Google Announces Substantial Reductions In Cloud Services Charges To Stay Ahead of Competition

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Google Inc. has slashed prices of its cloud-computing services to stay ahead of its competitors.At the Cloud Platform event, Google stayed true to promise with substantial reductions across its entire bouquet of services that fall under the Cloud Computing Services. Cumulatively known as Google Compute Engine, the entire line–up has seen an overall drop of more than 30% across all sizes, regions...
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Google & Network 18 Team Up For ‘In Conversation’ Series With Politicians

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In a  bid to connect politicians with voters across country, Network 18 has joined hands with Google to launch a series of  Google Hangouts with politicians. Dubbed as ‘In Conversation’, the series will include politicians like West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee, Jammu & Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan, NCP President Sharad Pawar, noted economist Jairam...
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Wonobo Launches Android App To Let Users Explore Their Cities On The Go

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We had written previously about Wonobo, a product being developed by Genesys International Corporation to provide Indian users with 360 degree panaromic walkthroughs of important Indian cities and monuments. This ‘street walkthrough’ is similar to Google Maps’ Street View but specifically tailored for India. The company had also tied up with the Indian Tourism Ministry in order to do that. Now...
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Google Partners Ray Ban and Oakley For Google Glass

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Google Glasses are about to get stylish thanks to Google’s latest partnership. The company is collaborating with Ray-Ban and Oakley to design and produce an exclusive collection of eyeglass frames that incorporate the technology. Luxottica Group, whose brand portfolio includes Oakley, Alain Mikli, Ray-Ban, and Vogue-Eyewear, announced the partnership in a press release saying the companies will...
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Apple Exploring Possibility Of Launching iTunes On Android

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Apple Inc. is apparently contemplating an Android compatible version of its iTunes platform, specifically for streaming music.The company seems to be anxious to arrest the diminishing usage of the same on its own iOS ecosystem. In addition to the expansion, the company may even launch an on-demand music streaming service for its own platform. Why is Apple willing to explore Android? It is quite clear...
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Google’s Gmail Will Now Be Encrypted To Prevent Government Snooping

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Google Mail or as it is popularly known Gmail will henceforth be encrypted to prevent eavesdropping.Search Company Google, which offers Gmail, a highly popular email service, has decided to follow in the footsteps of Microsoft and Yahoo and has confirmed that the platform will now be heavily encrypted to ‘thwart snooping’.  The revelation comes amidst rising concerns of multiple Governments...
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Facebook And Google Dominate Global Mobile Ad Spend: eMarketer

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Facebook and Google continued to be responsible for the amplifying global mobile ad spending. The latest report from eMarketer has revealed that Google still reigns when it comes to mobile ads as the internet giant grabbed 49.3% of the total share a small drop from 52.6 per cent in 2012. Facebook on the other hand had an impressive 2013, growing its share of the mobile ad market to 17.5% from 5.4%...
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Google Gets Into Wearables With Android Wear

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Google has finally made its much speculated smartwatch a reality. The company has extended its Android operating system to be used extensively in wearable technology starting with smartwatches. Dubbed as ‘Android Wear’, this extension of the OS will be heavily based on its Google Now voice-recognition technology including voice control and notifications. The core of this software experience...
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Google Play Games Gets Multiplayer Cross Platform iOS, Game Gifts & More

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Google has announced an array of features to Google Play Game services at the 6th annual Google I/O 2013 developers conference. For starters the company has added multi-player support for games on Android and iOS to boost in-app engagement. All iOS developers that integrate Google Play Game services into their apps will be able to let their players across Android and iOS challenge each other to...
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Google Smartwatch May Be LG Made, Specs Revealed in Latest Leak

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Google is reportedly joining hands with LG for its upcoming smartwatch according to popular leaker, @evleaks. According to this tweet, Google’s smartwatch is purported to have 1.65-inch IPS display at 280 by 280 pixels, 512MB of RAM, 4 gigabytes of internal storage. The memory seems quite powerful for a smartwatch and it looks like it will handle multitasking with a strong RAM.The leak however...
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