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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...

Google Project Glass heads-up display undergoes public testing

04/04/2012, Google has certainly come very far as a company compared to its early days, and while their bread and butter is still the Internet search engine, this does not mean that they have remained entrenched in just that. No sir, as you can tell by the image...

Paramount Strikes Deal with Google to License 500 Movies for Rental

04/04/2012, Google has come to a deal with Paramount Pictures which has agreed to license about 500 of its movies for YouTube and the Google Play Store. The movies will be up for rental in U.S and Canada as Google announced. Although the rental service will commence...

Google introduces +1 and Google+ widgets to its Blogger platform

04/04/2012, A while back there were reports that Google was attempting to integrate its own social network, Google+, into its products and services, such as YouTube. Now it looks like Google has extended the same integration to their Blogger platform and has recently...

Google acquires TxVia in an effort to expand Google Wallet

04/03/2012, It looks like Google is seriously attempting to expand the capabilities of its Google Wallet mobile payment service as the company has recently announced that they have bought payments company, TxVia. While the financial terms of the acquisition were not...

London Underground gets real-time service alerts in Google Maps

04/03/2012, The London Olympics which will be held later this summer will be the sports centerpiece for the year, barring the Euro 2012 for football (soccer) fans, of course. Having said that, I guess it is timely that Google has updated their Google Maps software to...

Gmail Tap rolls back the years (April Fool’s)

04/01/2012, Samuel Morse helped in the invention of the telegraph system, as well as co-invented the Morse Code (hence the name), and just to sidetrack a bit, don’t you think that he looks a wee bit like Hugh Jackman on the Wikipedia page? Well, the team over...

YouTube Slam makes video duels a reality

03/30/2012, So you have rappers dissing each other through lyrics in their respective songs, but as a movie director, what do you do? Sending a silent message through your films is one thing, but since not all of us are born with the mad skills that Quentin Tarantino...

Google tablet on sale via own online store

03/30/2012, Remember our story about how the 7″ Google tablet might actually spark off a price war in the Android-powered tablet market? Well, here is more news on it, although there will not be anything to do with the price point, but rather, the channel of...

Google Drive spotted in a screenshot

03/29/2012, We’ve heard rumors of Google Drive launching early next month, and now it looks like we’ve got some visual confirmation of the service. The folks over at Talkandroid.com managed to get their hands on some alleged screenshots of the rumored...

Oracle rejects Google’s offer to settle

03/29/2012, If you have been following the legal battles waged between the giants in the tech industry, you might recall that sometime back in 2010 Oracle sued Google over the Android platform claiming that Google infringed upon their intellectual property covering...