A German data protection agency fined Google Inc. 145,000 euros ($189,000) for illegally recording information from unsecured wireless networks—an amount it acknowledged is “totally inadequate” as a deterrent to the multinational giant.
Google’s latest quarterly results provided further proof that the Internet search leader is figuring out how to make more money as Web surfers migrate from personal computers to mobile devices.
Microsoft is rolling out two-factor security authentication for email, storage and other services.
Yahoo is taking the next step in its effort to make some of its most popular services more appealing and accessible to the growing audience connecting to the Internet on smartphones and tablets.
Google’s mail and application services were unavailable to some users Wednesday morning. The company said it was investigating the problems, but doesn’t know their cause.
Proponents of self-driving cars say the roads will be much safer once the cars are available. But, some are worried that the threats of lawsuits could put the brakes on their introduction.
Microsoft is skewering Google again with scathing ads. The latest marketing assault says as much about the dramatic shift in the technology industry’s competitive landscape as they do about the animosity between the two rivals.
A federal judge has dealt a setback to a group of people who allege that Apple, Google and five other technology companies formed an illegal cartel to hold down wages and reduce the chances of losing their best engineers.
The search giant announced over the weekend that it was shutting down its wildly popular video streaming YouTube site.
The new service, called Google Shopping Express, will initially provide same-day delivery of food and other products bought online by a small group of consumers in San Francisco and on the Peninsula.