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Google Third Quarter 2011 Financial Report

Google’s 2011 third quarter earnings results are in and the company is reporting $9.72 billion in revenue, which is a 33 percent increase from the same quarter last year. GAAP net income came in at $2.73 billion, up from $2.17 billion a year ago and Google-owned sites continued to generate the largest chunk of revenue with $6.74 billion, followed…
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HTC Wants To Buy A Mobile OS

HTC wants its own mobile operating system and HTC has some of the more successful handsets that run the search giant’s Android operating system. Taiwan News Channel reported that Cher Wang, chairman of HTC, stated that the company can use any OS it wants and it is uncertain which operating system HTC would purchase and optimise by adding the HTC…
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HTC Sues Apple For Using Google Patents

HTC suing Apple claiming infringement of four of its nine patents, which it bought from Google just last week and the suit was filed in Delaware, where the Taiwanese company had already sued Apple in an entirely different filing last month. When Google closes the Motorola Mobility deal it will get 17,000 patents and that arsenal is likely to be…
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Android Still King Of The US Smartphone Market

As Android continues to dominate U.S. smartphone market share month after month, a new report argues that this momentum will be the key to saving Motorola and it is that rapid growth and popularity which could be the key to save flagging Motorola Mobility, which was purchased last week, according to a new report from the NPD Group. Android…
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Google Buying Motorola For $12.5 Billion

Google announced early on Monday morning that it will acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings, marking the Mountain View Company’s first major move into ownership rather than mere partnership in the smartphone hardware space and Google will acquire Motorola for approximately $40 per share in cash or around $12.5 billion dollars. Android will remain an…
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HTC Bought Dashwire For User Data Backup Service

HTC purchases DashwireHTC has announced the purchase of Dashwire, a Seattle-based company that provides cloud services for Android, Windows Mobile, and Symbian smartphones and the purchase ould be worth as much as $18.5 million, which is said to strengthen HTC's cloud services, but could also provide much-needed patents to the Taiwanese company.…
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Ratina Display Support Comes To Gmail For Mobile

Google has updated its web app for Gmail with the inclusion of pull down to refresh, new transitions and updated icons to take advantage of the Retina display of the iPhone 4 along with transitions between inbox, menu and conversations look as if one screen is sliding to another. The basic idea behind such transitions is to make the whole process…
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Enormous Google+ Accounts Deleted In The Last 24 Hours

Google’s stance on users listing their real names on Google+ continues to cause headaches on the fledgling social networking site with a spate of account deactivations as users with non-typical names or pseudonyms found their profiles locked and some people feel there are good reasons to use a fake name and also some people have even lost access to…
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Google CEO Larry Page Announced To Pull Of Google Labs

Google announced that it plans to shutter its Labs department in an effort to focus more on its products and also announced the loss of Labs, Google has decided to close its Labs initiative as part of the company's efforts to streamline its product portfolio and focus its development efforts. The closing of Google Labs doesn't affect the company's…
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Google Introduced New In-App Payment Service For The Developers

Google brings in-app payments to any Web app and surprisingly easy fix gives apps the ability to charge for things in app. Google started talking about this particular new capability back at the I/O show way back in May, now it’s officially out and the interesting part is it just took one line of code to activate the feature and make it available…
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