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Google paid way more than it had to for Motorola

Sep 14, 2011
I don't claim to be a mergers and acquisitions expert but it looks like Google's been buying its groceries at the convenience store. In other words...
Posted In: Google, googorola, motorola

Google takes off

Sep 14, 2011
Google launched Flight Search yesterday. It's a Kayak-like service that shows flight information when you type departure and landing points into...
Posted In: expedia, Google, ITA, orbitz

Authors sue U.S. universities

Sep 13, 2011
Authors from the UK, Australia, and Canada have filed a suit against the University of Michigan, California, and Wisconsin, as well as Cornell and...
Posted In: Books, Google, library

More cloud outages. Cloudages?

Sep 9, 2011
Yesterday we told you about Google Docs going down, which meant anything you had stored up on that cloud was not accessible. Not to be outdone,...
Posted In: cloud, Google, hotmail, Microsoft, schecky

Google Doodles and now, noodles

Sep 9, 2011
Google bought Zagat. It gets a long-standing trusted name in the ratings biz to enhance Google Maps and Places....
Posted In: Google, places, Yelp, zagat

Patent Wars Create Mobile Opening for Microsoft

Sep 8, 2011
If you know you are going to get the tuna salad sued out of you by bringing an Android device to market - other operating systems start looking a...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, Google, Microsoft, mobile, patents

The difference between Android and Windows: software patents

Sep 8, 2011
Apple isn't sitting on its hands in the mobile patent wars. It just sued Samsung in Japan.It's sued HTC. It's blocked the Samsung from selling its...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, Google, mobile, patents

Patents Attack 2: Google's Revenge

Sep 8, 2011
HTC, a Taiwanese manufacturer, makes it money on low cost - high volume production. Kind of similar to Foxxconn, the Chinese company that makes...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, Google, htc, mobile

Apple not blocking bum certificates

Sep 8, 2011
We've been talking on our show about these stolen/forged digital certificates that theoretically allow hackers to slip between your browser and a...
Posted In: apple, certificates, Chrome, Google, Microsoft, mozilla, safari

Patents, the tech stocks of tech companies

Sep 8, 2011
HTC, the fifth largest smartphone maker (George Martin... Billy Preston... Brian Epstein?), has amended an existing lawsuit against Apple claiming...
Posted In: apple, Google, htc, motorola, patents

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