Internet giant Google has recognized the Palestinians' upgraded U.N. status, placing the name "Palestine" on its search engine instead of "Palestinian Territories." Ahmad Gharabli /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Ahmad Gharabli /AFP/Getty Images

For Palestinians, Google's Small Change Is A Big Deal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/183966785/183993739" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A visitor at the "NEXT Berlin" conference tries out Google Glass on April 24 in Berlin. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption AFP/Getty Images

Google Fights Glass Backlash Before It Even Hits The Street

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/183468218/183538988" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A man's shadow reflects on a bus with an ad for Gmail in Lagos, Nigeria. Google has introduced Inactive Account Manager to help plan for digital life after death. Sunday Alamba/AP hide caption

toggle caption Sunday Alamba/AP

Matthew Marcus works at his desk in the basement of Kansas City Startup Village in Kansas City, Kan., in January. The village houses several startup companies and takes advantage of the high-speed Internet. Google announced on Tuesday it would be installing its Google Fiber network in Austin, Texas, next. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

toggle caption Orlin Wagner/AP

Austin Is Latest Test Bed For Google's High-Speed Experiment

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/176687467/176713137" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Google co-founder Sergey Brin wears Google Glass glasses at an event on the University of California, San Francisco's Mission Bay campus on Feb. 20. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

toggle caption Jeff Chiu/AP

Samsung Is On A Roll, But Can It Beat Apple?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/174891695/174910718" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The camera mounted on a Google Street View car used to photograph whole streets obscures part of the U.S. Internet giant's logo. Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on Tuesday. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

toggle caption Jeff Chiu/AP

'It's About Time': Facebook Reveals New Search Feature

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/169469050/169486507" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript