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  • Online dating site OkCupid urges users to boycott Firefox, protests Mozilla's new CEO's anti-gay marriage views 01-04-2014 03:41 PM

    San Francisco: OkCupid.com, the popular online dating site, called for a boycott of Mozilla Firefox to protest the world's No. 2 Web browser naming a gay marriage opponent as chief executive. OkCupid visitors who accessed the website through Firefox on Monday were told in a message to use other browsers...
  • Asus Chromebox review: This inexpensive computer also doubles as a great streaming device 13-03-2014 01:06 PM

    New York: Devices that let you watch Netflix and other streaming video services on a big TV screen are popular, but there are limits to what you can watch. NBC, for instance, didn't make its Olympics apps compatible with Roku, Apple TV and Google's Chromecast. With HBO Go, Comcast subscribers...
  • 'Streak' for Gmail notifies senders when a recipient reads an email 23-02-2014 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: Here is a new feature - email tracking - that changes the way you track sent emails. Streak has come up with a Google Chrome browser extension that lets senders track when recipients open and read an email. Once you have installed Streak for Gmail, the first thing...
  • Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox face threat of mischievous attacks 16-02-2014 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: Multiple vulnerabilities have been detected in popular web browsers Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and cyber security sleuths have advised Internet users in the Indian cyberspace to guard against arbitrary activities on their systems. In view of these suspicious virus-based activities, Internet users have been asked to upgrade...
  • Google to make 'strategic' investments in Android, Chrome, YouTube 02-02-2014 04:09 PM

    New Delhi: Pumped up by robust demand for content, apps and devices across its platform, search giant Google is set to make "strategic" investments in Android, Chrome, YouTube and Enterprise, among others, to further shore up revenue. The company, headquartered in Mountain View, California, said last week that consolidated revenue...
  • Google Tips: From Android to YouTube, Google's handy tutorials for its services 16-12-2013 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Most of us straightaway get to the Google search engine and look for solutions whenever we encounter problems related to Google's services including Gmail, Maps, Chrome, and YouTube. We visit various websites and keep hunting them until we get the best solution to our problems. But to facilitate...
  • Google brings Android 4.4 KitKat's 'OK Google' feature to Chrome desktop browser 28-11-2013 04:00 PM

    New Delhi: Introduced first with the Nexus 5, Google has now brought its 'OK Google' feature to its Chrome desktop browser. The 'OK Google' feature lets users activate Google search without having to push a button. The feature, which was earlier exclusive to the Nexus 5, is now available to...
  • Google Chromebooks go on sale in India from today at Rs 22,999 onwards 17-10-2013 10:24 AM

    New Delhi: Google Chromebooks have finally made its way to India - more than two-years after they were launched globally. The Acer C720 Chromebook and HP Chromebook 14 are available at select Reliance Digital and Croma stores in Delhi and Mumbai starting October 17. Chromebooks are laptops powered by Google's...
  • Google unveils $279 HP Chromebook 11 with high-end features 09-10-2013 06:56 AM

    New York: Google is introducing a $279 laptop that runs its Internet-centric Chrome operating system, borrowing many of the high-end features found in models that cost $1,000 or more. Hewlett-Packard makes the new HP Chromebook 11. Although its price is in line with most other Chrome OS notebooks, the new...
  • Google takes Chrome Apps beyond the browser, emulates installed software 07-09-2013 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: With its Chrome web browser first introduced five years ago Google has unseated Internet Explorer and now it is striving to venture deeper into the user's computing needs with a new kind of Chrome Apps that would work more like the other software installed on your computer. The...
  • Malware targets Facebook users on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox 13-05-2013 12:13 PM

    Mumbai: Facebook users, especially those accessing the service on Chrome and Firefox browsers, here's something that you ought to take note of. On its Technet blog, Microsoft has revealed that it has received reports about a wave of malware-ridden browser extensions attempting to hijack Facebook profiles. This threat, which they...
  • Microsoft, Hon Hai sign patent deal for Android, Chrome devices 17-04-2013 12:54 PM

    Taipei: Microsoft Corp and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd signed a global patent licensing agreement on Wednesday designed to protect Hon Hai clients from patent claims arising from their use of Google Inc's Android and Chrome operating systems. Google and Microsoft have been locked in patent battles, with Microsoft...
  • Review: Offline Gmail app good for casual use 08-10-2011 03:26 PM

    Auckland: Google's new software for using Gmail without an Internet connection comes across as a throwback to an era when we weren't connected all the time and on all sorts of devices, from phones to iPads. These days, if I need to read or write an email when I'm not...
  • Google Chrome overtakes Firefox in UK 02-08-2011 07:30 AM

    London: Google's Chrome overtook Mozilla Firefox in July to become Britain's second-most popular Web browser after Microsoft's Internet Explorer, Web analytics firm StatCounter said on Monday. Chrome, launched in December 2008, took 22.1 per cent of the UK market, up from 12 per cent a year earlier. Internet Explorer's share...
  • Review: Samsung's Google Chromebook 14-07-2011 01:16 PM

    Atlanta: New laptops running Google's Chrome operating system offer a new approach in portable computing: Games, productivity tools and anything else you might need are handled by distant computers connected to the Internet. With this method, you don't store data on a hard drive inside the computer. That streamlines things,...
  • Google Chrome tops 20 per cent market share 02-07-2011 08:58 AM

    Seattle: Google Inc's Chrome Web browser has grabbed more than 20 perc ent of global market share, while Microsoft Corp's long-time leader Internet Explorer has slipped below 50 per cent, according to Internet statistics firm StatCounter. A seven-fold increase in usage in the last 12 months is a boost for...
  • Vulnerabilities found in Google Chrome OS security 30-06-2011 07:49 AM

    Boston: Google Inc brags that computers running its recently released Chrome operating system are a lot safer than traditional PCs, partly because user data is stored in the Internet cloud and not on the machine. Yet researchers at an independent computer security firm warn that the Chrome PC's reliance on...
  • Google activates voice search on Chrome 22-06-2011 07:54 PM

    New Delhi: Google has activated it voice search feature on its Chrome browser. The feature, already available on Android phones, can also be now used on personal computers. The new feature was announced by Google last week at its search event in San Francisco. The voice search option allows users...
  • Chrome OS on tablets? Not so soon 31-05-2011 01:28 PM

    Taipei: Google Inc, the world's No 1 Internet search engine, will keep the focus of its Chrome operating system on notebooks for now, a senior executive said on Tuesday. Sundar Pichai, senior vice president for Chrome, made the comment at a news conference during the Computex PC show in Taipei...
  • Google launches Chrome laptops - Chromebooks 12-05-2011 08:33 AM

    San Francisco: Laptop computers using Google's Chrome operating system will go on sale in June, as the world's No. 1 Internet search engine challenges Microsoft Corp and Apple on their home turf. The new Web-centric PCs, made by Samsung and Acer Inc, are Google's latest attempt to change how consumers...
  • Google planning 'radical' new Chrome browser 22-02-2011 07:35 PM

    London: Software developers working on Google's popular Chrome browser are testing "radical" changes to its appearance. Sources close to the company said the address bar currently takes up a significant amount of space that could be used for web browsing. One plan being considered would mean it was only visible...
  • Firefox, Chrome adding 'Do Not Track' tools 25-01-2011 06:32 AM

    New York: The Firefox and Google Chrome browsers are getting tools to help users block advertisers from collecting information about them. Alex Fowler, a technology and privacy officer for Firefox maker Mozilla, said the "Do Not Track" tool will be the first in a series of steps designed to guard...
  • Google's internet TV facing hurdles 02-01-2011 08:59 AM

    New York: Google's foray into internet television is not going quite as planned. Google plans to rework the software for Google TV before more manufacturers bring devices to market with that programming installed, reported US media recently. That's after critics savaged the first take of the system. Google TV is...
  • Review: Google's Chrome OS 23-12-2010 11:11 AM

    San Francisco: What if nearly everything you usually keep on your computer - photos, documents, music and software - was stored online? Your machine would be speedier and perhaps less vital because you could simply use another machine to recoup your digital life should you lose your laptop. This premise...
  • Review: Facebook fans will 'like' RockMelt browser 09-12-2010 12:03 PM

    New York: There's a lot to keep track of online. You probably have a Facebook account and an e-mail address or two. You might use Twitter or another service to share where you are or what you're reading, thinking or doing. You follow the news and do some old-fashioned Web...