Google is an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. Most of its profits are derived from AdWords.Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University. Together they own about 16 percent of its shares. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering followed on August 19, 2004. Its mission statement from the outset was "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful", and its unofficial slogan was "Don't be evil".
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  • What People Google About Sex, According To The Numbers

    … People type their deepest, darkest secrets and fears into Google, all in search for answers. Sex, while a taboo subject, is no different. The New York Times took a look at the data behind Google searches, and what they've found is mighty interesting. What do people pair the most with the word "marriage," for example? Sexless marriage, which…

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  • SpaceX Confirms Google Investment

    … Earlier this week, sources suggested that Google was eyeing up investing in Elon Musk’s SpaceX space transportation company and now, SpaceX confirms the investment from Google as well as Fidelity who are both collectively investing $1 billion into the project. With the addition of Google and Fidelity and four other major investors, SpaceX is now…

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  • Here’s a Podcast – Episode 105! (Snake Rattle ‘n’ Roll)

    …, we come back to discuss some of what went on in the Nintendo Direct this past week, branching off into tangential discussions about relevant games like Majora’s Mask 3D (we talk about whether it was innovative or not) and a full-fledged diatribe about amiibo from Austin! Plus much more. Segment 3, Listener Mail Grab-Bag: Almost no legitimate…

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  • Google is Investing Heavily in SpaceX According to Reports

    … SpaceX is a privately funded company by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, for those who don’t know, and hopes to offer more advancements in space travel. Though it’s had a few hitches recently, new reports are suggesting that SpaceX might have a new investor in the form of search engine giant, Google. The news comes via The Information who is reporting…

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  • Grey Goo Oozes Launch Trailer Ahead Of Jan 23rd Release

    … By Graham Smith on January 19th, 2015 at 12:00 pm. On typing Grey Goo into Google, the search box auto-resolved what I was typing into Grey Goose. Might I have just stumbled across the inevitable sequel to Grey Goo, in which its asymmetrical single- and multiplayer is expanded to include a world-ending race of nanogosling, consuming all…

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  • The Flare Path: Arrivals And Departures

    …, images like the ones below suggest ambience may well compensate for any anachronisms. Fancy DirectX 11 lighting and particle effects lathered onto the engine since its last appearance (London, the Circle Line) promise to make WoS4 the prettiest train sim yet. Let’s hope the delays that have pushed the release date back to March 19, were prompted…

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  • Mac Gaming Manifesto: My pledge to you

    … for Volvo in France) that I moderately like, but have to have because blogging doesn’t make much money. Between my day job and Mac Gamer HQ, time is very limited. So much so, that I find myself with less and less time to actually play games! During this two-year journey, I’ve learned that I enjoy running this blog as much as I like gaming. It’s…

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  • Dark Souls II Patch Doesn't Really Fix Multiplayer Problems

    … their online matchmaking experience by limiting their total souls collected." First, that's a terrible name. Can you imagine what a Google search brings up for Agape Ring? A big component of the Souls games is joining up with other people. Summoning means you're purposely bringing someone in to help out with a tough section. Invading means you're ready…

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  • Official Minecraft Simpsons Somehow Look More Deformed Than Fan Ones

    … by simply typing "The Simpsons Minecraft skins" into Google. YouTuber rockbandprincess1 had enough of Simpson family patriarch Homer to do a roundup in June 2013: Hell, even The Simpsons show itself picked up on the trend in April of last year, when it made one of its famous couch gags in the Minecraft style: (Side note: I would totally play a version…

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  • Google Updates Google Translate with Instant Voice and Sign Translation

    … On Monday, rumours suggested that Google would be offering real-time voice translation in an upcoming Google Translate update as well as adding the ability to easily translate signs and other written text via the app too, so it came as no real surprise that Google announced the updated Translate app earlier this week which included just…

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  • Two Main Characters, Five Assists Join the Cast of Nitroplus Blasterz

    … Mukou from Kimi to Kanojo to Kanojo no Koi, Yoishi Mitsurugi from Phenomeno, Althea from Hakubou no Dendoushi, Mugen Yoguruma from D.Y.N. Freaks, and Angela Balzac from Expelled from Paradise. You can check out images of all these new characters in the galleries below. Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel is currently in development for arcades in Japan. Source: Gematsu Share this: Facebook Twitter Reddit Google Email …

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  • Streams To The Rythym: Twitch Licenses 500 Songs

    … By Alec Meer on January 15th, 2015 at 12:00 pm. The glory days are over: no more hosting a private disco on your video stream. No sir, you may not show the world what it’s like to play Animal Crossing with a Rammstein soundtrack. What you can now do, however, is soundtrack your Twitch blathering with one or some of 500 songs they’ve acquired…

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  • Microsoft Quietly Axes “Scroogled” Campaign

    …” campaign has completely disappeared, with Microsoft trying to forget that it ever happened.. All of Microsoft’s anti-Google propaganda used to be found on a website lovingly titled “,” but recently that web page no longer points to an anti-Google page, suggesting that Microsoft’s infantile attack on Google has finally come to an end…

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