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Google eyes building undersea cable between Asia and the US
Friday, 15 Aug, 2014 – 7:09 | No Comment

Google has formed a consortium with five Asia-based telecom companies to build a super-fast undersea cable that runs from the US to Asia.

Supreme Court says ‘no’ to Google Street View appeal
Monday, 30 Jun, 2014 – 16:54 | No Comment

Google attempted to appeal a lower court’s decision to allow a class-action lawsuit against Street View to go ahead, but the Supreme Court says it doesn’t need to look at the case and so it …

Google acquires mobile device management start-up Divide
Friday, 23 May, 2014 – 8:09 | No Comment

Google has acquired Divide, a start-up that helps firms manage mobile devices, which are increasingly being used by employees to get their jobs done.

Google denies claims that AdSense steals from publishers
Monday, 5 May, 2014 – 3:10 | No Comment

A lengthy written account by an anonymous person claiming to be a former Google employee claims that the AdSense advertising system is rigged to take money from publishers by systematically banning them from the system …

Google expands market for Chromecast
Friday, 28 Mar, 2014 – 7:41 | No Comment

Chromecast, Google’s finger-sized gadget that allows people to upload video content from their mobile devices onto a high-definition TV set, was launched in Canada and Europe on March 19, eight months after its American debut.

Google buys smart appliance maker for US$3.2 billion
Friday, 17 Jan, 2014 – 4:26 | No Comment

Various news portals reported that Google is making a huge investment in the “internet of things” with its US$3.2 billion acquisition of smart appliance maker Nest.

Google wants to make G+ the YouTube of live video
Monday, 30 Dec, 2013 – 19:15 | 2 Comments

Google+ has become one of the hubs of Google’s services outside of their core search brand. Virtually everything in the company’s cloud-based services, from Gmail to Drive to Docs, hovers around Google+ or can be …

Google removes Android smartphone privacy control feature
Friday, 20 Dec, 2013 – 8:23 | No Comment

Google has disabled a privacy feature from Android mobile software that enabled users to block apps from gathering personal data such as users’ locations and address book data.

Google to pay fine for breaching smartphone privacy
Friday, 22 Nov, 2013 – 11:41 | No Comment

Google has agreed to pay US$17 million to 37 states as well as the District of Columbia for secretly tracking web users by setting up special digital files on their smartphones’ web browsers.
A press release …

Apple should team up with rivals, says Wozniak
Friday, 8 Nov, 2013 – 7:35 | No Comment

Apple would be more powerful if it worked with its largest rivals, Google and Samsung, said Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple.

Facebook hires first CMO
Monday, 5 Aug, 2013 – 6:23 | No Comment

Facebook’s VP of Product Marketing, Eric Antonow, left the company, so they have been looking for a replacement. To do so, they created the Corporate Marketing Officer position, showing that they’re growing into new realms …

Google collects child porn in order to eradicate it
Monday, 17 Jun, 2013 – 1:53 | No Comment

Google is creating a global database of child abuse images with a plan to use them as a way to find and remove (and report) sites that host child porn. The company plans to make …