Larry Page and Sergey Brin take up the ALS Icebucket Challenge

  Watch a video of Larry Page and Sergey Brin accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.     Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — also referred to as motor neurone disease (MND), Charcot disease, and, in the United States, Lou Gehrig’s disease—is a neurodegenerative disease with various causes. It is characterised by muscle spasticity, rapidly progressive weakness [...]

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GoodBye Orkut – You will be missed

Orkut – which was one of the most popular social networks in India is retiring on September 30, 2014. Back in 2012, Orkut was a very tough competitor for Facebook in the social media space but right now, it is no longer the case. Orkut had the largest userbase in Brazil & second largest user base [...]

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Cheap International And Domestic Flight Search On Google

Searching for cheap international and domestic flights just got easier all thanks to Google. Google Flight search helps users to find the best & lowest airfare for their destination countries (Worldwide). All that is needed is to key in the From & the TO destination. The airports do auto-fill, so just typing in few letters [...]

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How TO: Un-GLASS Yourself

Ok.. While we wait for the word UNGLASS to officially get added to the Oxford dictionary have a quick read at this imaginary GLASS Post. Oxford English Dictionary has embraced @twitter term "tweet," breaking rule that word must be current for 10+ years: — Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) June 14, 2013 Yes, the title says it [...]

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Installing Google (Chrome) on Windows 8

With the launch of the new surface tablets and windows 8, everyone’s trying to update themselves on it and so is Google. If you’re on Windows 8 and wondering how to get Google Chrome and search back on, here’s a small and simple video by Google! Google Search and Chrome can be easily downloaded from [...]

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Sneak peak of the Google Data Centers [Video]

Google just took the initiative of publicizing their Data Centers. We must agree that this is one of the best, efficient, secure and advanced data centers we’ve seen till date. Here’s a Video tour of the Google Data Center Related: Video Tour of Google Office in Stockholm Via: Google Data Centers

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Yahoo Gets Some Women’s Touch – Appoints Marissa Mayer new CEO and President

Marissa Mayer has been a keystone of the success of Google. Having this in mind, she was the person who sanctioned and okay’ed many of the Google products that we all use daily. We at Google Watch Blog admire her passion.   Yahoo, has been terribly failing with stagnate growth rate and it has been [...]

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[How To] Hide Photos From The Gmail People Widget

The next time you look at the people widget, you might see up to 3 photos from recent emails from that person. Not only does this remind you of photos they’ve sent to you, but it also gives you one click access to the emails with those photos.   Most of us, would want to [...]

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Google Hires Ex-Director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Google has just made public that the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (referred to as “DARPA”) in charge of Regina Dugan was the 19th Director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). She was appointed to that position on July 20, 2009. In March 2012, she left her position take take an executive role [...]

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Google now Requires Developers to Use In-House Payment Service, Google Wallet – All others Die

Android Developers will now need to use Google Wallet as a payment solution and if you don’t, you will probably be kicked off the market (or Play Zone). This move brings controversial questions on how wrong it is against Google’s own self-determination rule which is often put forward to differentiate itself from Apple with the [...]

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