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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

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

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