8 free and fun Android apps

So you told your boss that you bought your Android smartphone so that you could track your business calls, be more effective when traveling for your company, have easy access to Gmail and

Published on: March 12th, 2010 Barbara Krasnoff

Google hit with class action lawsuit over Buzz

Google apologized last week for privacy issues around its new social-networking service Buzz - and made several changes to allay user concerns. But those actions have not helped the Search behemoth avert legal

Published on: February 19th, 2010 Brennon Slattery and Jaikumar Vijayan

Biz Buzz — Google plans to push social networking into the office

While Google Inc. hopes its new Buzz social networking tool set gives it another entry into the corporate world, analysts have mixed views over whether it can offer features that enterprise users need.Google

Published on: February 16th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

5 timely tips to turn you into a Google Buzz guru

So you've had Google Buzz for a few days, and you're starting to figure out how you can fit Google's latest social media venture into your digital life. Well, now it's time to

Published on: February 16th, 2010 Ian Paul

Buzz off — Why you won’t want Google Buzz following your contacts

A day after its launch, privacy concerns have been raised about Google's new Gmail-based social-networking tool, Buzz.At issue is a feature that compiles a list of the Gmail contacts who users most frequently

Published on: February 12th, 2010 Robert McMillan and Sharon Machlis

Hackers peddling stolen Twitter accounts for $1,000

According to researchers at Kaspersky Lab, cybercriminals are trying to sell hacked Twitter user names and passwords on-line for hundreds of dollars.Since 2005, the bad guys have been developing new data-stealing malware that

Published on: February 1st, 2010 Robert MacMillan and Gregg Keizer

Google attack turns spotlight on corporate espionage by China

Google's decision Tuesday to risk walking away from the world's largest Internet market may have come as a shock, but security experts see it as the most public admission of a top IT

Published on: January 15th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Google chief blasted for privacy comments

An Internet privacy watchdog has blasted Google chief executive Eric Schmidt for his comments on Internet privacy, saying his remarks suggest Google misunderstands basic lessons about why privacy is important.Lest anything be taken

Published on: December 15th, 2009 Jared Newman

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

10 pesky iPhone problems and how to fix them

Even the greatest gadgets have flaws, and the iPhone is certainly no exception. Praise it all you want, but the "Jesus phone" has plenty of little annoyances or nuisances that get under a

Published on: July 31st, 2009 Jared Newman

Acknowledging privacy concerns arbitrator allows Google Apps use at Canadian University

Lakehead University decreased the privacy of faculty by switching to Google's Gmail service for campus communications, but is allowed to do so because there's no requirement that they provide private e-mail communications, according

Published on: June 17th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Using Gmail and Google Calendar on your Blackberry now a piece of cake

Google Inc. is looking to pull more business users into its hosted Google Apps fold by making it easier for BlackBerry users to use Gmail and Google Calendar.The company late today unveiled the

Published on: May 6th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

Gmail and Google Apps could face privacy investigation following breach

A privacy group has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Google Inc.'s cloud computing services, including the popular Gmail hosted e-mail service, Google Docs and the Picasa photo sharing service, adequately

Published on: March 24th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

How to use Gmail to snuff out spam

At the risk of sounding greedy, I have five Gmail accounts. Hey, Google makes the rules, not me. Gmail accounts are free, and there's no limit on how many a single person can

Published on: March 11th, 2009 Rick Broida