Google pulls the plug on more products – the Larry Page clean-up continues

September 2, 2011

It’s no secret that the new, Larry Page-led Google is pruning its sprawling collection of products.

Forget about Google Me, Facebook unveils its Google rival

July 28, 2010

For weeks, techies have speculated about Google Me, the company’s secret project to take on social networking king Facebook.

Inside Google’s M&A machine: 3 months, $145 million, 9 deals

May 6, 2010

It’s no secret that Google has been on a buying binge, snapping up tech start-ups at a rapid-fire pace. What’s less transparent is how much that spree is costing it.

Aardvark’s Internet search: No web pages required

October 14, 2009

Microsoft may be the only company with the wherewithal to challenge Google’s Internet search dominance head on, but a number of firms are trying to outflank Google with services that handle aspects of search not covered by Google’s index of Web pages.