Jul 26, 2011
Google took advantage of the launch of social networking service Google+ to give Gmail a makeover. The company says the process of updating Google Apps is ongoing, and improvements have continued to roll out in recent weeks.
Jul 24, 2011
Apple is rumored to be in early talks to acquire video-streaming service Hulu. If true, that could help with Apple’s broader media plans.
Jul 22, 2011
Few US students demonstrate mastery of geography, despite some small gains for fourth-graders and some gaps between white and minority students narrowing slightly.
Jul 21, 2011
Google transformed its homepage this morning to celebrate what would have been the 189th birthday of scientist and "father of genetics" Gregor Mendel. The pea-themed art celebrates Mendel's famous plant experiments on the inheritance of traits.
Jul 20, 2011
Apple's iPad: 5 Reasons Why I'll Never Buy One. Apple is expected to report enormous profits this quarter thanks in no small part to record iPad sales of 7.7 million units. But I'm still holding out for a better tablet.
Jul 17, 2011
The in-house reputation system used in Internet Explorer 8 and 9 is markedly superior at blocking social-engineering attacks than the Google equivalent used by Chrome, Firefox, Apple's Safari, an independent test by NSS Labs has found.
Jul 14, 2011
When Google VIPs locked down their Google+ accounts this week limiting the amount of personal information shared with the public many users of the nascent social network took note and demanded access to the same privacy controls.
Jul 12, 2011
Google+ is still the darling of the tech world nearly two weeks deep into its field test. The social network has attracted the likes of Digg Founder Kevin Rose,MySpace's Tom Anderson, and even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has come by to take a peek.
Jul 08, 2011
The Toshiba Thrive will become available at a variety of retailers July 10. The Android Honeycomb tablet combines hefty hardware with a price competitive with the Apple iPad. However, "Thrive's big challenge is the app gap," said analyst Carl Howe.
Jul 07, 2011
Whether the iPhone 5 finds its way to all four carriers or limits itself to just the current two, there’s a fight brewing already that’ll be bubbling over by the time the iPhone 5 surfaces.