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California Gov. Brown signs bill to allow self-driving cars on public streets


September 27th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday drove in a self-driving Toyota Prius before signing a bill which will allow internet search giant Google and other companies ... Read more...

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US aid to transition from cash to electronic form


August 25th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Entrepreneur Karl Mehta, the only Indian-American among 18 Presidential Innovation Fellows, would work on "The 20 percent Initiative" that aims to transition international development assistance payments ... Read more...

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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 conjures artificial brain with billion connections


June 26th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Google has done the unthinkable -- the creation of an 'artificial brain' from 16,000 computer processors, with more than a billion connections. The team led by ... 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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NASA: Astronomers discover Pluto’s fourth moon


July 21st, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Astronomers from NASA discovered a fourth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto, the agency said Wednesday.Using the Hubble Space Telescope to search for rings around the ... Read more...

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Pulitzer Prize winner admits to being illegal immigrant


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS/EFE) Eighteen years after arriving in the US and three years since he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, Filipino journalist Jose Antonio Vargas revealed a long-held secret ... Read more...

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Insider ‘cooks’ gave Indian-American ‘recipes’ for ’sugar’


June 14th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 14 (IANS) An informer who provided tips to an Indian American founder of a hedge fund referred to her sources of insider trading as "cooks," inside information ... Read more...

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New book reveals Google’s fallout with Apple and exit from China


April 10th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): A new book released this week has lifted the lid on the secretive world of Google, revealing how the founders fell out with Apple's Steve Jobs and what ... 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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LinkedIn files registration for proposed public stock offering


January 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- LinkedIn Corporation on Thursday announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of ... Read more...

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Google announces management changes


January 21st, 2011 - 6:51 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Google Inc. on Thursday announced management changes including the designation of a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to replace Eric.Google Co-Founder Larry Page will assume Google's ... Read more...

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Mozilla says ‘minimal risk’ after leaving addons database on public server


December 29th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Mozilla on Tuesday admitted to have accidentally left a partial database of addons.mozilla.org user accounts on its public server earlier this month.Mozilla was notified by a ... Read more...

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Google unveils Instant Previews, a new visual search result


November 10th, 2010 - 1:50 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Google On Tuesday unveiled its new service of visual search result Instant Previews that adds image-based snapshots to web search results.Instant Previews provides a graphic overview ... Read more...

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Google Inc. to invest $5b in offshore wind power project


October 12th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Google Inc. has agreed to invest in a $5 billion underwater cable off the U.S. East Coast that will provide up to 1.9 million homes with ... Read more...

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Google found guilty of defamation


September 28th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Google has been convicted of defaming a sex offender in France after the search engine giant linked his name to the word "rapist" in automatic web searches. The ... Read more...

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Google fires engineer for privacy violation


September 15th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) A Google engineer who allegedly accessed the accounts of several teenagers without their knowledge has been fired for violating its privacy policies, the search engine giant said ... Read more...

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Google announces ‘Google Instant’ to enhance search


September 8th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Google on Wednesday announced 'Google Instant' to enhance search and show results as users type."We are pushing the limits of our technology and infrastructure to help ... Read more...

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Google expecting China to clear its license to operate


July 9th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sun Valley (Idaho, US), July 9 (ANI): The CEO of search engine giant Google, Eric Schmidt, has said that he expects China to renew the company's license to allow it to operate ... Read more...

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Google buys flight information software company ITA for $700 million in cash


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- ITA Software, Inc. and Google Inc. on Thursday announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Google to acquire ITA for $700 million in cash.ITA, ... Read more...

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Google in risk of losing license to operate in China


June 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Google could lose its Internet Content Provider (ICP) license to operate its website in China if they continue redirecting Chinese users to Google's uncensored Hong Kong ... Read more...

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Google unveils Caffeine, a new web indexing system


June 10th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Google unveiled a new web indexing system called Caffeine on Wednesday which provides 50 percent fresher results for web searches, the company said.The new system will ... Read more...

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Adobe acknowledges critical security flaw in Reader, Acrobat, and Flash Player


June 8th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Adobe on Monday acknowledged a critical security flaw in its Reader, Acrobat, and Flash Player software, the BBC reported.Adobe said the vulnerability potentially enables hackers to ... Read more...

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UAE students to get training for space mission


May 26th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 25 (IANS/WAM) Three engineering students of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be trained for space missions by the US space agency NASA. The training is organised as part of ... Read more...

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Google soon to launch TV software


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) US search engine giant Google is planning to introduce Android-based television software in May which will enable the users to access television through internet. The new software, designed to ... Read more...

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Mars caves could be home for ‘cavenauts’


April 27th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): The volcanic features of Mars may become suitable caves for the first human settlements on the red planet, suggests a new study."At least two regions, the Tharsis rise ... Read more...

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Google announces fiber network experiment (Update)


February 11th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Google on Wednesday announced an experiment to develop high-speed Internet.Google plans to develop and test ultra-high-speed broadband networks in different trial locations across the ... Read more...

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Google announces fiber network experiment


February 11th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Google on Wednesday announced an experiment to develop high-speed Internet.Google plans to develop and test ultra-high-speed broadband networks in different trial locations across the U.S., ... Read more...

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Google reports fourth quarter financial results


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:00 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Google on Thursday announced the financial results for the quarter and the fiscal year that ended on December 31, 2009.Google reported a 17% over year revenue ... Read more...

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Door-opening robotic arm for wheelchair users developed


November 25th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed a robotic arm for the special purpose of helping wheelchair users open a door.Erin Rapacki, Anybots in Mountain View, California, came up with the ... Read more...

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Internet’s 40th anniversary celebrated in US


October 30th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) The 40th anniversary of the birth of the Internet was celebrated in the US with events being organised at the University of California and the Computer History ... Read more...

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Google says the worst is over


October 16th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Online search giant Google says the worst of the recession is over as it reported quarterly profit and sales that rose from year-earlier results and easily ... Read more...

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Scientists may have found first direct evidence of water ice on asteroid’s surface


October 13th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 13 (ANI): Two independent scientific teams have found what may be the first direct evidence of water ice on the surface of an asteroid, a discovery that lends support to ... Read more...

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Google Sync launches ‘Push Gmail’ feature


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, California, Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In February, Google had launched Google Sync through which we can synchronize our Gmail Contacts and Google Calendar with our iPhone, Windows Mobile, and ... Read more...

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Facebook acquires FriendFeed


August 11th, 2009 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
PALO ALTO, California (BNO NEWS) -- Facebook, the popular social networking website, announced on Monday that it has acquired social aggregator FriendFeed.In a statement, the company said it acquired the website but ... Read more...

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