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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.

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Yahoo Japan to use Google, and not Bing Search

Yahoo Japan has announced that it will adopt Google’s search engine technology, rather than Microsoft’s which is used by its strategic partner Yahoo Inc.

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Google Images presents a new way to surf the visual web

Google is rolling out an update to Google Images to match the scope and beauty of this fast-growing visual web, and to bring to the surface some of the powerful technology behind Images.

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Google Games to be powered by Zynga ?

Google has invested anywhere between 100 to 200 million dollars in the social gaming giant Zynga. Zynga if you dont know is the company behind the super hit Facebook games such as Farmville and Mafia Wars. The investment was made […]

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China confirms renewal of Google’s China license

China has confirmed that it had renewed the Chinese operating license of Google Inc, for a period of one more year, thereby confirming the announcement made by the Google, earlier.

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China finds Googles HongKong redirect unacceptable

Google currently automatically redirect everyone using Google.cn to Google.com.hk, its Hong Kong search engine. This redirect, which offers unfiltered search in simplified Chinese, has been working well for Google users and for Google.

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Google Search Indexing to get a dose of Caffeine

Google, which had unveiled a “secret project” of “next-generation architecture for Google’s web search“ called Caffeine, has now announced its completion.

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Google Suggest feature gets a tweak!

The Google Suggest feature, in Google Search offers spell-corrected search completions, to provide you with similar search queries from other users.

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Australia To Investigate Google For Privacy Violations

Australia announced a police investigation Sunday into whether Google illegally collected private information from wireless networks, becoming at least the second country to probe the Internet giant’s “Street View” mapping service.

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Google homepage to display background images too

Google is introducing a new feature that brings a new level of personalization to Google Search, by letting you add a favorite photo or image to the background of the Google homepage. You can choose any photo from your computer […]

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Google to phase out Windows on security concerns

Google is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns, according to several Google employees.

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Google allows website visitors to opt out of Google Analytics

Many website owners & bloggers use Google Analytics to track & see their website statistics.  Google has now announced that they are now giving the option to the visitors to opt out of being counted! Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on […]

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Google gives its home page a new look

The look and feel of Google’s search results have changed! Today’s metamorphosis responds to the increasing richness of the web and the increasing power of search — revealing search tools on the left and updating the visual look and feel […]

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Google Gets Approval to Buy & Sell Electricity

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has granted its approval to Google, to become an electricity marketer, permitting it to buy and resell electricity.

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Google acquires Aardvark

Google has announced that they’ve acquired Aardvark, a unique technology company that lets you quickly and easily tap into the knowledge and experience of your friends and extended network of contacts.

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Google ‘look-alike’ Search emerges in China.

A new search engine Goojje search has been noticed in China. Apart from sounding similar to Google, it also copies the loogo of Google and includes the Baidu logo in its own.

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Google Hacks Back!

Google had earlier announced that it will no longer censor search results on Google.cn, the Chinese version of the search engine.

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Google introduces a URL shortener service

Google has launched updated versions of the Google Toolbar and FeedBurner that offer a new URL shortening service from Google called the Google URL Shortener.

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Switch to Bing, Mozilla exec tells Firefox users

Catalyzed by Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s comments on privacy, Dolzler, a Mozilla executive, on his private blog, is telling Firefox users to ditch Google for Microsoft’s Bing, stating that Bing provides superior security.

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Google home-page to sport a fade-in look.

The Google homepage is sporting a new look. Google has released a new version of its classic homepage. The main feature of the new homepage is that it “fades in” — when the page first loads, it shows only  the […]