Tag Archives: Google

Apple planning own search engine to trump Google?

There perhaps isn’t anything that a Google search cannot find, but all of us who have only been ‘googling’ for information and knowledge may soon be "appleing" for them. The Daily Mail, in a report Monday, referred to an Apple job advertisement posted earlier this month, calling for a professional to develop "a search platform supporting hundreds of millions of ...

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Google may buy Softcard but employees not happy

Google has always been on the look out for potential futuristic companies with software prowess and currently it is eyeing the mobile-payments company Softcard. With its almost fading Google Wallet, Google may be setting its sight on the company to use it as an effective interface, to cater the needs of the U.S. wireless carriers setting itself against the more ...

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Driverless Cars: UK names 4 cities – Greenwich, Milton Keynes, Coventry, Bristol – for testing

Britain has named four cities — Greenwich, Milton Keynes, Coventry and Bristol — to test driver-less cars in the coming year. Innovate UK, a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, said on Wednesday announced the the four cities, Xinhua reported. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne also announced 10-million-pound ($15.7 million) funding for the ...

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Facebook Tops Publishers’ Choice to Earn More ‘Likes’

The social networking site Facebook is the first choice for publishers and popular magazine brands across the world who need to attract more followers and get more “likes” to expand their readership, said a new report. Released by the US-based non-profit organisation Association of Magazine Media (MPA), the “Social Media Report” analysed 166 magazine media brands’ followers and likes on ...

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Minister Launches Indian Language Internet Alliance by Google, Internet Industry

Minister for Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has launched the Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA), an initiative by Google and other Internet industry partners, in New Delhi on Monday, underscoring the potential of blending the technology with improvement of skill sets. Indian Language Internet Alliance(ILIA), a consortium of 18 Internet industry partners along with Google, was committed to promote the ...

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Why Sundar Pichai Gets Precedence Over Others in Google?

Chennai-born Sundar Pichai, who is already in-charge of Android, Chrome and Google Apps, has been made the chief of core Google products, with more responsibilities to oversee research, search, maps, Google+, commerce and ad products and infrastructure, said Re/code magazine citing a memo to staff by Google CEO Larry Page. The six executives in charge of newly added product areas, ...

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Sayonara Orkut! Google to Shut Down 10-yr-old Feature Sept. 30, 2014; Save Your Data Today

September 30, 2014 will bring down curtains on Orkut as Google has decided to shut down the 10-year-old social media networking site, that was the opening website for those Internet starters of the last decade. In fact, Orkut got more than expected attention during its initial days, as the Internet world began to shift from the traditional e-mails into online ...

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