Google Maps now helps users beat traffic jams
Google upgraded its popular Google Maps on Monday to suggest faster routes to drivers based on real-time traffic conditions.
Israel mulls security impact of Google Street View
Israeli ministers on Monday discussed the security and privacy implications of allowing Google Street View to photograph streets in Israel ahead of the launch here of the 3D-mapping service.
Sprint to sell dual-screen 'Echo' smartphone (w/ Video)
(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. on Monday unveiled a smart phone with two screens, one stacked on top of the other. The top screen slides out and can be snapped it into place so that the two lay side by side, ...
AOL steps up news, ad push with Huffington Post
(AP) -- AOL Inc.'s $315 million deal to buy news hub Huffington Post signals that it is serious about building its profile as a media company as its legacy dial-up Internet business dies away.
Google jumps into location check-in game
Google on Tuesday began letting smartphone users check into spots on the go as the Internet star jumped into the hot location-based services arena with Facebook, Foursquare and Gowalla.
Google opens Malaysia office
Search engine Google said Wednesday it will open a Malaysian office, its second in Southeast Asia, following significant growth in Internet usage in the country.
Google CEO consults CNN producer on TV gig: report
Eric Schmidt, Google's outgoing and outspoken chief executive, has been consulting with a CNN producer about hosting a television show, the New York Post reported Monday.
Italy antitrust closes probe into Google
Italy's antitrust authority on Monday closed a probe into Google for alleged abuse of its market position, saying it accepted pledges made by the search engine to provide greater transparency.
SKorean police say Google violated laws
(AP) -- Police said Thursday that Google Inc. violated South Korean laws and referred the case to state prosecutors, adding to a slew of privacy cases the world's largest search engine is facing.
SKorean police say Google collects personal info
(AP) -- Google Inc. collected e-mails and other personal information from unsecured wireless networks in South Korea while taking photographs for its Street View mapping service, police said Thursday.
New MapQuest site shows US maps for, by the people
(AP) -- MapQuest is diving farther into crowdsourcing, with online maps edited by the people, for the people.
Google apology to New Zealanders over Wi-Fi data
Internet giant Google said sorry to New Zealanders Tuesday for collecting personal data from wireless networks for its "Street View" mapping service, in the latest in a series of apologies.
Conn. AG demands access to data grabbed by Google
(AP) -- Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Friday demanded that Google provide access to data the company said it accidentally collected from public Wi-Fi networks.
Google errs -- twice -- over status of disputed isle
(AP) -- Google Inc. said Thursday its mapping service goofed twice by attributing a disputed islet off North Africa first to Morocco, and then to Spain, when the company's goal is to be neutral.