Imagining Google as a real person is still so embarrassingly hilarious

If Google were a real person, he would probably have the world's most frustrating job. I mean, Google has to deal with all the crud we type into the search engine and spit out results that match up to our perverted tastes, stoned questions, deepest fears, doddering mistakes all while trying to not to judge us. » 7/10/14 9:00pm 7/10/14 9:00pm

Health-monitoring contact lenses herald the Medical Tricorder Age

Google is working in a new device that will monitor your glucose levels: smart contact lenses, connected to your phone using a wireless chip. It's just the beginning of something that will be much bigger—this is going to be one of the sensors that will turn your phone into the Star Trek medical tricorder. » 1/16/14 7:59pm 1/16/14 7:59pm

How funny would it be if Google was a real person you had to talk to?

Your Google search history is probably littered with typos, questionable queries, embarrassing visits to malware-infected websites, porn, Facebook, porn, Facebook, basic math questions a 6-year-old would know, juvenile jokes and so forth. It's not a proud place to be. But what if in order to make all those searches… » 1/13/14 9:03pm 1/13/14 9:03pm

All the holiday paradises visited by Google execs using your tax money

Google and the Department of Defense signed a weird deal in 2007: the former would let the latter use a federal airfield and buy government jet fuel at half the normal price—for scientific and official purposes. However, Google's top brass used tons of this fuel to travel to these hot playgrounds. » 9/15/13 9:34pm 9/15/13 9:34pm

NSA surveillance scandal: Major legal site shuts down over spying

A legal website used by attorneys to privately discuss case law is shutting down after 10 years because the owner no longer feels the site's users are protected from government spying. After federal threats led to the closure of several secure email providers, the publisher of Groklaw closed her own operation last… » 8/20/13 1:31pm 8/20/13 1:31pm

Hacker Group Retaliates By Leaking Secret NSA Documents

In response to PRISM—the NSA and top tech companies' spy network to capture all your calls, photos, videos and files—hacker group Anonymous has published 13 secret US government's secret documents. These include documents about PRISM and the Department of Defense's Strategic Vision for controlling the internet. » 6/07/13 10:07am 6/07/13 10:07am