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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 Disco updated to 2.0

05/23/2011, Google’s group messaging app, Disco is something that not many people have heard about in their lives, despite the app being around for awhile. And today, Google has released an updated version of the cross-platform messenger with some useful new...

Google updates and expands support for WebP

05/21/2011, After introducing the open source video format, WebM last year and then implementing it in YouTube last month, it looks like Google is starting to embrace another open source format. This time it’s image compression technology – WebP. Google has...

Google News Archive project abandoned

05/20/2011, Now we all know that Google has had its fair share of failure and successes, and not everything that it touches turns to gold. Sometimes projects just don’t work out like how they intended. The latest one to get the ax is Google’s newspaper...

Google Maps brings a consistent experience on your mobile browser

05/20/2011, Google has just announced on their blog that they’ve updated Google Maps for the mobile web browser in an attempt to bring a more consistent experience wherever you use it – regardless if you’re on an iOS, Android phone or desktop. While...

Gmail Chat and AIM shake hands

05/20/2011, AOL and Google have reached another level of understanding, taking their instant messaging partnership to a different level by offering complete interoperability among AIM, Gmail and Google Talk. Ever since 2007, Gmail users were able to access their AIM...

Google purchases Modu’s patent portfolio for $4.9million

05/19/2011, Modu, the Israel-based company known for the creation of their tiny, modular phones went broke earlier this year, but its patents were put up for auction that companies have been bidding for. Today it’s been reported that Google has managed to...

Google mulls over facial recognition

05/19/2011, Facial recognition technology is something that might be employed by law enforcement agencies (at least that’s what we see in the movies, where the covert operations team has this high tech software that is capable of enhancing even the most grainy...

Google Places provides better content access

05/18/2011, Google seems to have their hand in so many cookie jars via a bunch of widgets, apps and services, that we start to wonder just how life was before Google ambled along. Google Places is a way to make it a whole lot easier for you to inform your family,...

Unofficial Google Multilingual Voice Search launched

05/18/2011, For those of you who wished that the voice input from Google Translate was available in Google’s regular search as well, you’re in luck. Some folks have decided to come up with their own front page for the Google search engine called Google...

Android Security Fix Coming

05/18/2011, It was previously reported by German security researchers Bastian Könings, Jens Nickels, and Florian Schaub (University of Ulm) that 99.7% of Android phones were vulnerable to snooping and that their data (contacts, calendar) could be accessed by a 3rd...