Third-party software such as Twitter clients now can use Google's service for shortening Web addresses.
Google Toolbar users had been able to shorten long Web links with goo.gl, but now anyone can access the service through a new Web site.
Google has released an Android app to help you shorten URLs and provide insight as to who is clicking your links.
The new feature can handle questions from up to 1 million viewers at the same time.
Make a splash in Tom Daley's Speedos with a Google Maps Street View tour inside the London 2012 Aquatics Centre.
Google's gets four new smart cases for its 2013 Nexus 7, but at $50 a pop they're pricey compared with the $229 tablet and cases made by rivals.
Click your way through a virtual race with the Stig on the Google Street View version of the "Top Gear" test track.
Information for 38 resorts is now available on Android, iPhone, and the Web, the company says. Some include Street View.
Waze's real-time traffic conditions come to Google Maps for desktops, along with more Street View in step-by-step directions and auto-generated tours.
Web giant explains that it erred in notifying some applicants that their ideas had earned them early access to the high-tech specs.