How to Make the Next Smartphone: Google Lenovo Partnership

Saturday, January 30th, 2016
Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo and Google has recently announced that they are partnering together to develop the first Project Tango smartphone. Project Tango technology will give smartphones more powerful features such as being able to “sense” its physical surroundings with a combination of 3D motion tracking and depth sensing. Such an Android mobile device will be able to determine its place in its

Vic Gundotra, founder of Google+, resigns

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Vic Gundotra, Google’s senior vice president who also happens to be the man behind Google+, has tendered his resignation after almost eight years working for the tech giant. Gundotra announced his departure from Google in a post on his personal Google+ page, thanking the people who helped build the “other” social network. “This is a group of people who built social at Google against the ske

Zagat Local Reviews Integrated in Google+

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Google continues to update its social networking venture to keep its users spend more time in Google+. The GPlus introduces a “Local” tool that allows users to look for information about nearby establishments–from museums, spas, restaurants, and hotels–and share it within their circles. The Local tab also incorporates data from Zagat, the reputable review company that Google acquired last

Nortel Patents Bought By Tech Consortium for $4.5 Billion

Friday, July 1st, 2011
Canadian telecom equipment maker Nortel filed for bankruptcy protection in June of 2009. But it seems that it may still be able to make money with is veritable collection of patent licenses. The Nortel patents cache have attracted quite a number of other tech companies eager to get hold of the stash. Google offered around $900 million for it last April. But Nortel may be on the verge of giving those patent license

Google Reports $2.3 Billion Net Income For Q1

Friday, April 15th, 2011
Google has recently announced its financial results for the first quarter of the fiscal year. And it seems that the news may be a mix of good and not so good news. But all in all it is nothing serious that would topple the tech behemoth that Google is. At best, it may just be a chink in the armor and that the future is still looking quite good for Google. Google recently shared its first quarter earnings report to

Google TV Suffering?

Monday, December 20th, 2010
The marriage between TV and the Web is what most consider to be the next evolution in entertainment. But for so many years, a lot of tech companies have tried to undertake such a project but to no avail. It seems to be even more difficult to achieve than expected. But just recently, online search giant Google has tried its hand on trying to succeed in combining both TV and the Web by offering Google TV. It is suc

Google Announces Self-Driving Car

Monday, October 11th, 2010
Google may not simply be focusing on their online business it seems. While we may all be thinking that the online search giant would be having its hands full developing a better online search or even the mobile operating system like Android, Google seems to have something else in store. They have actually been working on a self-driving car all along. Google has recently revealed on their blog that they actually ha

Google Acquires BlindType

Monday, October 4th, 2010
Although Google’s Nexus One smart phone may have been discontinued lately, it seems that the dream for such a device will not be entirely scrapped. Google may still be exploring opportunities in the mobile phone industry. They still have the Android to develop further. It may be for this reason that the online search giant has recently acquired mobile typing company BlindType. The company blog for BlindType

Google Introducing WebP Format For Still Images On The Web

Friday, October 1st, 2010
It somehow is quite an advantage being a industry giant. People are more inclined to listen when an established industry giant talks. It may even take an industry giant nowadays in order to forge innovative paths that the rest of the world will someday follow. That is maybe the reason why Google is into many things innovative that may someday change the way certain industries do things. One of the changes that Goo

Google Forging Slowly Towards Social Networking Path

Monday, September 20th, 2010
Google has been a company that’s been always trying something new. The online search giant is one of those tech companies known to leave its own mark in almost everything tech. It is no wonder, therefore that they are also trying to break into the social networking sphere online. It is no longer a secret in tech circles that Google has been making plans in entering the social networking field this time. One