Last December 6, Google announced that Google Plus now has 135 million active users, users that log on to their plus accounts on a monthly basis. Last September, that number was around 100 million, which means that Google is growing as fast as Facebook when it had the same number of active
Google+, Google’s social network, has been operating for about a year now. Since then, critics have been quick to label it as a “ghost town,” yet another weak attempt by Google in venturing into social networking. A boss from the Internet giant, however, does not agree with such criticisms, according to a report from the Business
Google plans to revolutionize its search engine services, adding to the results returned in searches also useful information, which we had not thought to look on the internet.
In preparation for implementation of the new search system, Google is waging an experiment in which about 150 participants are asked to respond in eight random times of the day to a simple question: What else do you want to know lately? Responses of participants are recorded and used to better understand what information …
An online hacking attack targeting Pakistan affected close to 300 websites, including Yahoo, eBay, Apple and Google. Sites containing the domain name of Pakistan are targeted.
Hackers manipulated a noticeable weakness that is innate in domain name systems. Visitors of these popular .pk websites, instead of getting into the sites, are redirected to a page containing the slogan “Pakistan Downed,” along with a picture of two penguins crossing a bridge.
Google Pakistan website is hacked. …
A former senior software engineer at Apple has come out with a proposal to Apple: it should buy Twitter.
The reason for this, as Patrick B. Gibson says, is that Apple has not been the best at efforts in the internet front.
In a post on Tumblr, Gibson says that “Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services.”
Design, he says, has always been the forte Apple trumps its competition with. However, he says Google is catching up and Apple should be …
Scientists have undiscovered an island, which means that they have confirmed that an island that appears in several global maps, including Google Earth, doesn’t actually exist.
That island is Sandy Island, which was presumed to be between New Caledonia and the east coast of Australia, was nowhere to be found when University of Sydney experts explored the location. Instead, only the clear deep blue ocean was on
Google has called for a boycott against a conference organized by the United Nations which the company says will endanger the “free and open internet.”
Government delegates will meet up in Dubai the following month for a conference formed by a United Nations agency called the International Telecommunications Union, or ITU. This conference aims to create a new treaty related to worldwide monitoring of
Get the Most from Your Social Media Posts as we Reveal the best times to post on the most popular social networks – Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest.
When you publish your posts on social networks you want to make sure you reach as many readers as possible, there isn’t much point posting if you reach 1 out of your 1000 fans. The most basic method to achieve this is by posting your content when most users are online as each respective social network has a different …
As more and more people today access the Internet using their mobile phones or tablets, it seems that Google’s profits are set to decrease. What’s more, the trend is happening at a much faster rate than is actually expected.
A Drastic Plunge
Over the course of three months up to September 30, Google’s profits have declined by 20%, amounting to £1.3 billion. A major reason for the drastic plunge is the decrease in the cost-per-click amount; this is the price Google charges from …
In view of human beings’ continuous need to know more about our history, Google has launched its “Cultural Institute”, an online collection of 20th Century landmark events and personalities. The archive was created in conjunction with 17 museums and institutes from around the world. According to Google’s Mark Yoshitaka who was speaking during the launch in Warsaw, Poland, Google aims to bring to use its expertise in mapping, products and services, in the cultural sector.