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Google Loses to LinkedIn in Headquarters Battle

Early this year, some renderings had been unveiled by Google of several tent-like and clear buildings called ‘Googleplex’, which would serve as a replacement for its current headquarters in Silicon Valley. It seems that the idea may not go far from renderings as the company’s expansion plans have just suffered a serious blow. The Mountain View City Council voted on…...
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Google is Now Embedding Engineers as Professors

Alanna Walton, a Howard University freshman, knew there was something different about the professor taking her introduction to computer science course. The African-American woman was named Sabrina and she stayed in the office till 2.am. If that wasn’t strange enough, she had another title, which was Google in Residence. Alanna had already selected computer science as her major at the…...
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Apple Ties with Samsung in China

Apple Inc. finally managed to achieve its ultimate goal; capturing the top spot in the largest smartphone market of the world i.e. China. Since 2011, for the very first time, the company reached the top, which vaulted it into a tie for worldwide domination. The larger-screen iPhones, which the company launched in September of 2014, enabled it to gain ground…...
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Business

Google Invests $1 Billion into SpaceX

Google has made its ambitions public knowledge from the beginning. Now, the company is reaching the sky. Along with Fidelity, the search engine giant just made an investment in SpaceX or Space Exploration Technologies. Founded by Elon Musk, this is a private rocketry company. This move could actually benefit Google in achieving its aim of taking satellite internet to the…...
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Glass Setback Isn’t Stopping Google

A lot of dreams can be bought with the mountain of cash that Google has. The company is often seen as a playground for computer scientists as it pursues projects such as a global network of balloons for internet connectivity and driverless cars. The firm isn’t seen as being touched by the normal commercial realities, even though people within the…...
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Europe is Wrong to Target Google

Taking a pop at the largest search engine of the world seems to be the hobby of the entire continent and it seems that even the European Parliament finds it difficult to resist. In a mostly symbolic and recent vote, it was urged by representatives that Google search should be separated from the other services offered by the company, which…...
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Google Initiates Expansion of Android One

An expansion has been initiated by Google Inc. for the rollout of Android One as it is the aim of the company to take the horde of Android devices to as many emerging markets in the Asia Pacific region. The Android One program was launched by the company this September in India. Now, it is being moved to Nepal, Bangladesh…...
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Google Express Same-Day Delivery Comes to Chicago

Photo Credit: Philip Montgomery / Google On Tuesday, Google finally launched the same-day delivery service of Google Express along with the collaboration of its retail partners including Walgreens, Costco and Treasure Island Foods. However, another retail partner of the search engine giant, Target, will have no participation in this same-day delivery service. The move simply marks the expansion of the…...
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Google Agrees to Stop Labeling Games with In-App Purchases as Free

European regulators have increased their scrutiny of large and prominent technology companies like Google and Apple. Recently, the EC was focused on the way the companies market free-to-play games in their respective app stores on smartphones and tablets. The Consumer Protection Cooperation Network of Europe wanted the companies to be upfront about the games that required in-app purchases and not…...
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Gadgets

Google Glass Saves Life of Patient in Boston

Google’s wearable technology could turn out to be an integral part of medical care in the near future as the device has already been credited for saving the life of a patient in the United States. Doctors from Boston were wearing a beefed up version of Google Glass and were immediately able to access the files of a patient suffering…...
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