Google ads help small businesses with low-cost marketing

Small businesses are using low-cost marketing tools on the internet to gain customers in global markets. These companies that sell a range of products such as apparel, home accessories and party supplies use products such as Google keywords with budgets as low as $3 (Rs…

Google chairman: Everyone will be online by 2020

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has predicted that everybody in the world will be on the internet within seven years.  Schmidt wrote on his Google+ account that ‘for every person online, there are two who are not.’  “By the end of the decade, everyone on…

Gmail gets over 1,000 new smileys

If you are among the internet users who love emoticons, you will love the latest addition in Gmail. Internet search giant Google has beefed up the number of smileys in its free email service by over a thousand emoticons. Earlier, Gmail users could choose from…

New Asia servers to make Google services 30% faster

 Indian internet users can expectYouTube videos to load faster and Google to throw upsearch results quicker, thanks to the US-based company’s data centre in Asia going operational this year. Work on these centres – Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong – began in 2011. While the Singapore facility is expected to be…

Top Google searches in 2012 revealed

Google has brought out the list of the most searched topics in its search engine this year. According to the search engine, Euro 2012 beat Olympics tickets as the top internet search of the year in the UK, the Sun reported. The company’s stats also show…

Google allows 10GB attachments in Gmail

Do you feel the 25MB limit for attachments in Gmail is not enough? Well Google seems to have heard your prayers. The search giant has integrated Google Drive-based attachments in its email service so that users can now send files up to 10GB in size. Google Driveis the…

They are making you dumber

A study claims that evolution’s making us dumber, and internet, smartphones, reality shows and junk food are to blame Reality TV shows Science speak: “The entertainment we consume can influence our emotions and behaviour” – according to the study, A Story About a Stupid Person…

Google reaches people via basic mobile phones

Google launched a service on Thursday it hopes will push millions of people in the developing world to access the Internet – and Google’s ads – via basic mobile phones. Google is launching the service, called Free Zone, first in the Philippines via local carrier…