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Google turns on HTTPS as default setting for all Gmail users

Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure

In a Tuesday night blog post, Google said that it is releasing an important security upgrade worldwide for the users of the Gmail - whereby the internet search biggie will turn on the HTTPS - Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure - as the default setting for the Gmail users.

Flurry report: Google Nexus One’s first week of sales were weak

Flurry report: Google Nexus One’s first week of sales were weak

Going by the statistics put forth by analytics firm Flurry, the much-glorified Android-based Google smartphone, ‘Nexus One,’ has evidently failed to live up to the hype created about the device - with the first week sales of the phone being only about 20,000 units!

Google to roll out a new file-uploading feature for Google Docs

Google to roll out a new file-uploading feature for Google Docs

Google is introducing a new feature for its Google Docs which will facilitate the process of uploading of the users’ files from their desktops to the cloud, chiefly for the purpose of collaboration and sharing.

A recent post on the Official Google Blog has revealed that the new feature will be gradually rolled out to all Google Docs users over the coming few weeks.

Early adopters of ‘Nexus One’ complaining about unsatisfactory 3G connectivity

Early adopters of ‘Nexus One’ complaining about unsatisfactory 3G connectivity

The newly-released Google ‘Nexus One’ smartphone is already facing a spate of complaints by the early adopters of the phone, who are moaning about the unsatisfactory 3G connectivity of T-Mobile, the carrier that runs the device.

Google apologizes to Chinese authors for including their books in its Book Search project

Google apologizes to Chinese authors for including their books in its Book Searc

According to a recent Associated Press report, Internet search giant Google has extended an apology to the Chinese Writers’ Association for its ‘inadequate communication’ with the authors regarding its massive Google Book Search project.

Business to be the Prime Focus of Google's Nexus One

Business to be the Prime Focus of Google's Nexus One

Consumers might be looking at Google's Nexus One smartphone as a "fun" device, but the company is looking to target the business-minded customer with its newest creation, as has been confirmed by Google's Andy Rubin.

Google Applies to Try and Tap into Power Markets

Google Applies to Try and Tap into Power Markets

Google, the internet search engine giant, has taken the unusual and unexpected step of applying for approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission with the aim to become an electricity marketer, which would essentially provide the company with the authority to buy and sell bulk power at market rates, just like large utilities and energy traders do.

Bid for On2 Raised to $132 Million by Google

Bid for On2 Raised to $132 Million by Google

On Thursday, search engine giant Google Inc. confirmed that it is hiking its offered bid for On2 Technologies Inc. to $132 Million. The move has been a direct result of the latter's shareholders resisting Google's previous takeover bid of $106.5 Million.

Net Applications: Chrome surpassed Safari in browser usage in December

Net Applications: Chrome surpassed Safari in browser usage in December

The latest statistics from Internet analytics firm Net Applications have revealed that the Google Chrome browser surpassed the Apple Safari in terms of global usage during December, thereby becoming the third most widely used Web browser in the world.

Google likely to unveil its Nexus One smartphone today!

Google's own Android-based smartphone

Google's news conference to be held at its Mountain View, California, headquarters today, January 5, would likely be the ideal platform for the unveiling of Google's own Android-based smartphone - Nexus One.

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