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Paul Sakuma/AP file photoAn employee drives a Google Maps Street View vehicle around Palo Alto. Internet giant Google's Street View project has raised privacy concerns in several countries. Attorneys suing Google for enabling its camera-carrying vehicles to collect emails and Internet passwords while photographing neighborhoods for the search giant's popular "Street View" maps look forward to resuming their case now that a U.S. appeals court has ruled in their favor.

Google loses appeal in Street View snooping case

SAN JOSE — A federal appeals court said Google wrongly collected people's…

Paul Sakuma/AP file photoAn employee drives a Google Maps Street View vehicle around Palo Alto. Internet giant Google's Street View project has raised privacy concerns in several countries. Attorneys suing Google for enabling its camera-carrying vehicles to collect emails and Internet passwords while photographing neighborhoods for the search giant's popular "Street View" maps look forward to resuming their case now that a U.S. appeals court has ruled in their favor.
AP Photo/The Hershey CompanyThis undated product image provided by The Hershey Company shows the new Kit Kat label for The Hershey Company featuring Android's green robot mascot breaking a Kit Kat. Google is naming its new Android operating system after the chocolate bar. The Android 4.4 KitKat system is expected to launch in October 2013.

Gimme a break: New Android system named 'KitKat'

Gimme a break, Google. Break me off a piece of that Kit…

AP Photo/The Hershey CompanyThis undated product image provided by The Hershey Company shows the new Kit Kat label for The Hershey Company featuring Android's green robot mascot breaking a Kit Kat. Google is naming its new Android operating system after the chocolate bar. The Android 4.4 KitKat system is expected to launch in October 2013.
Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesGoogle co-founder Sergey Brin looks on during a news conference at Google headquarters on September 25

Google employee now a hot Google search term

In the Department of Irony, married Google founder Sergey Brin’s alleged home-wrecking…

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesGoogle co-founder Sergey Brin looks on during a news conference at Google headquarters on September 25
Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesPassengers exits a Caltrain commuter train during the morning commute

Facebook-led project seeks Internet access across globe

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has enlisted Samsung Electronics Co.…

Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesPassengers exits a Caltrain commuter train during the morning commute
Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesPassengers exits a Caltrain commuter train during the morning commute

Larry Ellison says Google's Larry Page acted 'evil'

Google's informal motto is "don't be evil," but outspoken Silicon Valley billionaire…

Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesPassengers exits a Caltrain commuter train during the morning commute

IBM forms alliance with Google, Nvidia to boost chips unit

Technology services provider IBM is teaming up with Google and a handful…

AP Photo/Mark LennihanThe Motorola Moto X smartphone

US factory means buyers can customize Google phone

NEW YORK — With its first smartphone designed completely in-house, Google is…

AP Photo/Mark LennihanThe Motorola Moto X smartphone
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office

Free Wi-Fi at city parks part of fully wired goal

Bringing free wireless data service to city parks could be a launchpad…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office
AP Photo/Frank Franklin IIIn this Monday

Magnetic CEO, Alibaba jackpot rejuvenate Yahoo

SAN FRANCISCO — Not much had been going right for Yahoo until…

AP Photo/Frank Franklin IIIn this Monday
Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunchMayor Ed Lee

Stop scapegoating the tech industry

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about the impact of…

Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunchMayor Ed Lee
AP Photo/Paul SakumaIn this Sept. 2

Google settles suit, clears way for stock split

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google has resolved a shareholder lawsuit blocking a long-delayed…

AP Photo/Paul SakumaIn this Sept. 2
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Industry eyes tech copyright fight

Although legal experts say a reversal of last year's Google vs. Oracle…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoBuses that shuttle workers to and from San Mateo County employers make several stops in The City.

Peninsula welcomes tech firms’ shuttles

Even amid concerns from San Francisco residents and officials about the impact…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoBuses that shuttle workers to and from San Mateo County employers make several stops in The City.
ap file photoGoogle will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps

Google's products dig deeper into people's lives

For Google CEO Larry Page, happiness is a warm computer. "Technology should…

ap file photoGoogle will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps
Associated PressGoogle CEO Larry Page disclosed Tuesday

Google CEO discloses 'rare' vocal cord problem

Google CEO Larry Page has disclosed a problem with his vocal cords that…

Associated PressGoogle CEO Larry Page disclosed Tuesday

Farsighted view of marriage equality

In the same week the Supreme Court heard its two historic cases…

Getty Images File PhotoApple is rumored to be working on both a cheaper model of the iPhone as well as an updated model.

Apple to release updated phone this summer

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is set for a possible summer launch…

Getty Images File PhotoApple is rumored to be working on both a cheaper model of the iPhone as well as an updated model.
AP File PhotoPSY's 'Gangam Style' video is just one of over a billion videos being viewed by over a billion people. The South Korean music-maker was also the first video to reach 1 billion views.

YouTube now serving videos to 1 billion people

LOS ANGELES (AP) — YouTube says more than 1 billion people are…

AP File PhotoPSY's 'Gangam Style' video is just one of over a billion videos being viewed by over a billion people. The South Korean music-maker was also the first video to reach 1 billion views.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoRoadblock: Employee shuttles have stirred complaints of blocked Muni bus stops and traffic congestion.

Rules proposed for commuter shuttle buses in San Francisco

San Francisco’s shuttle buses for commuting tech company employees are getting on…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoRoadblock: Employee shuttles have stirred complaints of blocked Muni bus stops and traffic congestion.
Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesA Google self-driving car displayed at the Google headquarters.

Brown give green light to driverless cars in California

California took the fast lane to the future Tuesday when Gov. Jerry…

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesA Google self-driving car displayed at the Google headquarters.