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Google Wanted To Buy WhatsApp For $10 Billion [Report]

02/20/2014, By now we have all heard that Facebook has agreed in principle to buy WhatsApp, the most popular cross platform messaging service out there, for an eye watering sum of $19 billion in cash and stock. If the deal falls through for some reason, Facebook has...

Google Kills Currents With Latest Update

02/20/2014, For those unfamiliar, Google Currents is one of the lesser-known services offered by Google, and rightfully so as there are many better alternatives out there, such as Flipboard. This is why we guess it does not come as a real surprise to learn that...

Google I/O 2014 Will Be Taking Place On 25-26 June

02/19/2014, Google I/O is more or less Google’s answer to Microsoft’s Build and Apple’s WWDC, and today according to a post by Sundar Pichai, it has been revealed that Google I/O 2014 will be taking place on the 25th and 26th of June 2014. As expected the event...

New Google Maps Finally Exits Preview

02/19/2014, At Google I/O 2013, the company showed off a completely new Maps experience which it said was built from the ground up to bring together Street View and satellite imagery into a much more interactive setting. Since then only those who requested an...

Google Glass Proposals Melt Your Heart

02/18/2014, How was your Valentine’s Day? If you love heartwarming accounts, then you would be pleased to hear that Google has compiled a YouTube video which depicts star-crossed lovers proposing to their other half, all of it from the point of view of a Google...

LG Apparently Wants To Wow Google With Its Technology

02/17/2014, Rumor has it that LG is going to Mountain View, Google’s HQ, in a bid to wow the company with its tech. Both companies are said to be meeting for two days, with LG presenting tech created by its numerous branches, such as LG Innotek, LG Display, LG...

Leaked Google Memo Dictates New Android Phones Must Run KitKat

02/17/2014, Android’s “open-ness” is something of a double edged sword, while countless OEMs can develop their own devices with specifications they deem fit, those devices are often not able to run the latest iteration of Android primarily due to...

Samsung Could Have Bought Android In 2004 But Chose Not To

02/16/2014, Technically speaking, smartphones have been around for a while. However it was probably until 2007 with the introduction of the iPhone that the smartphone race really kicked off. That being said it seems that at one point in time, Samsung could have...

Google Acquires SlickLogin, A Sound-Based Password Company

02/16/2014, There are many ways in which we can password protect ourselves. ATMs use PINs, internet websites use a combination of letters and numbers, smartphones can use patterns or biometrics, so the question is do we really need one more form of password...

Nexus 7 2013 16GB White Spotted On Best Buy

02/16/2014, Last year Google launched the updated version of its popular Nexus 7 tablet, it was more of an evolutionary update, with the new tablet essentially bringing better internal hardware in a very familiar shell. Once the tablet became available for sale,...

YouTube Promotes Top Tracks In Music Search

02/14/2014, YouTube is a wildly popular website where you can just spend hours and hours in this time sink, watching one cat video to another and before you know it, it is time to go to work again the next morning. Of course, it is also the place where many of us go...

Google Looks At 10Gbps Internet Connections

02/13/2014, There is nothing quite like a speedy Internet connection as you work (or surf, or download stuff). The advent of broadband technology has certainly come a long way in making sure that we no longer need to depend on the screech of the 28.8k modem to check...

Motorola CEO Is Now Heading To Dropbox

02/13/2014, Motorola is an iconic American brand, that will soon become part and parcel of Beijing-based Lenovo. Google formally announced a couple of weeks ago that its unloading Motorola to Lenovo, the well known PC maker not only gets a vast distribution network,...

Google Play Music For Android Delivers Offline Radio Caching

02/12/2014, Ah, the Internet. It is a repository of knowledge and data, not to mention entertainment as our data pipes get ever fatter and fatter at a lowered price point. For those of you who have enjoyed Google Play Music’s radio stations immensely, but do...