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Nonkiller Apps Are The Future: Here's Why

John Pavley | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology
John Pavley

I assume the term killer app came from the phrase "to make a killing." I never thought much about the metaphor -- the use of the word "killing" as a synonym for "succeeding" or "winning." But it's a little creepy to think about what the word killer really means. After all, a "murder app" or "homicidal app" doesn't sound appealing, and yet all these words are interchangeable synonyms.

The Evolution Of An Underground Copycat App Environment

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

Modern day "App Stores" have existed for roughly 5 years. In that time, two operating systems have emerged as the runaway victors: iOS and Android. iOS, Apple's brainchild, and Android, Google's platform, each possess a little over 800,000 apps within their app store.

Google Apps: Saving Schools Money or Paying With Your Kid's Privacy?

Sue Scheff | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Sue Scheff

A key reason schools are signing up for Google Apps for Education is that Google claims to provide these services at no cost. But these services are not entirely free. Did you know that schools may be "paying" for these services with your kid's privacy?

Google Chooses Its 12 Favorite Apps Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.28.2012 | Technology

If you got a new Android phone or tablet for Christmas, then get your downloading finger ready: Google has announced its picks for the best Android ap...

Predicting the Future of Google

Jayson DeMers | Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver
Jayson DeMers

Where is Google headed? How inclusive can Google make its technologies, and what will its competitors develop to rival Google's products and push innovation even further?

Don't Even Ask Google's New App

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 10.01.2012 | Technology

Google's dream of seamlessly blending technology with everyday life just got a little more realistic. The company's latest smartphone app, Field T...

Don't Even Ask Google's New App

The New York Times | Claire Cain Miller | Posted 09.28.2012 | Technology

Google has created a new mobile app that gives people facts about the places around them — unprompted, without the need to even ask for the informat...

WATCH: Microsoft Rips Google In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 02.22.2012 | Technology

Microsoft has taken yet another blatant stab at Google, this time in relation to its cloud collaboration and productivity software, or Google Apps. ...

Google Ends Gmail App For BlackBerry

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 01.09.2012 | Technology

Google has announced that it is ending support for its Gmail app for BlackBerry devices and will pull its native app from the BlackBerry operating sys...

WATCH: Google+ Announces 2 Big Changes

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology

Upstart social network Google+ on Thursday announced a few new features and introduced a change that users have been hankering after since the service...

Google Apps: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Amanda Kooser | Posted 08.06.2011 | Small Business

Unless you've been running your business out of a cave in the Himalayas, you know that software has undergone some major changes over the past few yea...

The Verdict On Google's Redesign

Ty Fujimura | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts
Ty Fujimura

Google produces exceptional interfaces, but their aesthetic is famously unhip. It's not surprising: They're an engineering-first company that took 7 y...

Morgan Stanley Downgrades Google Due To Aggressive Expansion

Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

Morgan Stanley downgraded Google Inc a notch to "equal-weight," saying the search giant's margins will shrink as it undertakes aggressive hiring a...

Amy Lee

Can Microsoft's Latest Counter Google's Threat?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 08.29.2011 | Technology

With its new web-based version of the popular Microsoft Office suite of software, Office 365, Microsoft is attempting to reclaim territory that has be...

Wyoming: Government Via Google Apps

AP | By MEAD GRUVER | Posted 08.23.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Wyoming has become the first state to begin using a suite of cloud computing tools from Google for its entire executive branch of go...

Google Puts The Squeeze On Small Business Customers

Business Insider | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

n a bid to earn more money from small businesses, Google is lowering the cap on the free version of Google Apps from 50 users to 10 users. Customer...

Microsoft Attacks Google Over Security

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 06.12.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp. is lashing out at Google Inc., extending hostilities between two of the most prominent corporations in the techn...

Google Apps Inaccessible To Blind Students

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WASHINGTON — A complaint filed Tuesday with the federal government accuses New York University and Northwestern University of discriminating aga...

Cloud Computing: A Shift From IT Luxury to Business Necessity

Ben Kerschberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ben Kerschberg

Cloud computing may have started out as an emerging trend that only IT professionals could get excited about (or fear), but it has quickly become one of the most important paradigm shifts in business today.

Google To Build Marketplace Of Education Apps

Businessweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

(Bloomberg) -- Google Inc. is talking with educational-software companies to help build a marketplace for online learning programs, an industry whose ...

Google Adds Extra Security To Email, Apps

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. is making it tougher for computer hackers and other imposters to break into e-mail accounts and other password-prote...

Workplace Rebellion: Savvy Workers Drive Technology Transformation

Karen Appleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Karen Appleton

We're on the verge of a massive shift where user experience will become the determining factor for technology adoption at work. Let the workplace rebellion begin.

Google Mobile iPhone App Updated WIth Flamboyant Tweaks

searchengineland.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google announced the new version of their Google Mobile App is available on iTunes. The new version has some new features including:...

Google Wave RELEASED For Wider Testing (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

**See update and demonstration video below** Google Wave, a highly-anticipated new communication and collaboration tool, is being released to 100,0...

Google Readies Itself For Rumble With Microsoft

New York Times | STEVE LOHR, MIGUEL HELFT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A cerebral computer-scientist-turned-executive, Eric E. Schmidt has spent much of his career competing uphill against Microsoft, quietly watching it o...