The next time you consider interacting with a brand on Google+, you might want to think twice.
Google is killing off the Google TV brand. No formal homicide charges were filed since it’s not illegal to murder a name.
Google Maps just got a whole lot more useful — and probably a whole lot more monetizable.
Death, taxes, and internet ad revenues going up are the new certainties of life, apparently. That’s good news for Facebook, Google — and the soon-to-IPO Twitter.
As you may have heard, Google is back in the health business with Calico, a new antiaging initiative. Now we know who is behind Calico — and just how much Google is betting on it.
Guest Post Despite Google’s claim that it is merely looking out for the wellbeing of its users by hiding keyword data, Google doesn’t hide the data if you pay for it. That is, if marketers place paid ads in Google Adwords for their keywords, Google will pass along visitor keyword data.
Google launched new cloud-based development tools for iOS developers today, enabling them to connect to cloud services simply, easily, and cheaply. So cheaply, in fact, it’s free.
Google is calling its new Chromebook 11 the “Chromebook for everyone,” and it may just be right.
Guest Post While none of these companies are likely to buy BlackBerry, here’s how things might fair if they do.
Google Glass is starting to get more useful. You can now look up public transit directions using Google’s digital eyewear.
At this rate, there won’t be many surprises for Google and LG to reveal when they finally announce the Nexus 5.
Sales of wearable technology jumped almost 300 percent in 2012 as we bought 8.3 million fitness trackers, smart watches, and smart glasses. But we’re still at the very, very early stages of the industry, according to a new report that says that sales will balloon to 64 million devices within four years.
The app, which lets you take videos, slice them up, combine them in novel ways, and even add chunks from other MixBit users, first launched on iOS in August of this year. That’s interesting, because the pair are funded, at least partially, by Google.
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a motion in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court today opposing tech companies’ bid to disclose to their users that the government is spying on their data.
Editor’s Pick Hummingbird shows that the Google of the future will be mobile-focused and question-oriented.
You saw an ad on your laptop at work. Decided to do a quick Google search on the product on your phone at lunch. Then bought it on your iPad at home after dinner. How’s a savvy online advertiser to know when his or her ads work?
Not even a day after Google officially announced plans to expand its Google Fiber service in Austin, Texas, AT&T made plans to launch its own competing service. And now it seems AT&T will get there first. Sort of.
Windows Phone is continuing to make inroads over the Atlantic, almost doubling its share of new phones sold in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK.
60 percent of Android smartphones returned to the store aren’t actually broken. And if InnoPath’s new Mobie app gets widespread adoption, they may not actually get returned in the first place.
Google released its new tool for building adaptive, universally usable rich ads this morning. With Google Web Designer, hard-core animators and wet-behind-the-ears newbies can build, edit, and publish animated HTML5 ads for any platform in just minutes.
Love may just be a few clicks away, Taco Bell has a “happier” hour, and you — yes you! — have one brand-new Apple iPad unclaimed at this very moment.
Editor’s Pick Google, ad networks, ISPs, browser makers, and mobile OS vendors are fighting a massive — mostly secret — battle for control of the future of the Internet.
These guys rarely agree on anything, but for now, they all are banding together to warn EU regulators about the dangers of patent trolls.
Yes, there’s demand for a sportier take on Google Glass.
Just days after BlackBerry announced a $1 billion loss, 4,500 layoffs, a buy-out offer, and a canceled earnings call, Google announced that it would be opening a new engineering office in Waterloo for its subsidiary Motorola — about 10 minutes away from BlackBerry’s head office.
Samsung announced this morning that it has created the Samsung Solutions Exchange, a new ecosystem for enterprises that are adopting Android phones.
Google will now permit you to remotely lock your Android, lest that cabbie whose vehicle you left your phone in sees all those duckface pictures you took last night.
These three teens have designed flashlights that work without batteries, signals that move traffic out of the way of emergency vehicles, and new flu medicines.
On Friday, Oct. 4, hundreds will gather a few steps away from Times Square in New York City for Focus 100. There, they will will something remarkable that really shouldn’t be.
The Moto X’s biggest flaw could soon be a thing of the past.
Guest Post Greg Kostello is the CEO and founder of Givit.
Andrew Feldman says a whole ecosystem has grown up around micro servers.
Editor’s Pick VentureBeat caught up with some of Silicon Valley’s power players to gauge their opinions on Google’s new initiative to prolong human life.
Microsoft is increasingly becoming an enterprise-focused company. Chief operating officer Kevin Turner announced during a financial analyst meeting today that 55 percent of the company’s customers are large businesses.
Nine days ago, Apple boasted that iOS 7 would soon be the world’s most popular mobile operating system. Today, the company is beginning to be proved correct.
Google Wallet is officially available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch for the first time this morning.
Social optimization service Buffer, which optimizes the time of your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ postings for maximum impact, just passed one million users and over $2 million in annualized revenue.
Google Glass appears to be living up to its name. At least, the latter half of it.
The sexy prototype devices are unexpectedly fragile, breaking down with some degree of regularity after less than half a year of use.
Editor’s Pick I’ve been using iOS 7 in various beta forms for the last three months, and it’s the best mobile operating system Apple has ever delivered.
Google is planning to unveil its own ad tracking technology to replace today’s third-party cookies. The move would potentially give people more privacy while browsing the web … and, of course, make Google even more powerful in digital advertising.