Tag Archives: Google
Google reported last Tuesday that they made a net profit of $2.79 billion or $10.12 per share in the second quarter. The figure is higher than the $2.51 billion it reached in the same period in 2011. “The demand for searches in the U.S. was very strong, despite the economic challenges Read On..
Last Thursday, company officials confirmed that Larry Page, Google co-founder and CEO , has been unable to speak for almost 30 days. This news was announced during Google’s annual report assembly. “There is more news about Larry (Page). He has lost his voice,” said Nikesh Arora, director of the technology Read On..
Google celebrated on Saturday the 150th anniversary of the birth of modern art pioneer, Gustav Klimt. Users who go to Google’s homepage can view one of Klimt’s best works entitled “The Kiss”. Google, which uses its doodle feature, gives recognition to various individuals, groups, causes, and the like on a Read On..
NEW YORK – A U.S. court approved the preliminary agreement which states that Netflix will have to pay $9 million (€7.32 million) for a class action lawsuit that accuses the company of violating consumers’ privacy laws. “The agreement that was reached last February has a more favorable result compared Read On..
NEW YORK – On Monday, Microsoft Corp. lowered expectations for the growth of its internet unit and search tools after recording a depreciation of $6.2million for the value of an online advertising company they acquired five years ago. Microsoft bought the internet advertising company aQuantive in 2007, in an Read On..
MEXICO CITY – Google celebrates 100 years of the birth of José Pablo Moncayo by dedicating a special doodle in his honor. Moncayo is an internationally acclaimed Mexican musician and the composer of the well known Huapango tune. The doodle shows a conductor giving instructions from behind the word Read On..
NEW YORK – Microsoft and Google are locked in a competition where many have related to the controversial practice of advertisers to record every step made by Internet users. Both companies fight over how to implement the “Do Not Track” (No Trace), a button on the browser you will soon Read On..
SAN FRANCISCO – YouTube broadcasts the London Olympics live over the Internet for users in Asia and Africa – the last step of the video site to position itself as an important means of self-contained information gathering and communication. YouTube, owned by Google, said Wednesday to the International Olympic Read On..
The major Internet search company, Google, never infringed Oracle’s patents when it created its popular Android software for mobile devices. This was the finding of the federal jury assigned to decide on Oracle’s case against Google. By finding for Google, the jury dealt a humiliating blow to Oracle. The Read On..
Google celebrated a day dedicated to Robert A. Moog on Wednesday. Robert A. Moog, father of the modern synthesizer, was born on May 23, 1934 in New York City. The doodle on Wednesday worked like a real synthesizer, allowing users to create their own music with a keyboard. They can Read On..
MEXICO CITY- Google celebrated the birthday of Mexican writer Juan Rulfo on Wednesday, with a doodle that represents a scene from the novel “Pedro Paramo”. The image shows the arrival of the son of Pedro Paramo to Comala City at the beginning of the story. Juan Rulfo was Read On..
MEXICO CITY – Google celebrated last Wednesday with a doodle dedicated to Howard Carter, the archaeologist who, together with Lord Carnarvon, discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922. The doodle shows Carter in front of the sarcophagus of Pharaoh, surrounded by pots and other treasures. At the background Read On..