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  • Google's Blogger service suffers widespread outage

    Google's popular Blogger blog-publishing service crashed early on Friday and remained unavailable to most users for about 90 minutes, the type of broad system outage that Google has been trying to eradicate from its Web-hosted applications.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez26 Oct. 09 07:23
  • Sergey Brin laments Yahoo's Microsoft search deal

    Google cofounder and President of Technology Sergey Brin made a surprise appearance at the Web 2.0 Summit on Thursday, answering a variety of questions on hot-button issues affecting the search company.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez23 Oct. 09 09:01
  • Google-Microsoft search rivalry heats up

    The ongoing search war between Google and Microsoft is intensifying as both companies battle to outpace the other in real-time search.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin23 Oct. 09 02:53
  • Yahoo revenue down, but income up sharply

    Yahoo has reported revenue of US$1.58 billion for the third quarter of 2009, down 12 percent from the same period a year earlier, although net income was up sharply, by 244 percent, the company said.

    Written by Grant Gross21 Oct. 09 08:42
  • Zoho links project management tool with Google Apps

    Zoho has integrated its online project management tool, along with some other features, with Google's Apps -- a linkage Zoho thinks will benefit users of both software suites.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk21 Oct. 09 07:47
  • Android comes to an e-reader called Alex

    Android is known for smartphones but the mobile platform will also power the new Alex e-reader from a Fremont, Calif., company called Spring Design.

    Written by Matt Hamblen20 Oct. 09 08:05
  • Google and Virgin to offer free onboard Wi-Fi

    People all over Earth can already access Google's services online. For the next three months, some of them will be able to access those same services from above Earth too.

    Written by Nancy Gohring20 Oct. 09 08:45
  • Google tweaks Voice to keep voice mail out of search results

    After transcripts of some voice mail messages from Google Voice users appeared in search results, Google has modified the telephony management service to prevent this from happening, the company said Monday.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez20 Oct. 09 08:26
  • Google takes enterprise promotion campaign global

    Google, not known for using conventional marketing to promote its wares, has nonetheless found that such an approach is effective for its enterprise products and will roll out internationally a campaign it launched in the US in August.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez20 Oct. 09 08:03
  • Wall Street Beat: IT vendors see return to growth

    With quarterly IT sales results pouring in, vendors including IBM, Google, Advanced Micro Devices and Intel appear more confident than ever that the global recession's depressing effects on the tech market are lifting.

    Written by Marc Ferranti17 Oct. 09 06:35
  • Click Forensics: Bahama botnet stealing traffic from Google

    The Bahama botnet, a sophisticated network of compromised computers that is wreaking click-fraud havoc among advertisers, is also snatching away Web traffic and revenue right from under the nose of mighty Google, Click Forensics said Thursday.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez09 Oct. 09 12:37
  • Pentagon: Our cloud is better than Google's

    The U.S. Defense Department is offering cloud computing services that military officials claim are safer and more reliable than commercial providers such as Google.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan06 Oct. 09 06:38
  • Google, authors and publishers get a month to fix settlement

    Google, the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers (AAP) have been given one more month to rework their agreement to settle copyright infringement lawsuits that the author and publisher groups filed against the search company.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez08 Oct. 09 07:52