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Google Inc makes a quiet entry into home services market

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) will now offer sponsored home service providers like plumbers, electricians and others in local search results. The new service rolled out on Friday, in and around San Francisco, competing with companies like Amazon Inc., Yelp Inc., Angie’s List Inc., and Task Rabbit. Recently, after the closure of Homejoy, it was reported that its employees could have helped Google ...

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No more flash ads on Google Chrome, starting this September

According to a post on Google+, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is set to block flash ads by default on the Chrome browser, starting September 1. The change to “intelligently pause content that aren’t central to the webpage” was announced in June, and the beta version was rolled out the Chrome browser. Google recommended its advertisers to switch over to HTML5 ads, so ...

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Tweets in Google search results comes to desktop as well

Back in May 2015, the search giant Google announced a partnership with Twitter where tweets were integrated into Google search results. Back then, this integration was limited to Google search app on Android and iOS devices. Now, their partnership, placing tweets in online search results has been extended to desktop. The confirmation came via a Twitter conversation between both companies. ...

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UK orders Google to remove search results related to a “Right to be Forgotten” ruling

This Thursday, the search giant has been ordered by the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office, to remove 9 search results from the Google Search Engine records, and provided a deadline of exactly 35 days, since the results shows irrelevant information about the criminal conviction. This Thursday’s, order would necessarily provide an example for other countries of where to draw the line ...

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Documents reveal AT&T and NSA are BFFs in spying

National Security Agency (NSA) relied on its decades of long partnership AT&T Inc (NASDAQ:T) on spying on vast quantities of Internet traffic that are passing through the United States. Though it is well-known that NSA and US telecommunications work hand to hand for quite a while, the newly disclosed document of NSA suggests that its relationship with Dallas based AT&T is ...

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Is Google Inc in trouble with BMW after changing to Alphabet Inc?

G seems a trademark of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), the company chief executive Larry Page has mentioned that G is for Google in company official blog and also introduces new parent entity group Alphabet. Google is one of the top most valuable as well as most reached brands in this world. According to the internet survey done by Forbes, Google ranks ...

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Mozilla tests a true private browsing mode in Firefox (+video)

Finally, Mozilla wants to make private browsing as truly a private one. Currently, the company is testing to enhance the private browsing option found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser, which is designed to block third party cookies or any elements, which tracks user’s activity on the web browser. Most of the browser comes with option “Do Not Track”, which ...

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GitHub Enterprise gets direct integration of ZenHub project management

ZenHub project management service for GitHub users has now released its services for GitHub Enterprise service, with similar drag-and-drop task boards like Trello. Earlier, ZenHub task boards were only available to regular GitHub accounts. Till now, GitHub has never used or integrated any third party services directly with its enterprise edition – ZenHub Enterprise is the one that managed to have the ...

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