Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, an outspoken critic of the ruling, called it a “technologically incompetent violation of human rights.”
Google’s stock climbed to a new high Friday as Wall Street’s best known indexes approached record territory, too.
An expert testified Monday that a computer belonging to Giselle Esteban, the Union City woman accused of murdering nursing student Michelle Le last year, showed hundreds of searches for Le’s name shortly before she disappeared, as well as searches for ways to harm someone.
Microsoft Corp. has finally reached a long-sought and expensive goal—its Bing search engine now ranks second behind Google in the Internet’s most lucrative market, eclipsing Yahoo.
A published report said federal regulators were preparing to issue subpoenas to Google and other companies as authorities gather information for a broad antitrust probe into the Internet search leader’s business practices.
Google Inc. co-founder Larry Page is taking over as CEO in an unexpected shake-up that upstaged the Internet search leader’s fourth-quarter earnings.