Taking on the tech industry's biggest companies might seem a fool's errand, but Russia's Yandex has reason to think its Web browser has a chance challenging Chrome.
Every month, YouTubers watch 6 billion hours of video. That's how long Homo sapiens have existed -- times three. Venkat Panchapakesan is the person figuring out how to deliver it all.
Dropbox's design chief arrived at the online storage company with his stylish and popular email service, Mailbox. Now, as Dropbox evolves, he's helping it design a way into every facet of our digital lives.
The online dating site admits to running experiments on its users and manipulating what they think. Have no fear, however, as it's for a good cause.
The maker of Net-connected thermostats and smoke detectors isn't like its parent company Google when it comes to making money, says Nest CEO and founder Tony Fadell.
The analytics company is intent on doing away with the age of the e-mail survey to make polling users for feedback more enjoyable all around.
Facebook has figured out mobile advertising for the social graph, but the big money is in the Search Graph.
Chrome's enhanced Web apps, known as Packaged Apps, take on more features to compete with native mobile apps, including in-app payments.
Interactive Advertising Bureau CEO Randall Rothenberg calls the effort to determine which cookies should be blocked or allowed a "Kangaroo Cookie Court" that will hurt small Internet publishers.
The social-networking giant is inserting itself between consumers and Android, and that should make Google a little nervous.