Posts Tagged ‘Google’
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 16, 2013 under Channel
Google is looking to make your Google + page that bit better looking, by helping sift through all your awful photos to find the best ones. Using a new algorithm, the search giant is now able to highli... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 14, 2013 under Channel
Until now Google has offered 5GB of storage for its free services, like Google Drive and Google+ and 10GB on Gmail. Today though, it announced that over the next few weeks it'll be rolling out an up... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 3, 2013 under Development, Gaming
Google has hired a veteran of the videogame industry, Noah Falstein, to head up its Game Design division, presumably to work on a new Android title/platform/series - maybe even something that will run... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 15, 2013 under Channel
Being the dominant search engine for over a decade has seen Google face-off against many commissions for potential anti-competitiveness practices. If you're on top, this is bound to happen. Now thoug... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 5, 2013 under Channel
Movie studios aren't keen on having people share their content illegally online, they've made a big point about this. However, now they're claiming that their takedown requests are actually infringing... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 26, 2013 under Channel
Google has continued its recent trend of shutting down some of its services, with today's Blocked Sites following on from Google Reader earlier this month. However, the search giant is at least offeri... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on March 21, 2013 under General Tech, Online
Go almost anywhere in the world and ask people what kind of building they want to work in - and Google's creations are discussed early on and with passion. The company prides itself on integrating hum... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 14, 2013 under Channel
Google makes the bulk of its revenue from advertising, almost £30 billion a year in fact. However that foundation of income could be threatened, as Ebay has just produced a new study that claims the ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 8, 2013 under Channel
Google might have taken a beating from the EIA this morning, but it's about to take another. Residents of one street in Carshalton, in Surrey, UK, have described the search giant as arrogant, after it... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 8, 2013 under Channel
Despite its own policies outlawing any items that come from endangered species, Google has been found by the Environmental Investigation Agency, to have thousands of ivory and whale products on the Ja... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 28, 2013 under Mobile
Staring down at a screen is "emasculating", according to Google Boss Sergey Brin, who has been talking up the Google Glass project that sees most of a smartphone's functions incorporated into a piece ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 18, 2013 under Channel
Twitter could be set to get a big influx of users in the coming few weeks, as Ex-Google China head, Lee Kai-fu, has called for his 30 million+ followers on the Chinese social networking site Weibo, to... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 15, 2013 under Channel
Normally when I cover infringement stories here at Kitguru, it's to do with patent arguments between Apple and Samsung, or artists taking a pop at The Pirate Bay, but today it's two giant companies fa... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 12, 2013 under Channel
You might think that considering they individually own the rights to the two most competing smartphone operating systems in the world, Google and Apple would be at each other's throats and never likel... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 1, 2013 under Channel
Google has been under the investigative eye of the European Commission for the past couple of years, where it has been threatened with anti-trust action, after claims that Google was using its search ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 28, 2013 under Channel
While Facebook is still far and beyond the world's most used social website, Google's own + service has now taken the second place medal, beating out both Youtube and Twitter by a few per cent of the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 8, 2013 under Channel
During his humanitarian trip to North Korea, Google's Eric Schmidt has been shown how some of the country's most privileged access the internet. In such a strictly controlled society, only a select ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 3, 2013 under Channel
Microsoft has bought up R2 Studios, a startup from the makers of the Slingbox, in a deal that had both Apple and Google in the running for highest bidder. However it looks like Microsoft was able to s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 2, 2013 under Channel
As part of a call for a global crackdown on tax avoidance, it has been revealed that Google is one of the biggest culprits. In 2011, the search giant pushed 80 per cent of its revenue, some £6 billio... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on December 26, 2012 under Android, Apple, Tablet PC
It's not often that a company can say that they made an entire class of products viable, single handedly. IBM did it with the PC, Apple with the tablet and Asus with the netbook. Sometimes the new cla... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 14, 2012 under Channel
Google receives a lot of takedown requests from companies around the world. Most of these are from large movie studios that don't want torrent links to their works appearing in the search engine's res... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 29, 2012 under Channel
Google's social vice president Bradley Horowitz has taken a few swings at Facebook, as part of his suggestion that the time is ripe for Google's + service to become the dominant social network, citing... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 22, 2012 under Peripheral
We know Google isn't the only one working on a glasses based, heads up display, but now we can add one more name to that list, with a published Microsoft patent showing that it too is keen to get in o... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 16, 2012 under Channel
While Google might be ranked up there as one of the top companies to work for in the world, partly for its progressive stance on employment, it isn't quite so forward thinking when it comes to languag... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 14, 2012 under Channel
Google has fired off a legal notice to online job search site, Doogle, suggesting that because of the similarities in name, it is harmful to the company's brand. The owner of Doogle, 22 year old Andri... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 8, 2012 under Channel
As well as having a decidedly manly name, Bram Stoker was the figure behind the original Dracula novel and today, Google celebrates that fact with its Stoker inspired logo. 8th November 2012 is an apt... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 6, 2012 under Channel
While that headline might sound like the British government is doing something noble, by cracking down on evil Google's practices, it's actually the other way around. Despite the search giant's remo... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 16, 2012 under Channel
0 CommentsPosted by Blair McClelland on September 28, 2012 under Android, Mobile, Tablet PC
Digitimes is reporting that two new Nexus 7 models from Google and ASUS are on their way. According to their sources one will be priced at $199 USD, the other at an impressive $99 USD. Both models are... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 24, 2012 under Channel
Iran no longer has access to the Google search engine, or the Gmail email system, with no explanation by officials as to if or when they will be reinstated and what the reason for their filtering was.... more.
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