Google search celebrates 15 years with smarter algorithm

Google search celebrates 15 years with smarter algorithm today. The most visited and popular among all google products, google search turns 15 today and has came across a long way since its introduction in 1998. Google search during these years has undergone consecutive improvement in the way search algorithms behind the scene work and has provided billion of internet users with enhanced experience in their search queries. Today when users have the option to access internet across multiple devices, The demand for unified search experience Continue reading →

Pinterest planning promoted pins as part of its advertising program

The pin board style photo sharing website pinterest is planning to launch promoted pins as part of its advertisement program. The announcement made by Ben Silbermann, CEO & Co-Founder of pinterest in their official blog post on Thursday. The leading interest socializing website pinterest, which allows users to categorize their theme based images collection, browse other pinboard for images and even re-pin images to their own pinboard, will experiment promoting certain pins from a select group of businesses. The initiative will ensure revenue generation for Continue reading →

Google doodle celebrates leon foucault 194th birthday

Google doodle celebrates leon foucault 194th birthday today. Commemorating the great physicists from france best known for his famous invention the foucault pendulum, a device demonstrating the effect of earth’s rotation, google depicts in liew of its logo, the same in an animated style on its home page. Born on September 18th 1819, in paris to a publisher family, he got his early education at home and enrolled in medicine which he abandoned due to hemophobia. Later, He chose physics and initially worked on the improvement Continue reading →

Google doodle remembers subbulakshmi

Google doodle remembers M.S. subbulakshmi on her 97th birthday, the great carnatic vocalist who was the first  musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor. Born in madurai to a musician family on 16th September 1916, started learning Carnatic music at an early age from her mother who belong to devdashi community was a music exponent and a regular stage performer. M.S subbulakshmi was also the first indian musician to receive the Ramon Magsaysay award, often considered Asia’s Nobel Prize, in Continue reading →

Google Edx team up to develop open source mooc platform.

Google is teaming up with Edx to develop an open source platform known as open Edx to further enhance later online education website mooc. The announcement made by Dan Clancy, Director of Research for google in their official blog on Tuesday. This will help Edx owned mooc.org getting google engineers expertize and their experience with course builder in further developing a sophisticated platform where  universities, businesses, individual or academic institutions will be able to offer their courses online and available to keens across the world. Continue reading →

Google doodle tributes cricket legend John Wisden 187th birthday

Commemorating the 187th birthday of english cricket legend john wisden  who played 187 first class cricket matches for three different English county cricket teams, Kent, Middlesex and Sussex, Google doodle tributes him today by changing its logo featuring john wisden batting style on its home page. The google altered logo theme color yellow is a tribute to famous cricket magazine wisden launched by him in 1864, a year after his retirement, often referred as the “Bible of cricket” and is considered the world’s most famous Continue reading →

Cherish history as chrome celebrates march on washington

Google chrome celebrates march on washington and has invited you to be part of one of the 20th century most famous event. Almost 50 years ago, Dr. Martin luther king Jr. of United State of America delivered what most historians consider the greatest speech of the 20th century, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial with his famous sentence “I have a dream.” You will cherish the great contemporary event by listening to the original recording of king’s word with great photographs of the event Continue reading →

Yahoo beats google for top position in unique web traffic received

Yahoo tops unique web traffic received for the month of july beating google for the first time since 2011. In a report published by comScore, A leading company in digital measurement and analytics, Yahoo beats google and secured top position in unique web traffic received collectively for all web properties under its control excluding tumblr. Yahoo and its other companies collectively received 196.6 million visitors against google’s 192.3 million for the month of july. The credit goes to yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer who has taken Continue reading →

Google doodle honored french music composer Claude Debussy

Google animated doodle honors french musician Claude Debussy Google doodle honored french music composer Claude Debussy with an animated piece on his 151th birthday on 22nd august. Achille-Claude Debussy often regarded as a great composer of impressionist music had been awarded the Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1903 by meantime french empire. The animated doodle includes a full moon playing hide and seek with sparse clouds and a car running on the road parallel to the river with two boats in the scene. Continue reading →

Mozilla firefox tamil version coming soon

The popular web browser mozilla firefox tamil version is coming soon. The development came from a team of 10 volunteers part of mozilla local community who worked on the project almost for a year and were involved in translation of the browser menu items and other settings in tamil. The team members were made available the frequently used tamil words in order to assist them in translation and were reviewed after every change. Mozilla firefox is a open source freely available web browser ranks third Continue reading →

Waze real time incident report integrated with google maps application

Google maps application for apple’s iOS has integrated the real time incident report from waze, The crowd sourced cross platform mapping application which the search engine giant acquired a couple of months ago. The blending of waze real time incident report into google maps application will provide mutual benefit to their users. Where on one side google maps application users get facilitated by accessing the waze real time incident report including traffic updates helping them avoid jams and road blockage or any other obstacles in Continue reading →

Google doodles 67th year of indian independence

Google doodles 67th year of Indian independence today on 15th august with a tricolor ribbon transformation in cursive letters of its logo on home page. Inclusion of golden color instead of saffron have raised several online voices over different social media opposing google doodle style tribute to indian independence. Although the mistake was admitted by google and the golden part of ribbon was replaced by kesaria(saffron) till afternoon. Google started doodling indian independence since 2003 when it showed the Ashok chakra  and indian national flag Continue reading →

Facebook plans acquiring mobile technologies for voice apps

Facebook plans acquiring mobile technologies, a company established in 2001 pioneer in voice apps technology including speech recognition and language translation applications. The announcement made in a blogpost on monday by facebook director of product management Tom Stocky with a view ” Voice technology has become an increasingly important way for people to navigate mobile devices and the web and this technology will help us evolve our products to match that evolution.” The plan will add value to facebook efforts to provide cutting edge mobile Continue reading →

Facebook introduces embedded post feature

Sooner or later this had to be a part of facebook as embedded post feature is already a hit with twitter users when they rolled it out january 2012.Announcing in facebook official blog post Software engineers Dave Capra & Ray He have written that Embedded posts let users to bring the most compelling, timely public posts from Facebook to the rest of the web. Post embedding works as a virtual newsfeed on your websites or blogs and can include pictures, videos, hashtags and other content Continue reading →

Is facebook mobile advertisement revenue the next big online story?

The recent soaring facebook share prices tell the story itself just after an official announcement of  mobile advertisement revenue growth and no prize for guess if mobile advertisement is going to surpass its big brother, the desktop and laptop advertisement in terms of revenue a couple of years down the line.Facebook did it again and why not they have made a massive 1 billion plus user base who have made it an integral part of their lives irrespective of devices they use. What has triggered an Continue reading →