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Friday, 27 Jul 2012

Google Told Samsung Not To Copy Apple

Google Told Samsung Not To Copy Apple

Apple's legal disputes with Samsung continue, but this time, the Cupertino company may have an ace up its sleeve: Samsung's own internal documents that allegedly openly admit that the South Korean company mimicked the iPad, and was told off by Google for doing so.

Thursday, 26 Jul 2012

Google Search Now Comes with Scientific Calculator

Google Search Now Comes with Scientific Calculator

Google has updated its search function with another useful feature: a full-fledged scientific calculator. Need to solve an equation quickly? Hit the link for more details.

Monday, 23 Jul 2012

The Windows 8 App Store Advantage

The Windows 8 App Store Advantage

Microsoft announced some of its app store pricing details, meant to give developers incentives to get started on the Windows 8 environment.

Google Acquires Sparrow, Seeks to Beautify Gmail

Google Acquires Sparrow, Seeks to Beautify Gmail

Over the weekend, Google announced that they have acquired Sparrow, makers of the popular desktop Gmail app, for under US$25 million.

Friday, 20 Jul 2012

Google Reports 21 Percent Increase in Revenue

Google Reports 21 Percent Increase in Revenue

Google has made a few moves recently, most noticeably its acquisition of Motorola and release of the Nexus 7 tablet. While Motorola has reported an operating loss, Google's overall business, which comprises mainly of online ads, has increased its revenue by 21 percent.

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012

California Legalizes Voice-activated Hands-free Texting while Driving

California Legalizes Voice-activated Hands-free Texting while Driving

Stepping back from an outright ban on texting while driving, California has just passed a bill which legalizes voice-activated hands-free texting while driving.

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012

Google Street View Provides Panoramic Imagery of Antarctica

Google Street View Provides Panoramic Imagery of Antarctica

With the help of the Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota and the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust, Google has added 360 degree imagery of many important spots, including the South Pole Telescope, Shackleton's hut, Scott's hut, Cape Royds Adélie Penguin Rookery and the Ceremonial South Pole.

Google Nexus 7 Listed on ASUS Singapore Website

Google Nexus 7 Listed on ASUS Singapore Website

The much anticipated Google Nexus 7 tablet will be making its way to our sunny shores as it is listed on ASUS Singapore website.

Ex-Google Executive Marissa Mayer Named as the New CEO of Yahoo

Ex-Google Executive Marissa Mayer Named as the New CEO of Yahoo

Marissa Mayer, an ex-Google executive who ran its search product and has extensive experience in the search business, has just been appointed as Yahoo's new CEO and President.

Friday, 13 Jul 2012

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

According to Symantec, a new Android.Dropdialer Trojan was found masquerading as two popular game titles on the Google Play store. Since their appearances on Google Play on June 24, they’ve raked in 50,000 to 100,000 downloads.

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