Google

Paging Cindy, If She Exists. (And Why It's Important If She Doesn't.)
Fraud

Paging Cindy, If She Exists. (And Why It's Important If She Doesn't.)

The Internet has flattened the world, but also is fraught with danger. Luckily, the Web has tools to protect yourself and your business.
Issamar Ginzberg
No Regrets: Gmail's 'Undo Send' Feature Made a Permanent Function
Email

No Regrets: Gmail's 'Undo Send' Feature Made a Permanent Function

After six years of beta testing, the function is available through the main settings.
Nina Zipkin
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Google Patent Appeal Over Street View
Legal Issues

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Google Patent Appeal Over Street View

The tech giant will indeed need to defend claims that its Street View mapping software violates patents held by someone else.
Running Late? Google Maps Can Tell You If You'll Miss Closing Time.
Google Maps

Running Late? Google Maps Can Tell You If You'll Miss Closing Time.

If your destination will likely be closed by the time you arrive, you'll get a notification telling you as much.
Laura Entis
YouTube to Launch a Separate Video Game Service
Gaming

YouTube to Launch a Separate Video Game Service

YouTube Gaming is the company's answer to Twitch, which Amazon acquired for $1.1 billion last August.
Geoff Weiss
Google's New Startup for Cities Needs to Go Far Beyond Tech
Urban Communities

Google's New Startup for Cities Needs to Go Far Beyond Tech

If the Google-backed Sidewalk Labs just wants to build tech for 'smart cities,' it may not make a dent.
BlackBerry May Put Android System on New Device
Competition

BlackBerry May Put Android System on New Device

Sources say the move is an acknowledgement that its revamped line of devices has failed to win mass appeal.
What You Need to Know About Google's Recent 'Phantom' Update
Websites

What You Need to Know About Google's Recent 'Phantom' Update

If you're up to date with the search giant's mobile requirements, you need to make sure you have quality content.
Thomas Smale
At WWDC, Apple Ripped Off a Bunch of Features From Google and Microsoft
Apple

At WWDC, Apple Ripped Off a Bunch of Features From Google and Microsoft

A lot of the new features Apple discussed seemed familiar. Awfully familiar.
These Are the Countries -- and Companies -- With the Best Paternity Leave Policies
Parents

These Are the Countries -- and Companies -- With the Best Paternity Leave Policies

Sweden will require new dads to take 3 months of paid leave, while U.S. banking giant Goldman Sachs has doubled its paternity leave policy.
Geoff Weiss
Poll: 1 in 4 Americans Supports Laws Restricting Human-Driven Cars
Technology

Poll: 1 in 4 Americans Supports Laws Restricting Human-Driven Cars

More people are warming up to letting robots take the wheel. How about you?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon, Google Race to Get Your DNA Into the Cloud
Science

Amazon, Google Race to Get Your DNA Into the Cloud

Both companies are seeking bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries and market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018.
Apple Ups Its Streaming Music Game: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Apple Ups Its Streaming Music Game: Weekly News Roundup

The tech giant is expected to unveil a paid music-streaming service at its annual developer conference.
Tanya Benedicto Klich