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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.

Thursday, 12 Jul 2012

8GB Nexus 7 Costs $151.75 to Build

8GB Nexus 7 Costs $151.75 to Build

Research house IHS iSuppli recently stripped a 8GB Nexus 7 and found that it costs $151.75 to build. They also found that it is highly similar to the Kindle Fire.

Friday, 6 Jul 2012

Federal Judge Richard Posner Says Patent System is Questionable

Federal Judge Richard Posner Says Patent System is Questionable

In light of the recent spate of patents wars, Federal Judge Richard Posner believes that the effectiveness of the patent system, for the tech industry in particular, is questionable.

Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

The folks at iFixit got their paws on a Google Nexus 7 tablet and managed to completely tear the device down, revealing the fact that the former is better than its Kindle Fire competitor in terms of battery performance.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Nokia Claims Google Nexus 7 Infringes its Wi-Fi Patents

Nokia Claims Google Nexus 7 Infringes its Wi-Fi Patents

Nokia alleges that the recently launched Google Nexus 7 tablet infringes on its Wi-Fi patents.

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