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Google has been found guilty of libel in France.

Sep 27, 2010
A convicted sex offender who is appealing his conviction objected to the word "rape" coming up in a search of his name. The French court said he's...
Posted In: Google, government, Law, privacy, search

Google's election guide

Sep 22, 2010
Can be found here. Lots of fun to drill down into for political junkies.
Posted In: Google, government, search

Google Transparency Project isn't all that transparent

Sep 21, 2010
Google is always getting asked by governments around the world to take down certain material or to hand over data. They sometimes go along with it,...
Posted In: Google, government, policy, search

Internet Explorer 9 beta launches

Sep 15, 2010
I think we need a new story category on this blog: Geek Chow. Stories that probably don't matter a whole lot in the short term to the average...
Posted In: browsers, Facebook, geek chow, Google, internet explorer, Microsoft, search

Google to take baby steps toward social networking

Sep 15, 2010
We've been waiting for the alleged “Google Me” project to surface for a while now. Supposedly it was going to be Google's Facebook...
Posted In: Facebook, flickr, games, Google, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Google engineer fired for snooping

Sep 15, 2010
Google has fired engineer David Barksdale for accessing private information from users' Google Voice, Gmail, and instant messaging accounts. The...
Posted In: Google, privacy

Google exec says Android not ready for tablets

Sep 10, 2010
This is an under-the-radar story that seems to matter quite a bit. Hugo Barra, director of products for mobile at Google says that the Android...
Posted In: android, Google, mobile

What will you do with the time you save on Google Instant?

Sep 9, 2010
Google says that if you use the new Instant feature, you'll save 2 to 5 seconds per search. We want to know what you'll do with that time (we're...
Posted In: Google, instant, search, Web Culture

Google Instant

Sep 8, 2010
Because clicking something is a real pain. You'll never get that 1/5th of a second back. You could have been using that time to volunteer in your...
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Google tries to get peoples' attention. It works.

Sep 8, 2010
Yesterday, the Google.com page was all these crazy bouncing balls. Today it's white lettering that fills in color letter by letter when you type...
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