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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 Books app disappears and reappears on the Apple App Store

07/26/2011, Yesterday the Google Books app mysteriously disappeared from the Apple App Store and now it’s back again. But this time around, it’s been neutered. Just like the eBook apps from Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Kobo, Google Books no longer...

Google buys facial-recognition company, Pittpatt

07/25/2011, Previously there have been rumors about Google starting a facial recognition service (which were disputed by Google) but now, it looks like those rumors are about to come true. Pittpatt, a company that specializes in “reliable facial recognition...

Google user’s account deleted: 7 years of digital life gone

07/22/2011, As wonderful as cloud services might be, we’re always constantly reminded to not use them as our main backup and for a very good reason, as a man named Dylan M. had to find out the hard way. He recently discovered that his Google account was...

Google+ to get their own games via Games Stream

07/22/2011, I’m sure there are plenty of us who constantly get bombarded by app requests from friends and family to play this game or to play that game. At one point in time Farmville, Poker and Mafia Wars invites seemed to occur on a daily basis. It was also...

Multiple APK support arrives on the Android Market

07/22/2011, While it’s great that consumers get to choose from so many different manufacturers and phone models when it comes to selecting an Android phone, this huge variation in phones means that developers have trouble making sure that their apps work on all...

Google+ for Windows Phone might arrive this week

07/21/2011, The Google+ phenomenon of a social network experiment does not seem to be stopping anytime soon, having already surpassed the 18,000,000 figure in less than a month – leading some people to wonder whether Google+ is the new Facebook. Well, Windows...

Google now offers in-app payments for web apps

07/21/2011, Web apps for Google Chrome were introduced earlier this year with the release of Google Chrome 9, and since then it’s been proven to be quite a hit. Who would’ve thought that apps that run in a browser could generate so much attention? Well,...

Google Maps for Android has more 3D buildings

07/21/2011, Great news for Google Maps for Android users – Google has just announced the inclusion of 3D buildings for 18 new locations around the world. In case you forgot, last December Google pushed out an update for its Android Maps app that let users view...

Google Labs will be shut down

07/20/2011, Love Google Labs and all that it offered in the past? If you answered in the affirmative, then we are sorry to say that the Internet search giant has decided to shut down Google Labs as according to Google, Google Labs has already served its purpose....

Google+ ads on Facebook banned

07/19/2011, Many years from now, when your kids have all grown up and shipped off to university, keeping in touch with you with the spawn of Twitter, you will be chatting with the rest of your mates about how the social networking landscape was like two decades ago....

Google to help HTC fight Apple

07/19/2011, HTC hasn’t been doing too well in its latest patent battle against Apple, with the ITC (International Trade Commission) ruling in favor of the Cupertino-based company in its initial judgment. In case you haven’t been up to date with the case,...

Anonymous to launch their own social networking website, AnonPlus

07/18/2011, What do you do when you get banned or kicked out from Google+? You create your own social networking website of course! At least that’s what the hacker group, Anonymous, has decided to do when they were booted from Google+ for violating some of the...

Google Maps traffic info discontinued?

07/15/2011, It was only the other day we announced that Google had traffic information for some countries in Europe, and now it seems that was a short-lived feature. According to a Google Employee on the official Google Maps support forum, Google has decided to shut...