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Google Launches Special Search Mode for Slower 2G Phone Network for India, Brazil

World’s largest search engine giant Google Inc has launched a new lite mode of Google search engine for India and Brazil on 2 Generation (2G) network. This lite mode has been developed by keeping the 2G network speed in mind. Before launching this feature in India, Google had tested it in Indonesia, where the network ..

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Apple acquires GPS firm Coherent Navigations

Tech giant Apple has acquired Global Position System (GPS) firm Coherent Navigation to improve its mapping capabilities. Coherent Navigation’s technology will be used by Apple to significantly enhance its Apple Maps product which is struggling to provide accurate location information. Coherent Navigations is a company focused on hyper-accurate GPS and its navigation system provides accurate ..

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Telangana Government inks MoU with Google to build biggest campus outside US in Hyderabad

Telangana Government has inked a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with tech giant Google Inc to build biggest campus outside US in Hyderabad. The MoU was signed between Telangana Secretary of IT Jayesh Ranjan and his counterpart David Redcliffe, Google’s global head of facilities and workplace in Google headquarters at Mountain View in USA. On completion, ..

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Ruth Porat appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Google

Ruth Porat has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of world’s largest search engine giant Google. She will succeed Patrick Pichette who had announced his retirement on 10 March 2015 and assume charge on 26 May 2015. As CFO of Google she will directly report to Larry Page, CEO and Co-Founder of Google. Prior ..

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China prepares to outsmart Windows and Android

China is reportedly en-route to launch its indigenous operating system which will give direct competition to Microsoft Windows and Google Android. This is said to be chiefly done to reduce Chinese dependence on US technology. The platform will be standard for all users in public and private domain with no difference whatsoever. The project is ..

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