Google said Monday its search and advertising operations generated $80 billion for 1.8 million US businesses in 2011.
Google on Monday urged governments to get better at sharing information to allow citizens and first responders to make better use of the Internet during natural disasters.
Microsoft's Bing search engine tied up Thursday with the business review firm Yelp to power local search in a move countering similar offerings from Google and Apple.
Apple is mapping a path to the throne of the Internet age mobile lifestyle.
In-car navigation firm TomTom on Tuesday said it has inked a deal to provide map information to Apple, which a day earlier introduced its own mapping service for iPhones and iPads.
Google welcomed on Friday a ruling by Switzerland's highest court that it does not have to blur all faces and car registrations on its Street View service in the country.
Google has gotten the go-ahead from Lithuania for its popular, if at times controversial, Street View application, an add-on to Google Maps, a company official said Thursday.
Google unveiled a revamped maps program Wednesday that allows mobile users to use the service without an Internet connection as the Internet giant geared up for a possible competing service.
Emergency responses to natural disasters could be coordinated more quickly and save lives thanks to new software developed at the University of Abertay Dundee.
(AP) -- Iran says it will sue Google over dropping the name of the Persian Gulf on Google Maps.