- News tagged "google"
Monday, 23 Jul 2012
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 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
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
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.
The much anticipated Google Nexus 7 tablet will be making its way to our sunny shores as it is listed on ASUS Singapore website.
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
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
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
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
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.