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Google’s HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet in court documents

Nvidia seemingly confirms Google’s HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet in court documents

Rumors of HTC returning to tablet manufacturing have been floating around for a little while, but thanks to the processor firm Nvidia, the existence of the Nexus 9 alongside its expected release time frame is almost confirmed now. Nvidia is said to have unofficially revealed the HTC Nexus 9 tablet name in the legal document, [...]

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Google collaborates with UC Santa Barbara to develop its own quantum computing processors

Google has partnered with researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara to build new processors for use in quantum computing systems, expanding the search giant’s effort that began more than a year ago. Google says it will continue its research with D-Wave Systems’ quantum computing system, too. The search giant wants to have its [...]

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Google Acquires Travel Guide App JetPac

Google has eyed up, JetPac, a San-Francisco based travel startup that analyses Instagram photos to generate city maps or a traveler guide for public use. JetPac delivers relevant results to you of places of interest by searching through Instagram photos on Facebook using an algorithm to study pictures content. You may questions then, what’s so [...]

Google Will Soon Offer Its Own Domain Registration Service

Google Will Soon Offer Its Own Domain Registration Service

Internet Search Giant Google is venturing into a new business: web domain registrations. The new service will allow people to buy and manage domains from one of the largest companies on the web. The users will also be able to use Google Domains to build their website and set up email addresses. On the whole, [...]

Google investing $50m to inspire girls to learn coding (Website: www.madewithcode.com)

Google #MadeWithCode to Inspire Young Girls to Code!

Gender disparity ratio in the U.S. workforce especially in science and engineering fields speaks loud and clear. The situation demands amplified attention to change the prevailing scenario. In recent months, Goldieblox a young-start became a hot favorite amongst feminist and gender equality advocates. The company focuses on selling tinkering toys that encourage young girls to [...]

U.S. Transportation Department Seek To Regulate Smartphone Navigation And Maps Applications

U.S. Transportation Department Seek To Regulate Smartphone Navigation And Maps Applications

The U.S. Transportation Department could be looking at the possibility of regulating Google and Apple Maps. If a proposed bill from President Obama’s administration is cleared, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) would regulate all kinds of navigation aids, including apps on smartphone and electronics built into car dashboards. The U.S. Transportation Department asserts [...]

Google Announces First Five Official 'Glass at Work' Partners

Google Announces First Five Official Google Glass Partners

Google faces certain troubles in making customers to adopt Google Glass and those troubles have reached a certain comical level which is evident from the reality that even its employees are giving up on them. The company is yet to establish an ecosystem where such technologies can be widely accepted without living in the limbo [...]

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China Discloses Microsoft’s Killer Android Patents

Patent war between Microsoft and Google cannot be described without using the words ‘amusingly destructive and nuclear’. The Redmond-based Tech giant owns licensing agreement over 70 percent of all Android devices that are sold in the U.S. The Patent licensing deal between Microsoft and Android device makers makes it possible for Microsoft to beef up [...]

Google to acquire satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million

Google to acquire satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million

Search giant Google has entered into an agreement to acquire satellite maker Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash, the company’s second high-profile acquisition of an aerospace company this year. Google will use Skybox’s inexpensive satellites to provide up to date imagery for Google’s online mapping service and Skybox’s technology could also eventually be used [...]

Google losing its mobile search dominance as users increasingly favor apps to carry out Internet searches

Google losing its mobile search dominance as users increasingly favor apps to carry out Internet searches

Google, who revolutionized the Internet with its search engine, is actually losing some momentum in the mobile search sector. And the misfeasor is the distending world of mobile-apps. According to the latest findings from analytics firm eMarketer, smartphone and tablet users are increasingly using apps to collect information rather than browser search and mobile search behaviour [...]

Google Promotes Encryption With New Alpha Chrome Extension

Google Promotes Encryption With New Alpha Chrome Extension

Google is intensifying its efforts to protect e-mail in transit from prying eyes of the government spies and other snoops by working on an end-to-end encryption extension for Chrome, and including a section about e-mail security to its transparency report that details which email providers are taking the necessary safety measures to ensure that email [...]

Google rumoured to be investing more than $1 billion in satellite internet access

Google rumoured to be investing more than $1 billion in satellite internet access

According to reports, search giant Google is claimed to be spending more than $1 billion to deploy hundreds of low-earth orbit satellites to provide Internet access to the remote corners of the world. The project is claimed to be a progression from the high-altitude balloons, the aptly-named Project Loon in which Google has deployed balloons [...]

Google develops tablet with 3D image capture capability

Google develops tablet with 3D image capture capability

Google, a pioneer in ingenious technology is reportedly working on a new tablet that incorporates multiple advanced imaging sensors that can capture 3D images of objects. The company plans to manufacture about 4,000 of these prototypes beginning next month. The new device will supposedly sport a 7-inch display; the tablet will come equipped with two [...]

Google Plans To Offer Affordable Wi-Fi Access Equipment

Google Plans To Offer Affordable WiFi Access Equipment To Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Wi-Fi technology has become increasingly important as a way to exchange data or connect to the internet wirelessly. It’s becoming ubiquitary as more and more businesses offer Wi-Fi connectivity to their customers and now Google may be about to sweeten its proposition with Wi-Fi. According to rumors, Google is apparently planning to offer commercial-grade Wi-Fi [...]

Google Replaces Apple as World’s ‘Most Valuable Brand’ of 2014

Google Replaces Apple as World’s ‘Most Valuable Brand’ of 2014

Not so long ago, the ‘Godfather of New York Tech’, Fred Wilson predicted that Apple won’t be among the top three companies by 2020, to which Apple Executives paid no heed. Nonetheless this time it is something different. Executives in Apple Campus will be sweating in worry and fury today, for after sitting on the [...]

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Youtube in Possible Acquisition Talks of Twitch for $ 1 Billion

Google is reportedly in acquisition talks with increasingly popular live video-streaming platform Twitch. People familiar with the matter said that, Twitch has also considered additional fund raising as an option instead of selling. According to the entertainment magazine Variety, supposed price-tag of the deal is looming over $ 1 billion – all cash. Twitch was [...]

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Apple won’t be among the top three companies by 2020

Last week, at TechCrunch Disrupt Conference in New York, former TechCrunch CEO Michael Arrington spoke to Wilson on the future of tech companies. Referring as the ‘Godfather of New York tech’, Fred Wilson was asked by Michael Arrington to predict the future of internet companies that will be most valuable in 2020. Wilson said that Apple [...]

Tech firms to routinely notify users of secret data demands

Tech firms to routinely notify users of secret data demands

Major technology companies like Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Apple and others have reportedly decided to cease the practice of quietly yielding to the demands from the government for personal, private email or other online data, stating that users have a right to be notified in advance when their information is targeted by law enforcement. The tech [...]

The Justice Department and the FCC have cleared Google of direct wrong doing

Google asks US Supreme Court to reconsider ruling on Wi-Fi sniffing

Search giant Google has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision by an appeals court that its collection of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi traffic in neighbourhoods around the country as part of its Street View program networks is not exempt under federal wiretap laws.   The Justice Department and the FCC have cleared [...]