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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 Video issues shut down notice

04/17/2011, It is time to evict yout collection of videos that are stored over at Google’s very own Google Video service, since over the weekend, the Internet search giant has sent a notice over to users that it intends to shut down the hosting service. This...

Gmail now allows custom background images

04/14/2011, Gmail has been pretty customizable in terms of appearances for some time now. You have the ability to set your own colors for pretty much everything on the interface. However there’s been one feature that users could never change and its background...

Google makes life easier with Gmail update

04/14/2011, Are you tired of sending emails to the wrong person, especially when you have contacts that have the same name (i.e. boss named Bob and a separate friend named Bob), and do you often forget to include certain people in your email? Google has just...

Google throws $168 million into a solar power tower

04/13/2011, Google, one of the first few companies to see its top management drive hybrid vehicles to set a good example to the rest of the world, continues with their green binge by investing $168 million in the construction of a new solar power tower. This tower is...

Google Docs now has Pagination

04/12/2011, If you’ve been using Google Docs instead of your regular word processor for awhile, you might not realize that Google Docs currently doesn’t separate your documents into pages – everything you type is in one long continuous white box. Well...

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...

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 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...

Google Maps 5.3 released for Android

04/05/2011, Google has just launched a new version of their Maps app for the Android operating system. Bringing the version up to 5.3, Google Maps for Android packs some new features that would make any check-in fanatic happy. Google Maps now has a Google Location...

Android Fragmentation: a real problem, developers say

04/04/2011, Google said at the previous Google IO that Android is not *that* fragmented, but many developers -86%- (according to Fortune and 250 developers surveyed) think that Android fragmentation is a real problem. First, let’s provide some context:...