Category: Google

Google Asks Firefox Users To Switch Back

By | March 16, 2015 | 3 Comments

Google Asks Firefox Users To Switch BackWith a giant ad.

As you might remember, Mozilla and Google have parted their ways and decided not to renew the default search engine agreement, fortunately for the open source organization, Yahoo! stepped in and both companies have signed a new deal, which also lead in an increase of market share for the search giant.

Well, it looks like Google is no longer happy with the new deal as they started asking Firefox users to set Google as their default search engine:
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Google Releases Chromebook Pixel 2015

By | March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Google Releases Chromebook Pixel 2015Keeps the high price tag.

Not so long ago one of the spokesman at Google revealed that the search giant was working on a new version of Chromebook Pixel, which is due soon.

Well, the curtains have finally been lifted and here is what you will get:
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Google Rejects Mozilla’s Summer of Code 2015 Application

By | March 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Google Rejects Mozilla’s Summer of Code 2015 ApplicationNow here’s something for all you conspiracy theorists out there.

As you might remember, Mozilla and Google did not sign a new agreement and Yahoo! became a default search engine on Firefox, which also resulted in a pretty healthy market share increase for the third largest search engine in the US.

Now, it looks like Mozilla was not accepted to Google’s Summer of Code 2015 event; and before you grab your pitchforks and head over to the search giant’s headquarters, we should note that there are fewer organizations on the accepted list (190 in 2014 compared to 137 this year), including Linux Foundation, Tor, etc.
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New Chromebook Pixel Is Coming Soon

By | February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Chromebook Pixel Is Coming SoonShows that it was not abandoned.

If for some reason you are considering a pretty expensive Chromebook Pixel then hold your horses, at least for now. Why? Well, as you might have guessed from the title, during Google’s Teamwork 2015 event, Renne Niemi who is a director of Android & Chrome has confirmed that the search giant is indeed committed to the hardware and a new Chromebook Pixel will be revealed really soon.

Here’s a full transcript:
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Google’s US Market Share Goes Below 75% For The First Time

By | February 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Google's US Market Share Goes Below 75% For The First TimeYahoo! is to blame.

If you are wondering about the lasting effects in the search industry then here’s an update for you. Last month, we have reported that Yahoo! has managed to triple its worldwide market share (from 3.52% to 9.31%).

Now, it looks like the Mozilla’s deal is bringing even more dividends as for the first time since 2008, Google’s market share has gone below the 75% mark while Yahoo! saw an increase.
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Say Goodbye To Flash, YouTube Switches To HTML5

By | January 29, 2015 | 3 Comments

Say Goodbye To Flash, YouTube Switches To HTML5Another nail to the coffin.

For many, Facebook and YouTube are two of the biggest reasons why Flash is still a necessity (unless you use Chrome, which has it installed already).

Now, it looks like the social network will be the only one left as Google has finally made a much needed decision: ditch Flash. Yes, it means that from now on, YouTube will default to HTML5 player instead.
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Following Mozilla’s Deal, Yahoo! Triples Its Market Share

By | January 16, 2015 | 3 Comments


If you are wondering how exactly the new search engine deal (where Yahoo! replaced Google as a default search engine in Firefox) has affected the trends in the industry, just take a look at the new data from Net Applications.

According to the new stats, Yahoo! has managed to [almost] triple its market share, up from 3.52% to 9.31% (5.79 points increase).
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Acer Announces The 15 Inch Chromebook

By | January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Acer Announces The 15 Inch ChromebookThe biggest Chromebook yet.

It looks like manufacturers do do enjoy the Chrome OS laptop sales as there’s now more variety than ever and latest addition from Acer just confirms that as they announced the first 15 inch version Chromeboom.
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Chromecast Becomes The #2 Streaming Device In US

By | December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chromecast Becomes The #2 Streaming Device In USBy market share.

Despite the fact that it was launched less than 1 and a half year ago, It looks like Google’s Chromecast has made quite an impact in the market share, for the US at least.
According to the latest data, it has overtook Apple TV to become the #2 streaming device in the US and now holds a total of 20% market share vs. Apple’s 17%.
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Get 1TB Of Storage With Every Chromebook Purchase

By | November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get 1TB Of Storage With Every Chromebook Purchase$240 in value.

It’s that time of the year again when companies push all kinds of crazy and convenient deals into the wild.

The latest one comes from Google, where the search giant is now offering a 1TB storage for two years with every Chromebook purchase, even if it costs as low as $199.

If the following deal got your attention, hurry up as it will only last till January 1st, 2015.
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