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Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

08/15/2011, This morning, Google has announced that it will acquire Motorola Mobility for $12B, which is a huge premium (60%+). This move is somewhat unexpected as it drastically changes Google’s position relative to other handset manufacturers who use...

Google Video arrives on Froyo and Gingerbread devices

08/12/2011, Google Video was launched awhile ago for Android tablets, and now it looks like it’s finally made its way to smaller Android devices. Google has released a new update to the Google Videos app that brings the video rental service to Android...

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich screenshots leaked?

08/12/2011, Want to know what the next version of Android is going to look like? Well you don’t have to wait anymore – provided the screenshots above are the real deal. The folks over at RootzWiki have published some photographs of a Nexus S running what is...

India wants to monitor Google and Skype as well

08/10/2011, After recent reports of the Indian government’s intentions to strong arm RIM into compromising the security of its BlackBerry devices, it looks like the country is leaving no stone unturned. Recent reports state that India is also requesting for the...

WordPress malware poisons images on Google Image search

08/09/2011, If you own a blog, whether it be for personal or professional use, chances are you are probably running in on WordPress, a popular platform for both personal and professional blogs/websites. It appears that there is a new form of malware for the platform...

Google Chrome OS for tablets spotted on video

08/08/2011, We’ve previously reported about some screenshots of Chrome OS being used in some sort of tablet-friendly mode, and now some video footage of it has surfaced. A web developer named François Beaufort recently finished compiling a software build of...

Google’s self-driving car has its first accident

08/05/2011, Uh oh. Google’s driverless car, the self-driving Prius has encountered its first ever accident – according to a photograph sent in to Jalopnik by a tipster who spotted the accident somewhere nearby Google’s Mountain View California...

Google Chrome OS successfully hacked

08/05/2011, One of Google’s Chrome OS strongest selling points was the fact that it had much better built-in security than other operating systems. The OS split up between different hard drive partitions: one swap partition, one encrypted user partition and one...

Google+ improves invitation system

08/05/2011, Google+ hasn’t been out for a long time and it has already been reported to have hit 18 million users last month, but a lot of users still don’t have all their friends on the service yet. One of the drawbacks to the current invitation system is...

Google teams up with NASA and CAFE for the Green Flight Challenge

08/05/2011, Remember the Elektra One, the electricity-powered plane that PC-Aero developed for NASA and CAFE’s Green Flight Challenge? Well, it has just been announced that Google will be joining NASA and CAFE in sponsoring the Green Flight Challenge. The...

Chrome OS supports ZIP files now

08/05/2011, Google’s Chrome OS takes a closer step to being a respectable operating system as it is now capable of supporting ZIP files – which might come across as a surprise to many considering how we have taken ZIP file support for granted all this...

GMail Preview Pane Looks Neat

08/04/2011, GMail Labs has a new preview pane feature that lets you to separate the email listing and email content in two areas, thus reducing the potential number of switching that may occur if you open a lot of emails. This is a feature that is very popular in a...