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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 shows off new Google TV at I/O

05/11/2011, At the Google I/O event, Google gave the attendees a sneak peak of the next version of Google TV and boy does it look good. Based on Honeycomb, the new Google TV will support a lot of new features not present in the current version: a brand new user...

Only 20% of Google employees are on Windows

05/11/2011, There have been rumors floating around about Google banning Windows in its office – and it turns out that the rumors are true – to a certain extent. Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google has been reported saying that only 20% of Google’s employees...

Google worked closely with Intel to create Chromebooks

05/11/2011, One thing you might notice about Google’s new Chrome OS notebooks (or Chromebooks) is that they run on Intel Atom processors. Google’s choice to use Intel’s processors instead of ARM-based processors is one of the key differences between...

Android Market gives us new ways to discover apps

05/11/2011, This week is a pretty big week for Android – with the whole Google I/O event going on, a lot of aspects about Android are being updated. One of the most important Android services, launched together with the Honeycomb tablet earlier this year is the...

Google Chromebook from Acer and Samsung announced

05/11/2011, Google has just announced their maiden Chromebook outing that will see the collaboration between the Internet search giant and its partners, Samsung and Acer, arrive at the market. No longer do you need to sit down and tap your fingers on the table simply...

Ford intends to give cars more smarts with Google Prediction API

05/11/2011, Ford Motor Company intends to rely on the Google Prediction API so that it is capable of predicting driver behavior – and hence, harvest such information in order to make vehicles perform even better. The whole idea of using cloud-based storage and...

Google to announce Chrome OS notebook monthly subscription today?

05/11/2011, Remember when we reported about rumors stating that Google will be selling their Chrome notebooks at a $20/month subscription instead of a one-time price? Well, according to a recent report from Forbes, Google will be announcing the $20 subscription for...

Motorola XOOM updated to Android 3.1 today

05/10/2011, Earlier today at the Google I/O keynote, Google announced that the latest version of Android Honeycomb (3.1) would be officially released for Motorola XOOM tablets today. And sure enough, some people have already started to receive the update. The new...

Google I/O 2011 wrap-up

05/10/2011, We have done our best to cover the Google I/O 2011 conference live, but for those who did not manage to follow our live blog, fret not – there is always the power of summarization to help you figure out what was hot and what was not in the event...

Google I/O 2011 coverage

05/10/2011, We were live at Google I/O 2010, and will be there this year as well to bring you more news on what the Internet search giant has in store for the masses. Of course, last year’s event saw Android 2.2 being rolled out to “Ooohs” and...

Google Chrome web browser to get privacy boost and more

05/10/2011, Google’s Chrome web browser will be getting some new enhancements to its rendering engine and security in the near future. According to the release notes for Google Chrome beta, the browser will have now support hardware-accelerated 3D CSS, which...

Google Music Beta ready to launch

05/10/2011, Google is said to roll out their online music service which is not too different from the one that Amazon.com Inc first announced back in March this year – at least that is what the Wall Street Journal claims (referring to the Amazon Cloud Player,...

Microsoft close to snapping up Skype for $8 billion

05/10/2011, Update: Microsoft closed the deal with Skype already. Congrats on your new purchase! When we get our Christmas bonus (if any considering the economic climate), we often think of what we should be getting our loved ones, and those gifts rarely go to the...

Google Goggles 1.4 experience can be shared and personalized

05/09/2011, Google Goggles has been one of the more interesting side projects from the Internet search giant, and since its launch, Goggles has seen revisions to have it perform faster and in a more accurate manner when returning search results for a wide range of...