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Google scraps plan to block porn on Blogger
Google scraps plan to block porn on Blogger

Google Inc has abandoned its plan to ban adult content on its blogging site Blogger after receiving negative feedback from users.

Google to show ads for apps on Google Play
Google to show ads for apps on Google Play

Google Inc said it will allow some Google Play users to see advertisements for apps in the coming weeks.

WikiLeaks blasts Google for quietly handing emails to government
WikiLeaks blasts Google for quietly handing emails to government

 WikiLeaks criticized Google Inc on Monday, alleging that the company waited 2-1/2 years to notify members of the anti-secrecy group that it had turned over their private emails and other information to the US government. 

Gmail blocked in China

Google Inc`s Gmail was blocked in China after months of disruptions to the world`s biggest email service, with an anti-censorship advocate suggesting the Great Firewall was to blame.

Google's Page, Virgin's Branson backed satellite on failed launch

Billionaire investors in a small, Seattle-area company that aims to one day mine resources on asteroids have not been deterred by an unmanned rocket explosion that destroyed their test satellite, the company said on Wednesday.

Twitter sues U.S. Justice Dept for right to reveal surveillance requests

Twitter Inc has sued the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking the right to provide more specifics about the extent of U.S. government surveillance and requests for information from federal agencies.

Governments pressurise Google for more user information
Governments pressurise Google for more user information

Google Inc said it was facing increasing pressure from governments around the world to reveal user information in criminal investigations amid ongoing revelations about national surveillance programs.

How Facebook avoided Google`s fate in talent poaching lawsuit

Facebook Inc emerged as one of the biggest Silicon Valley companies to have resisted rivals` entreaties to stop poaching each other`s employees.

Internet titans shine light on secret US requests

Internet titans eager to regain the trust of users for the first time on Monday provided insight into numbers of secret requests for user data made by the US government.

Google adds Top Gear test track to Street View

Google has reportedly added the famous Top Gear test track to its virtual mapping service, Street View.

Amazon tops malware-hosting servers ahead of Google, GoDaddy

Amazon web services have become the biggest malware server in the world along with GoDaddy and Google, a new report revealed.

Google making sugar-sensing contact lens for diabetics

The Google lab known for working on unusual projects like self-driving cars is crafting a contact lens that could help diabetics manage blood sugar levels.

Google appeals French fine as data privacy row continues

Google said Wednesday it had appealed a decision by France`s data protection watchdog to fine the US giant 150,000 euros ($204,000) -- the maximum possible -- for failing to comply with its privacy guidelines.

YouTube rolls out new tool for managing comments

YouTube has reportedly rolled out a new tool for users to manage comments on the video site by allowing video creators a central inbox for all the comments their content receive.

France fines Google over data privacy

France`s data protection watchdog has fined Google 150,000 euros after the U.S. search engine ignored a three-month ultimatum to bring its practices on tracking and storing user information in line with local law.

Don`t intend to make voter registration tool for India: Google

Internet giant Google today said it does not intend to make voter registration tool for India and has only made suggestions to the Election Commission of India (ECI) on improving such a tool.

Soon, use physical tokens as passwords for Google, Facebook!

Google and Facebook are reportedly working on password systems that would involve inserting physical tokens in computers providing better security to users.

Google confirms Paleo as hottest diet of 2013

Google trends annual Zeitgeist list has confirmed that Paleo diet was 2013`s most searched diet.

Google celebrates New Year 2014 with a glitzy doodle

Search engine giant Google is celebrating New Year`s day with an animated doodle on its homepage.

Google wishes happy holidays to users with doodle

Today is Christmas Eve and Google is celebrating the holiday season with a doodle on its homepage.