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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:...

Sprint Nexus S 4G arriving on April 6?

04/04/2011, The Samsung Nexus S 4G was officially announced to arrive on Sprint a couple of weeks ago and is said to arrive this spring. However, it might actually appear earlier than expected. It has been reported that an arrival date for the 4G phone running stock...

HP ePrint-enabled printers support Google Cloud Print

03/31/2011, HP has just announced that Google Cloud Print users can print directly to any of their ePrint-enabled printers through a supported app from any computer or smartphone. With the use of an HP ePrint-enabled printer, you can now print work on the go i.e. a...

Google to make face recognition app? (updated, twice)

03/31/2011, Update 3/31 12h54pm PT: Google has  confirmed to us that it was not going to release any app with a facial recognition future, as it would create user privacy issues. It’s possible that Google has talked to CNN about *theoretical* implications of...

Microsoft to file antitrust lawsuit against Google

03/31/2011, In a strange turn of events, it looks like Microsoft is now in the driver’s seat for dishing out antitrust lawsuits against its competitors. What seemed to be their specialty many years ago (when they were on the receiving end), Microsoft plan on...

Google introduces the +1 button

03/30/2011, It looks like Google has begun to realize the power of crowd-sourcing data and has updated their search engine to reflect that. Users now have the ability to “like” a result by hitting the +1 link on a search result or ad to say that they...

Kansas to receive ultra high-speed broadband from Google

03/30/2011, “There’s no place like home.” Especially if you’re living in Kansas City, those words will ring truer than for anybody else when Google implements its ultra high-speed broadband next year. Google has officially announced that they...

Google +1, Going From Relevancy to Popularity?

03/30/2011, Google has announced that it is +1 Button, a way to let user put their “stamp of approval” on search results – for their friends and Google contacts to see, and for Google to analyze.  At this time, and probably for the foreseeable...

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...