Google Provides A Sneak Peek Into Its Data Centers

Google Provides A Sneak Peek Into Its Data Centers

Most of the tech giants rely on huge data centers to store most of their data. Google, being among the leading tech companies, is no exception. In fact, the company is credited with owning some of the largest data centers around U.S. It has now rolled out a number of photos and a video to give a sneak peek of how it’s like inside these data centers. These photos have been added to its Street View data.

By On October 18, 2012 Respond
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Google Achieves First Milestone For Dart, The New JavaScript Rival

Google Achieves First Milestone For Dart, The New JavaScript Rival

JavaScript, as a language for web applications, is widely popular and is used by a staggering majority of the apps we find on the web. Moreover, all browser vendors actively support the language. However, Google is unsatisfied with the performance of JavaScript and is trying to bring its own language, Dart, into the competition. To that end, it recently completed the first milestone.

By On October 17, 2012 Respond
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[Tips] How To Perform Google Image Search With A Picture

[Tips] How To Perform Google Image Search With A Picture

Google always surprise us with some of their hidden features for which many of us probably don’t know. One of these features is the ability to perform a search from an image. If, for example, we have a picture of a painting or a famous building, but do not know who is the author, or if we have the logo of a company whose name we do not remember, we can use this feature to find the right answer .

By On October 17, 2012 Respond
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Congressman Cites Favor For Google, Warns FTC Over Antitrust Proceedings

Congressman Cites Favor For Google, Warns FTC Over Antitrust Proceedings

Federal Trade Commission has been pursuing an antitrust investigation against Google rather hot-headedly. We recently reported that the commission was gearing up to launch a formal case against the search giant. However, it seems that there are ardent Google supporters in the U.S. Congress. A Congressman has sent a letter to FTC, warning it over its investigations against Google.

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Google Considered Sending Google Glass In Space With Felix Baumgartner

Google Considered Sending Google Glass In Space With Felix Baumgartner

Finally the history is made. Skydiver Felix Baumgartner has successfully made the century’s biggest stunt – Free Fall from 128,000 feet above Earth on October 14. Where everyone is happy, on the other side, search engine giant Google might have been regretting now. Why? Because the company wanted to send a pair of Google Glass with Felix Baumgartner to the edge of the space for his jump. At least, a conversation on Twitter between SEO expert Danny Sullivan and a YouTube employee says so.

By On October 15, 2012 Respond
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Scales Tip In Google’s Favor In The Battle Over Digitizing Libraries

Scales Tip In Google’s Favor In The Battle Over Digitizing Libraries

ver since Google launched Google Books, the project that seeks to digitize written works, the company has been pursued by publishers as well as author guilds. Google intends to make the books, or a portion of them, freely accessible to everyone. The publishers and the guild, naturally, oppose such free hand-out of content, trying to make Google pay them for using it. As it seems, so far the legal scales have been weighing in Google’s favor.

By On October 14, 2012 Respond
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FTC Starts Drafting Antitrust Case Against Google

FTC Starts Drafting Antitrust Case Against Google

Federal Trade Commission has been after Google for quite a while. The agency is focused on the allegations that Google is using its influence in the online search arena to push forth its other products and services which harms other competitors in the market. Google has been reluctant in giving any concessions on that front and now, FTC has started drafting a formal antitrust case against the search giant.

By On October 13, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Use Google Talk To Get Instant Information

[Tutorial] How To Use Google Talk To Get Instant Information

Lots of people are using Google Talk instant messaging application to communicate with our contacts in GMail. But this little app can also be a powerful tool to get instant information tanks to a bot called Guru. Within Google Talk you can perform simple queries and searches through keywords, request weather information, translate a word, see the final sports result, check for currency conversion and much more. In this tutorial I will show you how to perform some of those queries and how to access Google talk Guru bot.

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Hacker Wins $60,000 From Google For Cracking Chrome

Hacker Wins $60,000 From Google For Cracking Chrome

Google often tries to find loopholes in its products by inviting hackers to find them. In return, the company pays huge sums to those who are able to discover real and serious exploits in these products. Now, a hacker has been able to crack Google’s Chrome browser during the Pwnium hacking contest, winning a whopping $60,000 award.

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Google Updates Maps With Over 250,000 Miles Of Street View Images

Google Updates Maps With Over 250,000 Miles Of Street View Images

Google announced early Thursday morning on their Lat-Long blog that they would be launching a comprehensive update to the Street View asset of Google Maps. This enhancement, labeled the “biggest ever update,” doubles the number of special collections and updates over 250,000 miles of roads around the world.

By On October 12, 2012 Respond
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Google Brings History To Life With Its Cultural Institute

Google Brings History To Life With Its Cultural Institute

Knowing about world history and discerning the major events that happened in the past is fascinating. It is like time-travelling into the years past and witnessing it first-hand. However, it can be terribly hard to go to all the museums scattered around the world and look at the original manuscripts, documents and texts from the yester-years. Google has now launched an excellent initiative to solve this problem for you.

By On October 12, 2012 Respond
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Google Proposes Branding Its Own Services In Search To Placate European Regulators

Google Proposes Branding Its Own Services In Search To Placate European Regulators

European regulators have been after Google for quite some time. The company is accused of pushing out the competition from the market by unjustly promoting its products and services using its dominant search engine. Google is trying to counter these allegations by making a new offer to the regulators – it will clearly brand its services when they appear in search results.

By On October 11, 2012 Respond
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Coca-Cola, Apple And IBM Top The List Of Most Valuable Global Brands

Coca-Cola, Apple And IBM Top The List Of Most Valuable Global Brands

There are a number of global brands which are wildly popular among the masses, not only in the developed countries but also in the developing nations. These brands range from technology to food to beverages and auto-mobiles and a whole range of other products. Interbrand has released its 13th annual Best Global Brands report revealing this years biggest brands. Coca-Cola has secured the top spot in the list, followed closely by Apple.

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Is Google Replacing Nexus 7 16GB With 32GB Model?

Is Google Replacing Nexus 7 16GB With 32GB Model?

So far, we’ve heard a lot about a possible 32GB version of Nexus 7 tablet. But, the authenticity of the rumors were in question. A recent case, hints that Google indeed has a Nexus 7 32GB model that the company has not announced yet. Past Monday, a Japanese customer who ordered a Nexus 7 16GB, got a 32GB version of the tablet PC.

By On October 10, 2012 Respond
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Google Recruiting In Large Numbers In Unorthodox Quarters

Google Recruiting In Large Numbers In Unorthodox Quarters

Yesterday, Ashwani Sharma, along with other officials from Google India, visited Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, to conduct a recruiting event for the search giant’s U.S. campuses. This is the first time Google has staged a recruiting event (conducted in three universities) in the South Asian nation. This recruiting event is part of biggest manhunt since 2007; something analysts believe could result into recruitment of 6,300 fresh bloods.

By On October 10, 2012 Respond
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