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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 News Archive project abandoned

05/20/2011, Now we all know that Google has had its fair share of failure and successes, and not everything that it touches turns to gold. Sometimes projects just don’t work out like how they intended. The latest one to get the ax is Google’s newspaper...

Gmail Chat and AIM shake hands

05/20/2011, AOL and Google have reached another level of understanding, taking their instant messaging partnership to a different level by offering complete interoperability among AIM, Gmail and Google Talk. Ever since 2007, Gmail users were able to access their AIM...

Google purchases Modu’s patent portfolio for $4.9million

05/19/2011, Modu, the Israel-based company known for the creation of their tiny, modular phones went broke earlier this year, but its patents were put up for auction that companies have been bidding for. Today it’s been reported that Google has managed to...

Google mulls over facial recognition

05/19/2011, Facial recognition technology is something that might be employed by law enforcement agencies (at least that’s what we see in the movies, where the covert operations team has this high tech software that is capable of enhancing even the most grainy...

Google Places provides better content access

05/18/2011, Google seems to have their hand in so many cookie jars via a bunch of widgets, apps and services, that we start to wonder just how life was before Google ambled along. Google Places is a way to make it a whole lot easier for you to inform your family,...

Unofficial Google Multilingual Voice Search launched

05/18/2011, For those of you who wished that the voice input from Google Translate was available in Google’s regular search as well, you’re in luck. Some folks have decided to come up with their own front page for the Google search engine called Google...

Android Security Fix Coming

05/18/2011, It was previously reported by German security researchers Bastian Könings, Jens Nickels, and Florian Schaub (University of Ulm) that 99.7% of Android phones were vulnerable to snooping and that their data (contacts, calendar) could be accessed by a 3rd...

Android TV set top box brings Android 2.2 to your living room

05/18/2011, Google certainly does seem to have its strategy for the Android platform all worked out – they are working to bring Android 2.2 right smack into the middle of your living room, thanks to Android TV. Do bear in mind that Android TV is very different...

Google Music Beta invites rolling out

05/17/2011, Google’s music service that was launched last week at the Google I/O event is now finally making its way to the public for testing. Beginning this morning, Verizon Xoom owners have started receiving invitations to join the Google Music Beta. There...

Next Google Nexus phone to be a Motorola Droid?

05/17/2011, We all know that Google’s first flagship Android phone, the Google Nexus One was built by HTC. The second flagship Android phone was the Nexus S by Samsung. After that came the flagship Android tablet, the Motorola Xoom, from Motorola. People...

99.7% of Android smartphones can leak data?

05/17/2011, It seems that the more connected smartphones get, the more vulnerable they become to hackers as well as those with ill intentions. After all, that is what we are up against with the most recent word of up to 99.7% (that’s virtually every single one...

Google Chrome OS 12 arrives at beta stage

05/16/2011, Some updates in the Chrome OS code as well as forums before Google I/O happened recently pointed towards the imminent release of a new version, and with the recent unveiling of Chromebooks to the masses (although they aren’t ready yet to ship since...

Chromebook Preview

05/14/2011, We live blogged the Google I/O keynote on Wednesday where major announcements were made, including the launch of the Google  Chromebook computers manufactured by Samsung and Acer that will be available June 15 in the US for $449 (Samsung WiFi version),...

Blogger is back

05/13/2011, After over 20 hours of downtime, Blogger, Google’s popular blogging service is now back up. Earlier today (yesterday for some of you folks), Blogger was taken offline due to reports of bloggers and readers not being able to access blogs or publish...