Feb 11, 2013
The EU's Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a proposed new European law on data protection or face stiff penalties.
Feb 7, 2013
New "Scroogled" campaign raises questions about the efficacy of attack ads in the commercial realm.
Feb 1, 2013
Chinese hackers infiltrated The New York Times for months, and the technique they used was something not so advanced -- email. Google’s “Project Glass” promises to put the functionality of a smart phone on your face. But is that what people want? And, the first down line you see on TV football games could be coming to a real-world Super Bowl, but not yet.
Jan 29, 2013
Google's surprisingly detailed new maps of North Korea offer a view into the isolated nation that the world has never seen before.
Jan 25, 2013
Twitter new acquisition, Vine, allows users to share short videos. And, privacy advocates are demanding Skype be more transparent about what data it shares with the government.
Deep Space Industries takes mining to infinity and beyond; The benefit of employee benefits at Google
Jan 23, 2013
Forget coal mining in Appalachia and mineral mining in Africa, a new outfit called Deep Space Industries aims to take drilling to the final frontier. The company is seeking investors for a project to mine asteroids. Also, Google shows just how much employers can benefit from employee benefits.
Jan 16, 2013
Facebook is getting into the search business. On Tuesday, the social media giant had a press event where it demonstrated its new product, Graph Search. While the feature is still in its infancy, Facebook's announcement has a lot of companies has watching their backs.
Jan 15, 2013
As more sites look to monetize web search functions, a commentator questions what it means 'to search.'
Jan 14, 2013
Is this a regular flu season or one for the record books? It depends a bit on whether your metric is the official numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or Google. In China, the government is requiring each new home close to necessary infrastructure to get a fiber optic cable hookup.
Jan 9, 2013
Amid the tablets and the smartphones at CES, Toyota is showing off a robot car, called the Lexus LS460. In New York's Chelsea neighborhood, they turned an old elevated rail line into a public park. Now that part of town is getting another amenity with no admission charge: Free Wi-Fi courtesy of Google.