Bahama botnet takes infected PCs to fake Google page hosted in Canada

The Bahama botnet, a sophisticated network of compromised computers that is wreaking click-fraud havoc among advertisers, is also snatching away Web traffic and revenue right from under the nose of mighty Google, Click

Published on: October 13th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Top 10 free Android apps that let you work smart, play hard

Google's Android operating system, native to T-Mobile's G1 and myTouch smartphones and due out soon in a number of new phones and even netbooks, is an impressively open and versatile platform. As with

Published on: October 5th, 2009 Logan Kugler

Creating the coolest workplace in the world

John Berry, who as head of U.S. Office of Personnel Management is responsible for the needs of 1.9 million federal workers, wants to improve the working conditions of government employees by increasing telecommuting

Published on: September 28th, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau and Tam Harbert

Get two browsers in one with Google’s Chrome plug-in for Internet Explorer

Google today released a plug-in that embeds its Chrome browser into rival Microsoft's Internet Explorer, a move one analyst said may be an admission by Google that getting users to switch is harder

Published on: September 24th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

New Google Chrome is a speed demon

Google launched Chrome 3.0 today as the browser's engineering director set ambitious goals to double its market share within 12 months, then double it again within 24.Chrome 3.0, which is available only for

Published on: September 17th, 2009 Gregg Keizer and Preston Gralla

iPhone anti-fraud feature sucks, experts say

The iPhone's new defense -- meant to prevent users from reaching phishing sites -- is inconsistent at best, a security researcher said today, with some users getting warnings about dangerous links, while others

Published on: September 15th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

5 free or cheap Google apps for SMB success

If you're a small or mid-sized business (SMB) operator seeking a low-cost yet effective way to optimize your Web site, publicize your products, and track your site's performance -- the answer may be

Published on: August 24th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Apple trounces HP, Dell, Gateway in customer satisfaction poll

Apple again thrashed rival computer makers selling Windows PCs in an annual customer satisfaction survey, although by a smaller margin than last year, the poll's manager said today.One reason, said David VanAmburg, managing

Published on: August 19th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

10 of tech’s biggest missed opportunities

Some of the biggest high-tech deals never happened. Some of the most promising products and services never came to be. Why? Because the people and companies involved didn't realize what they were letting

Published on: August 19th, 2009 Dan Tynan

Google chips away at office workers’ strong Microsoft Outlook bonds

In its bold march to become a credible collaboration and communication suite for businesses, Google Apps has encountered a frequent roadblock that has proven more vexing than expected to circumvent: good old Microsoft

Published on: August 17th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Microsoft-Nokia partner to bring productivity apps to mobile professionals

Microsoft Corp. and Nokia Corp. are working together to put a version of Microsoft's Office productivity applications on Nokia handsets, the companies said today.In a teleconference, Microsoft Business Division President Stephen Elop and

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano and Matt Hamblen

Microsoft vs. Google: Office Web Will Kill Google Docs

Maybe Google will be able to rescue something from its Docs misadventure, but it better do something quick. Microsoft says it can solve big customers' big complaint about Google Docs and will do

Published on: August 11th, 2009 David Coursey

Google Chrome OS Could Be Pivotal in the Cloud Revolution

Larry Ellison of Oracle was touting the benefits of the network computer back in 1996. He was ahead of his time. People weren’t ready for the network computer, and the network certainly wasn’t

Published on: August 3rd, 2009 Michael Scalisi

Five Reasons Google Chrome OS Will Succeed

(For the opposite view, see "Five Reasons Google Chrome OS Will Fail" by my mistaken colleague, David Coursey.) Sure, the company's been known for a few misses, but it's already proven that it

Published on: July 27th, 2009 Jared Newman