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Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010

Google Launches ebook Store

Google Launches ebook Store

Google opens its own online electronic bookstore in a bid to enter the lucrative ebook market hogged by Kindle-maker Amazon. Google's ebooks will be stored in the "cloud" and be available for reading from any computer connected to the Internet, or via applications on mobile devices such as smartphones.

Android 2.3 Details Revealed, Google Nexus S Unveiled

Android 2.3 Details Revealed, Google Nexus S Unveiled

Google's Android 2.3 is finally released and comes packing with plenty of features. The first to come packing Android 2.3? The long rumored, newly announced Google Nexus S (that's made by Samsung).

Monday, 6 Dec 2010

Google Fails to Land Groupon

Google Fails to Land Groupon

Google's attempt to land Groupon appears to have broken down, making it the search giant's second failed acquisition of a social startup.

Friday, 3 Dec 2010

Playing World of Warcraft on Android Might be a Reality

Playing World of Warcraft on Android Might be a Reality

World of Warcraft players, you may either rejoice, or fear this news. Word has it that you might be able to play World of Warcraft on your Android device, with the help of GameString and its streaming technology.

Thursday, 2 Dec 2010

Google Tweaks Search Algorithm to Handle Negative Publicity

Google Tweaks Search Algorithm to Handle Negative Publicity

Google has tweaked its search engine so that negative publicity will not garner a higher search rank.

Thursday, 18 Nov 2010

Google Voice Finally On iTunes App Store

Google Voice Finally On iTunes App Store

Google Voice is finally available on Apple's iTunes app store after facing some hiccups from Apple since its initial submission last September. Google Voice enables users to link multiple phone numbers to one Google Voice number, and also make affordable international calls as well as send free text messages.

Friday, 12 Nov 2010

Google Unveils Data Cleanser

Google Unveils Data Cleanser

Google has updated and re-released an open-source software for analyzing, cleaning and transforming data sets, now known as Google Refine.

Monday, 8 Nov 2010

Google Blocks Facebook's Gmail Contacts Search

Google Blocks Facebook's Gmail Contacts Search

Who here has used Facebook's Gmail contacts search to look for friends? Well, as of last week, you can't do that any longer. Google has blocked Facebook from being able to access Gmail's contact list.

Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010

LG Tweet about Early 2011 Release for LG Optimus Pad with Tegra 2 and Honeycomb Retracted

LG Tweet about Early 2011 Release for LG Optimus Pad with Tegra 2 and Honeycomb Retracted

Earlier on, a senior official from LG tweeted about the imminent launch of the LG Optimus Pad during early 2011, reporting it to come with NVIDIA Tegra 2 and Honeycomb, only to have the comment pulled off the web.

Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010

Sony Ericsson Updates Xperia X10 Series to Android 2.1

Sony Ericsson Updates Xperia X10 Series to Android 2.1

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 series of smartphones have been updated with new features, which includes continuous auto-focus camera HD recording function, an improved Timescape interface and a Social Phonebook.

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