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Google plans to buy the travel guide publisher Frommer's, as well as other travel publishing assets, from John Wiley & Sons, as the search company continues beefing up its original content.
Some new additions to Google's mobile search tool will make it easier to get at certain kinds of information quickly.
Google will pay a historic fine to settle U.S. government charges that it violated privacy laws when it tracked via cookies users of Apple's Safari browser.
Microsoft announced Monday that when users do a search, they can tag their Facebook friends by name and get their recommendations on the search.
Ross Levinsohn, who served as Yahoo's interim CEO for about two months until the company hired former Google executive Marissa Mayer on July 16, will leave the company Tuesday.
The Olympic Games in London have sparked interest from fraudsters, with a raft of sites supposedly offering live video streams of events, according to a security vendor.
The number of phishing websites detected reached an all-time high earlier this year, a sign that making fake websites spoofing real ones is still a lucrative trade for cybercriminals.
Microsoft and Google are each taking steps to extend the social networking capabilities in their search services.
Yahoo's appointment of longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new CEO is a bet on a strong, competent leader, though one without experience in the company's core businesses, according to analysts.
Yahoo has picked Google's Marissa Mayer as its new CEO, replacing Scott Thompson, the former PayPal president who left the Yahoo post less than six months into the job.
Nvidia said it is investigating the release of encrypted passwords from its user forums, another significant data breach following recent compromises at Yahoo and LinkedIn.
Yahoo said it has fixed the flaw that allowed hackers to steal more than 450,000 passwords from one of its many services.
A look through the compromised Yahoo account information says a lot about Web users and security -- namely, that they don't use much of it.
Wikipedia plans to ask users to provide suggestions to improve articles on its website, which could be incorporated into the articles by its editors.
Privacy advocates welcomed news of a possible Google proposal to settle Federal Trade Commission charges related to its surreptitious tracking of Safari users.