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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.


A Google A Day at The New York Times

04/11/2011, The New York Times, an institutional newspaper all by itself, has worked closely with Google to roll out A Google A Day, which is a trivia game that encourages you to use the search engine in order to solve each daily question. Google claims that the...

Google Hotpot now integrated with Places

04/11/2011, For those of you who always wondered why Hotpot was a separate service from Places, wonder no more. Google has finally taken the steps to combine Hotpot with their check-in based Google Places. The system for you to recommend, rate and review places is...

YouTube Live service is rockin’

04/11/2011, YouTube isn’t too content with just dominating the world of streaming uploaded videos, as parent company Google has long been looking for ways to monetize their acquisition all those years ago. The company will now introduce a new YouTube Live...

Google acquires Pushlife

04/11/2011, Google, swimming in their billions and looking more and more like Microsoft each day by purchasing companies that have technology which they way, have just coughed up $25 million for Pushlife – a mobile music startup that was founded by a former...

Google Android suits up for businesses

04/08/2011, Google has just announced some new updates for Android to make the operating system more prominent in the corporate environment. First up we have a new Device Policy app that allows employees to locate lost or stolen devices on a map, ring it in case...

Google Chrome OS headed to tablets?

04/07/2011, While the lukewarm response to Google’s Chrome netbooks don’t seem to spell out a bright future for the devices, it looks like they might have more planned for the operating system, Chrome OS. According to reports online, Chrome OS will...

Unreal Development Kit will eventually arrive on Android

04/07/2011, For those of you who gave up hope of ever experiencing games of Epic proportions on your Android device – don’t lose hope. According to an interview Mark Rein, VP of Epic Games, had with Gamasutra; the Unreal Development Kit will be arriving on...

Google invests $5 million in a German solar plant

04/07/2011,   Google, has been recently reported to have forked out $5 million in an 18.7MW solar power plant near Berlin, Germany. Google won’t be running the show all by themselves though – the plant will be operated together with another private...

Google to include warnings on malicious downloads in Chrome

04/07/2011, Google’s heart goes out to all of its Chrome browser users who have no clue on what malware is all about – announcing to the world that they want to incorporate warnings concerning malicious downloads in their very own Chrome browser, beefing...

Google mole in Twitter?

04/06/2011, Who would have thought that geeks would get involved in high level espionage missions? Apparently, that seems to be the case with Google reportedly paying up to $150 million in stock grants to retain key product employees Sundar Pichai and Neal Mohan,...

Google looking at YouTube premium channels

04/06/2011, Google still hasn’t found an effective way to monetize YouTube even after acquiring it for quite some time already. In addition to that, paying for a site that plays streaming video content round the clock while contending with copyright issues...

Google forced to filter autocomplete results in Italy

04/05/2011, It looks like innovation isn’t always good for everyone. When autocomplete was first introduced to the Google Search Engine, it saved users a lot of time from entering commonly searched for terms. However, the most commonly searched for phrases...

New Android Market leaked with Google Music and other apps

04/05/2011, A new version of the Android Market was leaked online and along with it are some new alpha and beta apps from Google. There’s the Google Music app which looks like a smaller version of the Honeycomb music app, and a bunch of other apps like Google...