Google to be part of new holding company, 'Alphabet'

...ventures far beyond the company's Internet search core.It will still use the Google name for its popular Internet search engine, mapping service and related products. But CEO and co-founder Larry Page said Monday the creation of the new holding...

Devices using voice-recognition technology bring more privacy concerns

...Apple's Siri assistant on mobile devices, Microsoft's Cortana and the OK Google feature for speaking to Google's search engine.Spoken commands can also be used to find something to watch on some TVs, and an upcoming Barbie doll will include...

Microsoft debuts Windows 10: Why it's being given away free

...counting on Windows 10 to spur more use of other services. Microsoft makes money from selling advertising for its Bing search engine; it also collects fees from people who use premium versions of its Office software, OneDrive cloud storage and Skype...

Growth potential make search engine stocks attractive, but risky

...aren't many publicly traded search engine stocks to choose from, and their...Wall Street is so excited about search engine stocks is it seems they are only...Street are thinking as they snap up search engine stocks, consider this: Spending...

AltaVista search engine re-designed

AltaVista Co., a no-frills Internet search engine, will undergo radical surgery Monday in its bid to become a full-fledged consumer media company offering live news updates and...

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Google unveils cheapest Chromebooks yet as Microsoft slashes price on Surface Pro 3 tablet

...Android software for mobile devices, the Chrome system is set up so users will automatically begin using Google's search engine and other services, such as Gmail and YouTube. Google has used the Chromebooks as a prod to bring down the prices...

Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...Google has been at the forefront of upheaval during the past 15 years. Besides building the Internet's dominant search engine and digital ad network, the Mountain View, Calif., company also boasts the top mobile operating system in Android...

Google's safe browsing system targets 'unwanted software'

...advising a user to stay away. Google also is demoting the nettlesome sites in the rankings of its dominant Internet search engine so people are less likely to come across them in the first place. Google disclosed Thursday that the safe browsing...

Microsoft launches Windows Live Internet search engine

...launching a revamped Internet search engine it says will help computer users...Search will replace the existing search engine that powers MSN.com. MSN spokesman...test. A key goal with the new search engine will be to give people more control...

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Researchers develop 3-D search engine

...industrial parts. Ramani expects his search engine will serve huge industrial companies...practical." With the Purdue search engine, designers could sketch the part...and colleagues have put a 3-D search engine on the Web that lets anyone sketch...

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