Google Celebrates 2014 April Fool’s Day with Gmail Shlefie, Pokémon Master and more

Google Celebrates April Fool's Day

Google is celebrating 2014 April Fool’s day with many jokes on us and Google. Gmail turned 10 years old and Google launched Gmail Shelfies to celebrate that. Gmail Shelfie, the SHareable sELFIE. Gmail Shelfie is built on the idea that you shouldn’t be selfish with your selfie. With just a few clicks, your mom, your […]

Google Wishes Happy Halloween with a Scary Google Doodle House

Google Doodle House Happy Haloween 2012

Happy Halloween. Google is celebrating Happy Halloween with its inimitable scary Halloween Doodle house. The Google Doodle house is correctly numbered 13 and has five doors for scary “Google” letters. As one clicks through each door, letters “G”, “oo”, “g”, “l”, “e” come out with a scary costume and music. Once you click open all […]

iOS Devices get Google’s Voice Search App

Google’s Siri, a voice search app for iOS devices is finally here. Google annoucned in its blog that it just launched new Google Search app for iPhone and iPad that will do voice search just like Apple’s Siri does. Acknowledging Google’s new Knowledge Graph for enabling better voice search Google gave a few examples of […]

Google Acquires Wildfire, A California Based Social Media Marketing Startup

Google Acquires WildFire, a Social Media Marketing Technology Startup

Google announced that it is acquiring WildFire a social media marketing startup. Wildfire was founded in 2008 by Victoria Ransom and Alain Chuard and it offers technology/platform  to manage all things related to social media marketing. Wildfire’s website states that its founders first  developed the technology behind the Wildfire as a side project in 2008 as owners of […]

YouTube Unveils Face Blurring Technology To Users

Want to upload your video of your kid for publicly available on YouTube? But worried about losing privacy?  Google’s YouTube has unveiled a new face blurring technology that will allow you obscure faces with a click. Announcing the face blurring tool to YouTube users in a blogpost, YouTube said that Whether you want to share […]

Google Unveils Nexus 7 – $199 Tablet to Take On Kindle Fire

Google Unveils Nexus 7 Tablet

Google unveiled Nexus 7 Android tablet at Google IO meet today at San Franciso. The new Google Nexux 7 is priced to take on Amazon Kindle for $199.   Google’ Nexus 7 is 7 inch tablet with 1280×800 HD display. Nexus 7 is powered by Tegra-3 chipset, with a quad-core CPU and runs the latest Android Jelly Bean. Nexus […]

Google Announces the Winners of 2012 PhD Fellowships

Google announced the list of graduate students who won the 2012 Google PhD Fellowships in Computer Science.  Google has been awarding Google PhD fellowships since 2009 and initially it awarded the fellowships only to the students from US universities. Now the program has expanded globally and the 40 graduate students who won this year are […]

Google Announces 15 Finalists for 2012 Google Science Fair

GoogleScienceFairFinalists

2012 Google Science Fair judeges have selected 15 finalists from a pool of 90 regional finalists across the world. The 15 finalists’s projects ask interesting questions on real world problems ranging from purifying water to treating addictions. The Google Science fair finalists will compete for the toal prize of $100,000 in scholarship. The finalists will […]

Google Acquires QuickOffice to Beef Up Mobile Productivity Apps

Google Acquires Quickoffice

Google announced that it is acquiring Quickoffice, the leading mobile office productivity app maker. Quickoffice is co-founded by its current CEO Alan Masarek in 2002. Quickoffice is headquartred in Plano, Texas, but has offices in five international locations; LOndon UK, Pune-India, Seoul-South Korea,St. Petersburg – Russia, and Kharkiv-Ukraine. Quickoffice’s website says that Quickoffice has been […]

Google Acquires Meebo

Google Acquires Meebo

Google has acquired Meebo, a 7-year old startup company. Meebo was founded by Sandy Jen, Seth Sternberg, and Elaine Wherry in 2005 in California and now expanded to  San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Chicago, Atlanta, and Los Angeles. Meebo started out as chat service with its Meebo messenger and now offers, the Meebo Bar that provides publishers […]