It's one thing when new-tech fan-boys squeal with delight over Google's new social network, but when a grandmaster of communication technology says it's a game changer, you should listen.
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Google's been trying to make the Web go faster for some time. In their latest move, they're starting to get into Akamai and Level 3's Content Delivery Network business.
While some of us seriously debated about privacy and real names on Google+, Google's online social network took a populist turn with Paris Hilton's arrival.
We're rapidly running out of IPv4 Internet addresses, but that doesn't mean that people are moving to IPv6.
Google, in response to the backlash from users over its Google+ name policies, is revising how it handles violations of its naming policies.
Google has been deleting some Google+ accounts. While Google have a right to do so, they certainly could have handled it better.
No one with a slow Internet connection is going to relish downloading Mac OS X Lion's 4GBs, but if you have the pipes, the downloads seem to be working quite well.
Want to get the most from Google+ circles? Here are some ideas.
Netflix's latest price changes is only the tip of the ice-berg of problems that Internet video watchers face.
Google+ is growing fast and it's winning fan from technology's cutting edge users, but can it knock off Facebook?
You may already have a unique, user-friendly Google+ Web site, without needing to do anything. Here's how it works.
Over the weekend, Google Plus briefly overloaded. Just how popular is Google's new social network already?
Underwhelmed by Facebook tacking on Skype video-conferencing? Really want a Google+ account? Here are some hints on how to get one.
It looks to me like Mark Zuckerberg is frightened of what Google+ may do to Facebook as his social network blocks the Facebook Friend Exporter program.
Facebook should be worried. Google has got something great brewing up in Google+