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Google Wallet in action

May 26, 2011
We talked on our Friday show about how Google Wallet works. Here's some video that's started showing up already.
Posted In: Google, google wallet, nfc

Senator writes STRONGLY WORDED LETTER to tech companies

May 26, 2011
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) sent a letter Wednesday to Apple and Google saying he wants the companies to have privacy policies for all apps sold for...
Posted In: apple, franken, Google

Shots fired in impending mobile payment war

May 25, 2011
Well, shots are rumored to be fired tomorrow anyway. That's when all the rumors (sniff sniff, smells like a controlled leak) say that Google will...
Posted In: Google, nfc, Sprint

Google News is pulling the plug on Google News Archives

May 25, 2011
Three years ago Google set out to scan every newspaper everywhere, ever. After "3.5 million issues of more than 2000 newspaper titles worldwide,"...
Posted In: Google, news, newspapers

Google getting busted for drugs

May 23, 2011
The search giant has been warned repeatedly by state and federal authorities about running ads for illicit pharmacies. Google makes a ton of money...
Posted In: Google, spam

Autonomous cars to solve everything

May 23, 2011
This according to Google scientist and Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun, in a speech delivered on Saturday at a conference. Thrun says that...
Posted In: cars, Google, robots, Transportation

"Too creepy for Google" barrier somehow met

May 20, 2011
Eric Schmidt says Google can build a facial recognition database but won't. So...that's comforting. I think. Speaking at the Google "Big Tent"...
Posted In: Google, privacy, security

Google is fixing that big screaming Android hole

May 19, 2011
Yesterday we told you about a massive security flaw in Android devices. 99.7% of Android items had a hole where, if you were on an unsecured...
Posted In: android, Google

Rockefeller goes after Google and Apple some more

May 19, 2011
Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) continues to plant his flag squarely on the territory of online privacy. His latest play is to send a letter to...
Posted In: apple, Google, rockefeller, Senate

Apple gets labels on board for streaming music

May 19, 2011
The long anticipated Apple streaming music service is reportedly ALMOST here. It's been almost here for a while, maybe we should call it...
Posted In: Amazon, apple, Google, itunes, Music

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