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Google to stop selling Nexus One online

Google to stop selling Nexus One online

Search engine giant Google says it will no longer sell its Nexus One smartphone through its web store. It will sell the device through retail outlets instead. The web store, which opened in January this year, had not lived up to its hopes, said Google in a post on its official blog. The web store [...]

Topeka Google Logo

Topeka Google Logo

Topeka Google Logo - Google is never one to disappoint on April Fools’ day! In one of it’s April Fools’ pranks Google changed it’s name to Topeka. Google chose Topeka in response to Topeka, Kansas changing it’s name to Google, Kansas for a month in a bid to convince Google to choose the Kansas capital [...]

Topeka Google: April Fools!

Topeka Google: April Fools!

Topeka Google - Google is never one to disappoint on April Fools’ day! In one of it’s April Fools’ pranks Google changed it’s name to Topeka. Google chose Topeka in response to Topeka, Kansas changing it’s name to Google, Kansas for a month in a bid to convince Google to choose the Kansas capital as [...]

April Fools’ pranks and web frauds

April Fools’ pranks and web frauds

We all know that April Fools’ Day or not , the Internet is rife with fake news. But on April Fools’ day,  the online pranksters will be having a field day. Today’s headlines, RSS Feeds, tweets will be filled with fake press releases, fake news, and headlines. Add in product releases from companies that are [...]

Go Daddy follows suit in leaving China

Go Daddy follows suit in leaving China

Another US company Go Daddy will no longer register names in China because Chinese authorities have imposed new requirements, according to their executive vice president Christine Jones. She also said that Go Daddy was one of the companies affected by Chinese-based cyber attacks last December which led Google to stop their self-censorship there. A Republican [...]

What now for Google China workers?

What now for Google China workers?

The fate of Google China’s employees hangs precariously in the balance, as Google decided to move their Chinese website to Hong Kong. There has undoubtedly been an atmosphere of anxiety and resentment in the workplace for the last two months since the bad news was announced. These employees worked across a range of operations mostly [...]

Google moves China search to Hong Kong, quits filtering

Google moves China search to Hong Kong, quits filtering

Google moves China search to Hong Kong, quits filtering: Google said on Monday it intends to continue research and development work in China, as well as maintain a sales staff, even as it effectively stopped serving search results from its mainland Chinese site Google.cn and redirected traffic to Google.com.hk in Hong Kong, which cater unfiltered search. [...]

Google Maps adds bike lane

Google Maps adds bike lane

Google Inc. is adding a bike lane to Google Maps with its latest online mapping option. The company plans to launch what it called “the most requested addition to Google Maps” during the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C. Google Maps users looking for directions between two points will now have the option of selecting [...]