Google buys .app web domain for $25m

Posted in Business, Featured on 28th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Google has purchased the website domain .app in an auction held by the organisation which oversees the running of the net.

Google may carve up its struggling social network Google+

Posted in Business on 26th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Photos and Hangouts could be broken out and separated from the main product. But, Pichai said, none of Google's main products will disappear.

New HTTP/2 protocol to speed up the web is approved

Posted in Online on 19th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new web protocol that promises to speed up internet browsing has been approved. The changeover to HTTP/2 will be the first major update to the standard in 15 years.

Google is making it easier to prove your humanity.

Posted in Online on 3rd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Their new CAPTCHA system is easier for humans, but harder for bots.

You'll Soon be Able to Pay to Make Google Ads Disappear

Posted in Business on 21st Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Google just announced a new subscription service called Google Contributor, essentially a paywall for web publishers to provide ad-free content for a $1 to $3 contribution.