Google And Facebook Emphasize on VR Projects, Reshuffle Executives

Google has assigned Cardboard famous Clay Bavor as the head of its virtual reality projects. Facebook has also assigned Instagram’s director of product as Head of Product management in its VR subsidiary, Oculus. The concurrent moves have been analyzed as their keenness for reigning over VR market.

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Yahoo! Mail now allows Gmail accounts access

Two months before, Yahoo declared a new Yahoo Mail app which supports Hotmail, AOL and Outlook accounts. Now, Gmail has joined too. Yahoo Mail is also best email service provider like Gmail or Hotmail. But recently Yahoo has added new features.

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Google features 'Star Wars' themes, making users choose to join "Dark side," "Light Side" N

Google hopped in to the Star Wars fever by feature themes from the upcoming Disney movies on all its sites, allowing people to choose to either be in the "Dark side" or the "Light Side."

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Google's Latest Feature Can Reply To Your Emails

Google has launched a new feature that has the capability to automatically reply to your emails on your behalf. The latest feature named Smart Reply by the Google team uses artificial intelligence to scan the email, understand what it says and come up with three short answers for it. The user can then select one of those three answers and send it as a reply to that particular email with a single tap.

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Even Google is confused on how much value it adds to the UK economy

US tech giant Google may not be paying taxes to Britain, but according to its latest report, it is contributing a great deal to UK's economy through the digital revenue made by local businesses in that nation through the search engine.

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Google Gets a New Logo

After the restructuring announcement made by Google earlier this month to introduce Alphabet, Google today unveils their new logo to the world. Still keeping their old word mark type of logo, Google's new logo feature a softer color tone and is made of sans-serif typeface.

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Facebook Messenger hits 1 billion downloads on Android

Facebook Messenger app has surpassed the 1 billion download mark via Google Play store. Google apps are the only other apps to surpass this mark, TechCrunch reported.

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Google's Gmail blocked in China

Google Inc's Gmail was blocked in China after months of disruptions to the world's biggest email service, with an anti-censorship advocate suggesting the Great Firewall was to blame.

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Google launches new email service dubbed 'Inbox'

GOOGL.O) launched an email service called "Inbox" on Wednesday that will better organize emails and display information such as appointments, flight bookings and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way.

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EU privacy watchdogs give Google guidelines to change privacy practices

European data privacy regulators on Thursday handed Google a package of guidelines to help it bring the way it collects and stores user data in line with EU law after six regulators opened investigations into the internet giant.

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Judge refuses email privacy lawsuits against Google to proceed as class action

Google scored a big victory after US District Judge Lucy Koh did not allow the lawsuits regarding email scanning to proceed as a class action lawsuit, Bloomberg News reported.

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Google Drive and Hangouts affected by widespread outage

Google Drive and chat services such as Google+ Hangouts were affected by a widespread outage which began at 12 pm ET on Monday, with Google still investigating the issue.

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Google's reliability team was on Reddit's AMA when Gmail went down

In a funny coincidence, four engineers from Google's Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team were on Reddit's Ask Me Anything (AMA) thread right before Gmail and other Google services experienced a worldwide outage.

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Gmail and Google+ hit with widespread outage

Google just got hit with an outage that brought down Gmail, Google Plus, Google Voice, Hangouts, and other services which lasted for around 20 minutes and got resolved by 12:23 PM Pacific Time.

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Google acquires California-based anti-spam firm Impermium

Tech giant Google acquired Redwood City, California-based anti-spam company Impermium for an undisclosed amount, according to an announcement made by Impermium's chief executive on the company website.

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