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The Almost Hopeless Challenge Of Web Security

Today we are trusting the web with our most personal and important data, from private photos and social graphs to finances and key work documents. Our hesitation to share such information has dropped

“The Cloud Is The New Dotcom” (Video Highlights)

<img src="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/cloud_bug.jpg" /> On Friday, during our cloud computing event, Whose Cloud Is It Anyway?, Charles River Ventures partner George Zac

1.5 Million Users at Australian Schools Drop Exchange for Gmail

The Australian is reporting that Google has beaten out a number of enterprise competitors to win a contract to host email for the New South Wales Education Department. The new deployment will be the l

Google And Salesforce Cooking Up Something New Together

Google and Salesforce can’t seem to get enough of each other: over a series of announcements the companies have aligned their product strategies more and more closely over time. Now the companies ar

The New Platform War: Google Driving For Adobe and Microsoft with Gears

Google launched Gears last May, and for the first year of its release it was considered a minor, niche product that a few developers and users may take advantage of to allow offline access to web appl

The Mouse That Roared

Our visit the other day to the GooglePlex was extraordinary on a number of levels. At its simplest, the Gmail group opened its kimono to bloggers and what’s left of the mainstream media – full