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Google to cut 4,000 jobs at Motorola Mobility


August 14th, 2012 - 3:00 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Internet giant Google, Inc. on Monday said it plans to cut approximately 4,000 jobs at telecommunications company Motorola Mobility, which it acquired last year, according to ... Read more...

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Google CEO’s absence causes concern


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Google CEO Larry Page was again absent from a company meeting that raised concerns about his health and how it will affect the internet giant, a ... Read more...

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YouTube Unveils Face Blurring System


July 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bid to protect the identities of those who upload critical videos on its service, YouTube on Wednesday unveiled its face blurring system. The system ... Read more...

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Google search to answer queries now


March 15th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Internet giant Google's "search" will now not only hunt down typed-in words but also answer questions like an encyclopaedia.In a drastic makeover for the search engine, ... Read more...

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Google to become top online ad seller in US by 2013


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The online advertising business of search engine giant Google is growing faster than anticipated and is expected to surpass Facebook to be the top display ... Read more...

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Steven Tyler sings the National Anthem at the AFC championship (Video)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Idol judge Steven Tyler was made to taste the dose he gave contestants week-in and week-out when he performed the US anthem during the match between ... Read more...

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Google best place to work in US: Fortune


January 20th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Internet giant Google has been by Fortune magazine as the best place to work in the US.The Mountain View, California-based company hired about 7,000 people in ... Read more...

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Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion


August 16th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, August 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Internet giant Google has purchased Motorola’s Mobility for $12.5 billion. The deal was announced on Monday. There had been reports earlier that Google was in negotiations with ... Read more...

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Britain spies the most on web users: Google


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Britain requests the maximum details about internet users than any other country, internet giant Google has said.A report by the search engine revealed that British law ... Read more...

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Google asked to halt Street View in India


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangalore, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indian authorities have instructed Google to halt the development of its Street View in the country. The authorities say there are some sensitive installments in the country ... Read more...

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Google to digitise 250,000 British Library books


June 21st, 2011 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Internet giant Google will digitise 250,000 books from the British Library, said a joint statement from the two organisations.In the statement, the British Library and Google ... Read more...

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Google’s new range of devices - light bulbs, dishwashers


May 11th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Internet giant Google is all set to launch a new range of devices, which include light bulbs and dishwashers with wireless technology to communicate with computers ... Read more...

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Google to restore all Gmail accounts post bug


March 1st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 1 (ANI): Google is likely to restore all Gmail accounts after a bug in a storage software update wiped out the email messages of a small number of users of ... Read more...

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Google revamps to keep ‘low-quality’ sites at bay


February 26th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): Google has made amendments in the way it ranks web pages as it has been struggling to combat websites that have been able to game its system.The Internet ... Read more...

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Three female judges to decide Berlusconi’s fate


February 16th, 2011 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 16 (IANS) The fate of Italy's beleaguered Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, facing trial over sex scandal, will be decided by three female judges.Milan-based Judge Cristina Di Censo Tuesday granted prosecutors' ... Read more...

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Google receives a staggering 75,000 job applications in one week


February 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): As Google launches a huge recruitment spree, the Internet giant received as many as 75,000 job applications in a week, it has emerged.Previously, the company, based in ... Read more...

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Google’s new application can solve Sudoku


January 11th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) The days of Sudoku are numbered, thanks to Google. A new image recognition application by the internet giant can solve the number puzzle, no matter what the level ... Read more...

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Take That become Amazon’s top-selling music artists of all time


December 31st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Take That have outsold The Beatles and Michael Jackson to become Amazon's top-selling music artists of all time.The band topped the list with their album 'Progress', reports ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole is Britain’s No1 Google search of 2010


December 9th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Cheryl Cole, who recently divorced footballer Ashley, is Britain's No1 Google search of 2010.Internet giant Google has revealed UK's top searches of 2010, and the X Factor ... Read more...

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Google to buy discount coupon website for $5.3 bn


December 1st, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Internet giant Google will buy a website that offers its users discount coupons at a staggering price of $5.3 billion, a media report said Wednesday.Andrew Mason will ... Read more...

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Amazon tops list of UK’s best brands


November 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Amazon has topped a new list of Britain's most famous brands.The Internet giant even left behind Waitrose and Marks n Spencer in a consumer survey of 163 household ... Read more...

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Google sues US government


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google has filed a lawsuit against the US government for failing to consider it in a 5-year contract that is worth some $59million. The project involves ... Read more...

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Google risks heavy fines for Street View photography in Italy


October 27th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) Italy has threatened Google fines of 180,000 euros each time it photographs neighbourhoods without giving clear warning to residents of the presence of its cameras, according to the ... Read more...

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China launches online map service


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China has launched an official online mapping service as internet giant Google is yet to apply for a licence to provide a similar service in the country.The State ... Read more...

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Google to launch car that drives by itself


October 10th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Internet giant Google will soon launch a car that can drive by itself.Google engineers have tested a "self-driving" car on the streets of California and covered 140,000 miles ... Read more...

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Google to help develop New Zealand’s pedal monorail


September 25th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Sep 25 (IANS) Internet giant Google will grant a sum of $1 million to develop a first-of-its-kind pedal-system monorail for use in "traffic-clogged, skyscraper-strewn cities" in New Zealand. A New Zealand company, ... Read more...

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Google yet to apply for online maps in China


September 9th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) Internet giant Google has not applied to Chinese authorities to provide online map and location services, an official said. Song Chaozhi, deputy director general of the State Bureau of ... Read more...

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Google’s New York City Office Gets Bedbugs


September 6th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Bedbugs have been hogging the limelight lately both on land as well as the cyber space. With incidences of bedbug infestations growing at an ... Read more...

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Google cleared of spying in New Zealand


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Sep 2 (IANS) Internet giant Google has been cleared of gathering personal wireless internet data during its street view operation in New Zealand. New Zealand police Thursday said they have found no ... Read more...

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Google’s German Street View to go live after privacy row


August 10th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (DPA) Internet giant Google is set to make images of 20 German cities available online through its controversial Street View technology after reaching agreement with data protection officials, the ... Read more...

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Google accused of betraying sanctimonious ‘net neutrality’ law


August 7th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 7 (ANI): Google, the internet giant, has admitted that it has been in talks with the US communications provider Verizon, and even agreed on an outline plan on how internet ... Read more...

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Google cleared of grabbing personal data


July 30th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Internet giant Google "did not grab" personal details but it happened "accidentally" when it was collecting data from wi-fi networks, Britain's top information office has said. The Information Commissioner ... Read more...

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Google cuts ties with Chinese advertisers


July 27th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Google Inc has cut commercial ties with two of its Chinese advertising agents, raising concerns that the internet giant's recent standoff with the government may scare away more ... Read more...

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Google’s License Renewed For Operating In China


July 12th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The search engine monster, Google has made a comeback to China after their historic and dramatic expulsion. Google’s lawyer David Drummond said that ... Read more...

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Google Celebrates The Birth Anniversary Of Frida Kahlo


July 6th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mountain View, July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Like every other occasion which spurs up their innovative brains, Google is sporting a new doodle today. The new doodle marks the birth anniversary ... Read more...

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