Every person has a different relationship with Google. It touches most of us on a daily basis, and some of the times it might be in ways that we don’t even realize. The search giant has its hands in so many different cookie jars, and now Google cloud services direction Matthias Schwab is explaining why Read The Full Story
Andreas Schwab, a German member of the European Parliament, has been making headlines in the last week after drafting a resolution that calls for the breakup of Google.But Mr. Schwab is not just a legislator, he is also “of counsel” at the German law firm CMS Hasche Sigle, which has represented some of the German publishing interests that have been most eager to declaw Google.
After a lucrative 10-year relationship, Mozilla is breaking up with Google and switching to Yahoo as the default search provider for its popular Firefox web browser.Mozilla’s partnership with Google had been rocky for years, so its end was not entirely unexpected.
Google seems to be happy with Chrome OS that it regularly updates the platform. Just a couple of months ago, the search giant added seven more Android apps to the OS . Before that another update for Stable Channel was released with MTP . Recently added is Remote Desktop sharing and without leaving Chrome, you can now run Linux in another window.
BRUSSELS — Legislators at the European Parliament who have long sought tough antitrust action against Google called on Friday for a resolution suggesting that Google be broken up into separate companies.The parliament has no formal power over antitrust policy in the European Union, and the resolution, which also covers a range of issues concerning digital consumers in Europe, would be nonbinding.
Google and the European Union have a rocky relationship. The stranglehold Google has on search and search results is sometimes troubling to critics, with the European Commission charged with keeping a close eye on Google’s goings-on.
According to sources familiar with the matter, Microsoft has invested in Cyanogen, Inc. , making a small contribution in the $70 million of the $100 million that the startup claims to have been able to raise. The startup has so far only accounted for the $30 million of the total.
Google is facing a potential antitrust investigation by Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service following a complaint by Russian competitor Yandex, according to a report by Tech.eu's Robin Wauters . Yandex, also a search engine, is angry that Google's search tool comes already installed on Android mobile devices.
Another big announcement from BlackBerry Enterprise Summit! The global giant will come up with new identity and access solutions that’ll allow enterprises to embrace Cloud Services more confidently. The solutions, VPN Authentication and Enterprise Identity, will allow users (enterprise employees) to work more productively without compromising cost effectiveness or security.
Google would like to make more money selling data storage on other services on its Google Cloud Platform, and it’s going after it the old-fashioned Internet way: Give stuff away and make it up on volume.
For companies like Google, facing problems with the law across Europehas become a common thing. The most recent example of this is now taking place in Spain, where the country's parliament just gave the go-ahead to what's being known as the "Google Tax," a set of intellectual property laws that lets news publishers get paid every time their content is linked within search results.
As we've mentioned before, tech companies are now getting into the health business as well. Although Google already has its hands partly inside the health cookie jar, with thrusts like Google Fit , it seems that that company is planning on getting deeper and more involved with people's medical needs. Google has hinted that it is considering a new service, integrated into its already many services, that would let users consult a proper doctor for whatever concerns they may have, like a Helpouts but with certified physicians.
for grocery delivery (and an accompanyingfor same-day and grocery services, and, while also continuing itsand pouring millions into itsPlus, it owns Zappos, Diapers.com, and IMDB — and that's just the start.But when the company said, investors panicked and the stock tanked more than 10%. Overall this year, it's down nearly 20%.
Work is where you spend a lot of your time. So we’ve always believed that it should be meaningful—not a daily grind, done in isolation on an old desktop in a sea of cubicles. Even more, we believe that technology should make work better.
Google has never shied away from novelty or big spending to find ways to connect more people to the Internet. Over the last two years, its ideas have included fleets of little satellites, solar-powered drones that would fly around the world and balloons that float high into the stratosphere, beaming the Internet to those below, Conor Dougherty reports.
In a filing with the FCC, company executives said they were "helping to make Internet bandwidth more abundant ... The broadband ecosystem will be well-served by a policy environment that removes barriers to investment, discourages monetization of scarcity, and empowers consumers.