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|Googles Wi-Fi balloons designed to travel three times around world|
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 01:10:06 -0800
Google's Wi-Fi balloons, part of the search's giant initiative to provide connectivity to remote locations where there is low or no Internet, is designed to travel three times around the world. Google's Project Loon aims to deliver Wi-Fi to remote parts of the world via souped-up weather balloons, which are designed to stay up for 100 days. The search giant's balloon manufacturing manager, Pam ...
|Google Earth accidentally captures live murder in Richmond|
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 00:30:05 -0800
Google Earth reportedly ended up capturing a real life crime scene with images of a dead body lying near Sandford Avenue in Richmond, California while recording satellite images for its Maps feature. The Google images shows the body lying next to railroad tracks, with one showing a policeman standing near to it, while another shows a number of unidentified people attending the crime scene. ...
|Google still top US search engine by a mile|
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:40:03 -0800
Search giant Google reportedly continues to be the leader in the US search market by maintaining 66.9 percent of it and handling 12.9 billion searches out of 19.3 billion made in October by the people in the country. Digital analytics company ComScore released the data on the search market in the US and found that Microsoft came second with 18.1 percent share while Yahoo got 11.1 percent of the ...
|Pune girls Google Doodle on India homepage commemorates Childrens Day|
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:40:02 -0800
On the occasion of Children's Day, a Google Doodle designed by a class 10 student from Pune, Maharashtra is reportedly adorning the search giant's India homepage. The doodle has been designed by Gayatri Ketharaman for the fifth edition of the Doodle 4 Google competition with the theme celebrating Indian women and is titled 'Sky's the limit for Indian women'. The child designer said that each ...
|Yahoos forgotten domain names up for grabs ranging from $1k to $1.5mn|
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:40:01 -0800
Yahoo is reportedly set to auction off its old web domains this week that the search engine claims to have 'stumbled across', such as sandwich.com and av.com. The search engine said that about it came across the 100 Web domains it owns and would set them free, back to the wild of the Internet. According to CNN, Yahoo will run the auction through Sedo.com from Nov. 14 to Nov. 21 and the list of ...
|Google Glass update lets you download and listen to music on eyewear|
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:20:04 -0800
Google has reportedly added music streaming feature to its hi-tech wearable computing gadget Google Glass that lets users download music on the device and listen on the company's new range of headphones customized for the eyewear. The futuristic eyewear that is operated with voice commands has been reconfigured to recognize the words 'listen to'. According to Sky News, the 1,500 dollars worth ...
|Google prevails over authors in digital books case|
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 07:15:54 -0800
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc on Thursday won the dismissal of a lawsuit by authors who accused it of digitally copying millions of books for an online library without permission.U.S. Circuit Judge Denny Chin in Manhattan accepted Google's argument that its scanning of more than 20 million books for an electronic database, and making "snippets" of text available for online ...
|Yahoo selling off odd domains|
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 06:40:33 -0800
Yahoo has uncovered approximately 100 Web domains it has acquired over the years and has decided to auction them off in a "domainapalooza," according to CNN. Yahoo's somewhat quirky domains include sandwich.com, truestory.com, raging.com and more. The domains range in price from $1,000 to $1.5 million for av.com. The auction runs through Sedo.com from Nov. 14 to Nov. ...