News tagged ‘google’

Monday, 28 Jun 2010

Google Removes Two Android Apps

Google Removes Two Android Apps

Google were compelled to hit that remote "kill switch" recently on two free applications. The two apps were intentionally misrepresented by a security researcher in order to encourage user downloads from the Android Market, although they weren't outrightly malicious according to a security specialist with Google's Android team.

Thursday, 24 Jun 2010

Google Wins Viacom Copyright  Infringement Suit

Google Wins Viacom Copyright Infringement Suit

In a ruling that will reassure online content providers and web hosts alike, a U.S court has ruled that Viacom has no case in its billion dollar copyright infringement suit against Google's YouTube.

Monday, 21 Jun 2010

Google Street View Recorded Passwords and E-Mail Addresses?

Google Street View Recorded Passwords and E-Mail Addresses?

The beleaguered search giant is likely to face even greater backlash after a French investigation confirms that the data collected by Google's Street View cars includes passwords and e-mail addresses.

Google to Integrate PDF Reader in Chrome

Google to Integrate PDF Reader in Chrome

Besides its plans to integrate Adobe Flash with its Chrome browser, Google now wants to add Adobe's PDF support to its browser.

Wednesday, 16 Jun 2010

Google Adds World Cup Extensions and Themes To Chrome

Google Adds World Cup Extensions and Themes To Chrome

Google and Fifa have collaborated on a range of tools to facilitate easier access to World Cup news and scores from Google's Chrome browser. Aside from World Cup themes, the Fifa extension provides a live feed of results, news and match stats. Users can also personalize the plug-in for goal alerts.

Wednesday, 9 Jun 2010

One Year Later, Where's Google Wave Now?

One Year Later, Where's Google Wave Now?

It's been a year since Google Wave launched to great fanfare at Google I/O 2009. At its introduction, Google Wave looked set to be The Next Big Thing, being Email 2.0 Turbo-Charged. So how has Wave been, how is it now and where is it going?

Tuesday, 8 Jun 2010

Australia Reports Google To The Police

Australia Reports Google To The Police

Australia wants the police to investigate a privacy breach with Google as the apologetic perpetrator. The Australian authorities claim that Google has been mining details of WiFi activity from domestic networks since the deployment of its Streetcar mapping vehicles.

Monday, 7 Jun 2010

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Shakira Leaked

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Shakira Leaked

In no relation to the singer, Sony Ericsson might be launching another Android device sized between its Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 and X10 mini, currently codenamed Shakira.

Friday, 4 Jun 2010

Android-Powered Samsung Tablet Revealed as Samsung Galaxy Tab

Android-Powered Samsung Tablet Revealed as Samsung Galaxy Tab

It's tablets, tablets and more tablets, and the Korean company brings in a version of their own, running on Google Android with a 7-inch screen.

Tuesday, 1 Jun 2010

Pushing Links to Android 2.2 Froyo Device

Pushing Links to Android 2.2 Froyo Device

Pushing a website or YouTube URL to an Android 2.2 device might seem boring, but this cloud to device messaging API could mean more useful implementations in the near future.

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