Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sri Lankan stocks near 8-week high on blue-chips, foreign buying – Reuters

Sri Lankan stocks near 8-week high on blue–chips, foreign buyingReutersCOLOMBO, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan stocks gained for a third straight session on Monday, hitting a near eight-week high, as foreign investors bought blue–chip shares. The main stock index … Continue reading

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FACTBOX-China’s new rules to boost blue-chip stocks – Reuters

FACTBOX-China's new rules to boost blue–chip stocksReutersSHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has issued a slew of new rules in recent weeks aimed in part at boosting shares of blue–chip companies. Below is a summary of the new rules. All were issued … Continue reading

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Google to battle Apple, Microsoft in mobile market – USA TODAY

Apple Insider Google to battle Apple, Microsoft in mobile marketUSA TODAYWell, Mountain View is making good on part of that promise as Google is now following in the footsteps of Apple and Microsoft and will be developing in-car technology for … Continue reading

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Google Chromebook business sales jump as Apple, Microsoft struggle – Los Angeles Times

International Business Times Google Chromebook business sales jump as Apple, Microsoft struggleLos Angeles TimesFrom January through November, Google sold 1.76 million Chromebook laptops in the U.S., up from 400,000 during the same period in 2012, according to a recent report … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2013: Google celebrates end of the year with interactive Doodle – The Independent

The Independent New Year's Eve 2013: Google celebrates end of the year with interactive DoodleThe IndependentA link below the search box takes the user to an interactive version of Google's Zeitgeist 2013, which gives highlights of the year in terms … Continue reading

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The Getty and Google Unleash Free Art — And Your Creative Potential – Wired

The Getty and Google Unleash Free Art — And Your Creative PotentialWiredAnd Google. Yes, Google: its Google Art Project (now called the Google Cultural Institute) has been working since 2010 on changing attitudes towards digitization among cultural institutions. The resulting … Continue reading

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Google’s Picasa software backs up photos from PCs to Google+ – CNET

Tech Times Google's Picasa software backs up photos from PCs to Google+CNETThe new step involves an update to its earlier-era Picasa photo software, which lets OS X and Windows users edit photos and upload them to Google's Picasa Web Albums … Continue reading

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Top 10 of 2013: Google Fiber – Daily Herald

Top 10 of 2013: Google FiberDaily HeraldPROVO — It was called epic, an announcement that would bring business and notoriety to Provo faster and better than anything before it. On an exceptionally cold and blustery day in April on the … Continue reading

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San Francisco Housing Affordability And The Google Bus Protests – ChicagoNow (blog)

ChicagoNow (blog) San Francisco Housing Affordability And The Google Bus ProtestsChicagoNow (blog)They have been staging protests in the bay area lately and just before Christmas these protests turned violent, with protesters blocking some of the buses and smashing a window … Continue reading

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Google in 2014: Expect new hardware, more retail, and a Google+ explosion – VentureBeat

Google in 2014: Expect new hardware, more retail, and a Google+ explosionVentureBeatWhat else can Google do with Hangouts? University partnerships? Paid products for companies? At the very least, we'll see more cool Hangout applications and uses from third-party developers, but … Continue reading

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