Google layoffs don’t stop hiring efforts

March 27, 2009

Google may be giving pink slips to some 200 hapless souls, but that’s not stopping the company from hiring in certain places.

Google funds photo advertising start-up

March 26, 2009

Google may not be buying companies as often as it once did, but that’s not stopping it from doling out funds to promising start-ups.

Google finds panacea to the ill-advised email

March 25, 2009

How many times have you smacked your forehead in frustration after sending a bawdy e-mail to your boss that had been meant for a friend?

Blockbuster sees its digital future

March 25, 2009

Here’s the thing about Blockbuster: like other cultural icons, its synonymous with its service — renting movies from a local store.

Advertising works for Hulu, kind of

March 25, 2009

The jury is out on whether advertising will ever work for online video sites as they strive to become real profit-generating businesses. Well, it’s worked for Hulu, but not in the profit-generating kind of way — at least not right away.

Google’s chief: small salary, big expenses

March 24, 2009

Protecting Google’s head honcho got more affordable in 2008, but the cost of air travel for CEO Eric Schmidt and his entourage rose sharply.

Blue Sky for Baidu?

March 24, 2009

The dreams of Internet moonshot stocks have not disappeared amid the global economic slowdown.

How long will Google stay on a deal diet?

March 24, 2009

Is Google really on a deal diet?

Normally Google gobbles up companies — more than 30 deals since 2005, usually small, privately held companies priced from $20 million to $50 million. But it hasn’t announced an acquisition in six months and Google CEO Eric Schmidt says prices are still too high right now.

Googler jumps ship

March 13, 2009

It’s been less than a week since Google reset the price of employee stock options in order to provide “better incentives for employees to remain at Google.”