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Google is an Internet Search company with profits mainly derived from its AdWords advertising program. Google is also known for other high-profile web-related products such as Chrome, GMail, Google Docs or Google Map, and it has also made a very successful entry into the mobile handset market with its Android mobile operating system. The company was created in 1998 and went public in 2004. Google is one of the most visited site in the world.


Movidius Myriad 1 Vision Processor Powers Google’s Tango

02/21/2014, As you may have seen Google is working on a cool project called Tango which allows smartphones and tablets (and possibly Google Glass down the road) to not only see, but understand your environment. This is made possible by computer vision techniques not...

Yandex Wants To Encourage More Forked Versions Of Android

02/21/2014, While Android might be available for OEMs to install on their phones, if they are hoping to be able to use Google’s services, like access to the Play Store, for example, they will require permission from Google. Unless of course you were to run a forked...

Google Announces Project Tango

02/20/2014, While Google Maps might be one of the more widely used mapping applications around and it looks like it is about to get better, thanks to a new Google effort called Project Tango that was recently announced by Sundar Pichai. What is Project Tango, you...

Google Wi-Fi App Could Make Hotspot Access Easy

02/20/2014, The folks over at Google do seem to be on a constant quest to innovate and change things for the better, and it looks as though they are now working on a new Wi-Fi app which could make life easier when one wants to access wireless hotspots. Apparently,...

Google Wanted To Buy WhatsApp For $10 Billion [Report]

02/20/2014, By now we have all heard that Facebook has agreed in principle to buy WhatsApp, the most popular cross platform messaging service out there, for an eye watering sum of $19 billion in cash and stock. If the deal falls through for some reason, Facebook has...

Google Kills Currents With Latest Update

02/20/2014, For those unfamiliar, Google Currents is one of the lesser-known services offered by Google, and rightfully so as there are many better alternatives out there, such as Flipboard. This is why we guess it does not come as a real surprise to learn that...

Google I/O 2014 Will Be Taking Place On 25-26 June

02/19/2014, Google I/O is more or less Google’s answer to Microsoft’s Build and Apple’s WWDC, and today according to a post by Sundar Pichai, it has been revealed that Google I/O 2014 will be taking place on the 25th and 26th of June 2014. As expected the event...

New Google Maps Finally Exits Preview

02/19/2014, At Google I/O 2013, the company showed off a completely new Maps experience which it said was built from the ground up to bring together Street View and satellite imagery into a much more interactive setting. Since then only those who requested an...

Google Glass Proposals Melt Your Heart

02/18/2014, How was your Valentine’s Day? If you love heartwarming accounts, then you would be pleased to hear that Google has compiled a YouTube video which depicts star-crossed lovers proposing to their other half, all of it from the point of view of a Google...

LG Apparently Wants To Wow Google With Its Technology

02/17/2014, Rumor has it that LG is going to Mountain View, Google’s HQ, in a bid to wow the company with its tech. Both companies are said to be meeting for two days, with LG presenting tech created by its numerous branches, such as LG Innotek, LG Display, LG...

Leaked Google Memo Dictates New Android Phones Must Run KitKat

02/17/2014, Android’s “open-ness” is something of a double edged sword, while countless OEMs can develop their own devices with specifications they deem fit, those devices are often not able to run the latest iteration of Android primarily due to...

Samsung Could Have Bought Android In 2004 But Chose Not To

02/16/2014, Technically speaking, smartphones have been around for a while. However it was probably until 2007 with the introduction of the iPhone that the smartphone race really kicked off. That being said it seems that at one point in time, Samsung could have...

Google Acquires SlickLogin, A Sound-Based Password Company

02/16/2014, There are many ways in which we can password protect ourselves. ATMs use PINs, internet websites use a combination of letters and numbers, smartphones can use patterns or biometrics, so the question is do we really need one more form of password...