NASA will host its first live Google+ Hangout with the International Space Station soon, giving citizens a glimpse of life 240 miles above the Earth.
Google has released a panoramic view of the Grand Canyon, giving people throughout the world a glimpse of a whopping 75 miles of trails and roads at the iconic location.
Just as promised, Google made public on Monday, January 28, 2013 just how they comply with government requests for user’s personal data. According to Google, requests for user data have gone up over 70% over the last three years and that it really worries them.
It is amazing the things that you can find using Google Earth. Some of them are funny, some of them are interesting, but some can also reveal things that some countries would rather keep a secret. North Korea is one of those countries, and regardless of their denials, Google Earth is revealing the other big
Google recently filed an application with the FCC in an effort to conduct a wireless Internet test. Much of the FCC application is currently confidential and therefore is unknown how it will operate.
When it comes to wearable computers much of the attention is being given to Google Project Glass, but they aren't the only ones trying to bring what some are calling the future of the computing market. One of those companies is a small company based out of Rochester, New York, called Vuzix; and they say
Google has invested $200 million in a wind project in Texas capable of generating 161 megawatts of energy, enough to power 60,000 average US homes.
Google is offering free public Wi-Fi access in a neighbourhood of Manhattan, New York City, as part of a major redevelopment project in the area.
Google's latest data shows that usage of Android, ‘Jellybean’ has broken the 10% mark for the first time in six months. Android’s most popular version, 2.3, Gingerbread has dropped below 50%.
You would almost think that there is a war brewing between two of tech's giants as news comes today that Google appears to be blocking Windows Phone users from accessing Google Maps.
Rumors about Apple introducing a new line of HDTVs have been squashed. Experts say the TV is being delayed by digital rights management concerns. Other predictions say Google will expand their Google Fiber Internet into more cities.
Google's flagship Android smartphone, the LG Nexus 4, has sold fewer than 400,000 units, according to analysis at the XDA Developers forum, putting it well behind the market leaders.
A local search startup is attempting to bring some search goodness to Apple's iOS platform but rather than use Apple's map SDK they are going to be using the recently released Maps iOS SDK from Google, which they will use to bring an interesting 'social' aspect to mobile search.
As is the case with every end of year celebrations we look to the market leaders like Apple, Android and others to see just how well they have done. In the case of competing App Stores there is no doubt who the winner is, and by a huge margin.
There is no doubt that Apple's iPhone is one of the most popular and sought after smartphones on the market especially in the United States, France, and the United Kingdom but some recent numbers from the report by Kantar Worldpanel show that Apple has some weak points internationally. Weak points that apparently are leading to
Google has opened Santa's Village, where it will display the Santa Tracker, which simulates the movements of the jolly present-giver across the world.
There are a growing number of cities that are looking seriously at bypassing the typical ISPs high-speed broadband access, and provide their citizens with true high-speed broadband access much like what we have seen Google do in Kansas City.
From the moment when Google first announced its Google Fiber project to the point when it actually launched this past month techies have been drooling at the idea that you could actually have incredible broadband speeds at a reasonable price. Now we find out that Google is looking to make the project "a business" and
Google has restored Google Maps to the iPhone, filling the gap caused by Apple's removal of the app earlier this year.
Like most search engines Google has always had a "safe search" option so that you wouldn't be inundated by questionable (aka porn) results when you are searching for images but they have apparently stepped up their game by making it harder to get adult content unless you are really, really, specific.