Google Services

  • China resumes Google services cut off during Tiananmen's 25th anniversary July 10, 2014

    Beijing: Users in China were able to access online services for Google Inc on Thursday, after more than a month of severe disruption that almost completely blocked people from using features such as its search, maps and e-mail functions. The Google disruption began in the run-up to the 25th anniversary of...
  • Google services should not require real names: Google's Vint Cerf March 5, 2013

    San Francisco: In the face of increasing government-led crackdowns on social media, Google Inc should not force Internet users to reveal their real names for some services, including its Google+ social network, said Vint Cerf, a senior Google executive known as a "father of the Internet." In an interview with Reuters,...
  • Google services to be closed down in Egypt? February 13, 2013

    Cairo: Egypt's telecommunication authority said that all Google services must be shut down to fully suspend YouTube in the country over an anti-Muslim film. Head of Egypt's National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority Abdal-Rahamn al-Sawi said that in order to shut down YouTube in Egypt, as per a court verdict, all Google...
  • Google to get 30 per cent faster in India January 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Google, the global internet service giant, is soon going to start operations on its data center based in Asia. These data centres will help increase speeds of Google services, which are being handled by distant servers as of now. Having data centers geographically closer will result in better...
  • Google Free Zone lets users access Google services without data charges November 8, 2012

    Singapore: Google launched a service on Thursday it hopes will push millions of people in the developing world to access the Internet - and Google's ads - via basic mobile phones. Google is launching the service, called Free Zone, first in the Philippines via local carrier Globe Telecom. The service...