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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 search offers pinnable tile on Windows Phone devices

12/02/2011, Just because you use Windows Phone 7.5 does not mean that you have to love Microsoft’s Bing as your default browser. Similarly just because you own an Android phone does not mean that your preferred search engine must be Google, but now Google is...

Alibaba to launch its own Google+ like social network

12/02/2011, Alibaba has often been referred to as China’s answer to Google, and rightfully so. They are one of the country’s largest (if not the largest) search engine and have even services and products that mirror Google’s own, so it’s really not surprising...

Androidland: the world’s first Android store

12/02/2011, If you’re a fan of Android and you happen to live in Melbourne, Australia – we’ve got some good news for you. Telstra Corporation announced today the launch of Androidland: Australia’s and the world’s first Android store. Telstra...

Google to challenge Amazon Prime?

12/02/2011, Google has definitely come a long way since its early days of primarily being just a search engine and now it looks like it’s about to expand its horizons even more. Google was recently challenged by Amazon when it released its own Android tablet,...

Google rolls out factory image for Galaxy Nexus

12/01/2011, Google’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the next flagship handset that will also be the first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich powered smartphone, and Google claims that this device is a snap to restore. Earlier today on the Android Building Google Groups...

YouTube facelift now live

12/01/2011, Last month we reported that Google has been testing a new user interface for YouTube with certain people around the world, and now it looks like the new UI is ready to go. The brand new look for YouTube has just been launched today and should be available...

Chrome browser zips past Firefox market share

12/01/2011, A lot of thing can happen in a year, let alone three – and one of the more notable achievements of Google’s Chrome Web browser would be the fact that it has finally zipped past Firefox when it comes to being the second ranked browser in terms...

Google introduces a new Google bar

11/29/2011, Just when we were getting used to the black horizontal bar on top of all our Google services, it looks like the company has something new in store for us. Today on the Official Google Blog, they announced that they will be rolling out a brand new Google...

Google Maps 6.0 for Android supports indoor maps

11/29/2011, We’ve constantly pointed out the fact that Google gives more love to its Maps for Android app than any other platform and this new update drives the point home even more. Not that it’s a bad thing, mind you; after all Android is Google’s...

Sony Ericsson points to Google Sync service

11/28/2011, It is rather nice to see a company or organization know when they have reached the end of something or are in the final stages of a particular service – Sony Ericsson’s Sync service will no longer be made available to the masses, where...

Google service-cleanup updates

11/22/2011, Earlier this year Google announced the shutting down of many of its services, and already started doing it. Well, today the company reported on the progress of the clean up, letting us know how it’s been coming along. Google Bookmarks List – an...

Google Search for iPad updated

11/21/2011, Google has just announced the release of an updated version of Google Search app for the iPad. The app gets a user interface overhaul, which makes it more interactive, more visual and efficient for searching. First of all, the speed of the app has...

Google Chromebooks New Design and Price Cut

11/21/2011, When Google unveiled its Chromebook in May at Google I/O, two models were shown, the Samsung WiFi model, made available on June 15th for $449 ($449 Wifi+ 3G) and the Acer model, sold for $349. Today, Samsung is introducing a new black version of its Wi-Fi...