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Google kills 21 rogue Android apps

Mar 2, 2011
Yesterday we told you about a fake version of the Android app Steamy Window, which included a hidden bit of code that took control of your phone,...
Posted In: android, business, gadgets, Google, privacy, security

Google Street View Trike images revealed

Mar 1, 2011
Tricycles: they're not just for toddlers unable to ride bikes anymore. For a while now, Google has employed a set of cameras mounted to three...
Posted In: Google, search, street view, trikes, Web Culture, world

Schumer wants a more secure WiFi

Feb 28, 2011
Sunday, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) called on website operators like Amazon and Twitter to encrypt their sites, change from HTTP to HTTPS addresses...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, government, policy, privacy, Twitter

Winners and losers of Google algorithm change emerge

Feb 28, 2011
The Wall Street Journal has an update a few days into Google's rather significant change to its search mechanism. It's a change that was aimed at...
Posted In: business, Google, search, social media, Web Culture

Google changes algorithm

Feb 25, 2011
We did a show on this a couple of weeks ago: /...
Posted In: business, Google, search, social media, spam, Web Culture

Google Recipe View: It's something I can't seem to view

Feb 25, 2011
Hey, I was as excited as anyone when I heard about this new recipe idea happening at Google. Supposedly, when you type in, say, Chicken Kiev, you...
Posted In: Entertainment, Google, search

Google is going to quit taking Social Security numbers from kids

Feb 23, 2011
Didn't know that was happening, huh? There's an art contest called "Doodle 4 Google." Kids send Google a drawing in response to the prompt, "What...
Posted In: Google, privacy, security

Google gets social, just not with Facebook

Feb 17, 2011
I used to have this NBA video game a long time ago that had every player in the league on it except Michael Jordan. It wasn't like it was missing,...
Posted In: bill wennington, Google, luc longley, search

Google fights search spam with browser extension

Feb 15, 2011
Want to sound up on things? Learn the term "search spam". Impress your friends! Because that's rapidly becoming a major concern over at Google....
Posted In: Chrome, Google, search

Wael Ghonim on 60 Minutes

Feb 14, 2011
The Google executive who disappeared in Egypt, was incarcerated by the government, and reemerged as a revolutionary leader gave an interview to...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, government, Law, social media, Web Culture, world

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