HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'
(AP)—Computers already have bested human champions in "Jeopardy!" and chess, but artificial intelligence now has gone to master an entirely new level: "Space Invaders."
Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world
Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook are taking different routes to expanding Internet use and access among the unconnected in developing countries.
Google to offer own cellular network plan
Google will soon be offering cellular network plans in a bid to bridge the gap between the realms of Internet services and mobile device software it dominates.
Research cruise delves into Perth Canyon's depths
A world-first expedition backed by Google billionaire Eric Schmidt is bidding to unlock the secrets of the Perth Canyon, the vast undersea gorge carved by the prehistoric Swan River.
Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle
For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.
Iran says ready to let in Google, other Internet firms
Iran could allow Internet giants such as Google to operate in the Islamic republic if they respect its "cultural" rules, Fars news agency said Sunday quoting a senior official.
Google hits back at rivals with futuristic HQ plan
Google unveiled plans Friday for a new campus headquarters integrating wildlife and sweeping waterways, aiming to make a big statement in Silicon Valley—which is already seeing ambitious projects from Apple ...
Google backflips on Blogger sexual content ban
Days after announcing a ban on sexually explicit content or "graphic nudity" on its Blogger platform, Google has reversed course.
Google looks for more revenue from ads in Android app store
(AP)—Google will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps and entertainment as the Internet search leader strives to bring in more revenue from smartphones and tablets.
Google unveils reorganization in Europe
Google said Wednesday it was launching a reorganization of its European operations in the face of a tougher regulatory environment.
Gmail available in Burmese, the email's 74th language
Google said Wednesday that Gmail is now available in Burmese, marking the 74th language for the popular email service.
Google releases work tools designed for Android phones
(AP)—Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on Android-powered smartphones, setting up a skirmish on another key front of mobile computing.
Lenovo's security debacle reveals blurred boundary between adware and malware
A widely disliked habit of PC vendors is their bundling of all manner of unwanted software into brand new computers – demo software, games, or part-functional trials. Faced with shrinking margins vendors ...
Google Blogger to ban sexually explicit content
Google said Tuesday it would ban sexually explicit content or "graphic nudity" on its Blogger platform, asking users to remove the material by March 23.