Report: Widespread data sharing, 'Web bugs'
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's School of Information released a report late Monday (June 1) showing that the most popular Web sites in the United States all share ...
Social networking sites 'keep deleted photos' - research
User photographs can still be found on many social networking sites including Facebook after people have deleted them, British researchers said Thursday.
New Web tool WolframAlpha launches test run
Google rules the roost when it comes to Internet search and has easily brushed aside efforts by Yahoo!, Microsoft and others to knock it off its perch.
Google glitch disrupts search engine, e-mail
(AP) -- Millions of people were cut off from Google Inc.'s search engine, e-mail and other online services Thursday, sparking a flurry of frustrated venting that served as a reminder of society's growing ...
Irish student's Wikipedia hoax dupes newspapers
An Irish student's fake quote on the Wikipedia online encyclopaedia has been used in newspaper obituaries around the world, the Irish Times reported.
Google News launches Twitter feed
Google News, the news aggregation site run by the Internet search giant announced the launch of the @googlenews Twitter feed in a post on the Google News blog on Monday.
Boom times ahead for mobile Web access
After a slow start, mobile Web access has finally taken off, thanks in large part to better technology, and it will drive growth in Internet use in the future, industry leaders say.
Humanity's earliest written works go online
(AP) -- National libraries and the U.N. education agency put some of humanity's earliest written works online Tuesday, from ancient Chinese oracle bones to the first European map of the New World.
Spies breach Pentagon fighter-jet project: report
Computer spies have hacked into the Pentagon's most costly weapons program, a US newspaper reported Tuesday, raising the prospect of adversaries gaining access to top-secret security data.
Google refines searches for pictures and news
Google on Monday unveiled software tools that let people search the Internet using pictures or chronologically organize results of queries for news.
On the Net: College too expensive? Try YouTube
(AP) -- It might seem counterintuitive to look for higher education alongside Avril Lavigne music videos, but the video-sharing site has become a major reservoir of college content.
Google search gets semantic
Google on Tuesday modified its globally popular Internet search service to understand relationships between words, as the company bids to better grasp what Web users are looking for.
Regret that email? Gmail gives users chance to call it back
Just about everybody has sent an email, noticed a mistake as they hit the "send" button and wanted to call it back.
Google preparing to steer more telephone traffic
(AP) -- Internet search leader Google Inc. is preparing to steer more telephone traffic through an online command center that it acquired nearly two years ago.