Google faces privacy investigation in Canada

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has started an investigation into Google's collection of data from unsecured wireless networks, the office said in a statement on Tuesday.Data protection authorities in France, Italy and Germany

Published on: June 2nd, 2010 John Ribeiro

Why Yahoo chief prefers Google Maps

Yahoo's straight-talking CEO Carol Bartz said Tuesday she prefers Google Maps to Yahoo Maps, and disclosed that she told Steve Ballmer that any future negotiations between Yahoo and Microsoft must remain strictly confidential.

Published on: March 2nd, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Google mapping service helps voters find polling locations

As Election Day nears, Google Inc. has created a Web site to help voters find the location of their polling places by typing in an address and clicking a search button.In an announcement

Published on: October 23rd, 2008 Todd R. Weiss

Non-techies can create Google Map mashups with new tool

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEGoogle Inc. has created a tool to let non-technical users create Google Maps mashups, extending this capability beyond the realm of software developers. The feature, called My Maps, is designed

Published on: April 8th, 2007 Juan Carlos Perez

Google beats porn…but loses out to sex

And Yahoo beats all three of them. In fact, the word Yahoo apparently is the undefeated heavyweight champ of Google search terms — search terms, not search engines — according to no less

Published on: June 8th, 2006 Paul McNamara

AJAX is worth all of its hype

Here we have it, another buzzword: AJAX. Yet this one is worth all the hype. In the wake of “Web 2.0”, AJAX was either born or simply named after years of ambiguity. There’s

Published on: March 30th, 2006 Wayne Gomes