YouTube just announced that they officially broke the one billion active user per month mark. This would make YouTube one of the two most actively visited websites on the Internet today.
Google has never been shy about launching competing products to current market leaders, and it seems that the company has decided that it wants to play in the Evernote and Microsoft OneNote sandbox.
In a rather strange move, Google has kicked fan favorite Adblocker Plus from the Google Play store on the same day that they announce the closing of Reader, their web-based RSS newsreader.
Andy Rubin, the guy behind Google's wildly successful mobile operating system Android, is stepping down from his post, handing the important role to another.
Google is developing a new series of creative experiments called Art, Copy & Code, with the first being social driving app Volkswagen Smileage.
Security researchers have discovered a major vulnerability in Android phones that allows encryption to be circumvented if the device is frozen for an hour.
Google just revealed for the first time how many ‘National Security Letters’ (NSLs) they are getting from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. These NSL requests are now part of Google’s Transparency Report, which is publicly available online.
Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has been working overtime looking for ways for Yahoo to remain a top competitor. She just recently axed seven unsuccessful products offered by Yahoo and has dozens more she wants to end as well.
Google, Facebook, Amazon and other top technology companies have teamed up with scientists from Cancer Research UK to develop a game aimed at accelerating the search for a cure for cancer.
Mozilla will be introducing their operating system for smart phones this July. Firefox OS equipped smartphones will be the first built entirely to open Web standards, allowing for HTML5 application development.
According to some recent reports, Google is looking to create their very own music streaming service. The new service will supposedly offer unlimited streaming and may come with an advert free subscription service as well.
Google is planning to redesign its iconic Mountain View GooglePlex, and Vanity Fair just released a preview of a design rendering.
Google's Chromebook laptops have proven to be quite successful for the company, but now they want to move beyond the low-end market of laptops and take on Apple's MacBook Air; the leader of the high-end, high-quality, market.
Google is said to be in talks with some major credit agencies such as PayPal, Visa and MasterCard. The transaction agencies are all considering ways in which to block pirating websites from receiving funding and want Google's help.
Google has released a sneak peak of the experience of Google Glass from the perspective of a wide range of activities and industries, showing the potential for what some consider “the next big thing.”
A decision by Oxford University to temporarily block access of Google Docs on its campus due to security concerns isn't probably going to sit well with any university students who are Google fans; or with the PR department at Google.
France’s CNIL has been leading an investigation into Google to see if a more repressive action from the E.U. is needed. They will be voting on the measure at the end of the month, and may even impose some kind of sanction on the search engine giant.
If you are planning to purchase a perpetual license for Microsoft Office 2013, take note that it will be one copy per PC with no transfer available for any reason. Even wiping the hard drive from your old PC does not give you the ability to transfer it.
It seems that tech companies opening up their own retail stores is a growing trend, a profitable trend first started by Apple and then followed by Microsoft. Following that trend, according to rumors out today, Google is said to be considering opening some of their own.
YouTube Space studios are expanding to include a new facility in Tokyo, Japan. Currently YouTube has studios in London, England and Los Angeles, CA to help serve the needs of video makers, and all free of charge.