Google took a simple concept - text keywords - and became an Internet leader. In most markets, Google has the search market share lead and management is looking to expand into new markets. The search giant hasn't quite found its next big hit, but Google Apps and Android are promising extensions of the business. The game plan for Google: Expand into new markets like mobile and grow advertising revenue. Google is also dabbling in everything from broadband to power management to alternative energy. The company is well positioned to benefit from cloud computing and the consumerization of IT.
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Pop quiz time. Thirteen days following the release of iOS 8, adoption rates had hit 40 percent. What do you think the adoption rate for Android 5.0 Lollipop was after the same period of time?
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 21, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
The folks at Acer have given ZDNet advance notice for some good deals for Black Friday.
Google has agreed to settle with the Apple and Microsoft-backed consortium that outbid it for Nortel's patents in 2011.
Chinese developers are now able to make money by selling their apps on the Google Play Store, with the internet giant announcing that it is extending its app store merchant support to the country.
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The search giant's €600m datacentre in the Netherlands will take up one wind farm's output for the next ten years.
A long-standing partnership between Google and Mozilla Corporation, makers of the Firefox browser, ends this month. Today, Mozilla announced it has signed a new five-year deal with Yahoo.
Despite strong reviews from the tech community, early Android Lollipop device owners are warning their fellow Android users not to upgrade amid concerns of major problems.
The rapid growth of cloud services like AWS will have a big impact on hardware, in particular on servers and other gear in data centers, but also on how we use PCs and mobile devices. Here are my takeaways from re:Invent.
The brains behind Fusion-io — the company that revolutionized server economics with PCI flash storage — are at it again. Primary Data plans to disrupt enterprise storage. Here's how.
The latest stable version of Chrome removes the source of the POODLE bug and SSLv3 support will be out altogether over time. The Canary version disparages implementations not up to standards.
Company launches service and charges the same as competitors Rdio, Deezer and Spotify
The Nexus 9 is the first tablet to run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and offers excellent performance plus impressive sound quality. There are drawbacks, though, including some build quality issues, a tendency to run warm and a premium price.
Coming up with an idea for the next best app in the Apple or Android app stores isn't difficult. Making a bajillion bucks off? That's the tricky bit. But where there's a will, there's a way.