Twinkling star in cyber skies in Puducherry

Saturday, 30 August 2014 00:53
Leading cyber companies such as Google, Facebook, Paypal, Yahoo test their websites using a skilled security team before making them live. Anand Meyyappan, an M.Tech information security student in the Pondicherry Engineering College, has turned into a new star of sorts in the cyber world after he spotted and fixed bugs in leading websites and applications of giants such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo. Leading cyber companies such as Google, Facebook, Paypal, Yahoo test their…

Google levanta el vuelo con proyecto de drones repartidores

Friday, 29 August 2014 16:33
View photo. Google Google está trabajando en un sistema de reparto llamado Project Wing, que va a utilizar drones (vehículos no tripulados) para llevar bienes y productos a las personas. El gigante de las búsquedas ha estado desarrollando el servicio durante dos años, y es el último proyecto anunciado por Google X, la división que trabaja en los proyectos más ambiciosos de Google. Otras iniciativas de Google X incluyen los autos autónomos y las gafas…

SearchCap: Google Author Rank Lives, Facebook Mobile Search & In-App Search Engine

Friday, 29 August 2014 15:31
Search In Pics: Google Coffee Lab, Android Ice Bucket Challenge & Public Urination Fines Via YouTube In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more. Google Coffee Lab: Source: Google+ Google Irvine Office Views: Source: Google+ Googleville: Source: Google+ Czech Republic […]

In-App Search: Great Idea, Not So Great Experience

Friday, 29 August 2014 11:27
Google, Facebook and others are trying to bring the world of internet-style “deep linking” to apps. Google is indexing in-app links from Android in a bid to keep search relevant in a mobile world now dominated by apps. Facebook recently touted gains that its open-source App Link program has made. Now an independent search app called, appropriately, “In-App Search” is trying to be a search engine for apps. Discussed first by TechCrunch yesterday the app-searching…

Google vs Amazon: The dawn of the great ad war

Friday, 29 August 2014 04:22
Sir Francis Bacon said, "Knowledge is power", but then he lived in 16th century Britain and we are living in digital times, where knowledge has given up its spot to information and dusty scrolls in libraries have given way to servers storing much more information. We give out our personal information voluntarily to entities such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc. In exchange, they make us feel advanced, developed and to take that one-step further, they…

Google spreads its wings, moving into drone deliveries

Thursday, 28 August 2014 20:14
View photo.Google's working on a drone-based delivery system Google Google is working on a delivery system called Project Wing that will use what it's calling "self-flying" drones to bring goods to people. The search giant has been working on the service for two years, and it is the latest project announced by Google X, the division of the company that works on Google's most ambitious projects. Other X initiatives include self-driving cars and the connected…

Google gets into game of drones

Thursday, 28 August 2014 19:13
Google long ago embarked on the road to self-driving cars — and now the company is turning its ambitions to the skies with drones. The top secret Google[x] research lab announced Thursday it is investing in and testing unmanned aerial vehicles — an endeavor called Project Wing — that someday might deliver packages to consumers. The gambit puts Google in a growing camp of companies like Amazon and Facebook, which increasingly are sponsoring their own…

Google Extends Geo-Location Ads to Desktop as Mobile Race Heats Up

Thursday, 28 August 2014 13:09
Updated from 11:51 a.m. EDT to include company comment. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Google (GOOGL) is expanding one of its most successful mobile advertising features -- location-based advertising -- to the desktop. Location-based, or geo-targeted, advertising shows users ads relevant to their location, such as a sale at a nearby retailer or lunch specials at a local restaurant, and has been integrated with Google's mobile ad strategy since its launch earlier this year. "We're now…

Google, Facebook and Twitter to be quizzed in hacking investigation - Slater

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 21:51
Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater. Photo / Doug Sherring WhaleOil blogger Cameron Slater says police will soon be obtaining data from Google, Facebook and Twitter as they investigate his complaint over the hacking of his computer which yielded the messages Dirty Politics author Nicky Hager based his book on. Slater was with Counties Manukau police this afternoon formally laying a complaint he first lodged by email from Israel in the days following the book's release.

How Apple and Google Could Double Their App Store Revenues

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 11:41
Apple's App Store could double dip with developers. Source: Flickr user PhotoAtelier Over the past year, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) probably made more money selling apps than Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) did. The social network's app-install ads have brought in an estimated $2.76 billion in revenue over the past four quarters. Meanwhile, Google says it paid developers about $5 billion over the past 12 months, keeping approximately $2.14 billion for itself. App-install ad spend in…
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