Steve Wilhite, who invented the enduring GIF file format in 1987, will receive a lifetime achievement Webby Award.
Flickr unveiled its new Web site design, showing off high-resolution rectangular photos and a free terabyte of space for users. But the new Flickr still feels like it’s missing something.
With a growing population of Americans over the age of 65, but a lack of trained home health care workers, more and more people could hire robots to do the job.
Google and NASA are forming a joint research lab to look at quantum computing for things like facial recognition and understanding of disease.
Google’s chief executive made a surprise appearance on stage on Wednesday, taking questions from software developers in the audience.
New Google search tools send unprompted alerts based on user interests, let users talk to the search engine, and try to predict what it will be asked next.
The new Google Maps shows personalized maps for every user that change in real-time and incorporate some 3D satellite imagery.
Google is using its expertise in algorithms to offer users better social sharing tools through its Google Plus network. The company’s software will now select the best photos and fix their flaws, offer more links to topics mentioned in posts by membe…
Google’s chief executive said he has paralyzed vocal cords, a rare health problem that causes a hoarse voice and constricted breathing. The company said a year ago that he had a voice problem.
Some people find that minimizing technological distractions helps them focus on themselves and the outside world.
This week, after The Onion, a parody news site, became the latest publication to have its Twitter account hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, details of how the attacks took place were made public.
Michael Arrington, the founder of the TechCrunch news site, has sued a former girlfriend, Jennifer Allen, accusing her of falsely claiming that he raped and threatened to kill her.