Google Buys Frommer's to Expand Local Search Content

Posted : 08-14-2012

Google continues to go where the money is as it buys up travel content publisher, Frommer's. Now the search giant can push more ads in the lucrative local service marketplace. Read More »

Google to Lay Off 4,000 from Motorola Mobility Unit

Posted : 08-14-2012

Google is swinging the budget-cutting axe at its recently acquired Motorola Mobility unit. Google is eliminating about 4,000 jobs, or 20 percent of the Motorola unit. Read More »

Google Refreshes Search, Expands Knowledge Graph

Posted : 08-13-2012

Google's Knowledge Base expands to all English-speaking countries, and adds copyright claims to its search algorithms. Read More »

Google Nears Antitrust Agreement With EU

Posted : 07-25-2012

After months of ongoing negotiations, Google is apparently getting close to a settlement deal with the European Union to resolve antitrust issues that would avoid formal charges against the search company, according to a published report. Read More »

Yahoo Names Marissa Mayer as New CEO

Posted : 07-17-2012

Mayer becomes the eighth CEO of the 17-year-old company and its fifth in the last year. Mayer was one of the first 20 employees and the first female software developer hired by Google, joining the company in June 1999. Read More »