Here’s a nice infographic from the folks at Business MBA. If you follow Google closely, you would probably be aware of some of the facts. However, if you don’t, you will certainly find the info here to be quite informative.
You may be seeing this Doodle when you visit Google.com today (12-Dec-2011). It’s just Google paying its respect for the man who co-invented the Integrated Circuit (IC). An MIT graduate, Robert Noyce was also the co-founder of the world’s largest chip-maker, Intel (along with Gordon Moore).
Google introduces Currents, an app for the Android and iOS platform that will allow users to read various contents from AllThingsD, PBS, Huffington Post, Fast Company, Google RSS feeds and more, with a magazine-like look and feel. So, is it a competitor for Flipboard? Well, we will soon know.
It is no wonder that Android is the most popular smartphone OS at this time. That’s not it. It has an equally popular app market. Google also revealed that the Android Market has reached 10 billion downloads as well!
Voice Search by Google makes matter simple by allowing you to ‘say’ and search instead of ‘type’ and search! Oh yes, you can now speak the words you want to search and let Google do the rest for you.
The search engine giant has a new mantra, for all of us. “Make your phone your wallet!”. Along with the fellow app, ‘Google Offers‘, the ‘Google Wallet‘ app will soon allow any user to just use the cellphone as a prepaid as well as a credit card, that will be supported by hundreds of thousands of merchants.
Get ready to witness the 1st online science fair! Google asks students from ages 13 to 18 to submit their ideas and propositions for the 2011 Google Science Fair and win some really good prizes for their effort.
Although discussions and events about Android 3.0, a.k.a.Honeycomb, isn’t something new, the “statue makers” for Google finally delivered the Honeycomb structure at the company HQ. There is a giant bee, as well as our old friend Android (the robot), both being a part of the huge honeycomb.