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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.


Google Goggles 1.8 offers improved continuous mode

04/12/2012, Google has just made some modifications to their Google Goggles app, bumping up the software version number to 1.8 in the process which will naturally come with a slew of new features as well as improvements. This new version is said to be able to save...

Newer Chromebooks have 5 second boot up time

04/12/2012, Yes, we did talk about how Google sees a future that features faster Chromebooks, and this time around, there is concrete evidence which you can view in the video of a Chromebook which boots up in a mere 5 seconds or so after pressing the...

Age Engage Program to Help Connect Seniors to the Internet

04/11/2012, Every one of us who is either middle aged or less probably has tried teaching senior members in our lives to use the internet and most of the time, it is a slow painstaking process. Amanda Del Balso, AdWords Account Manager at Google Cambridge has taken...

Google Chrome OS to resemble Windows more and more

04/10/2012, The Google Chrome operating system is said to be getting closer and closer to the Windows platform rather than a browser in due time, having introduced its latest developer version that will also carry the first major redesign of the operation system’s...

Google Play Music turns on the style with lab features

04/10/2012, Google’s culture of letting their staff spend 20% of their time working on pet projects of theirs has certainly borne its fair share of fruit over the years, and it has not gone unnoticed that we ourselves have ended up so used to Google Labs...

Android emulator gains improvement and speed

04/09/2012, Android developers definitely know just how important the Android emulator in the course of their work, where it will enable them to build and test their apps in an environment that is as close to the actual Android-powered device as possible....

A Google A Day…

04/08/2012, An apple a day keeps the doctor away, or so the proverb goes, but that does not mean the apple is the most nutritionally dense fruit out there. No sir, there are definitely a fair number of examples that outdo the apple in terms of nutrition, but for...

Google Maps Floor Plan Marker app released

04/06/2012, Google has just rolled out their Google Maps Floor Plan Marker app, where it will allow folks who have uploaded floor plans of their business to further improve on the indoor location accuracy so that their visitors’ experience will be enhanced as...

Google ends e-book sales via independent stores

04/05/2012, Google will put to an end a program that previously allowed independent booksellers to offer their wares – in this case, e-books, from its online store. This move will come to fruition by the end of January 2013. Google digital publishing director...

Former Google PR Director to Head Twitter PR

04/05/2012, Twitter, the microblogging website that serves as a messaging platform for an estimated 500 million users has gotten a Communications Chief of its own. Former Google PR Director and spokesman Gabriel Stricker is moving to Twitter to lead its...

Viacom video lawsuit vs YouTube gains new lease of life

04/05/2012, It seems that the video lawsuit by Viacom against YouTube of Google has been revived in an U.S. appeals court. Viacom is not the only one behind this lawsuit, as the English Premier League and different film studios as well as TV networks have thrown...

Chrome Web Store updated, gets offline badges among others

04/04/2012, Google has continued their march towards mobile domination by updating their Chrome Web Store, throwing in a slew of new features so that your life becomes a whole lot easier whenever you want to discover new apps as well as extensions. This can be very...