Google partners with Nintendo for new Wii game

It sounds like an April Fool's joke but it's not, unless Nintendo is really pulling the wool over our eyes... a new page on their Japanese site details a game that actually integrates Web search results.

Chinese hackers breach Yahoo e-mail accounts

A number of Yahoo e-mail accounts belonging to journalists and human rights activists in China and Taiwan were reportedly "compromised" during an attack that took place earlier this week.

Online attacks aimed at Vietnamese activists, says Google

Google says it's detected cyberattacks targeting opponents of a Chinese-backed bauxite mining project in Vietnam.

Google and Microsoft call for greater limits on government snooping

Companies including Google, Microsoft and AT&T have launched a campaign group calling for restrictions on the government's access to private data.

Googles solidifies Flash support with new Chrome plug-in

Forget Apple! Google has confirmed that it is working with Adobe, Mozilla and the "broader community" to help define a next-gen browser plug-in API for Flash. 


Report: Android-based devices threaten iPhone's dominance

An AdMob study has concluded that Google's Android operating system (OS) poses a major threat to the iPhone's dominance.

Lawmakers call for FTC to investigate Google Buzz over privacy

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have called for an FTC investigation into Google over its Buzz social networking service.

Facebook pulls in Google advertising exec

Most people would expect an executive position on Google's ad team to be the pinnacle of their career. Well, until Facebook started to prove itself as a real competitor to the once-undisputed online leader.

Googleless China looks just like China

Google pulling out of China has caused quite a stir, although GoDaddy did the same thing and no one seemed to care. Apparently, no dissidents were freed in the making of this commercial.

Gmail to detect "suspicious" account activity

Google has introduced a new feature to notify Gmail users of potentially "suspicious" account login activity. 

Google squares up for another censorship fight

You might think Google had enough of a fight on its hands as it protests about censorship in China. But Google, along with Yahoo, is also complaining about newly-released plans to introduce an internet filter in Australia.

Samsung launches Galaxy-class smartphone at CTIA 2010

Samsung has launched its Galaxy S smartphone at CTIA 2010. 



China says it doesn't blame US for Google's actions

The Chinese government has indicated that relations with the US won't be damaged by Google's decision to stop censoring search results in the country.

Google launches web security scanner

Google has launched an open source scanner that allows web app developers to probe nascent applications for security vulnerabilities.

Google bows to concerns over user privacy

Following persistent concern over privacy, Google is working on a plug-in allowing users to opt out of having their activity monitored by Google Analytics.

Facebook users more loyal to news sites than Google users

Google's aggregated Google News site draws more traffic to news outlets than any other online source, but users who track news on Facebook are more likely to revisit those news sites.

Alleged Blackberry OS 6 screenshots hit the 'Net

Blackberry Leaks has obtained a number of images that appear to depict an unknown device running OS 6.0.

Handbags at dawn in Google-Viacom dispute

The brickbats are flying in the Google-vs-Viacom copyright case, with Google accusing Viacom of setting YouTube up.

Google's Nexus branding under threat

Well, that's a bit embarassing: Google has had its trademark application for 'Nexus' rejected, as a small Oregon firm already owns it.

Bing hits all-time high

Microsoft's Bing search engine took 12.5% of all search engine requests across the globe in February, a new record for the "decision engine."