Researchers have taken the first step towards a radical new architecture for the internet, which they claim will transform the way in which information is shared online, and make it faster and safer to use.
German government proposals to charge search engines for displaying snippets of news articles are coming under fire, with Google drumming up opposition to the plan.
Recently Google has been having a bit of a tiff with the French government.
French politicians claim that Google is making a profit from the content that was created by French companies.
With Google cracking down on dodgy links, many reputable sites have suffered as links outside their control damage their search rankings. Now, though, the company's introducing a tool designed to let webmasters avoid this happening.
Facebook's teamed up with security firm Websense to check every link users click on for malware.
Google will this week appear in a Spanish court to fight a government demand to remove search results which have been claimed to be defamatory.
Remember when the president of the United States carried around a stylish suitcase with a button that, if pressed, could have ended the world as we knew it?