Google gives $2 million to Wikimedia

Google has made a $2 million donation to the Wikimedia Foundation.

iPhone 3GS outperforms Nexus One in FPS drag race

Apple's iPhone 3GS recently outperformed Google's Nexus One smartphone in a graphic drag race conducted by Distinctive Developments (DD).

Windows Phone Series 7: Attractively Different but can it Win?


Being attractively different may be the first requirement for something to step out from under the iPhone's and Android's shadows.

Google targets music blogs over alleged copyright violations

Google has reportedly shut down a number of music blogs over alleged copyright violations.

Claim: Adobe "sabotaging" HTML 5

A Google employee has claimed that Adobe is currently blocking the latest publication of HTML5.

Google grovels over Buzz privacy issues

Google's made some swift changes to its social networking application Buzz, in an attempt to allay privacy concerns.

EU tipped to approve Microsoft/Yahoo search deal

The EU is expected to approve Microsoft's search deal with Yahoo this week.

Nosy Google buys Aardvark social search

Google has bought Aardvark, a social search company which allows you to badger complete strangers with stupid questions at the touch of a button.

UK journalist claims consumers should pay more for mobile apps

A UK journalist has opined that consumers should be paying more - not less - for mobile applications.

Google upgrades Chrome browser for Mac OS X

Google has finally released an updated beta version of its Chrome browser for OS X that offers support for over 2,000 extensions and bookmark sync capabilities.

Google experiments with ultra high-speed broadband

Google has announced plans to build and test a number of ultra high-speed broadband networks across the United States.

Google Buzz Kill: too much, too often

Google's Buzz is yet another product that gets thrown out by Google, and takes the Internets by storm only to fall short. Or does it? No one really knows how well Google does outside of search. It ain't no Microsoft or Facebook or Yahoo so, who is it?

Google gets a Buzz out of trashing Twitter

The company that can do no evil has decided to see if it can get a chunk of yet more Internet real estate.

Can Amazon's next-gen Kindle take on Apple's iPad?

Amazon's recent acquisition of multitouch screen company Touchco hints that the Seattle-based corporation has big plans for its next-generation Kindle.

Google slashes Nexus One early termination fee


A recent FCC inquiry has apparently prompted Google to slash its Nexus One early termination fee (ETF) from $350 to $150. 

Meanwhile, a $250 fee for existing T-Mobile customers upgrading to the  smartphone was lowered to $50. 


Superbowl ads super-lame

The superbowl may be over, but perhaps even more brutal than the post-game analysis is the commentary over the ads which played almost as big a part as the whole ball-ing drama itself.

Gmail challenges Facebook with new social feed

Google is apparently planning to challenge Facebook by rolling out a new feature that will allow Gmail users to easily view and set detailed social status updates.

Linux Godfather endorses Nexus One smartphone

Linux Godfather Linus Torvalds has offered a ringing endorsement of Google's Nexus One smartphone.

Google developing real-time translator phone

Google has confirmed that it is working on a technology to allow real-time language translation on the phone.

Google launches Street View for fish

Google has launched Ocean Showcase, a set of interactive underwater tours for Google Earth users.