| May 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CheapAir (Free for iOS – requires iOS 4.3 and above)
What it is: A flight-search app that lets you speak your flight searches. Chief executive Jeff Klee said his company wanted to help travelers book a flight without having to type too much info...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Computer programming has long been a hobby of Iraq War veteran Eric Kelly, but it wasn’t until this past weekend at a hacking competition that he realized how good he was.
“It was more of a confirmation: ‘You can do this, buddy,’...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:17 AM
A grieving father was shocked last week when he discovered a photo on Google Maps of his 14-year-old son's body lying dead next to a set of train tracks. After much media attention, that father has convinced Google to remove the aerial photo of the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:25 AM
If Chief Executive Elon Musk was at all concerned about Tesla's position as the most technologically advanced electric car on the market, a new app designed for Google Glass just might cement the luxury brand's status.
Software engineer Sahas Katta,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Nearly a year ago Google launched a new version of Google Maps that eager users could voluntarily try. That version has now begun rolling out to all users.
The Mountain View tech giant this week announced that over the coming weeks the "new Google Maps"...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:57 PM
A British newspaper has identified a 29-year-old former Marylander as the source of the top secret documents that revealed details of two National Security Agency surveillance programs and revived debate of the agency's reach into the private lives of...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Google has reportedly struck a deal to purchase Waze, a popular mobile mapping app, for $1.1 billion.
Citing unnamed sources, Bloomberg reported that the Silicon Valley giant could officially announce the deal as early as Monday.
The move would...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Christoph Niemann likely has two of the most-viewed artworks on display -- at least for today. The New York-based author and animator has a pair of Google Doodles hanging atop millions of browsers around the world.
For those in the Northern Hemisphere,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Verizon Wireless proclaimed its roll-out of 4G LTE is "substantially complete" two and half years after it began, announcing Thursday the high-speed mobile data network is available in 500 U.S. markets.
The New Jersey-based mobile carrier has led the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:29 AM
This year marks the 100th edition of the Tour de France and Google is commemorating the race with a new browser-based interactive guide.
Your Tour, as the browser feature is called, takes users through the various stages of the 2,115-mile bicycling race...