When typing "airline ticket Paris Berlin" into Google's search engine, users may think they will get a pertinent selection of offers from airline companies, but in reality the results are ranked by Google—something for ...
The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac Man's chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools' Day.
An update to Google's free online map service on Friday let users become local guides who post reviews of businesses and venues in a challenge to Yelp.
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US President Barack Obama on Thursday named Google vice president Megan Smith as his new chief technology officer, charged with unleashing the power of data and computers inside the fusty world of government.
Three years ago this month, Google Inc. launched a new social network with high hopes of countering the rising tide of Internet users who were flocking to Facebook.
News that Google representatives are in talks with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic are seen as further evidence the web company is looking to set up a series of low-orbit satellites to help connect more people to the internet.
Google launched its Street View map service in Greece on Thursday after winning approval from the country's privacy authority, which had blocked the ground-level map application five years ago.
Google Maps on Thursday began letting soccer fans dive into World Cup venues in Brazil without having to leave home.
Most of the time, maps help you get from point A to point B. But when it comes to geopolitics, maps have long been used as much more than way finders.