Month: August 2013

Google pays tribute to Claude Debussy with a doodle

Google has often been applauded for its spectacular wonders, for instance, the Google Doodle. Doodles are spontaneous changes made to the Google logo often marked with occasions like holidays, anniversaries and the lives of famous artists, pioneers and scientists. Well, this time the search engine giant has come up with a new doodle to mark …

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Google outage in India, web traffic crashes hard to 40 %

Google’s services were seen disrupted in India on Saturday with 502 error being returned from the server every time. The rare outage was noticed in the wee morning hours and all Google apps were inaccessible for a handful of minutes. The outage has petrified the web service fraternity with page viewing going down by a …

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Now make your favorite gif right from your webcam in Tumblr

Tumblr, the micro blogging site owned by Yahoo!, has announced that it will allow users to make quick gif pictures from webcam. According to Tumblr, the feature will enhance the amount of self-focused content that users can use in the Tumblr blogs that they follow. With over a hundred million blogs posted in last May, …

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Google to dig into your mails, offers to help you in tracking missed mails from inbox

Google has announced that it will help users in tracing mails which might have been lost in the sea of emails. The tech giant has formulated a voice search into its mail service Gmail where in users can ask for any sort of questions and the queries will be answered subsequently. Although Google will dig …

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Dhaka to have ‘Street View’ soon, Google completes its capture

Google announced recently that it has completed capturing the street views of Dhaka and Chittagong cities under its ‘Street View’ programme and hopes to implement the same in its Google Maps application by the later part of the year. Street View from Google has helped users to view landmarks and natural wonders of the world …

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Facebook reportedly working on a payment gateway, may go head-to-head with PayPal

Amid a series of speculations erupting across the web on Facebook trying out their own payment gateway, the news seems to be getting stronger day by day. Anther such news has come up, this time it says it is confirmed, that the social networking firm is indeed testing a new payment product that would go …

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Yahoo introduces new toolbar, available for all browsers

Yahoo has started bringing out new products with a strong  technical team on-board, thanks to its latest acquisitions. The internet giant has launched a new version of the Yahoo toolbar for web browsers which Yahoo! announced recently. The earlier version of the toolbar was supported for all browsers except Google Chrome but the newer version …

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‘Skip Redirect’ing tweaked, Google changes guidelines for mobile SERPs

Google has tweaked as to how Skip Redirect should work on smartphones search engine result pages. Now on, it will also use the rel-alternate-media annotations as recommended in Google’s guidelines on separate mobile URLs. For your information, Skip Redirect is employed when Google changes the link target if it exists in a smartphone optimized page …

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Perion shakes hands with Yahoo! , will help each other in search and distribution

Yahoo! Search has taken a step ahead in strengthening its presence in the middle-east by entering into a multi-year search as well as distribution relationship with Perion Network Ltd. , a global consumer internet company based in Tel Aviv. The announcement was made by spokesman from Perion in a news conference recently. Perion has three …

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