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Whatsapp App

Instant messaging apps on the rise. Which is the best one?

Instant messaging seems the killer app of the Internet today. With the likes of WhatsApp, Line, Viber and other IP-based messengers, mobile and desktop users alike can enjoy messaging each other, regardless of…

Google Australia

Aussie court clears Google in deceptive ad case

Australia’s highest court threw out a ruling against Google that had found the Internet giant guilty of breaching trade law by hosting deceptive advertisements.

Google Maps North Korea

Google expands North Korea map coverage

Google has puts its first detailed maps online of North Korea, a country that has so far been mostly blank on the search giant’s popular Maps website.

A worker uses a computer at the reception of Alibaba.com office in this file photo. (Photo credit: AP)

Google Accused of Blocking Alibaba-Powered Handset

Alibaba has blamed Google for blocking the launch of a smartphone powered by the Chinese firm’s operating system.

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Microsoft to Add Staff, R&D in China in Push for Mobile Dominance

Microsoft to hire more than 1,000 new employees in China & boost R&D spending by 15% in an effort to catch up with Apple & Google in the mobile Internet market.

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Revamped Sina Weibo Set to Come with Google+ Style Sharing

Chinese mega social network Sina Weibo is set for a major revamp that will see it incorporate Google+ style sharing.

Google Mobile Search

Google Mobile Search: Now Smarter & More Interactive

Google has announced a host of new features to make Googling on your cellphone or tablet more visual and interactive, in an effort to improve user experience.

Residents carry their belongings as they walk back to their homes along a flooded area in Marikina City, east of Manila, Philippines, Wednesday Aug. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Google Offers Disaster Relief Page for the Philippines

Google is offering a disaster relief page that can help citizens in flood-ridden Metro Manila find help and family members.

China swimmer Sun Yang dives off of the starting block during the 400-meter freestyle event during the 2012 Summer Olympics at the Aquatics Centre in London on Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Al Bello, Pool)

Ex-Google China Head Apologizes After Olympic Row

Ex-Google China head Kaifu Lee has apologized after posting contact details of a US swimming coach who cast doubt on a Chinese Olympic swimmer’s performance.

Marissa Mayer at TechCrunch50 in 2008 (Photo credit: TechCrunch50-2008 / Flickr)

What Does Marissa Mayer See at Yahoo! That We Don’t?

Mayer has announced her departure from Google to Yahoo! and her pregnancy in the same breath. Some think she is on crack, others, a brilliant tactical play.

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