10 Google Milestones: From Stanford Dorm To Alphabet
In the last 25 years, Google has staked out its position as one of the world's preeminent technology companies by almost single-handedly creating Web searching as we know it. Here's a look at 10 key moments, from its inception at Stanford to this week's Alphabet restructuring.
Alphabet Rewrites Google's Script
A corporate reorganization completes the transformation Larry Page began when he took over in 2011. Moving Google under Alphabet will shelter the company's brands from one another.
Hitchhiking Robot Dismembered
The friendly hitchBOT met a grisly end in Philadelphia. That tells you all you need to know about human-AI interactions.
Windows 10: NYC Debut, Hands-On Demo
InformationWeek marked the July 29 Windows 10 launch with a visit to New York City's Microsoft specialty store. Here, we take you through our firsthand experiences with Windows 10.
Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
Google Patent Starter Program: Troll Deterrent
The Patent Starter Program is a controlled way for Google to allow a limited number of small companies to use what Google may not want or need, while helping startups protect themselves from patent trolls.
Twitter, Facebook Are Major News Outlets Now
A study from Pew Research shows nearly two thirds of us get our news from Twitter and Facebook. That's not good if you like to learn, or even if you want to keep your children alive.
10 Wildest Google Street View Adventures
Not content to limit its ambitions to mapping the world's cities and towns, Google's Street View team has been taking some wild adventures over the years. These are our favorites.
Google Tests Buy Button In Mobile Search Ads
Google isn't alone in its effort to deck the Web with buy buttons. Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter have been testing buy buttons, too. Social networking is nice, but advertising and revenue are nicer still.
Office 2016 For Mac Is Here
Microsoft Office 2016 is now available to Office 365 subscribers, with a full public rollout expected in September.
Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.
Facebook Infer Bug Detection Tool Is Now Open Source
For Facebook, open-sourcing Infer represents a gesture of goodwill toward the developer community and advances the eventual goal of automated software verification. Doing so should also lead to improvements in Infer through external contributions.
Apple WWDC 2015: 10 Best Moments From The Show
InformationWeek was on hand at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 in San Francisco Monday to hear all about about OS X, iOS 9, and watchOS. Here are our 10 favorite moments from the conference.
WWDC: iOS 9 Plus 5 More Predictions
As the world counts down to WWDC 2015, we speculate about the new products and services that Apple might unveil. From iOS 9 to other news, here's what to watch out for.