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eBay and PayPal to sue Google with Google Wallet launch

05/26/2011, eBay and their own payment subsidiary, PayPal, did not greet Google’s most recent introduction, Google Wallet, with open arms. No sir, they instead followed up the launch by going straight to the courts – suing Google and a couple of...

Google Street View project to being in India

05/26/2011, Google’s Street View project has arrived in the world’s second most populous country, India. Starting from Thursday onwards, it intends to collect panoramic images of the vast country, all the way from luxurious palaces, mausoleums (Taj Mahal,...

Google Wallet officially announced

05/26/2011, After being talked about for the past week, Google’s mobile payment system has been officially announced to the world. Called Google Wallet, this free Android app will allow users to make payments for products or services (at outlets that support...

Google Wallet the next big thing?

05/25/2011, Remember Google’s mobile payments system that we talked about earlier in the week? Well, it seems that it has been christened as Google Wallet, no thanks to an internal memo from The Container Store. The memo which was published by Thisismynext.com...

BlockBuster app shows no love for rooted Android phones

05/25/2011, Rooted Android users seem to be receiving the short end of the stick a lot recently. On Sunday we reported that users with rooted Android phones won’t be able to rent movies from the Android Market. Now it looks like another app has decided to...

T-Mobile G2X: shortage due to lack of stock

05/25/2011, Earlier this week there have been reports about the T-Mobile G2X being out of stock in a lot of locations, and people have attributed the shortage to T-Mobile pulling the phone off shelves due to defects and problems.  Unsatisfied with the rumors, the...

Google Maps 5.5 for Android released

05/25/2011, Google has officially announced the release of the latest version of Google Maps for Android. Bringing the app up to version 5.5, Google Maps now adds the “check in” and “rate and review” buttons to the Places page to make it more...

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 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...

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...