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Google to shut down online music download service in China

09/23/2012, Google has not had the best of relationships with China in the past, and here we are with word that the Internet search giant will shut down their online music download service in that part of the world from next month onwards because of pressure from its...

Iran blocks Google, prepares domestic Internet system

09/23/2012, Iran has not had the best relationships with the US in the past, and this would obviously trickle down to affect other American products such as the US dollar, Gmail and YouTube, among others. Well, you can make Google to be part of the list now, as there...

All your Google Maps are belong to us

09/20/2012, If you are an avid user of Google Maps, then surely you would know that the latest version of Google Maps will bump it up to version number 6.12, and the good people over at Google have thrown in additional useful and comprehensive features, where the few...

Chrome and Cirque du Soleil team up in experiment

09/19/2012, The extremely short video above is a teaser of what a particularly interesting experiment between Chrome and Cirque du Soleil have worked in, letting you move, sing and dream. Cirque du Soleil is famous for staging impressive live performances which seem...

Google acquires Nik Software: Gearing up to compete with Instagram?

09/17/2012, The mobile photo filtering and editing space has been predominantly occupied by the popular app, Instagram. It has come to dominate photo-editing both on iOS as well as Android devices. And ever since Facebook acquired the company, the social network also...

Google Apps stops support for Internet Explorer 8

09/16/2012, Internet search giant Google has decided that their Google Apps cloud-based enterprise email and collaboration platform will no longer offer support for Internet Explorer 8, and when you read between the lines for that, it would mean you would be forced...

Google Glass shoots DVF video is first of its kind on YouTube

09/14/2012, We talked about how Google’s Project Glass saw action at Fashion Week a few days ago, and here we are with additional information on Google Glass. What you see above is the very first short film that was recorded using Google Glass, and as you can see...

Google Nexus 7 reportedly facing hard time trying to get into China

09/14/2012, It seems that if you wanted to get your hands on Google’s Nexus 7 tablet in an official capacity in China, you might be in for a wait. According to reports (via Digitimes), it seems that China has yet to approve the tablet for import. Based on what...

Acer ditches Alibaba at the smartphone altar

09/13/2012, We have word that Acer has called off a smartphone launch with Alibaba at the eleventh hour, with Alibaba (the biggest e-commerce company in China that did mull over purchasing a controlling stake in Yahoo) citing that pressure from Google on Acer was the...

Android zips past 500 million activations

09/12/2012, At the end of last year, we do know that more than 700,000 Android-powered devices were activated on a daily basis, and that had certainly helped Google achieve the 500 million activation mark for Android as of today. After all, who can resist names such...

Google glasses: Getting a closer look

09/11/2012, Google Glasses created quite a hype when Google unveiled them a while ago. The videos released by the company showed that the glasses packed an impressive array of useful features. However, we were told that most of that was ‘in the making’...

Google prepaid cards for Google Wallet reaches end of the road

09/10/2012, Google Wallet was officially launched last year, and word has it that prepaid cards for Google Wallet has been discontinued. This means early adopters who reside outside of the US will be affected, as they no longer have any means to increase the amount...

Google Censorship List Now Includes Pirate Bay Domains

09/10/2012, Google has recently introduced a number of anti-piracy measures to discourage users from looking up pirated content online. While the search giant hasn’t removed the indexes of piracy sites from its search results, it is taking steps to ensure that...