Google has confirmed the acquisition of Invite Media, a display advertising company that helps connect buyers and sellers of display advertising. Search advertising pays the bills at Google, but it has targeted display advertising as a growth opportunity for several years, starting with its acquisition of DoubleClick. Google announced the Invite Media buy on its DoubleClick blog Thursday, after MediaMemo reported news of the pending acquisition Wednesday for around $70 million.
Despite no official acknowledgement from Google that it's ditching Microsoft's Windows operating system, Microsoft felt compelled to respond Tuesday. Despite of no official confirmation from Google, Microsoft released a blog post Tuesday afternoon defending Windows security and pointing out that security concerns helped derail a Gmail deployment at Yale University.
Google expects to release its Chrome computer operating system in the "late fall", a top executive said on Wednesday, as it aims a competitive strike at rival Microsoft's Windows. The Chrome system will be designed initially to work on laptop PCs, Sundar Pichai, Google's head of the Chrome project told reporters at the Computex PC show.
Google's Chrome browser continued to carve away share of worldwide browser usage from rivals in May, new statistics show. Chrome rose 0.3 percentage points to 7.1 percent of share, said Net Applications, which monitors browser usage on a network of...
It’s been said that if one wants from other to avoid anything, should start with him. That exactly the case we see at Google. With the recent news and information, Google stopped offerings choice of OS to their employees’ worldwide. Now all Google employees worldwide can either choose Linux or Mac.
Why trust the machines when you can trust your own eyes, your own brain, your own basic sense of survival? This philosophical question comes to mind after reading the tragic tale of a woman, her eyes, her brain, her BlackBerry, and her Google Maps. A tragic accident when Lauren Rosenberg decided to take a walk in Park City, Utah, on January 19, 2009.
Google India has said it will organise Creative Sandbox, an invite-only event for the ad-agencies and marketing heads of leading brands in Mumbai on May 28, 2010. According to Google, this will be the first Creative Sandbox event in India. Google had earlier organised similar events at San Francisco, Chicago, New York in US and at Sydney in Australia.
The blockade came after the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) directed Internet service providers to block access to social network site Facebook indefinitely on Wednesday because of an online competition to draw the Prophet Mohammad.
Google allowed its Big Cat out finally. The company made the announcement that everyone was waiting for — Google TV. While some glitches in the demo (with the Bluetooth keyboard) prevented it from being a “wow” moment, the implications are pretty clear what Google is going for. That is, the 4 billion TV users worldwide. Or rather, advertising to the 4 billion TV users worldwide.
The popular microblogging platform Twitter has a new Indian clone and it is all set to capture the non-English users in the...