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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 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...

Most of Google+ users are male

07/15/2011, According to the latest stats discovered by SocialStatistics, 86.8% of Google+ users are male. Another site, FindPeopleOnPlus reported that 73.7% of Google+ users are male. Regardless of which site is more accurate, they both seem to point towards the...

Android 3.2 Honeycomb being delivered to tablet makers soon?

07/15/2011, The next version of the Android operating system, Android 3.2 Honeycomb, is said to be on its way to tablet manufacturers by the end of this month of by early August according to some rumors online. This means that tablet manufacturers will soon be able...

Violate Google+ rules, get booted out of all Google services

07/14/2011, There are rules in life, and some rules you can bend, while others are broken. For those who love being rebellious and enjoy testing the boundaries of the rulebook, beware – the Google+ social network is said to have a collection of rules and...

Google Maps now includes live traffic info for Europe

07/14/2011, Google Maps users in 13 lucky European countries will get to experience the convenience of having live traffic reports starting this week. Google has announced that it will be bringing its informative live traffic feature to thirteen countries in Europe....

Google Voice now supports Global Spam Filtering

07/12/2011, Tired of receiving unwanted calls on your Google Voice number? Well, the folks over at Google have come up with a way to stop that from happening. Google has just updated the Google Voice service to support Global Spam Filtering. Whenever you get a call...

Google+ ready to hit 20 million users this weekend?

07/12/2011, Whether you like it or not, Facebook executives must be quaking in their boots, wondering whether Internet search giant Google’s Google+ social network might just eat into Facebook’s 750 million plus user pie. Google+ might be a potential...

Android malware DroidDream Light spotted over the weekend

07/12/2011, Android users, it appears that over the weekend, more Android malware has made its way to the Android Market. Given the frequency of malware popping up for Android, we really shouldn’t be surprised. The infected apps have already been taken off the...

iRiver Story HD supports Google eBookstore

07/11/2011, Google’s foray into the tablet market isn’t only limited to the Android operating system – no sir, as the Internet search giant has just announced that they have partnered with iRiver in rolling out the first e-reader device to date that...

Google+ Android app has NFC functionality

07/07/2011, Now as we all know, Google is a huge fan of NFC technology, having launched Google Wallet as well as making the Google Nexus S device NFC-enabled, so is it really a surprise that Google+ will support NFC too? Apparently not, as developer Ridzuan Ashim has...