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Google Outage! Users Report Widespread Problems Using Google Apps

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — Millions of people were cut off from Google Inc.'s search engine, e-mail and other online services Thursday, sparking a flurry o...

All the Things People Thought Google Would Do but It Hasn't

Nicholas Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nicholas Carlson

Here's a list of things people thought Google would do, but it hasn't.

Google's Attempt To Revolutionize Radio Ad Sales Fails

Wall Street Journal | JESSICA E. VASCELLARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Google Inc.'s foray into selling radio ads was supposed to show how its online-advertising brainpower could revolutionize an old-fashioned people busi...

Google Unveils Slew Of New Features For Computers, Phones

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Google Inc. unveiled a slew of new and future features on Tuesday, including one that will allow people to better coordinate Internet searches on thei...

Google Street View Banned In Greece, Pending "Additional Information"

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Greece's data protection agency has banned Google from expanding its Street View service in the country, pending "additional information" from the fir...

Washington Post, Google In Talks For Possible Collaboration

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Post Co. chief executive Donald Graham and Google chief executive Eric Schmidt and their lieutenants have been holding talks about a possible collabor...

David Geffen Made Offer To Buy 19% Stake In New York Times: Report

Fortune | Richard Siklos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last month, sources tell me, former Hollywood mogul David Geffen made an offer to buy the 19% stake in the Times held by hedge fund Harbinger Capital ...

Pirates Stealing Music in China...US...Pretty Much Everywhere.

Mira Veda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mira Veda

Until there is some regulation, the world may never see the potential of so many songwriters, singers or artists that just can't afford to make music.

Baba Booey First Pitch, Shuttle Launch, New Postage Rates, Eat What You Want Day & Hoopz Sextape's EXPLAINED

Huffington Post/Google | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When everyone starts searching for the exact same thing there is always a reason. Here is what everyone is looking for right now and why... 1) Gary D...

The Corporate Freshman: Your Rep is More Important Than Ever

Alexandra Levit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alexandra Levit

So what if you still play drinking games on Friday nights or prefer a book to human company? You can still have a corporate persona.

Why I Sued Google (and Won) [Updated]

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Greenspan

With a single click, a faceless Google employee decided that my company's membership in the AdSense program "posed a significant risk to our AdWords advertisers," and the account was disabled with no warning.

Google Takes Out TV Commercials For First Time Ever

Business Insider | Nicholas Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Google will advertise its Chrome browser on TV, starting this weekend. The ads come from a Web video series the company did called "Chrome Shorts." Th...

Apple Without Steve Jobs Means Twitter

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Wolff

Forget about whether Apple buying Twitter is a boneheaded move. Here's what it is: It isn't a Steve Jobs move. This is the first sign of the post-Jobs Apple.

FTC Looks Into Whether Ties Between Apple and Google Boards Violate Anti-Trust Laws

New York Times | MIGUEL HELFT and BRAD STONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Federal Trade Commission has begun an inquiry into whether the close ties among the boards of two of technology's most prominent ...

PETA OKs Goatscaping, But Worries About Goatsploitation

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We've visited goatscaping time and time again, but any time a company the size of Google gets involved, you know there's going to be a new angle on it...

How to Live On $0 A Day: Know Your Healthcare Options

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

With all the advances in healthcare, science and technology, these days you really don't need a doctor.

Round 2 -- The Transformation of the Media and Entertainment Landscape

Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler

The era of "creative destruction" in media and entertainment is best thought of as a round-robin boxing match.

America's Most Reputable Companies

Forbes | Klaus Kneale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Would you recommend that a friend buy medicine from Johnson & Johnson? Insurance from AIG? Do you trust Google? These are the kinds of questions peop...

David Rosenblatt, Google Display Ads Head, Quits

CNN Money | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The president of Google's global display advertising business is leaving, marking the latest in a series of changes within the Internet company's sale...

Consumers & Authors Uniting Against Google Book Deal

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jamie Court

Google's overreaching in trying to tightly control scanned digital copies of world literature has stuck an alarm bell with more than just consumers and the Justice Department.

Google Anti-Trust Investigation: Justice Department Opens Inquiry Into Google Books Deal

New York Times | MIGUEL HELFT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into Google's settlement with authors and publishers over its Google Boo...

Qikker than Twitter

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Balkam

We're going to have to get used to a Truman Show-type existence where we will both star and direct our own as-it-happens video show.

"Mad Magazine" Mocks Google In 500th Issue (PIC)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Mad Magazine" turns 500 next week and chose Internet owners, Google, to bear the brunt of their celebratory satire. They gave Wired.com a sneak peek ...

Deeply Superficial

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
B. Jeffrey Madoff

The internet is like an amusement park: There are rides that get lots of attention then fade in popularity as something newer and faster shows up. The newest attraction on the fairground is Twitter.

Lenin Rules!

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

It was Lenin, after all, who almost 100 years ago stated what has become the mantra of the angry Right and the deluded media nearly a century later: A lie told often enough becomes the truth.