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Google Streetview = Heeby Jeebies

I have long been a fan of Google Earth because I find it so thrilling to see the world from my desktop. It is especially cool that with a flick of my mouse I can zoom right in to my neighborhood. Unfortunately Google Earth’s resolution has been getting a bit too...

Google Buys Some Extra Computing Power

The details have yet to be released but on June 5th Google reportedly acquired PeakStream Inc.; a firm that appears to specialize in leveraging the power of software on next generation computers. Google is tight-lipped about the actual size of its monolithic computer...

Privacy Advocates Attack Google and DoubleClick Merger

On June 7th the San Francisco Chronicle published an article about the growing privacy concerns related to the planned Google and DoubleClick merger. According to the article a coalition of privacy groups have requested that federal regulators “prohibit the...

How Safe is Your Search?

Roughly 4 percent of all search results display links to potentially dangerous websites, according to a report published by McAfee’s SiteAdvisor, on Monday. The report notes that Yahoo results are the riskiest with AOL leading the pack as having the safest results....

Google Image Features Discovered

Google image searches can be further refined thanks to a hidden feature few knew about – until this week. A blog post by Ionut Alex Chitu has shown that by adding a simple piece of code to the end of your Google image search, can be used to refine the results....

Surface Computing – The Next Big Thing?

In a press release issued by Microsoft Tuesday, the announcement of the first commercially available surface computer was made. Expected to be released late this year, Surface will first appear in places like Casinos and hotels. “With Surface, we are creating more...