Google, the online powerhouse, has a firm, steady reign when it comes to online search. Google+, on the other hand, has been slow to take off. But Google may have new ideas to convert even the most stubborn social media users.
Google uses the PREF cookie to determine a user’s advertising preferences, but the cookie’s ability to identify specific browsers lets the NSA pinpoint which machines to target with its hacking software.
Interested in Google Glass? Mitch Jackson, Cecilia Abadie, and several other Glass Explorers (that’s “product testers” to us normal people) are running a Google Glass Spreecast to chat about the technology and share their experiences using Glass in everyday life.
In partnership with Mashable and 24 charitable organizations, Google is hosting a 12-hour live stream via Hangouts to connect people worthy causes.
Spend any time on YouTube and you too will run into ads that seem wildly off topic for your interests, 30 seconds long and unskippable.
According to the Google Chairman, government censorship can be eliminated in a decade.
If you’ve got concerns about Google’s respect for your privacy, you can now buy anti-Google merchandise to prove it. From Microsoft.
Google Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf suggests that privacy is a new phenomenon and a concept that didn’t exist before.
The US government makes lots of FISA requests and Google is fighting to reveal the true extent of the government prying.
Don’t have an Android device? Don’t worry. Google has ways of keeping you in the family. Just check out the latest update to Google Hangouts.