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You can block search spam on Google

Mar 11, 2011
New feature on the search engine lets you block sites you don't want to see so they'll never come up again in your searches. You'll need a Google ...
Posted In: Chrome, Google, privacy, search, security, spam

Google offers person finder tool for people affected by tsunami

Mar 11, 2011
Right now, the site only has about 5,500 records, but if you go to Person Finder: 2011 Japan earthquake, you can offer information about someone...
Posted In: Google, government, Science, tsunami, world

Google gets behind Nelson Mandela project

Mar 9, 2011
On Tuesday, Google said it would give $1.25 million to the Nelson Mandela Center of Memory to put photographs, letters and other documents online....
Posted In: Google, search, Web Culture, world

Global Network Initiative is withering on the vine

Mar 7, 2011
Three years ago, Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft signed on to a code of conduct designed to protect free speech and protect privacy online. The Global...
Posted In: Egypt, Facebook, Google, government, Microsoft, privacy, social media, Twitter, Web Culture, Yahoo

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

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