News and opinion about Google, in search, mobile technology, mapping and all the other tech fields where Google is active

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On by Matthew Broersma 0

Data centre power usage has expanded significantly less than expected - due to the economic crisis

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Google has acquired offers aggregator The Dealmap as an alternative to its failed buyout of Groupon

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On by Matthew Broersma 1

Google's Chrome browser has jumped ahead of Firefox in the UK following a massive advertising campaign

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Google has refashioned its search interface and ads on iPad and Android 3.1 'Honeycomb' tablets

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On by David Jamieson 1

Gingerbread update finally arrives for HTC Desire handsets, but there's a very big health warning

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As Microsoft berates Google's Gmail, Google is getting more aggressive with a new tool to bring in non-Gmail users

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On by Darryl K. Taft 0

Google has acquired hundreds of patents from IBM, giving it protection against possible litigation

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On by Matthew Broersma 0

Facebook has followed Mozilla, Google and others in offering cash for the disclosure of security flaws

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Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt will testify to the US Senate in an antitrust hearing in September

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On by David Jamieson 0

Google has integrated London's public transport system into Google Maps, alongside a handful of updates

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