The IRS has come out saying that the free lunches offered by corporations are a taxable event and that employees who take advantage of these services should have the value of lunch taxed.
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During the month of August, use of Internet Explorer and Firefox increased slightly, as Microsoft and Mozilla have grown their market share at the expense of Google's Chrome, which dipped.
Google has built up a test fleet of self-driving cars but they are having a few issues at the DMV where the company is told that the cars must have manual controls in the event something goes wrong.
Google has removed another privacy app from its Play Store after it was said to violate the company's policies but the creators say that it stayed within the boundaries set by Google.
Google has completely (and unexpectedly) removed all authorship functionality and Google+ integration from its search results and webmaster tools, saying that it was 'distracting' for the users.
Windows Phone has been on a slow growth trajectory since it was launched a few years ago and it the latest survey, not all markets are receptive to the platform while others are growing.
If you use Chrome and are on a 64bit machine, there is a new version of Chrome out now that bumps up the version number to 37: the build is available for Windows, OS X and Linux.
China has made it known that it hopes to have its own operating system by October to take on rivals like Microsoft, Google, and Apple so it can reduce its dependency on foreign software.
It looks like YouTube might not be making a play for the streaming video website Twitch.tv. Instead, Amazon will be reportedly purchasing the company for over a $1billion dollars.
Google's latest acquisition is Gecko Designs -- a Los Gatos, California-based industrial design firm that will help develop Google X products including self-driving cars and internet balloons.
For the first time ever, Google is now removing an average of 1 million links to pirated content per day because of DMCA takedown notices, which is a large increase from a few years ago.
Google Glass wearers can rejoice! Google has rolled out an update that promises to induce eye watering results now that you will be able to view all of your contacts through it instead of just ten.
Adware posing as the official Evernote extension for Google Chrome has been discovered by the security firm Malwarebytes, fortunately the removal is extremely simple and straight forward.
Rupert Murdoch - whose UK newspaper spent years invading individuals' privacy through 'phone hacking' - says that while the NSA's attitudes to privacy are bad, they're "nothing compared to Google".
According to reports, Google is working on a new initiative which would give children under the age of 13 their own accounts on Google services like YouTube and Gmail -- with parental guidance.
As it prepares to celebrate its seventh birthday, Virgin America is rolling out Google Nexus 7 tablets across its fleet, helping flight attendants to provide better onboard service to its passengers.
Microsoft's Xbox One is the first device to get Google's new-look interface for TV-sized displays, with a new app rolling out to the console now, and heading to other devices in the weeks ahead.
Android fans are eagerly awaiting the next Nexus device from Google. Luckily, a new device has popped up on a benchmarking site that could indicate what the device might entail upon release.
Acer's latest 13-inch Chromebook starts at $279.99 and comes in a range of configurations, offering Full HD display, 32GB SSD, 4GB of RAM, and up to 13 hours of battery life, plus NVIDIA's Tegra K1.
Earlier this year, the US government relaxed the rules on high-definition satellite imaging and because of this, Google and Bing maps will soon look even shaper once a new satellite launches.
Two rival companies - Google and Yahoo - are working together to create a secure and private e-mail system by next year. However, many think this action will pose serious security concerns.
Google has rolled out an update to GMail that adds a unsubscribe link at the top of the message next to the address if it exists anywhere in the email, meaning you can save time by not looking for it.
Google has confirmed that it has adjusted its search ranking algorithms to push sites that use HTTPS higher up in its search results - although, so far, the implementation of this has been limited.
Google has issued a statement regarding the recent arrest of a sex offender in Texas facilitated by the company's automated scanning algorithm for tracking down child pornography across services.
Google, working alongside the Houston police, has taken down a sex offender who was found to have child pornography stored on his computer. Google noticed the illicit images in the offender's inbox.
Google is expected to launch a customization tool for its Nexus devices in the form of Google Workshop which will allow users to create their choice of back covers for devices such as the Nexus 5.
Google's barge plans have apparently been killed off, as the company is to dismantle and scrap one of its 'floating showrooms', while its second barge has remained untouched for months.
Google has released a more stable beta release of its new 64-bit Chrome browser for Windows 7 and 8, replacing the earlier Canary and Developer builds, which were first announced in June.
Google's $1bn acquisition of popular gaming video-streaming service Twitch has reportedly been finalized, and although the companies have not yet confirmed it, the deal could be announced soon.
Google is working on an ambitious project to understand what a perfectly healthy human being should look like, with a broader aim of helping to detect and prevent terminal diseases.
Google is dropping OpenSSL in its newest Chrome beta, in favor of its own forked version called BoringSSL. According to them, this should offer a more streamlined and secure experience for users.
An official video from HTC has a few precious frames that depict a smartwatch designed by the company. This is on par with earlier rumors and leaks suggesting that HTC will enter this market soon.
Google's Larry Page is said to have expressed frustrations over Samsung's wearables strategy in a 'tense' meeting - but Samsung isn't happy either, privately referring to Google as a "bully".
Microsoft's search engine, Bing, has continued to grow in market share and for June, it has climbed once again as Yahoo has hit a new low for usage share but Google is still the top player.
After Europe accused Google and Apple of misleading consumers by offering 'free' games with in-app purchases, Google is making changes to its app policies - but Apple is still dragging its feet.
Google is expected to launch the first Android One handsets in India in October, in partnership with five local manufacturers - including Karbonn, Spice and Micromax - with devices priced around $100.
Microsoft has announced that it is killing off its Asha and Series 40 feature phones, and plans to focus exclusively on Windows Phone, while the MixRadio music service is expected to be sold off.
Google has announced a new research program called Project Zero in order to counter security threats caused by zero-day vulnerabilities such as the recent "Heartbleed" bug in OpenSSL.
Developers with hardware expertise and great ideas for the modular smartphone project can now apply to receive dev units, as Google continues its efforts to turn the project into a production reality.
Back in January, the Google X team announced a revolutionary contact lens technology that can measure patients' glucose levels, and now Novartis has announced that it will be supporting the project.
Unlocked Lumia 630 and Lumia 930 devices from Microsoft are no longer allowing users to change their default search engines. Whether the issue is a deliberate decision or a bug remains to be seen.
Microsoft loves to tout its success, and at WPC, the company mentioned a particularly big win by highlighting 785 corporate customers who had enough of Google and came back to Windows.
Microsoft says it will soon provide a form to accept removal requests for Bing search results under the European 'right to be forgotten' ruling, but exactly how soon it will launch remains unclear.
The Mannheim Regional Court in Germany found Motorola guilty of infringing on a patent held by engineering firm LPKF, and now Motorola has to stop selling the Moto G and X, and recall some devices.
Microsoft and Google, who are long time enemies, are putting down the swords to work on a new project that will bring more open source projects to Azure platform including Kubernetes and libswarm
Google has announced a new feature for Chromecast, which will allow users to fully mirror their phone or tablet display to their TV, although support will initially be limited to Android devices.
Makers of the popular Adblock Plus browser extension have reportedly been sued by multiple marketing companies and media outlets for affecting their advertising business model for websites.
LG joins the Android Wear wagon with it's first device, the G Watch promising IP67, an IPS display and more. How does it perform in daily situations and is it ready for prime time?
After receving a Digital Millenium Copyright Act complaint from FIFA, Twitter has removed profile pictures of some users for using copyrighted images of the official World Cup logo and related images.
The Google Nexus 8 tablet which has been rumoured to arrive for a long time has now been spotted in import logs in India, where it may have been sent for testing purposes.