Google may be taking a page from Apple as it considers opening brick-and-mortar retail stores, according to reports.
Google+ suffered a site outage Friday morning, prompting users of the social network to complain on both Google+ and Twitter that the site was down or slow to load.
Google hangs onto its dominant share of the search market, while its competitors inch up and down.
Google's social network, Google+, is getting attention from the likes of astronauts and the U.S. president. Both will be hosting hangouts with the U.S. public.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are using Twitter to track what has been a particularly severe flu season across the U.S.
If users take to Facebook's new search tool, the social network could be in line to haul in a lot of advertising dollars, say industry analysts.
With Facebook preparing for its mysterious press conference on Tuesday, speculation is surging that the announcement could be about anything from a new smartphone to a new mobile plan to a new search feature.
A long list of Web sites went dark for one minute at 9:30 a.m. ET today to mark a moment of silence for the 26 women and children who were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. last Friday.
Internet and mobile communications were shut down on Thursday morning in war-torn Syria.
In an interview this week, a Google executive called rival Facebook an outdated social network that is annoying the heck out of users with its ads.
Google CEO Larry Page met with officials from the FTC this week in an attempt to convince regulators that the company hasn't broken antitrust laws, reports say.
The annual list of top search queries on Bing show that Facebook, Apple's iPhone 5 and the presidential election have been of significant interest to the online world during 2012.
Online sales for Black Friday topped $1 billion for the first time, according to online tracker comScore.
NASA's rover Curiosity will be spending the next several days using the camera on its mast in a search for the next route to travel on Mars.