Hundreds of thousands of Internet users whose computers are infected with a particularly nasty virus are now unable to access the Web.
You've probably seen the new Apple TV ads with actor John Malkovich having what looks like the most charming chat of his life with Siri, the voice-activated "personal assistant" on the iPhone 4S.
Yahoo has joined the browser wars with Axis, its very own tool designed to enhance its search with a clear eye toward the rapidly expanding mobile Web.
CNN's Elise Labott looks at why the Israeli government has concerns of a program from Google.
I don't like feeling stuck in a particular operating system, social network or piece of software. It's not that I won't commit to a product or company -- it's that I don't trust any of them enough to get married to one of them. Once they own me, they'll start either selling my data to other companies, limiting my Web experiences to the ones that help sell their clients' products or otherwise screwing with me as a consumer and person.
Feeling besieged by pesky little problems today? You might want to be careful with your Google searches.
Mario Armstrong, HLN Contributor, explains how Google is testing augmented reality glasses.
CNN's Kristie Lu Stout shows you the simple way you can turn off Google's web history.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum's "Google problem" is well documented.
For the first time, Google chairman Eric Schmidt invites cameras inside the company's iconic New York offices.
Google plans to start combining information the company collects about each user of its various websites and services into a single profile, the company announced on Tuesday.
Facebook, Twitter and MySpace have a message for Google: "Don't be evil."
Google's infant social network experienced a recent growth spurt.
Google search is about to get way more personal.
A month ago, Google's three-year effort to push its Web browser, Chrome, took a major step when analysts said it had passed Mozilla's Firefox to become the second-most popular tool of its kind on the Internet.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 is no longer the world's most-used browser, according to a Web analytics firm. But its replacement isn't a different version of IE: It's Chrome, Google's upstart Web browser.
Computer networks can't feel or understand jokes, but software engineers have hardwired some compassion.
A proposed new ".africa" internet domain name will provide a stronger brand identity than current little known country domains, while preventing registration revenues flowing abroad, say backers.
An update rolling out Tuesday for the Xbox Live network aims to do what Microsoft has been teasing for a while -- turn a platform designed primarily for video games into one that will be the major hub for all television viewing.
The federal government is cracking down on scammers who target struggling homeowners looking to lower their monthly mortgage payments.
Perhaps it's the recent launch of Google+ Pages for brands. Perhaps it's because Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg called Google+ a "little version of Facebook." Or perhaps people just enjoy battles between tech titans. Whatever the reason, I've been asked at least three times in the past week about whether Google+, Google's social networking service, will ever beat Facebook.
These are seriously ugly times for Yahoo, yet the struggling Internet company is getting courted like the prettiest girl in school.
At least eight people were killed when an explosion triggered a stampede on a docked ferry in central Indonesia Wednesday, authorities said.
Former U.S. Sen. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has a well-known Google problem.
Bing, Microsoft's two-year old search engine, is losing nearly a $1 billion a quarter, with no sign of letting up.
The ax has swung. Carol Bartz is out as Yahoo CEO, ending a fraught tenure that culminated in months of speculation about when she would be ousted.
Google is making plans to turn its +1 button into a crowdsourcing tool that helps it re-order search results and fight web spam.
Internet search operator Google is bracing for a fine that could top $500 million, after a federal probe of illegal online pharmacy ads placed on the website over the past three years.
In the latest of a recent slew of antitrust complaints filed against Google, French search company 1plusV said Tuesday it would seek $423 million in damages from the American search giant.
The plain Google search box will soon be able to handle more than taps on a keyboard.
Google, now an Internet giant, is learning that it needs to take more careful steps in regards to privacy.
A small startup with a nearly unsearchable name introduced a new model for mobile search Monday.
Google has not altered its search engine in Argentina despite a court order to do so because the company has not yet received an official order from the court, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
Tuesday's announcement that Microsoft is buying Skype is obviously huge business news, but millions of consumers aren't focused on that.
Web retailer Overstock.com, which never does anything quietly, fired off a press release Monday announcing its release from the "penalty box" Google threw it into after it was caught violating the search engine's policies.
While search engines are busy crafting results pages to address our every whim, software engineers at Bing and Google have been peering at their competitors and crying foul.
Microsoft has a surprising ally in its argument that Google is an abusive monopolist: Samuel Miller, the prosecutor who led the federal government's first antitrust case against Microsoft more than a decade ago.
Facebook has the "Like" button. Now Google has the "+1" button.
Microsoft plans to file a formal complaint with the European Commission Thursday, accusing Google of abusing its position as the region's dominant search engine.
CNN's Emily Reuben explains several ways to work around limits to paid website access.
The New York Times plans to add a paywall to its website on Monday in the United States. And the internet isn't too happy.
The New York Times announced "digital subscriptions" on Thursday, revealing the long-awaited details of its paywall plan. Starting March 28, non-subscribers will be able to read only 20 online articles for free each month.
Google made one of the biggest changes ever to its search results this week, which immediately had a noticeable effect on many Web properties that rely on the world's biggest search engine to drive traffic to their sites.
Google has announced a major algorithmic change to its search engine, subtle in nature and perhaps unnoticeable to many users, but one that should dramatically improve the quality of Google's search results.
Content farms, those generators of spammy Web pages engineered to show up high in search results, are getting a closer look from Google -- a move that could dampen their visibility.
Valentine's Day is clearly a gift-getting day for the ladies, but most men hope to get at least some love back as well.
Microsoft's search engine Bing is copying results from Google, the dominant search engine on the internet, has claimed.
What's the best way to find great links on the web? Is it algorithmic search engines like Google, people-powered decision-making, or a combination of both?
A popular online video tells the story of the birth of Jesus through Google searches, tweets and Facebook updates.
Microsoft showed off a host of visual and search enhancements to its search engine Bing Wednesday, in hopes that better packaging will help it eat away at Google's online dominance.
Google on Wednesday said it has developed an "algorithmic solution" to a defect in its search engine that caused websites with tons of scathing, angry reviews to rise to the top of search results.
The European Commission said Tuesday it will investigate whether Google abused its dominant position in online search in violation of European Union rules.
In the spring of this year, the "Facebook alternative" Diaspora achieved extensive media coverage -- including an article in the New York Times -- and raised tens of thousands of dollars in funding from online donors.
Facebook this week announced a major partnership with Bing. Your Facebook connections now affect the search results delivered by Microsoft's search engine.
You may start seeing some familiar faces in Bing search results soon.
Most parents think their children share too much information online -- and that search engines and social networks aren't doing enough to protect privacy, according to poll results released Friday.
Yahoo is rolling out a new search experience today, making its web search more streamlined and visual, improving its mobile search and adding a list of hot search topics to the Yahoo front page.
Some folks at the Hacker publication 2600 decided to compile a list of words that are restricted by Google Instant.
Google has quietly been stocking up on tools it will need to challenge Facebook in the social networking game, and says it's on the verge of launching a "social component" to a number of its core products.
Google this week released its Instant Search feature, which displays live search results as soon as you begin typing.
One of the Internet's most iconic images -- Google's search screen -- is being overhauled.
Tired of waiting the tenths of a second it takes to get Google search results?
Google announces a new search feature that delivers you results without ever pressing the search button.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt said on Wednesday that Google believes that some 200,000 new Android devices are being sold each day, leading to significant revenue in the form of increased mobile search traffic.
Google is one of the smartest, most innovative companies in the world, but in its core business -- online search -- it's being routinely shown up by Microsoft's third-place search engine, Bing.
Public but personal details from more than 170 million Facebook profiles were harvested from the site and made available in a downloadable torrent file this week.
Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported that its quarterly sales soared, thanks to gains across all of its key product lines.
While Google struggles with the Chinese market, local search giant Baidu is soaring to new heights. Baidu said Wednesday that its earnings doubled in the most recent quarter as its sales hit a record high.
Google took the wraps off a new look for Google Images Search on Tuesday, putting up to 1,000 images on the first results page and implementing a new image-based ad format.
Google got its Chinese visa extended Friday, but that doesn't mean the company is having a good trip or that China's censorship has gone away.
Google said Friday that it has renewed its license with the Chinese government to continue operating in that country, ending a standoff over censorship.
For most of the past week, when someone typed "Michelle Obama" in the popular search engine Google, one of the first images that came up was a picture of the American first lady altered to resemble a monkey.
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