Sunday 17 December 2017

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Google sued by former Formula One head Max Mosley over sex party searches

Google sued by former Formula One head Max Mosley over sex party searches

The 71-year-old has been fighting for his privacy ever since a British tabloid published a story and video in 2008 featuring Mosley in a German prison camp-themed private sex party.

Google Invests $300 Million in Hong Kong Datacenter

Google Invests $300 Million in Hong Kong Datacenter

Google will inject US$300 million as a long-term investment in its Hong Kong datacenter that will go live in early 2013, said the company after the ground breaking ceremony in Tsueng Kwan...

Phone Spy ('Rootkit') Maker Carrier IQ May Have Violated Wiretap Law In Millions Of Cases

Phone Spy ('Rootkit') Maker Carrier IQ May Have Violated Wiretap Law In Millions Of Cases

A piece of keystroke-sniffing software called Carrier IQ has been embedded so deeply in millions of HTC and Samsung-built Android devices that it’s tough to spot and nearly impossible to ...

Google TV upgrade focuses on content-discovery features; Apple developing smart TV prototypes

Google TV upgrade focuses on content-discovery features; Apple developing smart TV prototypes

It’s been a long while since we’ve heard anything about Google TV, but the platform just got its big promised upgrade to Android 3.1, complete with an overhauled UI and support for apps f...

Now Google, in addition to Microsoft, said to be eyeing Yahoo

Now Google, in addition to Microsoft, said to be eyeing Yahoo

Google is said to be considering providing financing for a purchase of Yahoo by another company or group of bidders. Google is considering helping finance other bidders, rather than tryin...

Steve Jobs swore to destroy Android

Steve Jobs swore to destroy Android

Steve Jobs was furious at what he saw as outright copying of Apple's ideas in HTC's Android phones. “I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apple’...

Google shuts down Buzz, other 'failed' services

Google shuts down Buzz, other 'failed' services

Google Buzz, Google's failed first attempt at creating a social network, will finally be shut down in a few weeks along with a number of products, the search giant announced over the week...

If Google’s Management Doesn’t Use Google+, Then Why Should You?

If Google’s Management Doesn’t Use Google+, Then Why Should You?

One of the most important rules in software is to eat your own dog food. The concept is simple: If you have confidence in your product, you use it.

Schmidt says Google has not cooked search results

Schmidt says Google has not cooked search results

Some Senate members might believe him, or at list will just say they believe it.

Happy 13th birthday, Google!

Happy 13th birthday, Google!

To mark Google’s proud 13th birthday the internet giants had a little celebration of their own to mark the anniversary by changing its homepage logo for a birthday doodle.

Schmidt's Apple plug

Schmidt's Apple plug

Google and Apple are supposed to be at each others' throats, but apparently Eric Schmidt still has Apple's back.

Google’s Virtual Credit Card Can Replace Plastic

Google’s Virtual Credit Card Can Replace Plastic

Plenty of companies would love to get their hands on our wallets. But Google wants to go one step farther: it wants to be our wallets.

Google+ launches new features

Google+ launches new features

Google has just announced on its official blog nine improvements to Google+, including some fairly major ones.

Google bought German local bargain website DailyDeal

Google bought German local bargain website DailyDeal

DailyDeal was a two-person operation when it was founded in Berlin in December 2009. The startup boasts seeing "tremendous growth." People throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland have...

Google Wallet Has Arrived ‎

Google Wallet Has Arrived ‎

Google’s mobile payment system, Google Wallet, is now available to the public — for people who use Sprint Nexus S 4G phones and Citi MasterCards or Visa cards at least. The near-field com...

Online photos can reveal our private data

Online photos can reveal our private data

Face recognition technology can be used to gain access to a person's private data.

Google's flight search takes off

Google's flight

Google has started to roll out its new flight search engine, which is based on technology from ITA Software, a maker of air-travel flight-information software Google bought for $700 milli...

Google purchase one of the popular dining ratings company Zagat for $125M

Google purchase one of the popular dining ratings company Zagat for $125M

Google’s acquisition of Zagat -a trusted source of restaurant, hotel and destination reviews- shows the Internet search leader means business about creating and maintaining original conte...

Google Urges Iranian Users to Secure Accounts After Hack

Google Urges Iranian Users to Secure Accounts After Hack

In the wake of a digital certificate hack that potentially allowed hackers to gain access to the Google accounts of 300,000 Iranians, the search giant this week urged those users to take ...