Google’s Wave consolidates core online features in one tool

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) released to developers an early version of a collaboration and communication tool that consolidates features from e-mail, instant messaging, blogging, wikis, multimedia management and document sharing.Called Wave, the Web application

Published on: May 29th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Google Voice makes your phone life better

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) makes headlines if it sneezes, so it isn't surprising that the company's latest announcement, a revision of a Web app called GrandCentral now renamed Google Voice, has caught the attention

Published on: March 20th, 2009 Steven Vaughan-Nichols

Spy on your workers with Google Latitude

It will be interesting to see how Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) new geo-locator service, called Latitude, plays with small business. Launched this week, Latitude transmits the user's location back to Google for display using

Published on: February 6th, 2009 David Coursey

Five best business cases for Google

As a vendor that's built a dominant brand in the search engine space, Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) solutions also span into other key offerings as well. CDN came up with a list of five

Published on: February 2nd, 2009 Maxine Cheung

Does Google have too much power?

Google's ad programs have made it possible for thousands of small businesses to a make a go of it in the Net economy. Get on Google's bad side, though, and it's like waking

Published on: October 15th, 2008 Robert X. Cringely

The business case for Google’s Chrome

Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) famed cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin came out to support Chrome, saying that browser technology is fundamental to the company's success, so Google decided to get more involved in

Published on: September 3rd, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Google announces browser via comic book

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced Monday, in the unconventional guise of a 38-page comic book, its new Web browser project, Chrome. According to the comic, drawn by acclaimed comic artist and writer Scott McCloud,

Published on: September 2nd, 2008 Jason Snell and Nancy Weil

Websense tries to take the fear out of Facebook

TORONTO – Websense used the InfoSecurity Canada show to introduce a software-based gateway product aimed at protecting users from the dangers of social networking sites and other advanced online services. The company's Web

Published on: June 17th, 2008 Shane Schick

Microsoft should use a back door move on Google

Microsoft should consider putting its search-advertising endeavors on the back burner for now and attempt an end run at Google by trying to become a leader in the display-, video- and mobile-advertising markets,

Published on: May 6th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano

IBM hitches a cloud ride with Google

Los Angeles – According to IBM chairman and CEO Sam Palmisano the client PC era is over, dead and buried, and not just because the vendor sold its Thinkpad business to Lenovo. Cloud

Published on: May 5th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Ballmer disses MacBook Air, bemoans Google behemoth

Not surprisingly, Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer is short on praises for the MacBook Air. Joking that the laptop is heavier than his PC, he pretended to stumble from his chair

Published on: March 7th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

OpenID gains support for online single sign-on

A decision by major vendors like Microsoft and Google to support an online single sign-on project may mean IT managers need to reconsider their identity management strategy. The OpenID Foundation on Thursday said

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Shane Schick

Google enlists Ingram Micro to advance enterprise push

Google's deal with Ingram Micro, one of the largest IT distributors in the world, is the first global distribution deal Google has negotiated, according to company officials. Google currently has localized reseller deals

Published on: July 18th, 2007 John Fontana and Jeff Jedras

Google searches for partners

Early enterprise adopters of Google Apps Premium Edition will face a choice: Get their IT departments to customize the product to meet their needs, or work with third parties who hope to ride

Published on: March 18th, 2007 Shane Schick