Illustration by Shashi Arnold, East Silver Spring Elementary.

Md. Elementary Student Competing in Google Doodle Contest

A drawing by a Montgomery County elementary school student is in the running to become a Google Doodle.


Googles Self Driving Car. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Google: Driverless Cars Are Mastering City Streets

Google says it has turned a corner in its pursuit of a car that can drive itself.


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Google Introduces ‘Time Travel’ Feature For Street View

Roads? Where you’re going, you don’t need roads. Just a mouse.


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Whispers, Secrets and Lies? Anonymity Apps Rise

At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty.


Multiple agencies within the federal government are accused of stalking and later causing a former contractor to be fired after Google auto-correct changed a search from “How do I build a radio-controlled airplane?” into “How do I build a radio-controlled bomb?” Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Google Aims to Provide Broadband in 34 More Cities

Google is planning to offer high-speed Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious expansion aimed at providing formidable competition to cable and telecommunication providers.


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Google Makes Olympic-Sized Statement Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Law

With the Olympics getting underway, Google quietly but vibrantly added its voice to the chorus of companies speaking out against Russia’s law restricting gay-rights.


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Twitter Threatens To Sue Obama Administration Over Gov’t Surveillance Requests

Twitter is prepared to sue the Obama administration for the right to disclose more detailed information on surveillance requests it receives from the government.


New Android app lets you see exactly how often you use your smartphone. (Getty Images)

Smartphone App Tells You If You’re Using Your Smartphone Too Much

Free Android app called Menthal gives you detailed information about your smartphone usage.


Google's Eric Schmidt says even if he knew about the NSA activity beforehand, he couldn't have done anything about it. (Getty Images)

Google Exec Says NSA Spying Was A Surprise To Him

Eric Schmidt tells The Guardian the NSA did not inform him about its data gathering program.


An overwhelming majority of Americans feel a complete lack of control over the privacy of their personal information, with 91 percent of U.S. adults agreeing that consumers “have lost control” over how companies and the government collect and use their personal data.   (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Google: Data Requests From Governments On The Rise

Google says government requests in the first half of 2013 increased nearly 70 percent compared to the second half of 2012.