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What can Google do?

Sep 9, 2013
Google says it’s going to boost its encryption efforts to better safeguard our data. It can't promise to keep us totally secure, but the effort's worth plenty of PR points.
Posted In: encryption, data, Google

KitKat: Break me off a piece of that Google Android

Sep 4, 2013
Hardly anyone cares what Google calls its operating system’s iterations, but the tech giant still had to license the brand-name candy bar.
Posted In: android, Google, Kit Kat

Who gets a ticket when there's no one behind the wheel?

Aug 28, 2013
Driverless cars are on the horizon. So are new legal challenges to deal with them.
Posted In: driverless cars, Google, Nissan

A steep cab fare: Uber valued at $3.5 billion

Aug 26, 2013
On-demand car service Uber, which uses a smartphone app to send you a car, is reported to be worth $3.5 billion.
Posted In: Uber, Google

Down goes Google, down goes the Internet?

Aug 19, 2013
It was only down for a few minutes, but a Google outage on Friday still has people talking about the global impact.
Posted In: Google, Internet

Google's new search knows too much about you

Aug 16, 2013
What are you doing tomorrow? Google already knows.
Posted In: Google, Internet search, big data

The spread of 'Gamification'

Aug 9, 2013
Major corporations and the government are creating apps and games to make non-game activities more game-like -- and they're collecting a lot of data.
Posted In: Volkswagen, Google, apps, gamification

Moto X enters the smartphone market, but can it hang with the big kids?

Aug 2, 2013
Motorola says what makes the phone different is so-called contextual computing, a tech buzz phrase which means the phone can tell when its in your hand versus in your car.
Posted In: Google, mobile, motorola, smartphone, android

Gmail's new inbox sorts spam and bacon

Jul 29, 2013
Google changed its popular free email service Gmail last week. Where once there was one true inbox, now there seems to be three.
Posted In: Google, Gmail, email, spam

Google algorithm inadvertently takes down ring of Chinese car thieves

Jul 25, 2013
Machines are becoming alarmingly intelligent, smart enough to root out crime.
Posted In: Google, China, scams, spam

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