Google's mapping service for mobile devices is getting an upgrade as the Internet search leader braces for new competition from iPhone maker Apple.
Google on Wednesday took another step in its quest to merge the Internet with the real world with Maps and put itself at the heart of mobile gadget lifestyles in the process.
Applications to let users watch YouTube videos will not be pre-installed on the next generation of iPhones, iPads and iPod devices, in another sign of mounting rivalry between Apple and Google.
France's data-protection authority said Tuesday it wants Google to hand over data secretly collected from Internet users by its Street View mapping cars which it failed to delete as promised.
Long before Google online mapping service cars snatched data from private wireless hotspots there was the Wall of Sheep.
Yahoo! chief Marissa Mayer will be paid one million dollars a year and be eligible for many times that amount in stock and bonuses if she hangs on to the post, the company revealed on Thursday.
Marissa Mayer, the former senior Google executive who on Tuesday will take over the reins of Internet pioneer Yahoo!, is pregnant and expecting the baby in October.
Vienna's Belvedere Museum is giving Gustav Klimt a 21st-century makeover even as he turns 150, with smartphones, iPads and tablet computers now guiding the visitor... even beyond the museum's doors.
(AP) The world's largest museum complex is being mapped room by room through a partnership with Google.
Google said Monday its search and advertising operations generated $80 billion for 1.8 million US businesses in 2011.