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Google Under Fire From European Media Tycoon

Google has been strongly criticized by the head of one of the largest media companies in Europe in an open letter that was published in a German newspaper. Chief executive of Axel Springer, Mathias Dopfner said that his company was fearful of the search engine giant and its power. In the letter that was addressed to Eric Schmidt of Google,…...
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Google Buys the Drone Company Facebook Was After

The drone startup called Titan Aerospace, which is known for making high-flying robots, was acquired by Google Inc. Facebook had previously scoped the company as a potential acquisition target according to some reports. The details of the deal and purchase weren’t disclosed by Google, but is was made just after the social networking giant announced its own purchase of Ascenta,…...
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Google Invests in Robot-Maker Savioke

Google has made an investment in the robotics company based in Silicon Valley, which has yet to release its first product in the market. Savioke has announced its plans for initiating customer trials of a machine targeting the service industry this year, even though it continues to keep its work under wraps. Over the past year, eight other robotics companies…...
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Google’s Gmail Turns 10

There is no doubt that the world of free email was shaken up by Google, but 10 years after Google’s service went public, it has become even greater than that. On 1st April, 2004, when the search engine giant had unveiled Gmail, the co-founders of the company had reckoned that it was just their way of improving email. People were…...
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Meetings Made Easy with Google Chromebox

People will no longer have to worry about where or how to conduct their meetings all thanks to the new Chromebox that was announced by Google Inc. It is the primary aim of the search engine giant to provide a low-cost alternative to videoconferencing software and hardware and that’s what it does with its new ChromeBox that’s aimed at businesses.…...
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Google Encountering Bugs in Its System

A bug had occurred in Google’s Gmail service that sent thousands of unwanted emails to a user. Auto-fill of email addresses was allowed by the bug in Gmail when it is accessed from the result page of Google Search and had an impact on the Hotmail account of David. S. Peck. It was discovered that another person’s email address was…...
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Google Wins Digital Book Lawsuit

In its copyright war with writers, the ads giant seems to have bagged the ‘fair use’ extract win in the digital book lawsuit. Google has managed to defeat the writers that had allegedly stated that the web giant was breaking the law when it had put extracts of around hundreds of millions of books free of charge. The advertising goliath…...
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Google’s Schmidt Condemns NSA Spying

According to the Chairman of Google Inc., Eric Schmidt, the recent revelations that have been made regarding the alleged eavesdropping operations or NSA Spying conducted by National Security Agency are simply ‘outrageous’ and may even be termed illegal in some circumstances. This week, Schmidt simply unleashed on the NSA while he was weighing in with Wall Street Journal this week…...
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Google and Nokia Both Goof Up and Leak Info

While strategic leaks are part of every company’s strategy for enticing and exciting customers, sometimes leaks can also occur because of mistakes. That seems to be the case with two notable companies in the information technology market, i.e. Google and Nokia. In what could be the worst leak that has ever been made by Google, it accidentally listed the heavily…...
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Google Winning Online Ad War

Google Inc. seems to be on the winning road of the online ad war although it is losing the battle against the falling prices of advertisements. The company revealed its earnings report in which it showed that there was again acceleration in the decline of a key pricing metric because the cost per click of the company was reduced by…...
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