Is Google's copying complaint fair or hypocritical?

Google's complaint that Microsoft has copied its search results has become fertile ground for analysis and comment by industry observers.

Study: Internet heavily used for seeking health info

Looking for health information ranks as the third most popular online activity among adult Internet users in the U.S., behind the use of e-mail and search, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project

Google adds pop-up alerts to Gmail

People who use Gmail with the Chrome browser can now be notified via desktop pop-up alerts whenever they receive a new e-mail or chat message.

Study: Twitter's ad revenue to hit $150 million this year

Twitter's advertising revenue will reach $150 million in 2011 and $250 million next year, according to digital marketing research company eMarketer.

Google's CEO switch could be a risky move

Google's decision to change CEOs, announced on the same day it reported yet another blockbuster quarter, begs the question of whether the company is trying to...

Box.net overhauls content management app's user interface

Box.net has redesigned the user interface of its cloud-hosted content management application, as well as expanded collaboration features and real-time notification capabilities.

Schmidt to step aside as Google CEO, Page taking over

Google co-founder Larry Page will take over as Google CEO in April from Eric Schmidt, who will remain with the company as executive chairman.

With Apple's Jobs on leave, many questions and few answers

With Steve Jobs taking another medical leave, Apple customers, investors, partners and employees are again left to wonder what implications this will have for the company.

Google tightens Apps' uptime guarantee

Google is modifying its Apps service level agreement in ways that increase the company's accountability whenever the hosted collaboration and communication experiences downtime.

MySpace slashes nearly half of staff

MySpace is laying off 500 employees, or about 47 percent of its global staff, as part of a restructuring by the once-leading, now struggling social-networking site.

Google adds site hacking notifications in search results

Google has started notifying its search engine users of sites in their list of query results that may have been compromised by hackers.

Google preps Gmail-based backup for Exchange

This new disaster recovery service allows Gmail to act as a fully functional fallback point for when Exchange goes down unexpectedly or for scheduled maintenance.

Google search engine now detects bad businesses

In an uncharacteristically public way, Google has acknowledged modifying its search engine so it can identify businesses that provide bad service and lower their search result rankings.

Yahoo calls for widget TV developers

Yahoo is expanding its Connected TV program so that developers can build fee-based widgets for television sets that use the Yahoo application platform.

Apps suite gains access to more than 60 other Google tools

Google Apps administrators can now give users access to about 60 Google applications that aren't part of the core suite.