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Google launches Contributor program that lets you block ads

Google has launched a new service named Contributor that will allow readers to kill advertisements on their favorite websites for a monthly fee. The way the Google Contributor program works is that, users can choose to make a monthly contribution […]

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Google forms Indian Language Internet Alliance

Penetration of Internet in recent years in India has been good but still remains distant from best. Language support comes across as the main barrier in this progress. To overcome it, Google on Monday announced alliance with industry partners to […]

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Google releases Nogotofail, an Open Source Network Traffic Security Tool

The Android Security team from Google recently released nogotofail, a network traffic security testing tool which test TLS/SSL connection, as being on HTTPS everywhere or HTTPS secured connection is not enough to make program, applications or the World Wide Web […]

Google rolls out Inbox, a new product from the Gmail Team

Google is here to help you organize messages via a free email app now, currently available by invitation only – Google Inbox. The product developed by the Gmail team intends to coexist with Gmail and not replace it. Google brands […]

Microsoft, Google endorse Code.org coding initiative

Since its inception Code.org has been involved in process of expanding participation in computer science by offering free online learning courses in coding, primarily through its Hour of Code program. Figures suggest, it has already crossed 44 million mark but […]

Google eyes $1 billion revenue from India in FY15

The Internet exposes space of infinite opportunity and smart companies like Google know to make better use of it. The search engine giant, sources say is eyeing a $1 billion (Rs 6,000 crore) revenue mark from India in the year […]

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Google, Microsoft, BMW top 2014 World’s Ideal Employers rankings

Google, Microsoft and BMW have emerged as the top employers in the World’s Ideal Employers rankings, among Engineering companies,  according to a survey done by Universum, a global Employer Branding Leader, that conducts research studies on talent career expectations. As […]

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Google takes out malicious advertising campaign

Malvertising and malicious activities of hackers have affected a number of popular websites. And the matter of concern here is that the hackers have used doubleclick.net and Zedo for making these attacks. These popular advertising networks, one being a subsidiary […]

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IIT launches free online tech courses for students, powered by Google India

Google, the Internet giant, is now engaged in the educational field. Google joined hands with the reputed IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) and NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) to provide free online tech courses for students. The courses […]

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Google Chrome 64-bit, now available for Windows 8 / 7

There’s a good news for all Google Chrome fans. Now the Google Chrome 64-bit version is available for Windows 7 and Windows 8 as well. Along with it, the 64-bit Windows support is also coming to the Chrome Stable with […]

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Google to fix Chrome major battery draining bug

Which web browser do you use? If it is Google Chrome, then you may be required to keep your battery chargers ON more often than before. As a laptop user you will be surprised to hear that Google Chrome on […]

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Google to shut down Orkut on September 30, 2014

Google has announced the closure of its first social networking website Orkut, on 30 September 2014. As per the official blogpost, Google is shutting it down, to focus more on its other ventures like YouTube, Blogger and Google Plus. Before […]

Google develops Technology to crack CAPTCHAs

A CAPTCHA (an acronym for “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart” is a program that protects websites against bots by generating and grading tests that humans can pass, but current computer programs cannot. CAPTCHAs use […]

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Chrome to disable extensions not listed in Chrome Web Store

When we are online, malicious downloads and websites are the main sources that pose as threats to our personal information. All browsers are taking utmost care of protecting their users from such dangers by introducing different security blocks. Google Chrome […]

Chrome may hide full web address URL in address bar in future

Do you want to hide those cluttered URL with so many slashes and dashes ? If yes then get ready for the disappearance of those long URLs. Google is all set for its new experiment of removing the URL from the Omnibox […]

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Google reportedly planning to dismantle Google+

Google+, the social networking website and authorship tool from Google Inc, is reportedly in troubled waters after the sudden departure of its head, Vic Gundotra. Last Thursday, April 24th 2014, Vic Gundotra announced that he is leaving Google after spending […]

Google wants Windows XP users to switch to Chromebook

The 12 year-old Microsoft XP OS support ended yesterday, forcing scores of Windows users to protect their aging systems either via third-party software installation or upgrade it to newer modern operating system. Both, Microsoft and Google see Windows XP’s end-of-life as […]

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Google Chrome 33 update includes 28 security fixes

Google Chrome 33 has undergone a change. The change in status of the browser comes with many updates – especially security fixes. A partial list of changes in the build is available in the SVN revision log that you can find […]

Get Notifications Cards from Google Now in Chrome

Google Now notification cards will finally be available for Chrome Beta users. After more than a year of ado Google has finally announced that Google Now notifications cars are now integrated into the Chrome beta browser for Windows, Chrome book […]

Google sells Motorola Mobility to Lenovo

Google yesterday announced that it would sell Motorola to the Chinese company Lenovo for $2.91 billion. This would be the largest ever tech deal done by the Chinese electronic giant Lenovo Group.  Larry Page wrote in his post , “We’ve […]

Google Chrome bug lets websites listen to your conversations

While voice recognition is a great technology to look up to it can also lead to a leak of your privacy if you are using it in Google Chrome. It has been found that web developers can exploit bugs in […]

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Microsoft had a role to play in Google’s Smart Contact Lens project

One in ten people in the world will have diabetes by 2035, predicts International Diabetes Foundation. The situation can get worse and therefore, worrisome. Nevertheless, we can find some solace through scientific breakthroughs that are made daily. Microsoft and Google […]

Google to power down Schemer on 17 Feb

Google is finally ceasing Google Schemer, its own goal-sharing service. Google launched the beta version of Google Schemer two years ago in the last quarter of 2011. For those who don’t know Google launched Google Schemer two years ago as an […]

Google AdSense to allow Custom Ad Sizes to all

Great news for Google AdSense users! Google not just introduced two new ad sizes, i.e. 216 and 434 but also made AdSense more flexible by allowing users to create and choose their customized ad sizes. Well, this means now Google […]

Google India Launches ‘Helping Women Get Online Campaign’

Indian Women are known worldwide for expressing different traits. They are graceful and elegant, adept at balancing work and home. They are go-getters and personify motherhood. But most of them are not, digitally literate.  To overcome this deficiency too, and […]