At I/O, getting technical with Google

The tech giant leads two days of in-depth and hands-on sessions for developers on how to build Web applications.

The tech giant leads two days of in-depth and hands-on sessions for developers on how to build Web applications.

The search company grew a little less secretive at its Google I/O show, describing some particulars of its mammoth infrastructure of software and hardware.
May 30, 2008 4:00 a.m. PDT

Photo gallery: The Google I/O party

Curious about the lavish (at least by trade show standards) party Google threw for the 3,000 attendees at the Google I/O conference? See some of what went on.
May 30, 2008 8.22 a.m. PDT

CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi checks in with News.com senior writer Stephen Shankland as the two-day Google I/O developer conference continues in San Francisco.
May 29, 2008 2:52 p.m. PDT

We're all guinea pigs in Google's search experiment

Google tests slightly different versions of its search pages and carefully watches how users respond. Also: the minimalist search page began as an accident, not by design.
(Posted in News Blog by Stephen Shankland)
May 29, 2008 12:40 p.m. PDT

Google gives glimpse of future Gears goodies

Company demonstrates Gears features that let a Web browser upload files more gracefully, alert users of important events, and process information about the user's location.
(Posted in News Blog by Stephen Shankland)
May 28, 2008 6:49 p.m. PDT

Google shows touchy-feely Android phone

The search giant shows off Android, including its touch-screen interface and ability to shift a Street View as the user turns around.
(Posted in News Blog by Stephen Shankland)

May 28, 2008 1:33 p.m. PDT

MySpace picks Google's Gears to spruce up site

Social-networking site now uses project to beef up browser abilities. Gears support for Safari, Opera, and Firefox 3 is en route.
(Posted in News Blog by Stephen Shankland)
May 28, 2008 2:47 p.m. PDT

Google announces OpenSocial 0.8

An update to the technology for social Web applications makes it easier to build software that runs outside the browser, too.
(Posted in News Blog by Stephen Shankland)
May 28, 2008 7:57 a.m. PDT

The state of Ajax: past, present and future

Dion Almaer and Ben Galbraith, founders of Ajaxian.com, talk about one of the technologies that has helped define Web 2.0.
(Posted in Webware by Josh Lowensohn)
May 28, 2008 12:29 p.m. PDT

Q&A: Google's open-source balancing act

Google uses a "ton" of open-source software. An insider tells how Google balances its own priorities with the demands of the open-source movement.
(Posted in Underexposed by Stephen Shankland)
May 28, 2008 4 a.m. PDT

Bringing all of Earth to your browser

Search giant has got a new plug-in that brings the best of Google Earth to your browser.
(Posted in Webware by Josh Lowensohn)
May 28, 2008 9:51 a.m. PDT

Google gives glimpse of future

Just before Google I/O, the search giant announces a significant update to its Google Web Toolkit to build sophisticated Internet applications. Also: App Engine pricing.
(Posted in News Blog by Stephen Shankland)
May 27, 2008 4:05 p.m. PDT

Google to preach Web 2.0 gospel to developers

At Google I/O, search giant will tout its work to make the Internet a better foundation for applications and browsers better at running them. Plus: a new Android SDK?
(Posted in News Blog by Stephen Shankland)
May 27, 2008 4 a.m. PDT
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