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Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Today in Tech: Galaxy Nexus, Black Friday, ‘Skyward Sword’

Also Black Friday and ‘Skyward Sword’

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:07 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Google, Wikipedia, Mobile

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Today in Tech: Google Music; Black Friday; Amazon’s plans for a phone?

Google Music; Black Friday; Amazon’s plans for a phone?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:06 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Amazon, Mobile, Online shopping, Google

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Today in Tech: Kindle Fire reviews, Black Friday deals, iTunes Match released

An overview of the reviews on the Kindle Fire, the best deals on Black Friday, and Apple releases iTunes Match.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:45 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Amazon, Online Music

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Today in Tech: Apple admits iOS5 bug, Google Offers goes national; Amazon launches Kindle Owners’ Lending Library

Apple admits iOS5 bug, Google Offers goes national; Amazon launches Kindle Owners’ Lending Library.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:18 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Groupon, E-Readers, Tablets, Gadgets, Google, Apple

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Today in Tech: Tim Cook’s Apple; a new Nook Color?; Black Friday deals

Tim Cook’s Apple; a new Nook Color?; Black Friday deals

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:02 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Gaming, Mobile, Online shopping, E-Readers, Apple

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Google launches real-time analytics tool

How many people are on your site at this very second?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:29 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Google Plus, now for everyone

Google is throwing open the G+ doors as it moves into beta

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Google officially rolls out Google Wallet

Google is sending its Wallet app to Sprint Nexus S 4G phones in an over-the-air update.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:33 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Reports: Google works on ‘Propeller,’ a Flipboard competitor

Google is reportedly working on its own magazine-style news reader

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:19 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 09/16/2011

ITC to review HTC, Apple ruling

The International Trade Commission will review decision that found HTC violated two Apple patents.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:29 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, mobile, Apple, Google, HTC

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 09/15/2011

YouTube offers new editing tools

YouTube is now offering a basic suite of editing tools on its site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:56 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, online video

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 09/14/2011

Google unveils flight search tool

Google Flight Search challenges sites such as Kayak and Orbitz.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:08 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Michael J. Fox Foundation gets matching grant from Google’s Brin

Sergey Brin is matching up to $50 million in donations, including money raised by Nike’s auction of the Mag shoes

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:52 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Google discloses energy use

One 60-watt bulb left running for three hours — that’s how much energy Google said its servers use per user, per month.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:10 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Google Docs suffers outage

Google Docs was hit with an outage Wednesday evening.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:35 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Droid Bionic scavenger hunt kicks into full gear

Motorola and Verizon are sending smartphone buyers on a scavenger hunt across the Web for one of fall’s hottest new devices, the Droid Bionic.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:11 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Google’s Schmidt misquoted, said he couldn’t ‘stay’ on Apple’s board

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt had been falsely quoted as saying he couldn’t stand Apple’s board of directors.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:50 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Microsoft

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Chrome turns 3, Google celebrates Web’s history

Google’s Chrome browser marked its third birthday Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:33 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Schmidt: Google Plus is for those who want to use their real names

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Google Plus is an “identity service”.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:36 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social Networking, Privacy

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Google links up “plus-one” button with Google Plus

Google explains the “plus-one” button, which has perplexed users since March.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:48 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Facebook has 1 trillion page views

According to statistics posted by Google’s ad subsidiary, DoubleClick Wednesday, Facebook tops Google’s list of the 1,000 most-visited sites.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:50 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Facebook

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Google Plus launches verified accounts

The new feature is meant to let people become more comfortable including people in their Circles, the company said.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:22 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 08/19/2011

HP and Apple, Google and Motorola: Let’s chat!

Join us for a 1 p.m. chat about this week’s major tech developments.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:03 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Google adds weather to maps

Google has added weather conditions to Google Maps.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:23 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Google Plus members value their privacy

A selling point of Google Plus proves to be true — 48 percent of users reportedly haven’t made a public post

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:05 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Microsoft: We welcome all device partners

Microsoft says it now has the only equal opportunity platform

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:25 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google, Microsoft

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Why the Google - Motorola deal makes sense...and why it doesn’t

Google and Motorola Mobility announced they’re joining forces in a $12.5 billion deal that could have a whole lot of impact on the tech industry.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:55 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Google agrees to acquire Motorola Mobility

In Google’s largest acquisition to date, the company has agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:15 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Google Plus adds games

Google announced that it’s adding games to its Google Plus social network

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:54 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Social Networking, Google, Facebook

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Study: Android popular in the South, iPhones in the North

A study from Jumptap shows U.S. regional tastes in cellphones

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:45 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, google, mobile

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Google, Microsoft continue patent slapfight

Microsoft’s Frank Shaw sends another volley in the verbal patent spat with Google.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:05 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Microsoft, IP

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Google trading more blows in patent fight

Google hits back at Microsoft’s taunting over patents.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:40 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Microsoft, IP

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Gmail Calls: Now in 38 languages

Google has added some international support to make it easier for Gmail users to call from within their browsers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:37 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Google Plus could be the fastest-growing site in history

A new report from comScore indicates that Google+ now has 25 million users

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:50 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social Networking

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Google acquires The DealMap, where Maps meets Offers

The DealMap, a local deals mapping site, said Tuesday that it had been acquired by Google.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:21 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, Google

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Logitech Revue price cut goes into effect

The Logitech Revue, a Google TV set-top box, is now on sale for $99, with an update slated for this summer.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:07 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Televisions

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Google buys IBM patents

Google, fresh from a loss on its bid for Nortel’s patent portfolio, has bought over 1,000 patents from IBM, SEO by the Sea reports.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:54 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, IP

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Logitech dropping Google TV price after returns

After negative sales, Logitech is dropping the price of its Google TVs from $249 to $99

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:38 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Televisions, Apple

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Report: Google Plus seeing a traffic slump

Google Plus traffic appears to have dropped a month after the social network’s launch

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:44 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social Networking

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 07/27/2011

GSA e-mail cloud move complete

The Government Services Administration is the first agency to move all its e-mail to the Google cloud.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:52 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Google Plus purging some accounts

Google Plus is deleting some accounts, focusing on those with pseudonyms

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:24 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social Networking, Privacy

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Google acquires facial-recognition software firm PittPatt

The software of the company aquired by Google identifies facial structures in photos and tracks them in videos.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:39 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Google Plus has 20 million users, report says

A recent report from ComScore finds Google+ has doubled its membership in the past week

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:51 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social Networking

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Google warns about PC virus

Google has started issuing warnings to users whose computers appeared infected.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:49 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Security

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Apple doesn’t innovate, it sues, says Google’s Schimdt

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said that Apple sues more than it innovates

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:43 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Google Plus going Hollywood?

Google is reportedly considering celebrity accounts for Google Plus.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:07 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Google changes official shortener to g.co

Google’s official shortener for its services is now g.co

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:03 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Apple victory means Android headache over patents

Apple scored a win its patent fight against HTC, spelling trouble for Android

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:58 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Anonymous, shunned by Google Plus, to launch its own network

Anonymous has started its own social network, AnonPlus, after getting booted from Google’s

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Security

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Bing’s Stefan Weitz talks social search, what’s next

Bing is looking to make search social and more active.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:47 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Google

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Sprint offers Nexus S 4G, on contract, for $99.99

Sprint slashed the price of one of its best phones, the Nexus S 4G, to $100 on contract.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:19 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Google launches Photovine

Google has put out a teaser and an invitation-only app for the iPhone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:05 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile, Apple

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Google posts positive second quarter

Google says it had $9 billion in revenue in its second quarter.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:39 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Google Plus could hit 10 million users today

Entrepreneur Paul Allen estimates Google Plus membership to hit 10 million by the end of today

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:57 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, social networking

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Google Offers expands beta to New York, San Francisco

Google Offers extends its pilot program beyond Portland, Ore.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:24 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online shopping

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Google Plus lingo: What are you using?

To friend, to like, to follow: Google + is making it’s own vocab.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:19 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social networking, Google, Facebook

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Google Plus: Sorry for the spam

A technical hiccup led to multiple notifications for some Google Plus users.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:11 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social Networking

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Google offers new Gmail organization tools

Users can now sort their inboxes by a number of different metrics

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:21 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, E-mail

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Verizon rolls out Droid 3

In a quiet launch, Verizon unveiled its next Motorola smartphone, the Droid 3.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:28 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 07/06/2011

What will Facebook’s ‘awesome’ news be?

Facebook will make an announcement today, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has promised it’s “awesome.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:38 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Apple, Tablets, Online Music, Skype, Microsoft, Google

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Report: Google to rebrand Picasa, Blogger

Google is reportedly set to rebrand Picasa and Blogger as Google Photos and Google Blogs

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:41 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social Networking

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 07/05/2011

Facebook’s Zuckerberg is the most popular person on Google Plus

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has more Google Plus connections than Google CEO Larry Page

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:26 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Apple, Microsoft snap up Nortel patents, Google doesn’t

Apple, RIM and Microsoft all won Nortel patents, but Google was shut out

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:41 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, Microsoft, RIM

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Google tweaking privacy on social network

Google software engineer Kelly Ellis announced a couple changes to Google + privacy features on the network today.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:04 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Report: Google in early talks for Hulu

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft have all been mentioned as potential buyers for the Internet streaming video service.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:24 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Online video

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Skype releases video app for Android

Six phones will get access to Skype’s Android app.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:04 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype, Google, Mobile

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Google Plus Review: Fun, interesting and totally empty

Google’s social network is a blast to use, but needs to open up

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:42 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Google Plus opens, then shuts down invites

The network was open to everyone for a few hours last night, then got overwhelmed

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:04 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 06/29/2011

HTC Status, the ‘Facebook Phone’, gets official

HTC and AT&T took the wrappings off their new phone today, the HTC Status, which comes with deep Facebook integration.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:28 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Mobile, Google

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Google social network designed by former Apple employee

Google search pages get a new look , too, as company gets high marks for Google + design

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:20 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Google Plus takes aim at Facebook

Google’s social network, Google +, has many of Facebook’s features.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:49 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Social networking

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 06/28/2011

T-Mobile announces the myTouch 4G Slide

T-Mobile is touting the serious camera on its new 4G phone, the MyTouch Slide

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:16 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Google asks: What do you love?

An unannounced Web search site from Google asks: What do you love?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:56 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Microsoft Office 365 debuts, gets slammed by Google

Microsoft launched Office 365, a cloud-based suite of online (and offline) applications. It was immediately slammed by Google.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:54 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Google

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Google suggests users ‘Call Dad’: Was it tone-deaf?

Users complained that Google’s reminder was insensitive

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:03 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital culture

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Google makes it easier to manage your online identity

‘Me on the Web’ alerts you about sites that mention your name and e-mail address.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:31 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Google

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Chromebooks go on sale

Google Chromebooks are available on Amazon and BestBuy.com.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:20 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Gadgets

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Lunar eclipse live feed from Google

Google is streaming the event on YouTube, Google Earth and the Slooh Space Camera Android app

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:29 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Google unveils search modifications

Google puts two popular mobile features on your desktop.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:14 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Google: IPv6 going as planned, not aware of outages

Google said it’s not aware of any outages on its network, and suggests a few users may have trouble with IPv6

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:59 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Google goes down for a few minutes, everyone panics

Google appeared to have suffered a few rare minutes of downtime across all its services Wednesday morning.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:24 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 06/07/2011

IPv6 Day: What’s going on tomorrow?

Don’t panic about IPv6 Day, it’s not the end of the (online) world.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:44 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture, Google, Social Media

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Apple iCloud first look: iTunes in the Cloud

Apple rolled out the latest version of iTunes on Monday, which includes some cloud features.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:26 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Online music, Amazon, Google

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Using Gmail’s security features

Gmail has a couple of security features to protect you against hackers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:12 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, E-mail, Security

Posted at 10:21 PM ET, 05/27/2011

Google sued by PayPal over wallet program

PayPal sued Google and two former employees for stealing secrets

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:21 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile, Online shopping

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 05/27/2011

How much do you trust Google?

Google’s motto is “Don’t be evil,” but it often isn’t perceived that way

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:05 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Privacy, Online Shopping

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Xperia Play Review: Lots of potential, a few problems

The Xperia Play still has a way to go before it stands a shot at replacing the PlayStation Portable or the DS in my gadget collection. If it gets decent games soon, it could be the start of a lucrative line for Sony.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:28 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile, Google

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Google Wallet, Google Offers unveiled at event

The Web giant announces a way to find deals and pay on your phone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:15 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 05/25/2011

YouTube users upload two days of video per minute

The site released some interesting statistics in honor of its sixth birthday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:10 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online Video

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Sprint, Google Voice customers face overage charges

Customers who’ve switched their Sprint phone numbers to their Google Voice numbers are facing some unexpected overage charges, ZDNet reports.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:53 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Apple’s next iPhone to have curved screen?

A report from suppliers says Apple may be planning a curved screen on its next iPhone

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:04 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Google

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Samsung Galaxy S II: Strong early reviews overseas and in U.S.

The much-anticipated phone is getting raves overseas and in early U.S. reviews.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:11 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 05/19/2011

Report: Apple signs with EMI for cloud music rights

Apple reportedly signs with EMI, edging closer to cloud-based iTunes.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:11 AM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Google fixing Android security flaw

Google is rolling out a fix that addresses a security flaw found in over 90 percent of Android phones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:14 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Bing, Facebook want you to ‘like’ your search results

Bing and Facebook announced that the social media site’s “like” button can be integrated into search results.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:32 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Social Media, Google, Facebook

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Google News goes local

Google News will feed mobile users news about the area around them

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:13 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Facebook acknowledges anti-Google campaign

Facebook admits that it paid a PR firm to highlight privacy concerns in “Social Circle” feature.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:23 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Google, Facebook

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 05/12/2011

Is Google competing against itself with the Chromebook?

It’s puzzling that the company is releasing this laptop when it’s so invested in its Android tablets.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:39 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Google I/O: Chromebooks starting at $20/month

Google announced Wednesday an entirely new kind of computer: the Chromebook.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:01 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Gadgets

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Reports: Google to offer students Chrome laptops for $20 per month

Google is reportedly planning to launch a program to offer students Chrome laptops for between $10 and $20 a month.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:24 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Gadgets

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Google I/O: Android 3.1, Ice Cream Sandwich, Music Beta

Google offered up three announcements at today’s I/O Developers Conference

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:47 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Report: Google launching music service Tuesday

Google is expected to launch Music Beta, a cloud-based music locker, on Tuesday

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:56 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Music, Amazon, Google, Apple

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 05/06/2011

Google takes its street view tech inside for Business Photos

Google announced that a Street View-like service for businesses will launch soon.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:37 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Apple is the second-largest smartphone vendor; Nokia remains No. 1

Nokia remains No. 1, but Apple has bumped RIM’s BlackBerry from the runner-up position.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:59 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Apple, Google, Gadgets

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Google video chat heads to Android

Google Talk to bring video chat to Android handsets in the next few weeks

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:37 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online video, Mobile

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Chrome 11 ready for download, includes speech-to-text

Google released a stable version of Chrome 11 today.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:12 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Android squeaks by iPhone as the most wanted smartphone

31.1 percent of respondents in a Nielsen study said they want an Android smartphone; 30 percent said iPhone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Report: Steve Jobs responds to iPhone tracking criticism

Reportedly sending one of his rare e-mails, Jobs says Apple does not track users’ locations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:19 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Google

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Greenpeace gives Apple low marks on green tech

Just in time for Earth Day, Greenpeace published a report Thursday on cloud computing that asserts Apple is the company with the dirtiest data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:50 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Social Media, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Report: Apple prepping iTunes for the cloud

Apple getting ready to launch iTunes music in the cloud, Reuters news service reports.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:45 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Music, Google, Apple

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Eric Schmidt gets a raise after stepping down as CEO

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:44 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Skype fixes Android security problem, adds 3G calling

Skype for Android security issue is fixed in the app’s latest update, the company says.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:42 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Google launches Map Maker in the U.S.

Google made its Map Maker feature available in the U.S., allowing anyone to edit and approve changes to Google Maps

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:28 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Google shuttering Google Video

If you still have anything still up on Google Video worth keeping, you’d better move quickly

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:23 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online Video

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Quick Tip: Set a custom Gmail background

Here’s a quick step-by-step on how you can add your own images to make the Gmail page uniquely yours.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:51 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-Mail, Google

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Google gives you your daily trivia fix

A Google a Day will offer a trivia tidbit every day in a special version of Google that prevents users from seeing spoilers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:51 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 04/08/2011

YouTube rolls out YouTube Live

YouTube announced Friday that it will feature live events

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:01 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online Video

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 04/06/2011

YouTube ‘channels’ coming soon?

Google is looking to revamp YouTube by creating 20 premium channels, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:13 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, YouTube

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Can Google libel you?

A court in Milan upheld an Italian man’s complaint that Google must filter libelous results from its autocomplete search results

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:54 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Gmail Motion a reality, thanks to USC Kinect hackers

Gmail Motion a reality, thanks to USC Kinect hackers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:15 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Gaming, Digital Culture, Google

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Google denies CNN report of facial recognition app

Google denied a report published Thursday that said the company is planning to introduce an app that would recognize people’s faces and link those images to personal information.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:38 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 03/30/2011

Google unveils new Gmail ad system, chatbot

In August, Google added its Priority Inbox feature. Now it is applying that same technology to ads

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:41 AM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/30/2011

Report: Windows Phone 7 to get NFC mobile payments

Microsoft may be joining the NFC party, according to a report from Bloomberg.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Windows, Mobile, Gadgets, Google, Apple

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Analyst predicts Windows Phone will overtake iPhone by 2015

A recent report from a market analysis firm predicts that the Windows Phone 7 will overtake the iPhone by 2015.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:35 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Microsoft, Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 03/25/2011

DUI app makers respond to senators

Makers of the DUI-checkpoint apps are defending themselves after senators criticized the apps as being “harmful to the public safety.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:32 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics and policy, Apple, Google, RIM, Mobile

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 03/25/2011

Android in-app purchases coming your way

Over at the Android Developer’s blog, they’ve announced that in-app purchases are now available for testing in their apps

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:15 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 03/25/2011

Report: Google testing Google Music

Google is looking to challenge Apple as both try to make an impact in the streaming music market. 

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:40 AM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 03/23/2011

Chrome launches Chrome 11 beta

Chrome 11 beta features voice to text

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:33 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 03/23/2011

Lady Gaga stops by Google

Lady Gaga stopped by Google’s Mountain View, Calif. campus Tuesday to talk to an adoring crowd of Google employees.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:47 AM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Gmail users report slowdowns

Gmail users report slowdowns, Google working on it

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:33 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, E-mail

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Report: Apple working on NFC, but maybe not for iPhone 5

Another iPhone near-field communication rumor has surfaced, but this time with a twist. This rumors says that the iPhone will have near-field technology, but that the iPhone 5 may not.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Sprint Nexus S 4G coming this spring

Google’s phone is headed to Sprint and its WiMax network this spring

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sprint, Mobile, Google, Gadgets

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Companies step up to help Japan

A week after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, plenty of companies have stepped up to help those affected.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:08 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, Gaming, Google

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Apple says browser study is flawed

Apple spoke out about the Blaze Software study released yesterday claiming that Android’s Chrome was over 50 percent faster than iOS Safari when it came to mobile browsing.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:35 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Mobile

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 03/17/2011

Study races mobile Chrome and Safari browsers

Study shows Chrome outpaces iOS on iPhone, but may be misrepresenting

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:46 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, google, mobile

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 03/17/2011

Report: Asus launching $200-$250 Chrome netbook

A report from Digitimes suggests that Asus will be teaming up with Intel to make a low-cost, lightweight Google Chrome laptop.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:17 AM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  laptops, tablets, Google

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 03/16/2011

Google Docs does the wave

Do you miss Google Wave? Those who were fans of Google’s attempt at ... whatever Wave was ... Google Docs has made some practical, Wave-like changes today that you’ll appreciate.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:46 PM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 03/15/2011

YouTube acquires Irish video company

YouTube buys Green Parrot Pictures, which has developed technology to make video look better and use less bandwidth

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:25 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  online video, Google

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 03/15/2011

Apps appear in the Amazon store

Amazon has started loading its Web store with Android apps.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:37 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google, android, online shopping

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 03/15/2011

Blogger getting a makeover

Have you looked at Blogger lately? That’s what Google’s asking in a blog post as Blogger turns 11 this year and teases a major site redesign.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:40 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google, digital culture

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 03/11/2011

Google introduces click-to-call features

Users with voice plug-in can call from within Gmail

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:22 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Email

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Reports: HTC Thunderbolt launch next week?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:48 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile, gadgets, google

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Google enables site blocking

In a blog post on Thursday, Google announced that it will enable Web-site blocking on its search engine.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:33 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  search, google

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 03/10/2011

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:50 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google, mobile, gadgets