October 1, 2012 The cloud's vast computing power is making it easier and less expensive for companies and clinicians to discover new drugs and new medical treatments. Analyzing data that used to take years and tens of millions of dollars can now be done for a fraction of that amount.
September 26, 2012 Frustration over the NFL's not-ready-for-primetime replacement referees has inspired web designer Erik Johnson to present Google's search page as if it were run by replacement engineers and coders. The result looks a lot like the standard Google page, but it doesn't do exactly what you'd expect.
September 24, 2012 Tech companies like Google, Facebook and Zynga are on a shopping spree. They're buying small startups with innovative products and apps. But many times the buyers don't care about what the small companies were producing. They just want the engineers.
September 21, 2012 Apple introduced its new mobile operating system along with its much-hyped iPhone 5. It includes a mapping service of its own, featuring Siri's voice. Problem is, she may not know where she's going. Complaints have been pouring in from around the globe about mislabeled and missing streets, towns and more.
August 13, 2012 Financial terms were not disclosed, but one news report said Google will pay about $23 million. The deal could allow Google to sell travel-related ads against search results that feature Frommer's.
August 13, 2012 After acquiring the cellphone maker for $12.5 billion, Google is streamlining its operations.
July 10, 2012 The FTC alleges Google bypassed some of the privacy settings of Apple's Safari browser.
May 16, 2012 Besides presenting relevant links, Google will now provide information about your searches. Currently, Google said its engine knows 3.5 billion facts.
April 24, 2012 The search engine's latest "doodle" is in honor of Gideon Sundback, the inventor of the modern zipper.
February 29, 2012 Not everyone who relies on Google's products is concerned about pending privacy changes. Some don't care; others don't know the change is looming. But for those who are concerned, the idea that Feb. 29 is their last chance to change these settings seems to have lit the fire of urgency.