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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 Android Market now offers eBooks

02/25/2011, Google has just updated their Android Market to offer more than just apps. Users can now purchase books from the Android Market itself, making it easier than ever to obtain access to reading material on your Android device. All you have to do is head over...

Next version of Google Chrome to enable background-running apps

02/24/2011, Google has just added a new feature to the next version of Chrome that could possibly lead to new exploits through the web browser. Apps and extensions for Chrome will now be able to run in the background even if the Chrome web browser window is closed....

Google to bring more live sports to YouTube

02/23/2011, After the success of broadcasting the Indian Premier League on YouTube last year, Google is looking to capitalize on any similar opportunities again. It has been reported that Google is currently in talks with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and...

Nexus One runs Honeycomb

02/21/2011, No, the title isn’t a typo and if you’re wondering – Gingerbread isn’t officially on the Nexus One yet, how can it get Honeycomb? Well, thanks to the folks over at XDA-developers, they have managed to port over the latest version of...

Google gets into the subscription game with “One Pass”

02/16/2011, Google has just announced the launch of a new web subscription model for publishers looking to distribute their content online. Called Google One Pass, this model allows users to have a single username and login for on subscription to access the content...

Ice Cream Sandwich a combination of Gingerbread and Honeycomb?

02/15/2011, What happens when you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place? How about, out of the fire and into the frying pan? Both adages are pretty negative expressions, since it also means “Heads I win, tails you lose”. Well, here’s some...

New Chrome extension blocks sites from Google’s search results

02/14/2011, Google intends to bring the fight against “content farms” right to your doorstep with  their latest Chrome extension. Just in case you’re not too sure what a content farm is, it is a website that has thousands of low-quality articles...

Google wants to help you plan your wedding

02/11/2011, Do you think that Google is trying to integrate itself too much into our lives? Well, you might not want to hear this, but Google has rolled out a dedicated site to help you create your own wedding site, edit photos and plan the wedding using Google’s...

Google steps up security with 2-step verification

02/10/2011, In today’s age where everybody is connected to the internet and storing important information online, security has become a major concern for online services everywhere. Google recognizes this issue and has decided to improve their security for...

Google Android 2.3.3 receives NFC support with tweak

02/10/2011, Google might soon make big strides with its Android 2.3.3 operating system since a recent tweak throws in support for Near Field Communications (NFC). Currently, its Nexus S smartphone that is manufactured by Samsung comes with limited read only support,...

Facebook and Google face off over Twitter purchase

02/10/2011, Among the two notable companies that are interested in snapping up Twitter would be Google and Facebook, with both of them already having held low level takeover talks with Twitter which could have resulted in a valuation as high as $10 billion, at least...

Google Priority Inbox hits mobile Gmail versions

02/07/2011, Those who have been using the mobile Gmail web app for the longest time will be pleased to know that the Priority Inbox function is now available, where it will help you prevent from being flooded by too much information simply by identifying important...

Android 2.4 to arrive in April?

02/07/2011, Android fans that love complexity will love to hear the latest rumors that are going around. Apparently Viewsonic’s recently announced ViewPad 4 smartphone will be powered by Android 2.4 when it’s launched in April and the operating system is capable...

Google Chrome 9 hits the streets

02/06/2011, Google has just rolled out the latest version of Chrome, boasting support for multiple new features at the same time (that’s the least we can expect, right?). Google so far will not label Chrome with a version number, but we do know that the...