Google home page now a billboard

Google has put a banner ad for its Nexus 7 tablet on its front page — an unprecedented move.

Google Inc. (GOOG) plans to sell off the Motorola Mobility business unit that manufactures set-top boxes and other home-networking gear, according to Bloomberg. Google shares rose 1.6% to $688.01, at the close of trading

Google has strong incentives to be prudent in its rollout. Each city block brings a significant gamble for Google. Some industry analysts estimate that the cost of installing a connection to a single home averages $2,500. Google is mostly waiving that

Google's stark white home page is the most-viewed Web site on the Internet, and Google is taking advantage of that by advertising its Nexus 7 tablet there. Though it is not the first time Google has advertised its products on the

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is looking forward to getting rid of the unit inside Motorola Mobility that provides set top boxes and some other equipment to cable TV suppliers and for this purpose it has hired Barclays Plc to find purchasers, two persons

Google BigQuery Adds Batch, Excel Query Support

For years, Google has reaped huge profits by displaying ads based on what a user searches for in its search engine, while Facebook encourages users to proactively input their “likes.” But Twitter, by contrast, has long faced the challenge of indirectly

As Google Maps continues to face headwind from competitors like OpenStreetMap, Google has to find new ways to entice developers to continue to use its mapping solution. Today, the company is launching new ad units for Google Maps that bring Google's

For years, Google has reaped huge profits by displaying ads based on what a user searches for in its search engine, while Facebook encourages users to proactively input their “likes.” But Twitter, by contrast, has long faced the challenge of indirectly

tagged Google, Play Store. Google's Play Store just keeps getting better. The latest addition is a “Recommended for You” section for each area of the Play Store. For example, when you tap on the Apps section, you will see a

Once upon a time, I thought I'd be a lawyer. It was the mid 2000s, I was about to enter high school, and I thought lawyers were like rock stars. I'd been watching a lot of legal dramas (The Practice, Boston Legal, Law & Order,

Here’s your noon Redskins’ roster update

Johnson & Johnson said Thursday it would pay $181 million to end claims by 36 states over its marketing of the blockbuster antipsychotic drug Risperdal. But what exactly is J&J accused of? In the U.S., it's perfectly fine for doctors to prescribe

Tom Brady grew up in San Mateo, watched Joe Montana and has won multiple Super Bowls like Montana. So whenever Brady goes after his fourth Super Bowl win as the New England Patriots' heroic quarterback, the inevitable question arrives: Is he better

The basic message: Here's who I am. Here's where I come from and what I've done. Here are my values. Here's the current state of the union. And here are my solutions. Please join me. Like Paul Ryan last night, Romney drew contrasts with his opponent

Final day of the three-part college football preview series. Last, and certainly not least, just how much will you cheer, cheer for ol' Notre Dame this year? They certainly haven't given you much to cheer about this off-season. Four players, topped by

The Washington Redskins' 53-man roster continues to take shape as the team begins a second round of cuts. The Redskins have informed six-year veteran cornerback David Jones that he will be released, according to a person of knowledge of the situation.

‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ ratings top RNC, Paul Ryan veep speech on Fox …

As Tallahassee alt-rockers Go Radio prove, the Republican Convention isn't the only thing cooking down in Florida. The Warped Tour alums are gearing up for the Sept. 18 release of their new album Close the Distance, the

Canada continues to face rising consumer debt levels. Since the post on Canadian housing risks (here), we've gotten a number of comments that Canada's housing is not overpriced (for example if measured in terms of gold).

Canada continues to face rising consumer debt levels. Since the post on Canadian housing risks (here), we've gotten a number of comments that Canada's housing is not overpriced (for example if measured in terms of gold).

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to promote American manufacturing by helping to facilitate investments in energy efficiency at industrial

Now that #catvidfest is over and the festival has been made public, here is your opportunity to vote for your personal pick for “best in show.” Tweet your pick and it's corresponding number from the list below including the

‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ ratings top RNC, Paul Ryan veep speech

Final day of the three-part college football preview series. Last, and certainly not least, just how much will you cheer, cheer for ol' Notre Dame this year? They certainly haven't given you much to cheer about this off-season. Four players, topped by

As Tallahassee alt-rockers Go Radio prove, the Republican Convention isn't the only thing cooking down in Florida. The Warped Tour alums are gearing up for the Sept. 18 release of their new album Close the Distance, the

Johnson & Johnson said Thursday it would pay $181 million to end claims by 36 states over its marketing of the blockbuster antipsychotic drug Risperdal. But what exactly is J&J accused of? In the U.S., it's perfectly fine for doctors to prescribe

As Tallahassee alt-rockers Go Radio prove, the Republican Convention isn't the only thing cooking down in Florida. The Warped Tour alums are gearing up for the Sept. 18 release of their new album Close the Distance, the

Final day of the three-part college football preview series. Last, and certainly not least, just how much will you cheer, cheer for ol' Notre Dame this year? They certainly haven't given you much to cheer about this off-season. Four players, topped by

Here’s the Full Text of Ben Bernanke’s Jackson Hole Speech

Here's the Full Text of Ben Bernanke's Jackson Hole Speech. Add Comment. By Chris Ciaccia 08/31/12 – 10:21 AM EDT. Stock quotes in this article: SPY · Tweet. NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't outright say the

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Chicago Bears beat the Cleveland Browns 28-10 last night in the exhibition finale. Quarterback Colt McCoy did little to solidify winning Cleveland's backup job. McCoy lost his starting job in training camp to rookie Brandon Weeden.

“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” is all about bodily functions. While other shows will edit out moments when the subjects sneeze, throw off phlegm, cough or fart, this TLC show does not. It's hard to say if the producers are leaving these moments in to show

Last night, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addressed the Republican National Convention on the topic of eduction. Well, education and milk. He talked a lot about milk, and how many different types of milk there are. Even during a night in which an

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Chicago Bears beat the Cleveland Browns 28-10 last night in the exhibition finale. Quarterback Colt McCoy did little to solidify winning Cleveland's backup job. McCoy lost his starting job in training camp to rookie Brandon Weeden.

The 2012 College Football Season Is Here. This Is Why We Watch

The video was directed by Nash Edgerton, who previously worked with Dylan on the videos for "Must Be Santa Claus" and "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'" – the latter of which is significantly more violent than "Duquesne Whistle.

The Marriott soaring 27 stories over Tampa Bay here has become a Romney family compound this week, as some 120 of Mitt Romney's relatives, distant and close, have descended on the Republican presidential nominee's hotel this week. Ensconced for the

Get a sneak peek at what Amazon will announce next week.

“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” is all about bodily functions. While other shows will edit out moments when the subjects sneeze, throw off phlegm, cough or fart, this TLC show does not. It's hard to say if the producers are leaving these moments in to show

The Marriott soaring 27 stories over Tampa Bay here has become a Romney family compound this week, as some 120 of Mitt Romney's relatives, distant and close, have descended on the Republican presidential nominee's hotel this week. Ensconced for the

Here’s how to honor Neil Armstrong

Here come the hybrids. Summary: Asus kicked off the hybrid rebirth with its Android-based Transformer, and with Windows 8 poised for release one company after another is sharing plans to bring the form to market. James Kendrick. By James Kendrick for

The Marriott soaring 27 stories over Tampa Bay here has become a Romney family compound this week, as some 120 of Mitt Romney's relatives, distant and close, have descended on the Republican presidential nominee's hotel this week. Ensconced for the

Toshiba has unveiled a series of new computer devices, including a tablet-ultrabook hydrid. The star of the announcement is a tablet-ultrabook hybrid called the Satellite U925t (pictures here). Satellite U925t Tablet-Ultrabook

Just as Olympics withdrawal is starting to set in for many of us, the 2012 Paralympics are getting underway. During the Olympic Games, fans around the world sent more than 150 million Tweets cheering for their athletes and teams.

Just as Olympics withdrawal is starting to set in for many of us, the 2012 Paralympics are getting underway. During the Olympic Games, fans around the world sent more than 150 million Tweets cheering for their athletes and teams.

We have 120 Romneys here

Just as Olympics withdrawal is starting to set in for many of us, the 2012 Paralympics are getting underway. During the Olympic Games, fans around the world sent more than 150 million Tweets cheering for their athletes and teams.

The Marriott soaring 27 stories over Tampa Bay here has become a Romney family compound this week, as some 120 of Mitt Romney's relatives, distant and close, have descended on the Republican presidential nominee's hotel this week. Ensconced for the

The Marriott soaring 27 stories over Tampa Bay here has become a Romney family compound this week, as some 120 of Mitt Romney's relatives, distant and close, have descended on the Republican presidential nominee's hotel this week. Ensconced for the

But in this most recent disclosure, a new problem has emerged for Pandora: It might be reaching a ceiling on its growth. Here are some charts showing Pandora's user growth and how much it gets in revenue. At first glance, Pandora's user base appears to

Why is Indian English literature less political than Arab English literature?

Here come the hybrids

But in this most recent disclosure, a new problem has emerged for Pandora: It might be reaching a ceiling on its growth. Here are some charts showing Pandora's user growth and how much it gets in revenue. At first glance, Pandora's user base appears to

Chad Johnson's estranged wife Evelyn Lozada has cut herself off entirely from her husband — telling TMZ, she hasn't spoken a word to the former NFL star…

But in this most recent disclosure, a new problem has emerged for Pandora: It might be reaching a ceiling on its growth. Here are some charts showing Pandora's user growth and how much it gets in revenue. At first glance, Pandora's user base appears to

Our favorite Coke-drinking, newspaper-tossing billionaire turns 82 years old today. To celebrate, Warren Buffett announced that he's upping his contributions to his kids' charitable funds — a sort of birthday gift to the world. Here's our gift to you

Just as Olympics withdrawal is starting to set in for many of us, the 2012 Paralympics are getting underway. During the Olympic Games, fans around the world sent more than 150 million Tweets cheering for their athletes and teams.