Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of one of the world's biggest Internet companies, is the highest-profile U.S. executive to visit North Korea — a country with notoriously restrictive online policies — since young leader Kim Jong Un took power a year ago.
Thursday's agreement with the Federal Trade Commission covers only some of the issues raised in a wide-ranging antitrust investigation that could have culminated in a regulatory crackdown that re-shapes Internet search, advertising and mobile computing.
Fully 18.5 percent of U.S. mobile subscribers used Apple devices, according to ComScore's new three-month study, which covers the period from August through November 2012. Apple barely edged out LG, which took 17.5 percent in the same study. Motorola and HTC both saw small share declines, dipping to 10.4 and 5.9 percent, respectively.
Eric Schmidt is a staunch advocate of global Internet access and the power of Internet connectivity in lifting people out of poverty and political oppression. This month, he plans to travel to the country with the world's most restrictive Internet policies, where locals need government permission to interact with foreigners — in person, by phone or by email.
Google is selling Motorola Mobility's TV set-top business for $2.35 billion, lightening the load that the Internet search leader took on earlier this year when it completed the biggest acquisition in its history. The cash-and-stock deal announced late Wednesday will turn over Motorola's set-top division to Arris Group...
Apple and Google, bitter rivals in smartphone technology, have joined up to make a combined bid for a bundle of patents offered by photography pioneer Kodak, according to a published report. Bloomberg News reported Saturday that Apple Inc. and Google Inc. have abandoned competing bids for the portfolio to offer a combined $500 million.
Before Motorola split itself apart in early 2011, its infrastructure business had long outperformed its handset division, posting regular profits as its smartphone unit sunk further into the red.
Verizon Wireless customers will soon be able to start charging purchases from Google Play to their monthly bill.
Shares of Google dropped nearly 8 percent Thursday to close at $695 on an errant early release of its earnings Thursday.
In its first major hardware launch since being acquired by Google, Motorola Mobility expanded its Droid Razr line yesterday with the launch of three new Android smartphones.
If $12.5 billion seemed to some Google shareholders like a lot of money to pay for a largely unprofitable handset maker, the Internet search giant is now providing some details about its rationale for the transaction.
With Google officially taking over control of Motorola Mobility and installing its own Google-branded leadership, one era ends and another begins.
China's antitrust authorities are prolonging a second investigation into Google's $12.5 billion merger with Motorola Mobility, the handset manufacturer said Monday in a SEC filing.
Google is reportedly facing multiple investigations from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its business practices.
Google and Motorola Mobility have been ordered to hand over information to Apple about the development of the Android operating system.
The Internet search giant is shedding all of its 29 million shares for $1.60 a pop, according to documents filed today with the SEC.
Google's promise to keep Motorola Mobility at arms length following final approval of a proposed $12.5 billion acquisition of the Chicago-based OEM could prove empty...
Six top tech companies have signed on to privacy guidelines for mobile applications that will provide consumers with more information about how their personal information is being used...
Google introduced a version of its Chrome for Android devices. The mobile browser is a beta product and will only work on those Android devices running...
Investors dumped shares of Google after yesterday's fourth-quarter earnings call, sending shares of the company plummeting 9 percent...
The judge handling Oracle's lawsuit over Google's use of Java in Android appears to be getting frustrated with the astronomical damage claims...
The systemic weaknesses in Google's patents on its Android operating system has forced another handset manufacturer into a licensing agreement...
Google is sifting through the photos and commentary on its blossoming social network so its Internet search results can include more personal information.
Verizon Wireless, Samsung and Google today announced immediate availability of the Galaxy Nexus. The Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) smartphone is available in Verizon Wireless stores and online for $299.99 with a new two year customer agreement. Galaxy Nexus is