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  • Google, plaintiffs blow book search settlement deadline

    Google, the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers (AAP) need more time to revise the proposed settlement of the copyright infringement lawsuits the author and publisher organizations brought against Google over its Book Search program.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez10 Nov. 09 08:13
  • Google to buy mobile ad company

    Google plans to buy mobile advertising provider AdMob for US$750 million stock, the search giant said on Monday.

    Written by Nancy Gohring10 Nov. 09 06:17
  • Open source software ready for big business

    The combination of pumped-up technical features and relatively low prices are giving vendors with open source-based products more inroads to corporate networks than ever before.

    Written by John Fontana09 Nov. 09 17:07
  • Postini technology to spread across Google Apps

    The Postini technology that lets Google Apps Premier administrators control their e-mail environments by establishing and enforcing usage policies, rules and parameters will be extended to the other applications of the suite.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez09 Nov. 09 09:23
  • Google strives to balance commercial, community with Android

    Onlookers say that Google is in charge of Android development, despite pitching the software as a community project. But experts say that could be the only way Google can ensure that the software is actually released.

    Written by Nancy Gohring and Juan Carlos Perez09 Nov. 09 09:08
  • MS Office battles Google in the cloud

    When Microsoft releases the next version of its productivity suite, Office 2010, it will be into a very different competitive landscape than the one Office 2007 faced in late 2006.

    Written by Elizabeth Montalbano09 Nov. 09 09:10
  • Upgrade path to Android 2.0 uncertain

    With this week's release of Verizon Wireless' Droid phone comes the first real test of the potential for fragmentation with Android.

    Written by Nancy Gohring06 Nov. 09 08:04
  • Google releases core development tools as open source

    Google has decided to release as open source several of its key application development tools, hoping that they will prove useful for external programmers to build faster Web applications.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez06 Nov. 09 07:46
  • Google delivers SDK for Android 2.0

    Google on Tuesday released an SDK for Android 2.0, revealing some new features that will come with the upgraded mobile operating system.

    Written by Nancy Gohring28 Oct. 09 09:04
  • Google relaxes single phone number requirement for Voice

    To take advantage of Google Voice's telephony management features, users have had to fulfill a tricky requirement: convince their contacts to call them using the single "phone number for life" that comes with this free online service.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez28 Oct. 09 09:07
  • Microsoft wants ISO security certification for its Cloud services

    Microsoft wants to get its suite of hosted messaging and collaboration products certified to the ISO 27001 international information security standard, part of an effort to try and assure customers about the security of its cloud computing services. It comes amid broad and continuing doubts about the ability of cloud vendors in general to properly secure their services.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan24 Oct. 09 22:37