Thursday April 17th 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Google’

GTalk down: Google Talk IM faces outage

Google Talk, Google’s popular chat-messaging service, suffered massive outage on Thursday0 PM IST and initiated investigation of reports from various servers deployed across the world According to many users, they were not able to see contacts and send messages At times, they could see the contacts, but messages were not delivered even after [...]

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer to get $100 million if succeeds

Marissa Mayer, the new chief executive of Yahoo, is to receive more than $100m if she can turn the ailing internet company around over the next five yearsm and will be eligible for a bonus of up to $2m4m as compensation for the salary she had to give up at Google3 years ago986 The loss of $492m was driven by a $62bn write-down it took on its [...]

Google Nexus 7 tablet

Google announced its Nexus 7 tablet computer at the ongoing Google I/O 2012 Jelly Bean, the tablet is being made for Google by Asus6GB memory of a Google Nexus 7 might look tiny next to the 16-64GB offered by Apple iPad, or the enormous 32-128GB that a Microsoft Surface comes with, but tie that up with the Google's Cloud Storage space and it seems [...]

New Chromebook and Chromebox feature Intel Processors

Google introduced the next-generation Samsung Chromebook and Chromebox Both are based on Intel® Core™ processors, making it even easier for people to work and live in the cloud Chrome OS is another example of Intel's unique software strategy to support multiple operating systems that run best on Intel architecture, increasing user choice As [...]

SAMSUNG & Google Introduce Chromebook and Chromebox

SAMSUNG & Google Introduce Chromebook and Chromebox

SAMSUNG And Google Introduce The Second-Generation Chromebook and The World's First Chromebox New Products Boot in Seconds with Samsung’s Advanced Engineering and Google Chrome Operating System Samsung Electronics America, Inc26GB SSD and 4GB of RAM give you all the computing power you need for an optimal experience and an optional [...]

Microsoft launches ‘So.cl’ network

While the tech world was abuzz with Facebook IPO, Microsoft quietly launched Socl, an experimental site which brings together social networking, search, and media sharing to promote learning The SoCl website, which looks a little like Google but offers a Pinterest-like board for users, was initially aimed at helping students share information [...]

Google gets first self driven car license

Driverless cars will soon be a reality on the roads of Nevada after the state approved America's first self-driven vehicle licence40,000 miles without any mishap -- apart from being nudged from behind at a set of traffic lights Vehicles have been driven up the Las Vegas strip, across San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge and along the Pacific Coast [...]

Users don’t feel safe on social media sites: Survey

IT security expert Avira conducted a survey of computer users worldwide in January and February which showed that more than four out of five users worry about their personal information being stolen or misused on social media sites such as Facebook, Google00 million customers worldwide during January and February 20120 respondents with a margin of [...]

Impact of privacy policy changes by Google

The Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology Shri Sachin Pilot, informed Rajya Sabha today that Section 43A of the amended Information Technology Act, 2000 establishes a legal framework for data privacy protection in India1 notified on 111 under section 43A of the Act explicitly define ‘reasonable security practices’ [...]

Tata Steel, ONGC among Fortune’s most admired companies

Tata steel and ONGC - have made it to a list of the world's most admired companies, compiled by management consultancy giant Hay Group and global business magazine Fortune2 [subscribe2]

Content row: Court dismisses case against Yahoo

A Delhi court today discharged Yahoo! from the civil petition that accuses 20 internet companies like Facebook and Google of hosting objectionable content on their website Yahoo! has already been discharged from a criminal petition of the same nature in a different court Administrative Civil Judge Praveen Singh imposed a cost of Rs 5000 on [...]

Google issued foreign exchange violation notice

The Internet giant Google gets Enforcement Directorate notice for alleged foreign exchange violation, ED issues notice on irregularities in transfer of funds to its foreign entities The Directorate has asked the Indian arm of the company to explain to it all the permissions the company has obtained from RBI in this regard and its source of [...]

Delhi HC refuses to stay criminal proceedings against Yahoo!

Criminal proceedings will continue against Yahoo India which had moved the Delhi high court against a lower court order summoning it for allegedly hosting objectionable content, saying he will hear the case before the trial court hears it on March 13 websites for allegedly committing offences of criminal conspiracy, sale of obscene books and [...]

Facebook rolls out new photo viewer

Facebook has rolled out its new photo viewer to more users The latest change in the Facebook photo viewer seems to be inspired by that in Google Quite like the Google photo viewer the interaction panel is to the right, instead of its previous position below the image This update to the Facebook photo viewer comes a year after the last major [...]

Objectionable content removed from Google India service

US-based global internet giant Google today said it has removed some "specific" content from its Indian service, which were deemed objectionable by a district court here Google India has removed the objectionable content from its search results, YouTube video site, Blogger and the social networking site Orkut in order to comply with a New Delhi [...]

Objectionable content case: Google removes content, Facebook files report in court

Objectionable content case: Google removes content, Facebook files report in court

Admonishing internet firms like Google and Facebook, a Delhi court on Monday gave 15 more days to 22 social networking sites to remove 'objectionable' contents from their websites5 more days Earlier today, Facebook India filed its compliance report before the court Google India also told the court that it has removed certain web pages from the [...]

No question of blocking, censoring websites: Sachin Pilot

Social media sites have to operate within the framework of the law, said Sachin Pilot, Union Minister of State for Telecommunications and Information Technology, on Monday5 per cent in the current year, down from 30 per cent per annum in the last decade “The IT sector remains a sunshine sector and does provide job opportunities to lakhs of [...]

Google unveils plans for country-specific content filtering on ‘Blogger’

Less than a week after a similar move by micro-blogging site Twitter, Internet major Google has unveiled plans to make content on its blogger platform selectively available, depending on the local rules of each country999, said the rules will be applicable in many countries such as India, Brazil, Honduras, and Germany It is understood that Google [...]

Google opts to return to China

American search engine Google chose to apply for license to operate in China, agreeing to abide by all the conditions imposed by the government here after its share in the burgeoning Chinese market declined to 9 per cent0 per cent while that its local rival Baidu Inc soared to 61 per cent, official media reports here said0 per cent market share, [...]

Cannot censor the Web: Google to India

Ahead of a court hearing, technology giant Google facing controversy in India allegedly for hosting obscene and objectionable content on Thursday made it clear that it is not possible for the company to monitor everything on its website companies whose executives have been summoned to appear in person in a lower court in Delhi on March 13 for [...]

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