Tag Archive: Google

Google was willing to trump Facebook’s $ 19 billion offer to buy mobile messaging service WhatsApp, new reports suggest. While it is well known that Google was interested in acquiring WhatsApp, it was previously thought that the company was only willing… Read more ›     

This afternoon Sundar Pichai revealed the dates for Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O, where developers across the globe descend on San Francisco to learn what’s next. The 7th annual Google I/O will be held on June 25-26, but if… Read more ›     

By now I’m sure you’ve heard that Facebook has acquired WhatsApp for a ridiculous $ 19 billion, but it wasn’t the only Silicon Valley giant that was willing to stump up silly stacks of cash for the cross-platform messaging service. Sources… Read more ›     

Google Translate Adds iOS 7 Keyboard And Status Bar

When Google Translate received its post iOS 7 update last September it was missing one important feature: the iOS 7 keyboard. That has been amended in the free translation app’s latest update, which builds on the streamlined and modern look… Read more ›     

Google Tells You How To Avoid Being A Glasshole

Google doesn’t want you to be a “Glasshole.” That’s according to a new list of “do’s” and “don’ts” the company has published with advice for Google Glass wearers. “Do’s” include exploring the world around you, taking advantage of Glass voice… Read more ›     

After being bombarded with Flappy Bird clones, it appears that both Google Play and the iOS App Store have started rejecting all new apps featuring the word “flappy” in their titles. The move was publicized by developer Ken Carpenter of… Read more ›     

Google made a surprise announcement at the end of January that confirmed it was selling Motorola to Lenovo for $ 2.91 billion, but the search giant seemingly forgot to tell us that it made a big investment in the Chinese consumer… Read more ›     

One of the quickest ways to get an answer to any question is to ask Google Now, but it doesn’t always provide an appropriate response. For example, it has no idea how many countries there are in the world, and… Read more ›     

Google has reached a tentative agreement with the European Commission following a three-year antitrust investigation into how it displays search results in Europe. As part of the agreement, the company will display search results from three of its competitors —… Read more ›     

Google Maps’ latest update for iOS adds a new “Faster Route” feature, which notifies users in navigation mode when a quicker journey to their destination becomes available. The new feature works in conjunction with Google Maps’ existing ability to track… Read more ›