News and opinion about Google, in search, mobile technology, mapping and all the other tech fields where Google is active

googleplustop
On by Sophie Curtis 0

Companies selected to take part in Google's business profiles trial will be informed this week

Read more

emailspy
On by Sophie Curtis 0

Hotmail users will be prevented from using easy-to-guess passwords, to protect against dictionary attacks

Read more

bbcuksurveytop
On by Peter Judge 8

The BBC is asking Android users to upload information which will map Britain's 3G coverage

Read more

On by Sophie Curtis 0

Hacktivist group Anonymous has been banned from Google+, and is working on its own social network, AnonPlus

Read more

googlejigsaw-185x105

Google demonstrated its growing financial muscle after posting a 32 percent rise in second quarter sales

Read more

search engines top

There is little change among the search engine share rankings in June, comScore has found

Read more

microsoft1
On by Sophie Curtis 0

A leaked web page suggests that Microsoft might be stepping up its social networking efforts

Read more

samsung-chromebooks

A security researcher used Chrome OS ScratchPad to show how permissions can be abused to steal data

Read more

facebookdata
On by Sophie Curtis 0

Google still rules the search market in the UK, but Facebook's popularity is starting to impact on web traffic

Read more

censored
On by David Jamieson 0

A Chinese government think tank says that the number of websites in China has nearly halved since 2009

Read more