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Google releases Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office

Google has released a beta of a “Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office” plugin for Google Apps for Business users, that allows them to save their Microsoft Office files automatically to Google Docs. Currently it is available to select beta […]

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Google Docs gets Image Drag and Drop feature

Google Docs is one of the useful apps that lets you to create documents on the fly. When creating documents, you may add visual elements to make it look better. All these days there were 3 options to add images […]

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Google displays a preview of every page in the search results

Google is showing a sort of a preview next to the search results on every page. All these days we needed to use a 3rd party browser add-on to achieve the same functionality, which in effect displayed a thumbnail preview […]

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Google TV website launched

Google today launched a new website that provides more information about Google TV and its apps and all of the other features of Google TV.

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WebP, a new image format from Google

As a new initiative from Google to make the web faster, they have introduced many tools like Page Speed etc. Now to make the web appearance look stylish, they have come up with the new image format for the web […]

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Google’s Privacy Policy to change wef October 3, 2010

Possibly as a reaction to the criticism that Google has been facing recently, Google has announced updates to its Privacy Policy, starting 3rd October 2010. The Privacy Policy applies to all of the products, services and websites offered by Google […]

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Yahoo’s Instant LiveSearch came long before Google’s Instant Search

Yahoo had, back in 2005, built its Instant Search called LiveSearch! But Yahoo did not ship LiveSearch on yahoo.com or as a part of Yahoo’s search engine.  Instead is was launched in 2006 on AllTheWeb.com, a smaller, lower-traffic search engine […]

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Google Launches Family Safety Center

Google today, launched its new Family Safety Center; a one-stop shop about staying safe online. Google has included advice from leading child safety organizations around the world, tips and ideas from parents here at Google, as well as information on […]

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Google unveils Google Instant

Google today unveiled Google Instant. Google Instant is a new search enhancement that shows results as you type. The most obvious change is that you get to the right content much faster than before because you don’t have to finish […]

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And now Google UK home page loses some color!

So you saw the animated Google logo yesterday, and now see what the Google UK home page displays! The Google UK home page displays a white mono-colored Google logo.

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Google displays animated logo on home page

Have you seen Google’s home page today? The Google logo is animated and comprises of several multi-colored dots which come together finally to read ‘Google’!

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Google Wave to reappear as … Wave in a Box!

Google Wave was a personal communication & collaboration tool which however did not really take off as expected, and finally failed. While there were die-hard fans who even started a Save Wave movement, Google ultimately decided to discontinue it.

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Google launches Realtime Search

Today Google announced significant enhancements to Google Search, giving real-time information its own home and more powerful tools to help you find what you need.  Google Realtime Search lets you see up-to-the-second social updates, news articles and blog posts about […]

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Google testing new feature: Get Live Search Results As You Type

Looks like Google has been slowly testing out a feature to few people. One of the users who experienced this  has posted a video on this new search feature where, when you type the search query in the search box, […]

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The power of Google: Oracle punished briefly by removal from Search index

Yesterday Oracle announced in an exceptionally brief and direct press release that it had filed a lawsuit against Google.  The statement issued by Oracle spokesperson Karen Tillman simply said: “In developing Android, Google knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle’s Java-related […]

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Google Adds Web History To Mobile Version

For mobile users, Google has added a link called “Google web history” at the bottom of your search homepage. For all the iPhone and Android users, you can use this mobile web history to find out most recent searches, search […]

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Working towards a more social web, Google acquires Slide

Google has announced that they have acquired Slide, a social technology company with an extensive history of building new ways for people to connect with others across numerous platforms online.

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Why did Google Wave fail?

Google has dumped the Google Wave service  a real time collaboration tool which had the ability to drag-and-drop files from the desktop, character-by-character live typing and much more. It was a innovative project from Google and got much hype in […]

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Google: 200,000 Android devices sold each day

Google CEO Eric Schmidt while speaking at the  Techonomy conference in Lake Tahoe, California, said  that some 200,000 new Android devices are being sold & activated each day, leading to significant revenue in the form of increased mobile search traffic.