The search giant has been trying to take a more measured approach with costs, especially as its cash cow search engine faces more competition.
Google's soaring stock price comes after the company announced second-quarter sales of $14.35 billion and a profit of $6.99 a share.
Ruth Porat, a Silicon Valley native, will head west from the marquee Wall Street firm, where she had a hand in a number of technology ventures.
Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.
A dedicated site hosts women connected to the White House telling their favourite stories of trailblazing women in science and technology.
An unaired "SNL" sketch reveals what happens when you've written 10,000 tweets. You get a celebrity kiss, a visit from Woody Harrelson dressed as God and an elaborate music-dance routine.
Letters from young fans of comic star fashion model-cum-amateur sleuth Toni Gayle from the 1940s are both endearing and fascinating.
In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.
New ruling in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank means firms must do more to advance 'abstract' software claims to receive a patent.
The justices grill both TV-streaming service Aereo and the broadcasters suing it to interpret what is public, what is private, and whether copies of the same thing are really different at all.