Quantcast
Home » Google You are browsing entries tagged with “Google”

Google offers peek into Bhutan with Street View launch

Google product communications manager Stephanie Shih demonstrates a Google Street View image on a tablet computing device in downtown Thimphu on October 23, 2014.  Google provided a sneak peek into Bhutan October 23 by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear rivers. The "Land of the Thunder Dragon" has long been one of the most isolated countries on earth, only lifting its ban on television in 1999. Most foreign tourists have to pay a minimum $200 a day to visit. But in a sign of its more recent embrace of modern technology, the government allowed Google to undertake a Street View project that could showcase some its natural treasures for Internet users.  AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA

Google provided a sneak peek into Bhutan Thursday by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear rivers.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Google unveils ‘Lollipop’ Android system, new devices

This product image provided by Google shows the Nexus 9 tablet. Google unveiled its latest tablet Oct. 15  in an apparent effort to upstage Apple’s anticipated update of its trend-setting iPad. AP

Google on Wednesday ramped up its mobile arsenal, upgrading its Nexus line with a new tablet and smartphone, and unveiling its revamped Android software, to be dubbed “Lollipop.”

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

San Francisco expands free public Wi-Fi access

ccsfwifi_logo

San Francisco launched free Wi-Fi access at more than 30 public parks, plazas and recreation areas on Wednesday, October 1 thanks to a grant from Google.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Activist investor pushes Yahoo to buy rival AOL

This Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 file photo shows a sign in front of Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo's stock fell Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, as investors grappled with uncertainty about the Internet company's future in the wake of last week's record-setting Wall Street debut by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. AP

An activist investor is urging Yahoo to buy rival AOL to give the long-struggling Internet companies a better chance to compete against Google and Facebook in the digital advertising market.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Your (online) life after death

internet

Sure, you have a lot to do today — laundry, bills, dinner — but it’s never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • SC announces half-day for courts on October 31, 2014
  • Juan Flavier’s body to lie in state at UP Diliman; charity contributions over flowers preferred
  • UNA wants Mercado testimony stricken off record
  • Binay allies ‘gatecrash’ Senate probe
  • Audio recording of Binay interview‎ on Batangas property bared
  • Sports

  • Cagayan rises from 1st set woe, routes Meralco in four sets
  • Chot Reyes disputes report of Gilas disbandment
  • IEM lashes out on Systema on finals V-League preview
  • Babolat signs Filipino tennis prodigy
  • Gilas Pilipinas dissolved; Chot Reyes relieved of duties
  • Lifestyle

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook declares he’s gay
  • Boy or girl? Family with 12 sons awaits baby 13
  • Stylish Halloween best at Buddha-Bar Manila’s Halloween Fright Night
  • The watch makes its debut in the Morellato DROPS range
  • Experience easy-palit for baby with Huggies dry pants
  • Entertainment

  • Mr. Big wants to be with you on Halloween
  • Fil-Aussie ‘X Factor’ champ revisits road to victory, sets goals
  • FDCP horror film fest seen as a tribute to local folklore
  • MiG notes growing PH theater audience
  • Suge Knight, Katt Williams charged with robbery
  • Business

  • WhatsApp founders own nearly $9B in Facebook stock
  • US stocks dip as Fed ends stimulus program
  • BOC seizes P8M worth of smuggled motorcycles, chemicals, plumbing supplies
  • Wells Fargo offers customers free credit scores
  • ‘Tasty,’ pan de sal prices to go down
  • Technology

  • 9 common scams on social media
  • DOJ to telcos: Help us block child porn sites
  • Nestle Japan hiring 1,000 robots to sell espresso machines
  • Parallel Planets on print
  • Keep happy customers
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, October 30, 2014
  • A heritage of dust
  • What will they debate?
  • ‘Il viaggio continua’
  • Should Calax be rebid?
  • Global Nation

  • After 6 years, SC set to rule on Jpepa legality
  • Korean arrested after selling marijuana to PDEA agent
  • DFA chief Del Rosario admits VFA not perfect
  • PH urges citizens to leave Ebola-hit Africa
  • US donates $300,000 to rebuild Eastern Samar church
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement