Google

  • July 16, 2012   BY Mike Melia  

    Yahoo! has a new leader. Again. Marissa Mayer has been tapped to be the company’s next CEO, the fifth person to take the helm of the Internet giant in five years. A longtime Google executive, Mayer had been responsible for … Continue reading

  • June 25, 2012   BY Paul Solman  

    On Friday’s show, I interviewed Rory O’Connor, longtime video journalist, blogger and author of the new book, “Friends, Followers and the Future,” about the power and perils of social networks. O’Connor has agreed to answer Making Sen$e questions. Consider this … Continue reading

  • June 25, 2012   BY Paul Solman  

    On Friday’s show, I interviewed Rory O’Connor, longtime video journalist, blogger and author of the new book, “Friends, Followers and the Future,” about the power and perils of social networks. O’Connor has agreed to answer Making Sen$e questions. Consider this … Continue reading

  • June 22, 2012  

    Part of his Making Sen$e of financial news series, economic correspondent Paul Solman speaks with author and longtime media blogger Rory O’Connor about social media security, privacy violations and what, if anything, could take Facebook down. Continue reading

  • May 18, 2012  

    The public sale of Facebook shares on Friday didn’t soar as some had expected. Margaret Warner talks to Arvind Bhatia of Sterne Agee and Rob Cox of Reuters’ Breakingviews about what Facebook needs to do to keep its audience and advertisers. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2012  

    As part of our ongoing series on how the presidential campaign plays out in social media and on the Web, Jeffrey Brown and journalists Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz of daily-download.com discuss how Google searches have changed the way President Obama and Mitt Romney target different demographics. Continue reading

  • April 16, 2012   BY Hari Sreenivasan  

    Anytime a story about Google’s omniscient car cameras comes up, there is an inevitable gasp in the newsroom about the information that is available to anyone, anywhere thanks to images nabbed when the company’s cars drove down familiar streets. The … Continue reading

  • April 16, 2012  

    When Google launched its ambitious Street View project in 2007, its vehicles wound up capturing more than images. They also collected personal information from some Wi-Fi networks. Ray Suarez, George Washington University’s Jeffrey Rosen and Punch Media’s David Bennahum discuss the FCC’s case, Google’s response and data privacy. Continue reading

  • March 1, 2012  

    Google’s sweeping new privacy policy took effect Thursday, stirring concern among many state attorneys general who have called it an invasion of privacy. The company said the move would allow it to personalize information for customers and streamline privacy measures. Jeffrey Brown and guests examine the new policy’s effects. Continue reading

  • February 15, 2012   BY Video DA 

    “The Art of Google Books” is a blog that showcases errors and anomalies found in the digital pages of Google Books. Krissy Wilson, the creator of the blog and a student at the University of Florida, sifts through the scanned pages on Google Books website searching for visible signs of the digitizing process. Continue reading