Google tests replacing web ads with contributions
Google on Thursday began rolling out a way for people to support websites they frequent and, in return, be rewarded with ad-free pages.
Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search (Update)
Firefox maker Mozilla announced Wednesday that it is switching to Yahoo as the default service for online searches done through the Web browser in the United States.
Google buys up Dutch wind energy for data center
Google says it will buy the entire output of an 18-turbine, 62-megawatt Dutch wind energy project in the Netherlands to supply power to a major data center it is building.
YouTube brings its huge fan base to music streaming
The music industry's move toward paid subscription services, and away from discs and downloads, has been underway for several years.
Google joins fight against illegal fishing
Technology giant Google has taken the battle against illegal fishing online, with the company unveiling a tool in Australia on Friday that harnesses satellite data to track thousands of boats in real time.