Google+ Hangouts can support up to 10 people in a video chat or virtual meeting, but certain bandwidth speeds are required.
A new study found that by tracking certain search terms in Google Trends, researchers could predict whether the Dow Jones industrial average would rise or fall the following week.
Three prominent venture capital firms are scouting for start-ups building apps for Google Glass, the new Internet-connected glasses.
Apple has acquired WiFiSlam, a start-up company that helps improve the accuracy of indoor maps and other services. Indoor maps look poised to become a new battleground between big tech companies.
After Google announced that it would be shutting down Google Reader on July 1, unhappy customers turned to the Internet to protest the closing.
The change signals Google’s evolving thinking about its two operating systems and two growing businesses, hardware and mobile.
Google’s “+1″ button is another way of expressing public admiration for a Web page.
On Wednesday, Yahoo introduced a new site design. Gone are the cluttered ads and irrelevant content. In their place will be customizable, personalized content and new social features.
Google is spending $125 million to buy Channel Intelligence in an attempt to create a better experience for retailers and consumers who are using Google’s shopping search tool.
Twitter said that it had been hit by a “sophisticated attack” in which hackers stole usernames, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords.
Google argues that government requests for user information have been increasing, particularly in the United States, where law enforcement does not need a judge’s consent to ask for private online information.
A Facebook-led open source project may leave companies that supply hardware to computing systems scrambling to remain profitable.