Twitter faces Google buyout rumors once again
Google is interested in Twitter. Supposedly. The real deal this time? Or just another rumor?
Germany slaps Google with data collection limits
German officials on Wednesday ordered Google to limit the collection of personal data, in the US Internet giant's latest run-in with authorities in the European Union.
Internet of things devices meant to simplify our lives may end up ruling them instead
Technology's promise of wonderful things in the future stretches from science fiction to science fact: self-driving cars, virtual reality, smart devices such as Google Glass, and the internet of things are ...
Tech giants defend tax policies at Australian hearing
Global technology giants Apple, Google and Microsoft on Wednesday defended their corporate tax structures at an Australian parliamentary hearing, rebuffing claims they were shifting their profits offshore ...
Computer sharing of personality in sight: inventor
The world has only touched the surface of technological progress and computers may soon be able to transmit the complexities of human personalities, a prominent inventor says.
Stock split could cost Google over $500 million
An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet's most profitable company could cost Google more than half a billion dollars.
Google says Android malware cut in half
Google said Thursday that malware infections on Android devices have been cut in half in the past year following security upgrades for the mobile platform.
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China blasts Google security move as 'unacceptable'
A Chinese cyberspace bureau on Thursday denounced Google for deciding not to recognise the agency's authority after a Beijing-linked security breach, calling the US Internet giant's action "unacceptable and ...
Search, social & shopping: Pinterest turns 5
In its five short years of life, Pinterest has become 'the' place where brides-to-be create wish boards of wedding china photos and do-it-yourself home renovators bookmark shiny turquoise tiles for bathrooms. ...
Soft landing on the moon an extraordinary challenge, says Google Lunar XPRIZE director
Chinese Chang'e 3 spacecraft on Dec. 14, 2013 became the first probe to soft land on the Moon since the Soviet Union's Luna 24 in 1976. Other missions could follow its footsteps soon as the commercial teams ...
Who's Who in music streaming: Tidal, Spotify, Pandora & more
Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora ...
Google unveils 'stick' computer with Asus
Google and Taiwan's Asus are launching a "computer on a stick" which can plug into a display to turn it into a PC.
FTC's Google investigation probed by Senate antitrust chief
The chairman of a U.S. Senate antitrust panel will look into the release of a confidential Federal Trade Commission report on an investigation of Google Inc.'s search business, which was closed in 2013 without an enforcement ...