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Nine Pro-LGBT Companies Facing Conservative Backlash

Nine Pro-LGBT Companies Facing Conservative Backlash

Here's your excuse to really overdo it on Oreos.
Cyborg Alert: There will be Google-powered glasses by the end of the year

Cyborg Alert: There will be Google-powered glasses by the end of the year

Bluetooth technology has been on the market for years and people using it still look like chumps. But the quest to make our technology stick to…
Men are more lovelorn than women, according to their Google habits

Men are more lovelorn than women, according to their Google habits

To the surprise of embittered sassy single women everywhere, new data from Google indicates that men are actually more desperate eager to find…
Google to start tracking your every move on its websites

Google to start tracking your every move on its websites

Moving toward Facebook-worthy levels of creepy surveillance, Google has announced plans to track the activity of users across all of its partner…
Google Music launches, with the help of Busta Rhymes

Google Music launches, with the help of Busta Rhymes

Yes, that's a picture of Busta with a life-sized, artfully tagged Android mascot at the program's official launch. Stop asking so many…
MC Hammer has his very own search engine now, and it's called "WireDoo"

MC Hammer has his very own search engine now, and it's called "WireDoo"

'90s icon MC Hammer has re-fashioned himself as a search engine mogul because, well... just because. At this week's Web 2.0 conference in…
Google-powered vibrator brings new meaning to phrase "search engine optimization"

Google-powered vibrator brings new meaning to phrase "search engine optimization"

Who says that the Internet isn't lady-friendly? Certainly not the maker of the Googlher, a vibrator that turns on every time Google pings…
Google pulls controversial "Is my son gay?" app

Google pulls controversial "Is my son gay?" app

Looks like you'll have to communicate with your child now in order to find out their sexual orientation. Bummer, I know. Google has finally…
Google now tells you a famous person's sexual orientation

Google now tells you a famous person's sexual orientation

So, Google has a weird new thing going on: the search engine will now supply (for some people) the best guess as to their sexual orientation before even…
Rick Santorum asks Google to help him, Google says no

Rick Santorum asks Google to help him, Google says no

What do you do when gay-rights activists manage to get a neologism for lube and fecal matter at the top of Google searches for your name? Blame…
Google buys Zagat in continuing quest for world domination

Google buys Zagat in continuing quest for world domination

As part of its efforts to screw Facebook "expand its local offerings," Google has purchased restaurant rating giant…
Google celebrates Freddie Mercury's birthday with whimsical animation

Google celebrates Freddie Mercury's birthday with whimsical animation

Today would have been Freddie Mercury's sixty-fifth birthday, and in his honor, Google pays tribute to the Queen frontman with appropriate…
Google TV is coming to Europe next year

Google TV is coming to Europe next year

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt announced plans to bring Google TV to Europe in 2012 while giving a speech at the Edinburgh International…
Links: Boston is named worst-dressed American city by <em>GQ</em> &mdash; go Red Sox!

Links: Boston is named worst-dressed American city by GQ — go Red Sox!

UGG fans and Northface wearers are raising their eyebrows under Red Sox caps today. Finally, Boston is being called out for being the frattiest…
Google+ hits ten million users, starts turning people away like a trendy nightclub

Google+ hits ten million users, starts turning people away like a trendy nightclub

Yesterday, when I finally received my invitation to join Google+, it was at capacity. It felt like being turned away at the velvet ropes, at…
Google launches Google+, its latest attempt at taking down Facebook

Google launches Google+, its latest attempt at taking down Facebook

Google's attempts at creating a viable social-networking site have thus far made the tech giant look like a seventy-year-old man wearing…
Woman accuses Google of "No Fatties" hiring policy

Woman accuses Google of "No Fatties" hiring policy

Nearly everyone has had some tech friend gush to them about how great Google is, not just as a search engine, but as a company. But a New York…
Watch: Norm MacDonald, of all people, points out sexist Google search results

Watch: Norm MacDonald, of all people, points out sexist Google search results

Without a doubt, Google's search results have come under fire for sexism before. (Remember that tiff about "cougar" dating sites? Of…
Facebook awkwardly attempts to smear Google

Facebook awkwardly attempts to smear Google

In a move as awkward as you'd expect from the organization that invented virtual poking, Facebook recently hired a top PR firm to pitch…
Watch: Jane's Addiction perform at Google's I/O developer conference

Watch: Jane's Addiction perform at Google's I/O developer conference

Alt-rock legends Jane's Addiction killed it the other night, performing an eight-song, forty-two minute after-hours set at, of all places…