New Microsoft-Nokia smartphone is... Android (Update)
Microsoft on Tuesday opted for the Android operating system from arch rival Google for its new Nokia smartphone, in a move aimed at regaining momentum in the competitive mobile sector.
Google Internet eyewear heads for Britain
Google on Monday made Glass available in Britain to early adopters willing to spend 1,000 pounds for a chance to dabble with the Internet-linked eyewear.
Google's Nest to buy Dropcam for $555 mn
Google's Nest Labs said Friday it was buying video monitoring startup Dropcam for a reported $555 million in cash.
Facebook, Twitter, Google score during World Cup
Twitter and Facebook lit up in a World Cup frenzy this week as millions of people around the world took to social media to share in the ups and downs of the matches.
Google removes Singapore hate blog against Filipinos
Google has taken down a blog that listed ways to harass Singapore's Filipino population, drawing praise from Internet users appalled by growing racial tensions in the city-state.
Talking technology is becoming ubiquitous and maybe even useful
It's the stuff of science fiction. The crew of the Starship Enterprise talks to the replicator in "Star Trek." Joaquin Phoenix's character falls for his chatty operating system, Samantha, in "Her."
Google disruption in China seen as government crackdown
When Yi Ran is working on new designs for his Yinshen Clothing company, he often turns to Google to search for pictures to use as inspiration. "The results are more complete and objective than Chinese search services," the ...
How to keep prying eyes away from your online life
Encryption was once the province of the paranoid. But no more.
Google, Microsoft to add smartphone 'kill' switches (Update)
Google and Microsoft said Friday they plan to join Apple in offering theft-deterring "kill switches" in their smartphone operating systems, as part of an agreement with mayors and police agencies.
Independent research group testing D-Wave Two finds no quantum speedup
Video: Internet freedom and data protection after Google Spain
David Erdos discusses C-131/12 Google Spain, Google v Agencia Espanola de Protection de Datos (2014), the Court of Justice of the European Union's long awaited "right to be forgotten" case which examined the rights of individuals ...
Crime data show iPhone 'kill switch' cuts thefts
New crime data show Apple's addition of a "kill switch" to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday.
New push to get girls into computer sciences
Google has given The Associated Press an early look at how it's trying to change the gender disparity in its own workforce, and in the pipeline of potential workers, by launching a campaign Thursday called "Made with Code."
Researchers find thousands of secret keys in Android apps
In a paper presented—and awarded the prestigious Ken Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award—at the ACM SIGMETRICS conference on June 18, Jason Nieh, professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, ...