Google took a simple concept - text keywords - and became an Internet leader. In most markets, Google has the search market share lead and management is looking to expand into new markets. The search giant hasn't quite found its next big hit, but Google Apps and Android are promising extensions of the business. The game plan for Google: Expand into new markets like mobile and grow advertising revenue. Google is also dabbling in everything from broadband to power management to alternative energy. The company is well positioned to benefit from cloud computing and the consumerization of IT.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold first look: in pictures

Samsung Galaxy Fold first look: in pictures

Samsung's new Galaxy Fold is one of the most unique devices we have seen in years with a smartphone/tablet in one device. After three days of use, it's clearly a high end product for the early adopter that is a stunning achievement in engineering.

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How Microsoft lost its monopoly in web browsers

How Microsoft lost its monopoly in web browsers

At the dawn of the Internet age, Microsoft used every trick it knew to dominate the World Wide Web. That strategy worked for a few years, but aggressive antitrust enforcement and equally aggressive competitors crushed the company's onetime dominance. Here's a quarter-century of history that explains just what happened.

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Gmail power user tips and tricks

Gmail power user tips and tricks

On the face of it, Gmail seems like any other email service. But dig under the surface and you soon discover just how powerful it is… as long as you know which settings to tweak, and where to find them.

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How did the Pixel 3 line do? Hint: Not great

Google spends a lot of money marketing and advertising its flagship Pixel devices, but do those flashy ads translate into sales? Not according to the company's annual financial reports, which show that it may well have sold fewer than 10 million devices in the last year.

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