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  • Microsoft plus Yahoo: it's all about Google

    Yahoo's announcement of a <a href="">10-year deal</a> with Microsoft did not mention Google, but we all know what Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was talking about in her blog post aimed at users.

    Written by Daniel Ionescu31 July 09 01:53
  • Google promises simple e-store creation with Checkout gadget

    People can create an online store in "a matter of minutes" with a new gadget application that uses Google's Checkout electronic payment service and its Docs spreadsheet application, Google announced Friday.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez03 Aug. 09 05:28
  • Google's Q2 revenue climbs 3 percent

    Google reported second-quarter revenue on Thursday of $US5.52 billion, a modest 3 percent increase from a year earlier but still ahead of analyst estimates.

    Written by James Niccolai17 July 09 05:38
  • Google releases open source NX server

    Amid the fanfare of last week's Chrome OS announcement, Google quietly released an open source NX server, dubbed Neatx, for remote desktop display.

    Written by Rodney Gedda13 July 09 11:48
  • Intel is working with Google on Chrome OS

    The world's largest chip maker is working with Google on the Chrome operating system and has been privy to the project for some time, a spokesman for the company said Friday.

    Written by Dan Nystedt13 July 09 05:11
  • Outlook separation anxiety holds back Google Apps

    In its bold march to become a credible collaboration and communication suite for businesses, Google Apps has encountered a frequent roadblock that has proven more vexing than expected to circumvent: good old Microsoft Outlook.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez13 July 09 04:34
  • Chrome, Android have different jobs, Google says

    Google's emerging Chrome operating system won't squeeze out Android, according to Andy Rubin, the company's vice president of mobile engineering platforms.

    Written by Stephen Lawson13 July 09 08:06
  • Google's OS security claims called 'idiotic'

    Google, while announcing its new Chrome operating system late Tuesday, said users would no longer have to worry about viruses, malware and security updates, but security experts disagreed on whether Google can deliver on those promises.

    Written by Grant Gross09 July 09 05:11
  • DOJ officially opens investigation into Google Book Search

    The U.S. Department of Justice confirmed on Thursday that it is investigating a settlement involving Google Book Search for possible antitrust violations, following months of speculation that the agency had its eye on the service.

    Written by Nancy Gohring03 July 09 08:17
  • Ads come to mobile apps, thanks to Google

    IPhone and Android users may increasingly see ads appear in their phone applications, now that Google is expanding its advertising program for mobile applications.

    Written by Nancy Gohring25 June 09 04:23
  • Google adds editing tools to online translation

    Google has brought out a translator toolkit that combines the company's machine translation technology with online tools for manually editing content.

    Written by John Ribeiro10 June 09 04:35
  • Google's Wave consolidates core online features in one tool

    Google released to developers an early version of a collaboration and communication tool that consolidates features from e-mail, instant messaging, blogging, wikis, multimedia management and document sharing.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez29 May 09 04:38
  • Microsoft Bing a good start, but no game changer

    Microsoft's new search engine, Bing, will help the company gain some search share against Google and has features that users will find helpful, but it is in no way a quick fix for the company's poor position in the search market, analysts said.

    Written by Elizabeth Montalbano29 May 09 08:03
  • Google to give libraries say on prices for scanned books

    The University of Michigan has become the first library to amend its book scanning deal with Google, following a proposed settlement that Google reached last year with authors and publishers that sued it.

    Written by Nancy Gohring25 May 09 07:52