(Phys.org)—Obtaining impartiality in a competition among peers is a nearly impossible task when there is just one prize and everyone is in it to win, according to a new paper co-authored by economists from Rice University ...
Software titan Microsoft and computer security giant Symantec said Thursday that they smashed a hacker-infected computer network that was hijacking Internet searches.
Internet titan Google was cleared Wednesday of allegations it hosted deceptive advertisements, with Australia's highest court saying it was not responsible for companies who diverted users from their competitors' sites.
Google on Wednesday reported a "steady increase" in government requests to hand over data from Internet users in the second half of 2012.
French-language Belgian newspapers were back on Google Friday after a six-year absence sparked by a bitter dispute over copywright with the US Internet search giant.
(Phys.org)—Internet, computing and networking technologies are now integral to many people's lives, generating ever-increasing amounts of digital information. Data storage experts estimate that by 2020, 35 zettabytes—35 ...
US Google users on the prowl for erotic images needed to be more explicit on Thursday after the search engine was tuned to avoid delivering porn in results for "ambiguous" queries such as "boobs."
Google launched an Internet campaign in Germany on Tuesday aiming to drum up public support against a proposed law that would force the search engine to pay publishers for content offered on the site.
(Phys.org)—The American space program stands at the cusp of a "water rush" to the moon by several companies developing robotic prospectors for launch in the near future, according to a NASA scientist considering how to ...
Google is investing $75 million in an Iowa wind farm as part of its effort to encourage development of cleaner energy sources.