Way back in 2005 Google launched Gmail
inside Germany and found itself quickly banned from using the Gmail name because it was trademarked by another company. Google allegedly tried to buy the trademark for $250,000 in 2007. The trademark holder Daniel Giersch didn't sell.
Google has now announced the trademark has been transferred to it. Financial details of the transaction weren't disclosed, but I bet it cost a lot more than $250,000. German users should soon be able to access their e-mail using the Gmail.com domain.
Access Google's services in an easy manner, using a system tray icon that enables you to launch Keep, Gmail, Google Translate, Google Calendar, Google+ and Drive (re ... Source: Softpedia
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1 day ago, 12:48pm CDT
Google has started to roll out Google Maps for Android 8.2, focusing its attention of cyclists with the addition of some handy new features.
The app also introduces voice control for vehicle navigation, effectively turning the user’s Android mobile or tablet into a GPS navigation system.
When cyclists opt to use Google Maps for navigational purposes, the app will now provide an estimate of elevation along each part of the route, using a line chart to indicate ... Source: BetaNews
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Jul 18 2014, 12:37pm CDT
At I/O 2014 Google announced that more cloud storage will be made available to space hungry users. Google Drive for Work has a price tag of $10 per month and includes not just more cloud storage, but unlimited cloud storage. Well, there is one limitation; individual files cannot exceed 5TB, but this is, for all intents and purposes, a deal that is unlimited by most people's understanding of the word. As the name suggests, this is a product that is aimed at businesses, but ... Source: BetaNews
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Jun 25 2014, 2:25pm CDT
Wearable fans, your time has arrived: Google has just announced that, finally, its Glass Explorer program is officially kicking off in the UK! That means you’ll be able to get your hands on a prototype version of the futuristic Google Glass wearable, all before it officially launches to the rest of the public. Is it about time Glass hit over here? Read on for all the details!
Google’s just revealed that its Glass Explorer prog ... Source: Fifth Gear
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Jun 23 2014, 11:00am CDT
China has disrupted Google Inc. services across the country as the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown draws near, Reuters reported.
Though the country has not confirmed it is blocking the Mountain View-based company's search engine or its other services like Gmail, advocacy group and censorship watchdog GreatFire.org wrote in a blog post that China has targeted Google' ... Source: San Jose Business Journal
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Jun 2 2014, 1:11pm CDT
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