GOOGLE NEWS

  • Evolution and key features: Google News turns 10 years old September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Launched on September 22, 2012 exactly a decade ago Google News has turned 10 years old. Inspired by the widespread interest in news after the September 11 attacks, Google decided to invest in technology to help people search and browse news relevant to them. In...
  • Google News hits a pause button September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The Google News homepage, across its multiple editions, didn't refresh its content for many hours. The Google News homepage http://news.google.com for India and other countries was displaying content from many hours ago, whereas Google's news aggregation service is known to update very frequently. The glitch affected the home page...
  • Cash awards for Mary Kom after London bronze August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Money has started pouring in on London Olympics bronze medallist MC Mary Kom. On Thursday, Manipurs government announced Rs 50 lakh cash award for the fivetime world champion from the state. Also, the mother of two will be given two acres of land. She has also been promoted to...
  • Google News now with a personal touch July 1, 2010

    San Francisco: Google Inc. is giving its users the chance to tailor the news to fit their interests. As part of a new look unveiled Wednesday, the Englishlanguage version of Google's online news section is offering tools that will enable readers to specify what kinds of stories interest them. For instance, a...
  • Google's Internet goal: 100 times faster February 11, 2010

    San Francisco: Google plans to build a fibre optic broadband network that will connect customers to the Internet at speeds 100 times faster than most existing broadband connections in the US, the company announced on its corporate blog. "Our goal is to experiment with new ways to help make Internet access...