Microsoft blasts Android update approach by Google

 Microsoft's Windows chief, Terry Myerson has slammed Android updates saying that Google does not take responsibility to update customer devices, putting their business at the risk of being compromised.

Google now integrates tweets in search results on smartphones
Google now integrates tweets in search results on smartphones

Google has reached a deal with the social networking site Twitter wherein the company now integrates tweets in the search results on smartphones.

Google+ unveils Collections, an online bulletin board
Google+ unveils Collections, an online bulletin board

Google's social network Google+ has announced a feature called Collections.

Google celebrates American journalist Nellie Bly's 151st birthday with a musical doodle
Google celebrates American journalist Nellie Bly's 151st birthday with a musical doodle

Today, Google honors the world famous journalist Nellie Bly. Nellie Bly was the pen name of American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, who is famous for making a trip around the world in 72 days in 1889.

Telangana IT minister hopeful of big ticket investments during US visit

Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao expects to sign agreements envisaging "big ticket investments" into the new state during his two-week visit to the US.

Google doodle marks piano inventor Bartolomeo Cristofori's birthday

Google has dedicated its musical doodle to the piano inventor Bartolomeo Cristofori's 360th birthday.

Google celebrates Bartolomeo Cristofori's 360th birthday with a musical doodle
Google celebrates Bartolomeo Cristofori's 360th birthday with a musical doodle

Internet search giant Google on Monday paid tribute to Italian Bartolomeo Cristofori, the inventor of piano, with a musical doodle on his 360th birth anniversary.

Google embeds engineers as professors

Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course.

Google+ Twitter account goes live 4 yrs after its launch

The Twitter account of social network Google+ has gone live for the first time in the last four years since it launched.

Voice search service 'Ok Google' can now be used by third-party apps

Google's voice search service can now be used on apps developed by third-party developers.

Labour Day: Google pays tributes to workers with a doodle
Labour Day: Google pays tributes to workers with a doodle

Continung with its tradition to mark specific days and events, Google on Friday celebrated Labour Day with a colourful doodle on its homepage.

Google's 'Password Alert' to thwart phishing attacks
Google's 'Password Alert' to thwart phishing attacks

Google has launched a new Chrome add-on that stops users from recycling their Google password on other sites.

Google launches security feature for Chrome web browser
Google launches security feature for Chrome web browser

Google Inc on Wednesday announced a free extension for its Chrome web browser that better protects Google accounts, including email, against online attackers trying to steal passwords and other personal information.

Google launches online portal to buy patents
Google launches online portal to buy patents

Google has announced an experimental program, 'Patent Purchase Promotion', that will allow it to buy patents from businesses and other patent holders who desire to sell.

Google sets up marketplace to buy patents
Google sets up marketplace to buy patents

Google announced Monday it is setting up an online marketplace for those who want to sell patents to the Internet giant.

Facebook, Google tools to locate people in quake-hit Nepal

With many searching their loved ones after the Nepal earthquake, Google has launched its 'person finder' tool and Facebook has activated its 'safety check' feature to help locate and report missing persons.

EBay supports Google over Brussels antitrust probe
EBay supports Google over Brussels antitrust probe

EBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe has supported arguments made by Google Inc in its defense in an antitrust case, saying the two companies are direct competitors in online shopping, the Financial Times reported.

Android users can now send directions, notes from desktop to phones via Google search

Google has rolled out a new feature wherein users can easily send directions, notes, reminders and more directly from Google search on the desktop to their Android phones.

Google Map working to improve spam-detection systems post obscene edits
Google Map working to improve spam-detection systems post obscene edits

Day after an image showing its Android mascot urinating on an Apple logo appeared on Google Maps through Map Maker, Google has said that it is working to improve the spam-detection systems on its platform.