the

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Google, Viacom slug it out over YouTube video clips

If you love an old-fashioned courtroom battle with a new media twist, the Google vs. Viacom copyright-infringement case makes for great entertainment. This lengthy (and particularly pissy) quarrel, which dates back to 2007,

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Jeff Bertolucci

Spate of lawsuits may alter smartphone landscape

Having trouble keeping track of who is suing whom among smartphone and mobile technology players over the past few months? Here's a quick rundown:Family of author Philip K. Dick vs. Google Author Philip

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Network World Staff

Google hackers broke into more than 100 companies’ systems

The hackers who broke into Google two months ago have gone after more than 100 companies, according to an estimate by security vendor Isec Partners. Researchers have been closing in on the unidentified

Published on: March 2nd, 2010 Robert McMillan

Conviction of Google’s Italian execs gives privacy a bad name

Word comes this morning that a jury in Italy has convicted a trio of Google employees over the brief posting of a video that showed four boys bullying another child who has Down's

Published on: February 26th, 2010 Paul McNamara