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Google Buys .app Web Domain

Google Buys .app Web Domain

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Google has issued a statement of intent with its recent purchase of the .app web domain for an astonishing $25 million. Bear in mind that this purchase doesn’t simply relate to a Google.app domain but actually covers every single potential usage of the .app suffix. While no announcement has yet been made about the companies…

Explaining Penguin For Novices

Explaining Penguin For Novices

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Those who have heard of search engine optimisation but aren’t to confident about it may have come across something called the “Penguin” algorithm during the course of your research. For those who are perhaps unfamiliar with SEO all of this talk of backlinks and penalties can be somewhat intimidating. With that in mind we thought…

Google Asked to Remove Almost 350 Million Results in 2014

Google Asked to Remove Almost 350 Million Results in 2014

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Recently unveiled figures have shown that Google were asked to remove approximately 345 million search results during the course of 2014. These results were all for sites that were reported for violating copyright and is twice as many as the removal requests from the previous year. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) headed the charge for…

Google Unveils First Robotic Car

Google Unveils First Robotic Car

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Google announced back in May that they would be looking into building vehicles that could be operated without pedals or steering wheels and now it appears that the company has had its first success. The company has unveiled its very first control-free robot car, though it isn’t anything that most would be looking to drive…

Microsoft Purchases Mobile App Analytics Company

Microsoft Purchases Mobile App Analytics Company

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It appears that Microsoft are continuing their efforts to build their mobile base even further following the purchase of HockeyApp, which is a provider of mobile app crash analytics for software developers. It is believed the purchase may be motivated by a desire to secure superior mobile applications for the Windows platform, which is an…

Apple first to be worth $700 billion

Apple first to be worth $700 billion

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Apple can already lay claim to the crown of being the most valuable company in the world, however the company (and its investors) will be even more delighted with the news that it has officially become the first company to be valued at $700 billion. The company, which is behind the iPhone and iPad, saw…

Microsoft Makes Changes to Mobile Office Applications

Microsoft Makes Changes to Mobile Office Applications

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Microsoft has recently unveiled a number of changes to its mobile Office applications that are intended to make the software more accessible for mobile users. Specifically the company has updated the versions of the software that runs on Android and iOS, including changes to Word, Excel and Powerpoint, that will come as a great relief…

Google Claims Amazon is Main Search Competitor

Google Claims Amazon is Main Search Competitor

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Those of you who have been keeping up with Google’s latest legal wranglings will likely remember that the company is currently embroiled in a battle relating to the apparent monopoly that they exercise over the search market, particularly in Europe. A range of companies and search engines, including Bing and Yahoo, attacked Google, stating that…