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Novaratis and Google to develop new smart contact lens

Novaratis and Google to develop new smart contact lens

Jul. 16 | Novaratis and Google to develop smart contact lens that can monitor blood sugar levels. Search engine giant Google has on July 15, 2014 announced partnership with a Europe based drug maker Novaratis. The two giants will now develop a smart contact lens...

Google to take back services of Orkut

Google to take back services of Orkut

Jun. 30 | Orkut to finally meet its much expected shut down. Search engine giant Google is all set to shut down its long dormant social networking site Orkut. The social networking site was launched ten years back, but failed to match up with other social networking...

Google Glass to team up with Ray-Ban maker Luxottica

Google Glass to team up with Ray-Ban maker Luxottica

Mar. 25 | Search engine giant Google announced that its Glass device will get a new look. The US-based company has teamed up with Luxittica – the maker of the popular Ray-Ban and Oakley eyewear brands – in order to make Google Glass more fashion-forward. Google...

Google acquires UK artificial intelligence company DeepMind

Google acquires UK artificial intelligence company DeepMind

Jan. 27 | Internet giant Google has acquired the UK-based start-up DeepMind and the latest deal is reported to be worth $400 million. In addition to that, the deal is Google’s biggest European acquisition so far. The former teen chess prodigy Demis Hassabis...

Google privacy case to be heard in UK, High Court decides

Google privacy case to be heard in UK, High Court decides

Jan. 17 | Search engine giant Google will be fighting the High Court’s decision that it can be sued for an alleged breach of privacy in the UK, despite the fact that the company is based in the US. On January 16, 2014, the High Court ruled that the American...

Google demands UK privacy case to be tried abroad

Google demands UK privacy case to be tried abroad

Aug. 20 | Search engine giant Google is trying its best to stop a lawsuit – which claims that it illegally tracked internet users – from being heard in the UK. Many UK users of Apple’s Safari web browser have claimed that Google bypassed a privacy...

Nexus 7 set to launch in UK in August 2013

Nexus 7 set to launch in UK in August 2013

Jul. 25 | After months of speculations, US-based tech giant Google finally revealed its highly-anticipated Nexus 7 tablet on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. The company’s latest device will be priced at $229 and will be available in the US from July 30, 2013. When...

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to remove child abuse search terms?

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to remove child abuse search terms?

Jul. 22 | Internet search engine giants Google, Yahoo and Microsoft have been asked by the government of UK to block internet searches which most likely lead to images of child abuse. The companies have been given time until October 2013 to adjust to banning lists...

Google given ultimatum to rewrite its privacy policy

Google given ultimatum to rewrite its privacy policy

Jul. 5 | Search engine giant Google has been asked to rewrite its privacy policy. Google was previously known for its unified and simplified privacy policy, but this has only brought endless troubles for the company. UK has become the latest country which demanded...

Google restricts users from reselling Google Glass

Google restricts users from reselling Google Glass

Apr. 18 | Search engine giant Google has warned people who buy Google Glass that they cannot sell their new device  on any online shopping forum.  The official website of the search provider has posted the terms of condition, which say that Google Glass is for...