Members of Congress 'have insecure home networks'

The chair of the Intelligence Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee, Jane Harman, has a vulnerable network at her home, says Consumer Watchdog. It could have been breached by Google's Street View Wifi gathering - or anyone else, for that matter.

OpenFeint shifts Android gaming into overdrive

OpenFeint shifted Android-based gaming into overdrive today with its long-awaited announcement to fully support Google's popular mobile OS.

Galaxy S thrashes Nexus One in Quake 3 duel

Samsung's tricked-out Galaxy S smartphone has thrashed Google's flagship Nexus One in a fast-paced Quake 3 duel.

Smartphones expected to dominate US handset market

The US mobile market is experiencing a seismic shift towards higher-end phones, with at least 50% of all handsets expected to be classified as smartphones by 2011.

Mobile Wars: Nokia chooses MeeGo over Android

The fast-paced Mobile Wars entered a new phase today as Nokia confirmed that Intel's MeeGo - rather than Google's Android - would power a new generation of tablet devices.

Google gets into travel search business with ITA acquisition

Google is buying flight information software provider ITA Software, aiming to sew up the flight information search business the way it dominates general search.

Symbian fanboi converts to Android

The founder of Symbian-Guru.com is closing up shop and buying a Nexus One smartphone.

Is Apple's obstinance accelerating Android adoption?

Is Apple's heavy-handed Flash ban and insistence on maintaining a notoriously closed ecosystem helping to accelerate Android adoption?

Android 3.0 details already begin to emerge

The first solid details on the next update to Android, the 3.0 update code-named "Gingerbread," are beginning to pipe through and it seems as though Google is cracking down with stringent hardware requirements.

Google's Chinese operating license hangs in the balance

Google has abandoned its policy of redirecting Chinese users to its Hong Kong servers in an attempt to keep its operating license in the country. The move comes as Chinese rival Baidu takes steps to expand.

Nexus One becomes first to get Android 2.2

The latest version of Android is now being pushed to the Nexus One, giving some love to the loyal few that have actually bought Google's one and only in-house developed mobile phone.

Google Apps pries young minds away from Microsoft

New training programs for education are laying the foundation for Google's advance into schools.

Chrome finishes last in HTML5 drag race

Google's Chrome has placed last in a Windows-based HTML 5 drag race that pitted the browser against Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer. 

Almost everyone who uses the Internet now watches online video

Google's stranglehold on the online video market is stronger than ever before, raking in more video activity than its closest eight competitors combined, times four.

The iPhone Manifesto: A guide to 21st Century fanaticism

A specter is haunting the world — the specter of Apple. All the powers of the industry have entered into an unholy alliance to exorcise this specter:  Google and Microsoft, Palm and HP, Blackberry radicals and corporate police-spies.

Android phones selling at a rate of 2 per second

The fact that 600,000 iPhone 4 devices were pre-ordered in one day is nothing short of astounding, but Google's CEO says that on a daily basis, Android sales are fare outpacing the iPhone.

Viacom loses in very important Youtube lawsuit

It's a major victory for Google today, and for Internet users all around, as a federal judge today said that the online giant never broke the law by allowing people to post copyrighted Viacom content on Youtube.

Do developers prefer Android or Apple?

Do developers prefer working with Android's open ecosystem, or are they more interested in submitting programs to Apple's lucrative app store?

Play Bejeweled, watch TV, and listen to U2 from Bing.com

Microsoft's search site is no longer just a "decision engine." It's growing up and now it can play music, movies, and games without ever sending users to an external Web site.

20,000+ Android apps are "suspicious": report

Take a closer look next time you browse through the Android Market: thousands of those apps can do things like make random calls or send texts at will, and they could infect your phone with spyware.