Google+ opens up to businesses, brands
Google opened its social network Google+ to businesses and brands on Monday as it seeks to expand the audience for its rival to Facebook.
Google cranks up search speeds with images, voice (Update)
Google on Tuesday ramped up Internet search speeds by letting people use speech or images to express what they want faster.
Google unveils faster Internet search (Update 2)
Internet powerhouse Google is giving Web searchers the thrill of speed with a turbo-charged engine that displays suggested Web links as fast as a person can type.
Google drops background images on homepage amid outcry (Update)
Google spruced up its homepage with images from artists, sculptors and photographers on Thursday, but dropped the feature after drawing the ire of users clamoring for the normally blank background.
Google's search box gets bigger
Google just got bigger. Not the company, but the search box on its home page, that is.
Twitter unveils new frontpage
Micro-blogging service Twitter has unveiled a new frontpage featuring a prominent search box in a bid to attract new users.