Google pulls "Is My Son Gay?" app from Android

Oct 6, 2011
It was a sort of quiz you filled out that would allegedly tell you if someone was gay. The app had come under heavy fire from LGBT groups for being...
Posted In: android, apps, Google, Tech Report

Google's driving the GBus in Egypt

Sep 29, 2011
Starting this week, a Google-branded bus will begin a trek across Egypt looking for entrepreneurs. The idea is to find young people with big ideas,...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, Tech Report

Google will tell you who's gay

Sep 29, 2011
Or at least try to. It seems that a lot of people ask Google about whether certain celebrities are gay. "Is John Travolta gay?", "Is Tom Cruise gay...
Posted In: Education, gay, Google, Tech Report

Justice Department wants more time on Googorola

Sep 29, 2011
The DOJ says it needs more time to review the proposed takeover. This move quashes Google's hopes of having the deal wrapped up by year's end. The...
Posted In: doj, Google, googorola, motorola, Tech Report

Samsung settles with Microsoft in patent dispute

Sep 28, 2011
Geekwire is reporting that there has been a settlement in a Microsoft case against Samsung. Microsoft charged that Samsung's use of Google's...
Posted In: android, Google, htc, Microsoft, samsung, Tech Report, windows phone 7

Walkie-talkie payola?

Sep 27, 2011
The Justice Department and Securities Exchange Commission are looking into Motorola Solutions to see whether it offered bribes to foreign...
Posted In: doj, Google, motorola, SEC, Tech Report

YouTubeTV getting ready to launch

Sep 27, 2011
YouTube is getting closer to launching channels with original content. Like, really soon. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that YouTube will...
Posted In: Google, Tech Report, tv, YouTube

Just Drive, She Said

Sep 26, 2011
Google Docs is expected to get an update and name change. Under its new name, Google Drive, it will host programs you're already used to (word...
Posted In: cloud, Google, google drive

Is Google enforcing a monopoly?

Sep 21, 2011
Google's Eric Schmidt testified on Capitol Hill today on the subject of whether the company is threatening the competition.
Posted In: Monopoly, Google

Google Wallet adds Visa

Sep 20, 2011
The Google Wallet program did indeed launch yesterday, just as we predicted. And now comes word that the system won't be entirely dependent on...
Posted In: Google, google wallet, mastercard, nfc, visa