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Google on Friday acquired the Mac and iOS email client Sparrow, and says no significant updates to the apps are planned.
Microsoft and Google are each taking steps to extend the social networking capabilities in their search services.
With the number of patent-related lawsuits on the rise, and the system set up to favor deep-pocketed giants over individual inventors and smaller companies, patent experts say that U.S. technology innovation is in for a continued shaky ride.
Google has quietly changed the way Chrome browser adds extensions, blocking automatic installs from all but those downloaded through the company's Chrome Web Store.
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.
Office has been a wildly successful product for Microsoft, but its continued dominance is far from assured as software moves to the cloud and employees bring their own tablets and smartphones into work.
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.
CNet chronicles Netflix's near-death experience, The Daily may be on death's door, and one notable individual things many patents should die off.
Both corporations and employees who tweet on their company's behalf must clarify the question.
A group of hackers on Thursday published a list of more than 453,000 log-in credentials on the Internet that were allegedly stolen from a database associated with a Yahoo service.
Wikipedia plans to ask users to provide suggestions to improve articles on its website, which could be incorporated into the articles by its editors.
Google will pull the plug for Chrome running on OS X 10.5, aka Leopard, after it releases version 21, which is currently in beta and will reach the browser's stable channel next month.
Privacy advocates welcomed news of a possible Google proposal to settle Federal Trade Commission charges related to its surreptitious tracking of Safari users.
After carefully working with China for the past two years, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt bluntly predicted the fall of the Great Firewall of China.