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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Google is promising to add more national markets for the Chromebook later this year too.
The first of Google's radio-networked balloons hit the skies this weekend.
If you thought you were seeing tablet computers everywhere, you were right. Over a third of Americans now own a tablet and more are buying them every day.
In response to stories about widespread spying by the NSA, some giant tech companies asked the government for permission to disclose more details about national security orders. The government has now granted those requests, with significant restrictions that have Microsoft and Google agreeing they don't go far enough.
The executive body is reportedly looking at how Google licenses Android, such as the "potential requests" to cancel or delay the launch of rival platforms.
Sweden's data protection authority has told a local council to stop using Google Apps because of how personal data is handled.
A leading figure in digital advertising says the ad industry is complicit in the NSA mass-data spying program, PRISM.
Last week's bombshell stories by The Guardian and The Washington Post accused some of the biggest names in tech of willingly working with the NSA to give up your data. It now appears that those stories misread the technical details and got the story wrong.
Frame plugin for Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, and 9 is obsolete, says Google.
Why do we trust Google, Facebook, and other commercial operations to compile vast amounts of personal data, yet fear the NSA doing the same?
Google is warning Iranians that it is seeing a rise in what it believes are politically motivated phishing attacks ahead of the nation's presidential election.
Based on a new mobile ad revenue report, it looks like Facebook's shift toward a mobile-first strategy is a step in a very good direction.
The Waze team was determined not to force employees to pull up roots — was this one of the big factors in choosing Google?
The search giant should be investigated by the UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs over its approach to paying taxes in the UK, says a report by a parliamentary watchdog.