‘Beam’ of static electricity raises man’s hair outside Google offices in London

November 24, 2014 in RSS

Simon Legrand and his friend notice a strange energy in the air while walking past Google offices in London, he then records the effect is has on his hair



Google deletes game where aim was to ‘kill gays’

November 24, 2014 in RSS

A computer game called Ass Hunter which called on players to “kill gays” has been deleted by Google from its app store after a surge of complaints – but the company is yet to issue a statement on why it was allowed to be uploaded



The secret to global internet access? Fluffy socks

November 24, 2014 in RSS

Google hopes to launch thousands of balloons that will beam internet connections to isolated communities in developing nations, but it has faced a host of difficult problems since it was launched in 2011. Some of the solutions are surprisingly low-tech, reveal the team members



Businessman settles case against Google over abusive material posted about him

November 24, 2014 in RSS

Daniel Hegglin claims he has been wrongly called a murderer, a paedophile and a Ku Klux Klan sympathiser in search results

High Court to hear case of former banker asking Google to block ‘vile material’ about him

November 24, 2014 in RSS

The case of UK businessman Daniel Hegglin who wants Google to block abusive posts calling him a murderer and a paedophile is set to begin in the High Court



Google faces break-up call from EU

November 21, 2014 in RSS

MEPs will reportedly back a motion that would put pressure on the European Commisison to consider a formal separation of Google’s search engine from its other businesses



Google Project Loon – in pictures

November 21, 2014 in RSS

Google claims it now has the ability to launch up to 20 ‘Project Loon’ balloons per day to bring high-speed internet access to remote areas of the world



Yahoo to replace Google as default search engine on Firefox in US

November 20, 2014 in RSS

Mozilla is ending its decade-old partnership with Google in the US, and making Yahoo its default search engine



South African sheep farmer discovers downed Google Loon balloon crashed in Karoo Desert

November 20, 2014 in RSS

Technophobe Urbanus Botha had considered using the balloon as a painting tarpaulin before his sons Googled his discovery and made contact with California team operating it



[Software Update] Google Chrome 39 Stable Release Now Available for Download

November 18, 2014 in RSS

NOTE: This article is updated whenever a new version of Google Chrome web browser is released. So keep checking this page regularly. Good news for Google Chrome users! Google developer team has released Chrome 39 version to Stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. This build includes several security fixes, bug fixes and improvements including: […]