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Google Maps unveils detailed, previously unavailable maps of North Korea

Google’s Maps unveiled on Monday a detailed map of North Korea, an area that was previously largely undocumented on the popular site, just weeks after Eric Schmidt, Google’s chairman, made…

Hurricane Sandy, Amanda Todd among top Google 2012 searches

Google on Wednesday released its list of top searches in 2012 that include Hurricane Sandy, IPad 3, Amanda Todd, and SOPA. Google publishes top global and country-specific search terms near…

Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn

Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn

Google Inc announced on Monday that it agreed to buy Motorola Mobility on August 12 for $40.00 per share, or about $12.5bn – a premium of 63% over Motorola Mobility…

Google News fixes indexing problems

Google News fixes indexing problems

Google fixed an issue on Thursday that prevented its Google News from gathering new articles from various Google News-approved web sites. A number of publishers, sites that are approved by…

Police Stops Google ‘Street View’ in India

Police in India have ordered Google to halt their Street View project in fear that the information could be used by militants.   Google launched its Street View project, in…

FBI Launches Investigation Into Chinese Attack on Gmail

Chinese computer hackers are suspected of having broken into Google’s email system and the FBI has launched an investigation into the allegations, says the Obama administration. Although no government email…

“Google Wallet” Faces eBay Lawsuit

With the search engine giant announcing its “Google Wallet” it will become the first provider of a service that will see people using their smartphones as credit cards. Although other…

Microsoft Buys Skype for US$8.5 Billion

In an attempt at creating a stronger presence in an online world dominated by Google and Facebook, Microsoft has announced plans to buy internet phone service Skype for US$8.5 billion…

Android Now Has Official Blogger App

Bloggers will now be happy to know that they can blog on the go thanks to the recently released Google Android app. The Android market did already have some other…

Google Shopper Can Help You Save Money

Everyone looks to save money and often reads reviews for a product before going ahead and making that purchase. If this describes you, then you may want to check out…

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