Google Buzz

Why Google Is a Sound Long-Run Bet

Google's below-expectations earnings saw its stock pummelled. But there are many positive factors -- from Chrome and Android to its smart acquisitions -- that will help Google remain dominant in the future.

Group Files Federal Complaint Over Google's Social Network

A digital privacy group has filed a complaint with the feds over Google's new "Buzz" social networking product, saying the search giant's use of private email contacts to build a public online community violated federal consumer protection laws. Google said it has already made changes and has more in the works.

Google's Bad Buzz: New Social Product Mocked

Web giant Google unveiled a new social-networking product called Google Buzz but initial reactions to this souped-up version of its Gmail service were not positive. Some wonder whether Google's new offering may be too little, too late to stem the explosive growth of Facebook and Twitter.