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How does Google Drive compare to the competition?updated: Wed Apr 25 2012 09:57:00

Now that Google Drive is finally a reality, how does it stack up against the cloud competition?

Google expands its cloud-computing offerings with 'Drive'updated: Tue Apr 24 2012 15:44:00

Google expanded the digital world of cloud computing on Tuesday, announcing the rollout of "Google Drive."

Reading news as a competitive sportupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 17:11:00

Reading news articles just became "gamified." With new features on Google News, reading news articles has turned into a game where readers are rewarded with news badges based on their reading habits.

CNNMoney: In Chromebook, Google believes less is moreupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 05:23:00

Could you do your job if the only thing installed on your PC was a Web browser?

Will + Kate = sixth-biggest Web event everupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 14:31:00

A record number of people may have watched live video of the royal wedding online.

Prince kisses new bride ... twiceupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 14:31:00

Prince William gives his new bride, Catherine, a kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

Google's new app store: Are you confused yet?updated: Fri Dec 10 2010 10:11:00

Google this week unveiled its Chrome Web Store, which aims to do for the Web what Apple's App Store did for mobile devices: It provides a place to explore and "install" Web-based applications.

CNNMoney: Microsoft fights decade-long stock funkupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 07:57:00

When Microsoft executives envision the company's future, they see record-setting sales and profits from exciting new products. But when Wall Street gazes into Microsoft's future, many potential investors seem to see only a blue screen of death.

For all its might, Google is no 'product-killer'updated: Fri Jul 23 2010 08:18:00

Google has invested billions of dollars building dozens of different products across a wide swath of the technology industry, from productivity tools to mobile phones to e-commerce.

New Google News design emphasizes choiceupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 11:55:00

Google has given Google News a serious makeover, adding more personalization options and organizing everything in a single row of topic headlines.

How Microsoft crowdsourced Office 2010updated: Wed Jun 30 2010 10:33:00

For several years, Denise Carlevato has studied millions of mouse clicks and keystrokes made by anonymous computer users from all over the world. Her objective: to make Microsoft Office better fit the way millions of people work.

Experts say we'll be working in the 'cloud' by 2020updated: Fri Jun 11 2010 12:29:00

In a recent survey of around 900 Internet and tech experts and social analysts, Elon University researchers found that most of their respondents said Internet users will "live mostly in the cloud" by 2020.

HP looks to change the way we printupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 14:06:00

HP has announced a major new initiative and a slew of new devices that enable users to print from any device to a web-enabled printer by simply using e-mail.

Bing envy? Google now lets you create custom homepagesupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 08:49:00

Ever think that Google's homepage was just a little too sparse? If all of that white space bothers you, your prayers have been answered: Now you can customize your background on

Google rolls out new developer toolsupdated: Wed May 19 2010 16:28:00

Google kicked off its annual developers' conference on Wednesday by introducing tools to help people build web-based applications, while making a strong push for HTML5, the next generation of the code on which the web is built.

Google to highlight Android, Web at eventupdated: Tue May 18 2010 09:13:00

How much bigger can Google's world get?

Microsoft launches Office 2010updated: Thu May 13 2010 11:47:00

CNN's Richard Quest speaks with the president of Microsoft International about its newest product, Office 2010.

Can Microsoft beat Google in the battle to rule cloud computing?updated: Thu May 13 2010 11:47:00

Microsoft made a major leap skywards this week with the release of a cloud-based version of its Office software to businesses called Office Web Apps.

CNNMoney: Microsoft Office 2010: Mission criticalupdated: Wed May 12 2010 15:17:00

Microsoft unveiled its newest version of Office Wednesday, at a time when one of its biggest revenue drivers is feeling the heat from rivals.

Google-China move hurts businesses, academicsupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 14:28:00

Businesses and universities could be substantially affected by the departure of Google from China.

CNNMoney: Google News stops hosting AP storiesupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 16:11:00

Google News has stopped hosting new articles from the Associated Press the search giant confirmed Monday, in a sign that contract negotiations between the two companies may have broken down.

Ten things (OK, 9) I love about telecommutingupdated: Thu Jan 07 2010 10:18:00

With gas prices inching their way back up and traffic in most metropolitan areas bottlenecking along any rush-hour route, it's a wonder that the majority of the modern office workforce doesn't telecommute.

Microsoft plays down anti-Google search plansupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 01:36:00

Microsoft's top search technology executive on Wednesday all but dismissed the likelihood that the company would pay newspaper owners and other publishers for removing their content from Google.

CNNMoney: Google limits free news accessupdated: Wed Dec 02 2009 09:41:00

Google announced a new policy Wednesday that allows news publishers to limit the amount of subscription content that Internet users can access for free from Google News.

Google strengthens news content wallsupdated: Wed Dec 02 2009 07:12:00

In a nod to the growing debate on free access to news stories on the Web, Google has updated options to help news organizations limit access.

Google tries its own take on customer serviceupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 13:14:00

If you rely on a compelling service that happens to be free, what level of customer support are you entitled to receive?

CNNMoney: Twitter down: Denial of serviceupdated: Thu Aug 06 2009 15:57:00

Social networking Web site Twitter was unavailable for roughly two hours Thursday morning after being hit by a denial of service attack.

Twitter hack raises questions about 'cloud computing'updated: Thu Jul 16 2009 14:06:00

The recent hacking of a Twitter employee's personal e-mail account is raising questions about the security of storing personal information and business data on the Internet.

CNNMoney: Google Chrome: Microsoft killer?updated: Wed Jul 08 2009 18:16:00

For years, Microsoft has been trying to devise a "Google killer" (Can you say Live? Bing?). On Wednesday, the search engine giant lashed back with its own Chrome operating system. Could it be a "Microsoft killer?"

Fortune: GE's prescription for health recordsupdated: Fri Jun 19 2009 14:09:00

General Electric is marshalling its considerable resources as it tries to win lucrative contracts to digitize medical records.

Reports point to widespread Google outagesupdated: Thu May 14 2009 14:38:00

Many people found Google's search site was extremely slow or inaccessible Thursday, and other reports pointed to troubles with other properties including YouTube, Gmail, Google Analytics, Google Maps, Google Docs, AdSense, and Blogger.

Fortune: The wizards of appsupdated: Wed May 13 2009 09:42:00

After six months in development, Zillow's new iPhone application - a data-intensive program that marries the gadget's GPS functionality with the real estate site's property-value estimates, or Zestimates - was finally ready for the light of day.

Apple plots course for middle of mobileupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 11:46:00

Is the world finally ready for the mobile minitablet? It's become quite clear over the last several months that Apple is ready to bridge the mobile computing gap, with plans to develop a device that fits somewhere in between the iPhone and the MacBook.

Apple apologizes for Baby Shakerupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 09:52:00

Apple issued a statement Thursday apologizing for allowing the Baby Shaker application onto the App Store.

Fortune: At Wireless 2009, it's all about the appsupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 15:30:00

First there were the would-be iPhone clones. Now come the putative App Store copycats.

Google shows Web-based offline Gmail on iPhoneupdated: Thu Feb 19 2009 12:44:00

Showing that its Web application priorities extend to the mobile world, Google on Wednesday demonstrated a version of Gmail for the iPhone that could be used even when the phone had no network connection.

Is Microsoft Office worth its weight in tuition?updated: Wed Feb 18 2009 16:25:00

My daughter is starting college, and I was wondering if we should spend money upgrading to the latest version of Microsoft Office for her notebook computer?

Microsoft readies smartphone assault on Appleupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 09:14:00

Microsoft is gearing up to take on rival Apple in the smartphone market.

Google tries out offline Gmail featureupdated: Wed Jan 28 2009 11:09:00

Significantly increasing the utility and competitiveness of its Web-based e-mail service, Google is enabling an experimental ability to read, write, and search Gmail messages even while not connected to the network.

CNNMoney: The hidden cost of Google Appsupdated: Wed Nov 19 2008 10:53:00

What happens when a business throws out its scheduling and collaboration tools and replaces them with Google's low-cost, online business software? To find out, we at Blumsday migrated our entire shop of roughly a dozen employees and contractors to test out Google Apps.

Developer strikes it rich with iPhone gameupdated: Tue Nov 18 2008 16:28:00

With its glassy touch screen, powerful graphics, crisp sound and tilt feature, the iPhone is more than a smart phone for some users -- it's a portable entertainment system.

Show and Tell: iPhone goldupdated: Tue Nov 18 2008 16:28:00

The iPhone application store has opened up a lucrative new world to do-it-yourself game makers. Steve Demeter shows us how he did it. Late to the Game: Microsoft Office Onlineupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 17:00:00

Microsoft has announced it will offer an online version of the Office suite, but you won't see it until 2010. In the meantime, try Zoho or Google Docs.

Fortune: Google's tough sell to Corporate Americaupdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 14:43:00

Steve Skinner, the head of information technology for a big Bay Area real estate agency, recently got his umpteenth call from Google. Would Skinner be interested in buying a package of e-mail, word processing and other software known as Google Apps for his company's 1,300 employees? iPhone Apps: To Pay or Not to Pay? updated: Tue Jul 01 2008 12:00:00

Hundreds of new games and utilities will soon be available for Apple's iPhone. But many of them will cost you. Why?

Fortune: Where does Google go next?updated: Mon May 12 2008 12:00:00

Sean Knapp had it made. As a young computer scientist, he couldn't have had a better gig: working at Google, the engineer's paradise. He had all the usual perks - a massage every other week, onsite laundry, free all-you-can-eat haute cuisine. Even better, he got to work on some of Google's highest-profile products, including the search technology that is the heart and soul of the company. And he made full use of his "20% time," that famous one day a week that Google gives its engineers to work on whatever project they want. A little over a year ago he and a couple of colleagues, brothers Bismarck and Belsasar Lepe, ages 28 and 21, respectively, did what many of the young geniuses do at Google: They came up with a cool idea, in this case a new way to handle Web video. Google's Art of War -- With Facebookupdated: Thu May 01 2008 00:10:00

The search giant wants users to get in touch with their inner artiste. It also wants a piece of the social networking pie. Josh Quittner explains the connection between the two

Ditch your PC and live the shared lifeupdated: Fri Apr 04 2008 05:39:00

Do you think you will be using a personal computer for the rest of your life? Adobe's Free Photo Editorupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 17:00:00

The digital imaging software king rolls out Photoshop Express, its first free entry into the Web-based photo-management-and-editing market

CNNMoney: Is Google's free ride as fast as Vista?updated: Thu Jan 03 2008 18:42:00

How's this for irony? Choosing the software that's supposed to make our work lives easier is becoming horribly complex. Market hegemon Microsoft recently unleashed its most impressive riffs yet on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the rest, packaged as Office 2007 and built for the new Vista operating system. Meanwhile, Internet search-giant Google has come to market with a reliable and low-cost suite of web-based tools: word processing, spreadsheets, calendar, e-mail, and more, all packaged as Google Apps.

FSB: Google Apps vs. Microsoft Office 2007updated: Wed Aug 08 2007 00:56:00

Here is a quick look at the how Google Apps and Microsoft's Office 2007stack up against each other.

Business 2.0: Mashups made easyupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 04:10:00

Since Google made its maps available for customization last year, savvy programmers have created thriving businesses by adding layers of information.

CNNMoney: Google buying Web security firmupdated: Mon Jul 09 2007 08:32:00

Internet bellwether Google agreed to purchase Postini, a privately held provider of Web communications security, for $625 million in cash, the company announced Monday.

Fortune: Why CEOs love Rwandaupdated: Wed Mar 28 2007 17:42:00

It's not every day that an African head of state delivers a corporate endorsement at an annual shareholder meeting. But Paul Kagame, the president of Rwanda, did just that last week at Starbucks' meeting in Seattle.

Business 2.0: Microsoft's big nightmare: free online appsupdated: Thu Mar 15 2007 12:59:00

The browser is the new OS. Yes, we've heard this before, and if you're quietly groaning right about now, I can understand why.

Business 2.0: Web 2.0 Around the Worldupdated: Mon Oct 02 2006 11:06:00

IDEA NO. 29 Online businesses can easily--and cheaply--target international markets from anywhere.

Business 2.0: Where to find the world's hottest startupsupdated: Wed Aug 09 2006 09:37:00

The editors have identified the Best business ideas in the world, which will appear here in a series throughout the next month. Check back daily for updates.

Business 2.0: Microsoft exec jumps to Googleupdated: Thu Jun 29 2006 17:10:00

It hasn't been a good month for Microsoft's Google-fighters. So bad that one left abruptly last week, and another decided this week to switch teams.

Fortune: The future of telecom is in Walesupdated: Wed Jun 07 2006 15:58:00

The city of Cardiff may seem like an unlikely place for a technological revolution, but in a few months the capital of Wales will be home to a new kind of telecommunications network that could drastically change the way phone calls, Web pages, e-mail and other data are shipped to and fro.

Business 2.0: Why "unconferences" are fun conferencesupdated: Mon Jun 05 2006 15:50:00

SAN FRANCISCO (Business 2.0 Magazine) - As a software industry analyst, Stephen O'Grady has attended nearly 200 technology conferences. But that doesn't mean he's enjoyed them.

Business 2.0: The Do-It-Yourself Conferenceupdated: Thu Jun 01 2006 00:01:00

As a software industry analyst, Stephen O'Grady has attended nearly 200 technology conferences. But that doesn't mean he's enjoyed them. His biggest complaint: The topics tend to be chosen by the s...

Business 2.0: VC dollars return to the desktopupdated: Wed Mar 29 2006 18:44:00

Microsoft used to cast such a pall over startups that venture capitalists would ask them the "M question" -- how does the company plan to coexist with Microsoft? And if the answer was that the startup planned to compete with the software giant, then VCs wouldn't invest.

Business 2.0: Google Office in the offingupdated: Fri Mar 10 2006 11:03:00

Google's acquisition of Upstartle, the Silicon Valley-based provider of Writely, a Web-based word processor, is the surest sign yet that the company plans to take on Microsoft in the market for office-productivity software.

Business 2.0: Mashups and filtersupdated: Wed Mar 01 2006 15:58:00

As we move toward the Next Net, some of the most useful sites will be those that either help mash up -- meaning mix and match -- content from other parts of the Web or act as a filter for the overwhelming mountains of information now at people's fingertips.

Business 2.0: Mashups and Filtersupdated: Tue Feb 28 2006 08:30:00

As we move toward the Next Net, some of the most useful sites will be those that either help "mash up"--meaning mix and match--content from other parts of the Web or act as a filter for the overwhe...

Business 2.0: What startups can learn from UPSupdated: Thu Feb 23 2006 17:04:00

SAN FRANCISCO (Business 2.0) - In Silicon Valley, the "build it and they will come" fantasy is alive and well.

CNNMoney: Googling IBMupdated: Thu Feb 02 2006 10:41:00

Google may not be the giant-killer it seemed before Tuesday. But the reaction to its earnings miss just makes it all the more critical that the company find new engines of growth far afield from its core business of search advertising.

FSB: The FSB Browser The best sites for business--and a dog named Skip.updated: Sat Sep 01 2001 00:01:00 When your company's gatherings have moved beyond the monthly potluck dinner to something more complex, you might want a solution besides bulk e-mail to handle the planning. offe...

FSB: Help! Stuck In Microsoft.NET Web-based applications are here, but don't jump in yet.updated: Fri Sep 01 2000 00:01:00

Want to know why I'm skeptical? Look no further than the letters about last issue's incubator story (page 14). "Those incubators you wrote about sound horrible. We do the exact same thing, but we'r...

Fortune: A Web Office from Sun--or Microsoft Dept. Of Try, Try, Try, Try Againupdated: Mon Oct 11 1999 00:01:00

Just when the ongoing feud between Microsoft and Sun Microsystems seemed to have died down, Sun CEO Scott McNealy decided to lob a grenade: He announced that Sun will produce a free, Web-based suit...

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