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Google India doodle marks Children’s Day with Pune girl’s colorful art

Google doodle has featured a Pune child’s artwork to celebrate Children’s Day. Doodle 4 Google winner Vaidehi Reddy’s idea of a depicting the colourful and aesthetically rich state of Assam in Google Doodle is commendable. The day is celebrated on

YouTube announces music subscription service

After spending months on revisions, YouTube confirmed today that it will launch a paid subscription service that lets users stream high-quality, ad-free music and music videos called ‘YouTube Music Key.’ The new service, which is launching in beta, will offer

Android 5.0 Lollipop Rolling out now to Nexus devices

Google announced this morning that Android Lollipop (5.0) has begun to roll out for Nexus devices over the air and will be available very soon. Wi-Fi Nexus 7s, Nexus 5, and Nexus 10 will now be able to upgrade from

Android co-founder Andy Rubin to leave Google

Google said on Thursday that Andy Rubin, co-founder of its Android mobile business and head of its nascent robotics effort is leaving the company. Rubin will start a company to support startups interested in building technology-hardware products, Google said in

Google developing pill that can detect cancer

Google is already in our cars, our homes and on our wrists, but now it could soon be inside our bodies too. Google X developing digestible pill that contains nanotechnology that works alongside wearable device to spot early signs of

Free one-minute international calls on Google Hangouts through 2014

If you are a person, normally makes a lot of short calls overseas, there is a good news for you. Google had started offering the first minute of Hangouts calls to 25 countries at no charge. It only lasts through

Jonas Salk developer of polio vaccine dedicated a Google doodle on his 100th birth anniversary

Yesterday, Google celebrated the 100th birthday of Jonas Salk, the man behind the polio vaccine, by running the American researcher’s doodle on its search page. Salk graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1939 with his MD degree,

Google offers free access to satellite images

Tracking melting glaciers, deforestation or disappearing elephants has been made easier as Google has now allowed access to real time, updated satellite images through its Skybox programme. “The fresh satellite imagery will be contributed to projects that save lives, protect

YouTube plans to offer an ad-free subscription package

As we knows, the preroll ads on YouTube videos really annoys everyone, there’s some good news – the Google-owned service could one day let you pay to switch them off. At an event held in California yesterday, YouTube CEO Susan

What is Google Safe Browsing ?

Google Safe Browsing is a service provided by Google that provides lists of URLs for web resources that contain malware or phishing content. The Google Chrome, Apple Safari and Mozilla Firefox web browsers use the lists from the Google Safe