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Google & Five other Asian Companies invest $300m in sea cable

Google, together with 5 other Asian companies are investing in a $300m undersea cable that will link Japan and the west coast of US in order to improve global internet connectivity. The other five firms include China Mobile International, China Telecom Global, Global Transit, KDDI and Singte, with NEC Corporation also joining ...

Google: We are only looking for Child Pornography

Google isn’t searching your emails for other crimes, the company told Business Insider, even though a registered sex offender was recently arrested after Google tipped off authorities to alleged child pornography images in the mans email. Google also purports that it cannot mistake an innocent photo for an illegal one, ...


Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally joins Google’s Board of Directors

Alan brings a wealth of proven business and technology leadership experience. I am so pleased that Alan is now joining Google’s board! That was the message that Google CEO, Larry Page, steadfastly premiered as he announced the addition of Alan Mulally, former Ford CEO, to their board. Allan Mullaly was the subject of ...



Google buys Skybox, a satellite firm, for $500 million

Google said last Tuesday that it’s set to acquire Skybox Imaging. The company deals with smaller and low-costing satellites to gather high-quality images, which will obviously be used for Google Maps and Earth. There is also talk of internet access expansion, to a global scale. Well, Skybox deals with the ...

Google takes yet another step towards the safety of user data.

This week proved to be key in the fight to protect user data against prying eyes (the NSA), as Google launches a Chrome add-on called End-to-End. The intention is to keep your data encrypted from the time it leaves your browser all the way to the delivery point.  Obviously aimed ...


Is Google+ trying to reinvent the photo album?

Google’s very own social site may not be the best, at times it feels like a whitewashed version of Facebook. Nevertheless, the web giant has been keen to compensate for the lack of oomph with a photo service that tells it all. I mean Google is ensuring that that all ...