'Google' Tag Index

Google Chrome OS Set to Get New Launcher
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 30, 2015
Chromebook users can opt-in to see the next generation of ChromeOS now.
Tags: Google, Chrome OS, Chromebook
Google Boosts Security in Chrome 41
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 05, 2015
Google is paying out $52,000 in security awards as part of the new browser release.
Tags: Google, browser, Chrome, Security Concerns
Google Takes Steps to Improve Gmail Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 18, 2014
Content Security Policy comes to Gmail as Google search considers flagging non SSL secured web sites.
Tags: Google, SSL, Email management, Security Breaches
Google Sends Android to Work with Divide BYOD App
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 21, 2014
After acquiring the MDM specialist, Google releases an invite-only edition of the Divide app.
Tags: Google, Android, BYOD
35 Essential Android Apps for Daily Use
By Pam Baker | Article Published October 27, 2014
The essential Android apps you must have every day, from weather to maps to entertainment to news. Plus: a remote desktop app – yes, that’s a must have app.
Tags: Google, android apps, Phones, Android app, Google+ Hangout, must have android app
How IBM's Watson Could Do For Analytics What Search Did for Google
By Rob Enderle | Article Published September 18, 2014
IBM’s freemium move with Watson is an aggressive push to enlarge the Big Data analytics market.
Tags: Google, IBM, analytics, big data
Google Chrome 38 Gets the 'Picture'
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 29, 2014
Use of new HTML 5.1 tag could enable developers to more easily build responsive design sites.
Tags: Google, Chrome, HTML 5
Google Brings Chrome 37 Browser to 64-bit Windows
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 27, 2014
In addition to new features, Google fixes 50 security flaws in its latest browser update.
Tags: Google, Chrome, Security Essentials
Rackspace Grows Managed Cloud Business
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 12, 2014
Though its own future is uncertain, Rackspace execs see continues opportunity even as Amazon and Google lower pricing.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, Google, Rackspace
Google Play 5.0 for Android Intros Wearables Support
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published July 03, 2014
App developers that piggyback on Google's services for Android can now target wearable devices.
Tags: Google, Android, Google Glass, wearables, Android wearable services APIs
Android Wear: Way Better Than You Think
By Mike Elgan | Article Published June 30, 2014
Android Wear is a computer minus everything but the essentials, and it’s a user interface very carefully designed for the wrist.
Tags: Google, Android, wearables, Google Hangouts
Enterprise Wearables an $18B Market by 2019
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 16, 2014
Get ready to add smartwatches, trackers and a variety of wearables to the corporate mobile device mix, says ABI Research.
Tags: Google, Enterprise, Mobile Age, wearables
Cloud Data Center Build-Out Race Good for Customers, Bad for Profits
By Eric Lundquist | Article Published April 22, 2014
NEWS ANALYSIS: Enterprises that want to move their IT infrastructure to the cloud are sure to benefit from the data center build-out race that Google, IBM, Amazon, Microsoft and others are engaged in, but where will the profits come from?
Tags: cloud computing, Amazon Web Services, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM, VMware, IT infrastructure, Rackspace, hewlett-packard, data centers, OpenStack, cloud applications, National Security Agency
Listen Up! Hearable Computing Is the Next Big Thing!
By Mike Elgan | Article Published April 16, 2014
Desktop. Mobile. Wearable. What’s next?
Tags: Google, Apple, Wearable Computers, IoT, Wearable Tech
Google Chrome 34 Gets Responsive
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 09, 2014
Google's upgrade to its Chrome web browser includes support for responsive images and fixes for 31 security issues. 
Tags: Google, Chrome, Chrome browser, Security Essentials
Google and Amazon Kick Off a Cloud Storage War, Again
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 27, 2014
Hoping to take price out of the equation for enterprises, Amazon follows Google's lead and slashes the cost of storing data on its cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, AWS, Amazon Web Services, Google, Cloud Storage
Google Slashes Cloud Storage Prices
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 17, 2014
The tech giant reignites a price war by cutting cloud storage costs by up to 80 percent. How low can cloud costs go?
Tags: cloud computing, Google, Cloud Storage, Google Drive
What Chrome OS Needs to Expand Adoption
By Matt Hartley | Article Published January 28, 2014
Driven the low cost Chromebooks, the Chrome OS has major potential to expand market share – if it can improve functionality.
Tags: open source, Linux, Google, Chrome OS, Chrome, Chromebooks
Tech Comics: Google Homes
By Oliver Widder | Article Published January 17, 2014
After Google purchased Nest, life at home isn't quite the same. 
Tags: Google, tech comics, NEST
Rise of the GoogleNet
By Mike Elgan | Article Published December 18, 2013
How Silicon Valley is making the Internet faster and cheaper.
Tags: Google, Web, Internet, Silicon Valley
Why 'Glassholes' Are a Myth
By Mike Elgan | Article Published December 04, 2013
No, Google Glass users aren't obnoxious snoops violating everyone's privacy while tuning out the world.
Tags: Google, Google Glass, wearables
Google Ramps up Cloud Efforts as Compute Engine Matures
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 03, 2013
The latest iteration of Compute Engine offers expanded options, as Google touts its mission critical capabilities.
Tags: Linux, cloud computing, Google, Compute Engine
How Google and Microsoft Got Everybody Talking
By Mike Elgan | Article Published November 27, 2013
Voice command software has been around for ages, but almost nobody used it. Until now.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Chrome, Siri, voice recognition
Google's Magic Picture Machine Goes Beyond Science Fiction
By Mike Elgan | Article Published October 29, 2013
Google’s new image manipulation solution is artificial intelligence as its most user friendly.
Tags: Google, image attributes, Google+ Hangouts
Microsoft's Way Forward: Business and Consumer Cloud
By Jeff Vance | Article Published October 28, 2013
Apple's free OS and Google's Chromebook strategy should worry Microsoft, but the Redmond-based giant could have a few aces up its sleeve.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, Microsoft, Apple, tablets, Chromebooks
Google Announces Updated Search Algorithm
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 27, 2013
The search engine turns 15 this week.
Tags: Google, search engine, algorithm
Why Amazon Is the Most Innovative Tablet Maker
By Mike Elgan | Article Published September 25, 2013
With its new Kindle Fire lineup, Amazon demonstrates that it’s in it to win it -- with innovation and a killer strategy. Plus: the Kindle is enterprise friendly.
Tags: Amazon, Google, Android, Apple, tablet, Amazon Kindle Fire
How Microsoft Can Rise Again (Like Apple and Google Did)
By Mike Elgan | Article Published September 18, 2013
All Microsoft needs to do to own the future is to stop being Microsoft.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, iPhone, Apple, Moto X
Facebook and Google: "We're Going to Need a Bigger Internet"
By Mike Elgan | Article Published August 21, 2013
Zuck, Larry and Sergey want to add 5 billion people to the Internet. Here’s how they’ll do it.
Tags: Facebook, Google, google+
Forrester: Enterprises Should Consider Chromebooks
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 30, 2013
The stripped-down laptops aren't for everyone, but they could fill a niche.
Tags: Google, Cloud, laptop, Gmail, Enterprise, Forrester, Chromebook
Google Unveils Nexus 7 Tablet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 25, 2013
The company also took the wraps off Android 4.3 and a TV device called Chromecast.
Tags: Google, tablet, mobile operating system, Nexus 7, Chromecast, Android 4.3
Google Accounts for 25% of North American Internet Traffic
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 23, 2013
Sixty percent of all Internet devices send to traffic to Google in a typical day.
Tags: Google, Internet, servers, traffic, report
Google Financial Report Fails to Meet Analyst Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 19, 2013
While many parts of the company's business did well, it still appears to be struggling with mobile.
Tags: Google, earnings, Motorola, mobile advertising, revenue, Larry Page, quarterly financials
Report: Google Tests Spy-Proof Encryption for Google Drive
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 18, 2013
The new protection is said to be aimed at preventing the NSA's Prism program from accessing data.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, encryption, NSA, priSM, Google Drive
Europe Not Satisfied with Google's Proposed Concessions
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 17, 2013
Antitrust regulators say the company must do more to address its concerns about Google's search business.
Tags: Google, search, European Commission, antitrust
How Silicon Valley Will Kill Your TV
By Mike Elgan | Article Published July 17, 2013
The major tech players have major plans to control content delivery.
Tags: Google, content, Apple, Silicon Valley, TV
Google Search, Cloud Services Experience Outage
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 11, 2013
Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs and other Google services were offline for about 40 minutes.
Tags: YouTube, cloud computing, Google, search, outage, Google Docs, Gmail, google calendar, downtime
Europe Tells Google to Fix its Privacy Policy
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 05, 2013
Privacy watchdogs threaten sanctions unless Google complies.
Tags: Google, Europe, regulations, Privacy policy
Google Sues IRS for $83.5 Million
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 28, 2013
The company says it should have been allowed to deduct an additional $238.6 million in 2004.
Tags: Google, lawsuit, taxes, AOL, IRS
Microsoft Joins Google in Asking for Greater FISA Transparency
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 27, 2013
The companies want to disclose more information about how they comply with government requests for data.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, government, NSA, priSM, FISA, U.S., transparency
Report: Mobile Malware Climbs 600%
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 26, 2013
A separate report highlights the danger posed by hacked websites.
Tags: Google, Android, websites, hack, Juniper Networks, mobile malware, transparency report
FTC Warns Google, Microsoft, Yahoo About Ad Labeling
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 26, 2013
The regulators say search engines need to do a better job distinguishing between ads and search results.
Tags: Google, Web, search engine, Yahoo, FTC, Microsoft Bing, Ads
EU Opinion Supports Google in Privacy Case
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 25, 2013
A court advisor says Google should not be required to block links to legal information.
Tags: Google, privacy, EU, Web search
Report: Google Continues to Dominate Mobile Ad Biz
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 14, 2013
Facebook is a distant second.
Tags: Facebook, Google, search, advertising, report, eMarketer, mobile ads
EU Investigating Google's Android Licensing Practices
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 14, 2013
Europe has launched yet another antitrust inquiry aimed at Google.
Tags: Google, Android, European Commission, EU, antitrust, licensing
How Google is Turning Maps Into Virtual Reality
By Mike Elgan | Article Published June 12, 2013
The Waze acquisition could bring more user-generated data to Google Maps.
Tags: Google, Android, maps, smartphone apps, google+, Waze
Tech Firms Push for Transparency in U.S. Data Requests
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 12, 2013
Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook want to explain how they comply with surveillance requests.
Tags: Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, government, Surveillance, FISA, U.S., transparency
HP, Google Offer 'IT in a Box' for SMBs
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 12, 2013
Is HP's relationship with Microsoft cooling down?
Tags: Google, software, SMB, Google Apps, IT, HP, hardware
Apple Goes Maverick with OS X, Updates IOS
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 10, 2013
Apple updates hardware and software as CEO levels a barrage of criticism against Google's Android.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile tools, Apple, OS X
Google to Acquire Waze for $1.3B: Report
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published June 10, 2013
The mobile wars heat up as Google seals the deal on Waze's crowdsourced mapping and navigation tech.
Tags: Google, social media, Waze
AMD to Support PCs that Run Android, Chrome
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 07, 2013
The chip maker is backing away from its exclusive support of Windows.
Tags: Windows, Google, Android, Microsoft, Chrome, AMD, processor, chip
Feds Tapping Internet Servers at Google, Apple, Facebook, Others
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 07, 2013
The PRISM program is collecting search history, email messages, chat and more.
Tags: Facebook, Google, Apple, Internet, government, FBI, NSA, cyber espionage, U.S.
White House Targets Patent Trolls
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 04, 2013
Obama has outlined a series of steps designed to curb the activities of patent-holding firms.
Tags: Google, Apple, Cisco, Obama, legislation, White House, patent trolls
Tattoos May Someday Replace Passwords
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 31, 2013
Motorola is testing electronic tattoos and pills as authentication alternatives.
Tags: authentication, Google, Motorola, password
Motorola's Moto X to Be First Smartphone Made in U.S.
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 31, 2013
The new device will be assembled in Texas, although some components will come from Asia.
Tags: Google, smartphone, Motorola, Moto X
Gmail Gets a New Tabbed Interface
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 29, 2013
The new inbox should make it easier to sort through incoming messages.
Tags: email, Google, Web, Gmail, interface
Opera Launches New Chromium-Based Browser
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 28, 2013
Opera Next 15 has a completely new design and a new engine.
Tags: open source, Google, Web, browser, Opera, Chromium
EU Investigating Apple, Will Ask Google for More Concessions
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 28, 2013
The European Commission has reportedly launched an antitrust investigation against Apple while it continues to work towards a settlement with Google.
Tags: Google, search, Apple, EU, antitrust, European Commission (EC)
Report: Google and Facebook Both Bidding on Waze
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 24, 2013
The Israel-based company has an app that provides travel-related data.
Tags: Facebook, Google, mobile app, mapping, merger and acquistion activity, Waze
Report: Google Faces Another Antitrust Inquiry
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 24, 2013
The FTC is examining the company's display ad business.
Tags: Google, antitrust, FTC, display ads, Federal Trade Commission
China's Aurora Attack Was Really a Counterespionage Effort
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 22, 2013
The hackers gained access to sensitive U.S. government information.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, China, cyberattack, Aurora, cyber espionage
Conversational Search Comes to Chrome
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 22, 2013
Ask Google a question out loud, and it will tell you the answer.
Tags: Google, search, browser, Chrome, Semantic Technology, conversational search
Google to Shut Down Checkout Payment Processing Service
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 21, 2013
The company will now focus on its Wallet service.
Tags: Google, payment processing, Google Wallet
IDC: Windows Phone Shipments Surpass BlackBerry
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 16, 2013
Android continues to dominate the smartphone market.
Tags: Google, Android, Microsoft, Blackberry, Apple, smartphone, Windows Phone, IDC, IOS
Google's Announcements at I/O
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 16, 2013
The company announced a streaming music service, new ways to send cash, improvements to Google+ and more.
Tags: Google, I/O, maps, Larry Page, google+, Google Wallet
Google Share Price Tops $900 for First Time
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 15, 2013
The company's annual developer conference began on Wednesday.
Tags: Google, Android, price, share, stock
How to Understand the Rise of Google
By Mike Elgan | Article Published May 15, 2013
Google I/O starts today. Here’s why Google’s developer conference is technology’s Main Event.
Tags: Google, Android, iPhone, iPad, Apple, Gmail, app store, Siri, google+, Google Play, products and services, Google Now
Chrome vs. Firefox
By Matt Hartley | Article Published May 15, 2013
Which browser is better for desktop Linux users?
Tags: open source, Linux, Firefox, Google, browser, Chrome, Mozilla, desktop, Chromium
Google Shuts Down SMS Search Without Warning
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 13, 2013
The tool let feature phone owners perform simple searches via text message.
Tags: Google, search, phone, sms
Everything You’ve Heard About Google’s Chromebook Pixel Is Wrong
By Mike Elgan | Article Published May 08, 2013
The Pixel is neither overpriced, nor limited in the ways people think it is. Here’s what you need to know.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, PC, laptop, hardware, Chromebook Pixel
EU Sides with Apple in Motorola Patent Fight
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 06, 2013
The European Commission accuses Google-owned Motorola of abusing its market position by seeking an injunction against Apple.
Tags: Google, Apple, European Commission, EU, antitrust, patent, Motorola
What's It Like to Use Google Products Only?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published May 01, 2013
An Apple fan starts a month-long experiment, limiting himself to Google hardware, software and services.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, Android, Google Docs, google+, Chromebook Pixel
Microsoft Wins Patent Spat Against Motorola
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 26, 2013
The decision will have far-reaching implications for standards-essential patents.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, patent lawsuit, Motorola, standards, licensing
EU Asks for Feedback on Google's Antitrust Proposal
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 25, 2013
Do the company's proposed concessions go far enough?
Tags: Google, search, advertising, antitrust, anticompetitive, EU Commission
Microsoft Reaches Patent Deal with China's ZTE
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 24, 2013
According to Microsoft, it now gets royalties from most Android smartphones sold.
Tags: Google, Android, Microsoft, Chrome OS, China, smartphone, tablet, patent, licensing, zte

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