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10 Things You Might Not Have Known About Google

As the saying at every graduation ceremony goes, “Thank you Google, Wikipedia and Sparknotes for helping me get this diploma”… Well, Google became a long time ago one of the few services we can’t imagine life without, but while we…

Abu Dhabi Calendar: TechFest 2016, 24th April – Save the Date!

There is only one week left for the Second Annual TechFest 2016 at NYUAD Saadiyat Campus, and the excitement is growing very fast. After months of planning, we are finally seeing how this event takes shape, and how the university…

The 11 Things You Might Not Have Known About Google

The 11 Things You Might Not Have Known About Google

Google wasn’t always the world’s third most valuable brand. Long before it was a go-to verb, it was an obedient digital dog, merely finding and retrieving stuff, playing fetch for Internet users over and over again. Eventually the little G —…

Pi*s Off: Google Maps Insults Apple With A Hilarious (And Inappropriate) Surprise

Rawalpindi is a vibrant Pakistani city known for its bazaars, ancient ruins, and array of religious shrines. But if you pay it a visit on Google Maps, you’re going to notice something very unusual on the outskirts of the city —…

Introducing Spot, Google’s New Robot That Will Take Over The World (Video)

They’re a search giant, a modular phone manufacturer, they brought you Android, Project Loon and want to take us into Space. What on earth more could Google do? You’d be surprised! Google recently unveiled their newest robot, Spot, manufactured by…

Game Over? Google Is Developing Its Own Uber Competitor

Uber has been catching on a lot of attention these past months, everything from the dubious regulators and litigious drivers to some pretty well-funded rivals (Lyft). But perhaps the most significant threat to the app-based company, who has revolutionized the taxi industry, might be a little…

With $20 Million On The Table, Google Wants To Take Us Back To The Moon

Google is trying to do everything these days, from monopolizing internet search to trying their hands at the wearable tech market, beaming internet from flying balloons and creating modular phones. It’s hardly a surprise to see the tech giant venture…

Google’s Project Ara: Customizable Smartphones Are Closer To Reality Than Ever

The closest we’ve come to customizing our smartphones is changing the color of the phone or picking a cool case featuring cats that look like Hitler. But asides from aesthetics, you couldn’t do much about your phone’s weak camera or…

Google Translate Just Got A Whole Lot Better With It’s New Update

Overall, Google Translate has been a major lifesaver for a lot of us. It’s been there for us when wanting to look up dirty words in Spanish and it’s definitely been there for us (well, at least for me) when…

Rejected By His Teachers, Noticed By Google CEO Larry Page: The Story of Federico Pistono

Whenever you come across that feeling of being rejected by people who don’t recognize your true value, be it your teachers, family or friends, look at the success stories of the “losers” everyone thought were just waisting their time before…

Nothing Sells Like “Free”: Microsofts Office Apps Shoots Through The Roof Following Price Adjustments

Nothing, I repeat, nothing, sells better than a 100% discount, and Microsoft sure has wrapped their head around that. As of last week, the Microsoft Word app has skyrocketed to position itself as the number one free app on the iPhone…

We’re Millennials: The Top 25 Places Generation Y Is Dying To Work At

Honestly, If you had to guess where people our age, in our generation, wanted to work, what names would top your list? Apple? Google? How about Facebook? You might want to re-consider. NSHSS conducted a survey in which 12,000 of…

Survival Of The Fittest: Google Standing Up Against Apple’s iPhone 6 With A Massive Investment

These two just don’t seem to ever get enough of each other – and Google made sure of that last Monday, sending out press invites for the launch of the new Android One in India, their new crazy-cheap smartphone. With…

Snapchat Valued At $10 Billion But Has Never Made Any Profit

After turning down Zuckerbergs’ check of an amazing  $3 billion, Evan Spiegel, the co-founder of Snapchat, had to explore other options – with the Chinese. As of now, Snapchat is currently dealing with Chinese investors who are giving the company a…

Game Changer: Google Creates An Innovative ‘Smart’ Contact Lens

Recently Google collaborated with the Swiss drug-makers Novartis and just a few days ago announced that they would be creating a one-of-a-kind contact lens that would enable diabetics to actually measure their blood glucose levels as well as allow the elderly…

Ferrari Reaches An Amazing 15 Million Fans On Facebook And Releases This Epic Google Glass Experience

Ferrari, the Italian Stallion, one of Italy’s most exclusive, honored and hailed creations ever innovated since the Colosseum or the Roman empire. It’s the pure edgy elegance of the engineering beast that really astounds us all, along side with its…

8 New iPhone Innovations Stolen From Android, Blackberry and Others

Apple displayed some over the top innovations and updates to their new upcoming operating system, iOS 8, at the World Wide Developers Conference last night. A bunch of new features that will be available for iPhones and iPads in the…

These Are The Schools The Top Tech-Companies Are Recruiting From

Lets face it, there is no bullet-prof way to land the job of your dreams, not even in the tech-world, but there seems to be a strong correlation between the college you attended and actually scoring your dream job within…