Google Transparency Report

Oct 26, 2011
Here's the latest from Google on data requests from governments. Worth a read.
Posted In: featured, Google, Tech Report, transparency

Google settles with FTC over Buzz

Oct 25, 2011
Google Buzz may be abandoned but the repercussions over the service live on. When Buzz launched in 2010, there was a lot of sharing of contacts...
Posted In: FTC, Google, google buzz, privacy, Tech Report

Google prepping music store

Oct 20, 2011
Google Music's beta version has been up and running on an invite-only basis since it was announced in May. Until now, the site has been a cloud...
Posted In: Facebook, Google, itunes, Music, Tech Report

Google+ to allow pseudonym support

Oct 20, 2011
One of the biggest criticisms of the still-nascent social network site Google+ has been that its insistence on real names for users is unfair,...
Posted In: Google, google+, Tech Report

Google encrypts searches

Oct 19, 2011
The company announced that, starting immediately, it will encrypt the searches that users conduct but only if the search originates from the main...
Posted In: encryption, Google, search engines, Tech Report

Ice Cream Sandwich day tomorrow

Oct 18, 2011
Google and Samsung are holding a big joint event on Wednesday. Google will be launching the new version of the Android operating system, dubbed Ice...
Posted In: android, Google, ice cream sandwich, samsung, Tech Report

Extra! Extra!

Oct 17, 2011
Four new print magazines, each focusing on a different social media outlet (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Google), will go on sale at local...
Posted In: Facebook, Google, linkedin, Tech Report, Twitter

Nexus Prime and new Android OS delayed

Oct 7, 2011
Google and Samsung were supposed to launch the Nexus Prime phone on Tuesday, a day that Google was also expected to present the new operating...
Posted In: Google, Jobs, samsung, Tech Report

Google launches YouTube Politics

Oct 6, 2011
It's a special channel dedicated to the 2012 election. This isn't all that innovative, it's the kind of thing YouTube has been doing for years at...
Posted In: 2012 election, Google, Tech Report, YouTube