Google has blacklisted BMW.de, the German carmaker's Web site for "deceiving... users or present[ing] different content to search engines than you display to users."
Mitch Ratcliffe blogs about the constantly changing boundary between media and life, the businesses that live on that border, and the meaning of all this change to society and the economy.
FON, a global Wi-Fi sharing company, has garnered investments from Google and Skype, not to mention a ton of attention. What are the prospects for the project?
An Annenberg Center report on the unheralded successes in new media by old media companies makes an important point: Success is built on basics.
A group of historians is working to improve Wikipedia's history of science coverage. This is the kind of project that will improve the confidence readers have in the Wikipedia.
The NSA is admitting that most calls monitored by the warrant-less eavesdropping program are finding no terrorists on the line. The Bush Administration is casting its net so widely that it is wasting intelligence resources.
Stowe Boyd offers a simple algorithm for determining a blog's vibrancy and, by extension, whether it will "take off." It's a good idea, but it doesn't tell much of use.
The Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission have called on Congress to make the sale of telephone records illegal.
It must be running Windows, because Bill Gates complains that the IRS is always getting things wrong when calculating his taxes, which reside on a "special computer because their normal computers can't deal with the numbers."
Google is out with an explanation of its decision to censor Chinese search results. In sharp contrast, another company, Anonymizer, is working on proxy services to provide unfettered access to information.
Google disappointed The Street, but the troubling portion of the report lies in rising costs that are returning less revenue than in earlier quarters. Google's costs rising almost as fast as revenue