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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.


ModelSheet Spreadsheet Customizer now works with Google Docs

03/30/2011, If you’ve always found the default spreadsheet options available on Google Docs too limited for your needs, ModelSheet Spreadsheet Customizer can now be used to customize your Google Docs spreadsheets. With its easy to use custom spreadsheet...

Google Street View brings you the Colosseum

03/30/2011, If you’ve always wanted to experience the wondrous sights of one of Rome’s most famous landmarks, the Colosseum, but could never pony up the cash for a plane ticket to backpack around Europe, Google’s latest addition to Street View...

Google Talk Guru answers your questions on IM

03/29/2011, If you’re feeling lonely and have nobody to chat with on Gtalk, Google might have the solution for you. They have just launched the Google Talk Guru, the official chat bot on their instant messaging service. While the Talk Guru won’t...

Nexus tablet coming your way?

03/28/2011, Google’s own phones, the Nexus One and Nexus S, does seem as though their ground is going to be ceded to another device – a tablet this time around, with both Google and LG working on what would very well be the first Nexus-branded tablet....

Google looks to Wave-to-Pay Mobile System for the Android platform

03/28/2011, Google has started a partnership with both Mastercard and Citigroup in order to develop a Wave-to-Pay Mobile System for the Android platform, where this will utilize near-field communication (NFC), at least according to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). For...

In-app purchases for Android arriving next week?

03/24/2011, According to some reports online, an in-app purchasing system for Android apps might be rolled out next week. On the Android Developers Blog, Google announced that starting today, testing of the Android in-app purchasing system has begun. If things go as...

Motorola to create its own OS?

03/24/2011, Motorola has recently been on a hiring spree, adding experienced web engineers from Adobe and Apple to their payroll, reigniting old speculations of the company working on their own operating system. The rumors started last year when Motorola acquired...

Google receives patent for Google Doodle

03/23/2011, It has taken a good, long 10 years for Google to win a patent on its “Google Doodles” – with the patent known as “Systems and methods for enticing users to access a web site”, where it will protect Google’s system of changing a company...

Speech recognition in the latest Chrome beta

03/23/2011, It looks like Google doesn’t want voice commands restricted to just mobile devices. It has been reported that the latest version of Google Chrome beta supports the HTML5 speech input API, which will allow developers to write apps in for Chrome in...

China rejects accusations by Google

03/22/2011, In response to Google’s recent accusation of China blocking Gmail, a spokesperson for China’s foreign ministry stated that Google’s suggestion was “an unacceptable accusation.” For those not in the know, users in China have...

T-Mobile G2X officially announced

03/22/2011, Wow, it looks like previous reports about the rumored LG Optimus 2x arriving in the US were spot on. Everything that was speculated for the device turned out to be the features of the dual-core Android phone that will be arriving on T-Mobile. The phone...

Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble for patent infringement

03/21/2011, Microsoft has just been reported to be going after Barnes & Noble for using Android on their Nook tablet. Android, which has been alleged to infringe upon certain Microsoft-owned patents is the operating system used in the tablet and it looks like...

Google Chrome OS receives touch-friendly tab page

03/21/2011, Google has always maintained that their Chrome Operating System will first see action on laptops while working on a tablet-friendly version later on, but it seems that developers have already started to work on what a future Chrome version might look like...