Google has gone from search engine to phonemaker to TV producer. Now, the Internet giant is investing in green energy, helping build a giant wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean.
Airports aren’t the only place to find companies selling X-ray scanners
This week on Need to Know: An epidemic of gun violence in Chicago. Is the Google-Verizon a deal a pact for good, or evil? And Andy Borowitz takes a cue from JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater.
Some fear that a pact between the two companies announced this week could undermine equal access to the internet. We talk to Need to Know contributor Rick Karr to find out what’s at stake.
As China defended its policy of web censorship, Need to Know spoke with Google’s chief legal officer about his company’s own run-in with China’s censors.
It is difficult to compete with something that is free, but Microsoft — the world’s largest maker of computer software — is trying to do just that, taking on Google’s free web-based productivity applications with its own free web-based version of Microsoft Office 2010 just announced this week. That’s a tough task for Microsoft because [...]
The free market at work or a monopoly in the making? Google’s legal chief spoke with Alison Stewart about ubiquity, innovation and the elusive Google phone.
A company that will analyze your DNA is the perfect storm of Web and biotech, replete with social networking, online privacy concerns and a big-name backer.