Tuesday saw the opening of a major antitrust case against Google in the U.S., marking the government’s first big tech monopoly trial since Microsoft. As the Department of Justice and Google lay out their arguments, two remarkable issues are at stake. First is the nature of Google’s business, which raises questions about the very future…
You’ve got to admire Google’s honesty. Right now, the company’s own safe browsing tool is flagging “google.com” as partially dangerous. Does that mean your computer is doomed if you need to Google search for “funny cat videos”? Likely no, Google — like lots of websites — is just unsafe when in the wrong hands.