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Google paid Apple US$1 billion to become the default search engine on iPhones

  It looks like Google is willing to go to great lengths to keep their search engine at the top of the list in the mobile platform. So much so that they have agreed to share a percentage of their revenue with Apple to keep their search bar up, front,…

Google Voice Search come to the computer via Chrome

  If you can say it, you can search for it. You can now search Google by saying your search term, instead of typing it. This could be a convenient way to search if you speak faster than you type or if you’re not sure how to spell your search…

Whitney Houston Tops Google 2012 Most Searched!

Late Whitney Houston was Year 2012’s hottest search, announces 12th annual Year-End Google Zeitgeist.  She was followed by Gangnam Style and Hurricane Sandy. tech.david-cheong.com Zeitgeist announced the top trending queries for the year based on the study of 1.2 trillion searches on Google search engine. Zeitgeist divides searches into several categories such…

Google’s Card-Style OneBoxesd

Google updated the desktop OneBoxes for definitions and local time to match the card layout from Google Now. The same layout is also used in the mobile search user interface for most Google OneBoxes.       The good thing about the cards is where they are more distinctive and is…

Google Add Handwriting Support To Mobile Search

Google added another new amazing feature for their mobile search engine – Handwriting recognition.   Users on Android and iOS devices can enable handwriting support by tapping on settings over at Google.com and enabling Handwrite. You’ll need to be running iOS 5 or later on your Apple device or any…

Google starts building data centre in Taiwan

US Internet giant Google on Tuesday started building one of its three planned data centres in Asia to meet fast growing online demand from the region, the company said. tech.david-cheong.com “More new Internet users are coming online everyday here in Asia than anywhere else in the world,” Daniel Alegre of…

Breaking Down Google's 2011 Revenues

Google is one of top money making company which focus on the search engine business. The search engine giant makes about $37.9 billion last year and most of the income is come from their Adwords advertising program.  tech.david-cheong.com Just Amazon itself already spends over $55 million in 2011 to advertise…

How Much Google Pays Apple to be the Default Search Engine in Safari?

According to a note by Macquarie analyst Ben Schachter, Apple made US$1 billion off Google last year by having it as the default search engine in Safari. He observed that Apple seems to be moving away from Google Maps, which doesn’t affect Google much. But if Apple decides to stop using Google for search, it could be a…

Getting your Public IP Address with Google

I believe most of the people know about the web site whatismyip.com or IP2Location.com where you may get your public IP from these web site.With the Search Engine Gaint – Google, now you get to know your public IP address by enter the following keyword such as [My IP], [my…

Google 12th birthday

September 27, 2010 Google’s twelfth birthday is today, the official home page of the Google logo (Logo) on the show to celebrate graffiti, and one after another in countries around the world displayed on the home page. Google Doodle (Doodle) is a feature-rich Google home page logo, often in countries…