Entries in 'google' (123)

PSOne emulator targeting Android

PSOne emulator targeting Android

As if the PSP didn’t have enough piracy problems of its own, news has broken of a new PSOne emulator that’s currently in development for Google’s Android handsets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2010 at 1:37PM in News
Google celebrates Pac-Man's 30th

Google celebrates Pac-Man's 30th

Though there’s been no noise so far to celebrate it, today marks the 30th birthday of one of gaming’s most important icons – and internet search giant Google is paying ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2010 at 5:26PM in News
Google's web-based game store

Google's web-based game store

Google has detailed its new online app store, which is named the Chrome Web Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2010 at 5:01PM in News
Google hires its first games boss

Google hires its first games boss

Former SCEA man Mark DeLoura has been named as Google's 'developer advocate' for video games, and is set to start in the new position today. This appointment marks the first ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2010 at 4:46PM in News

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Google founders to sell up

Google founders to sell up

The two men who set up internet and cloud computing giant Google are reportedly looking to sell their controlling stake in the tech behemoth, netting themselves around £3.4bn in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2010 at 1:32PM in News
Google revenues surge 17%

Google revenues surge 17%

It seems that global economic slowdown has yet to reach the sunny vistas of California’s Mountain View with news that Google’s revenues enjoyed a year-on-year increase of 17 per cent ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2010 at 2:32PM in News
US: Ghostbusters grabs Google search gong

US: Ghostbusters grabs Google search gong

Search engine leader Google has published its Zeitgeist 2009 report – which lists the Top Ten searches in North America across a number of popular entertainment sectors over the last ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2009 at 10:35AM in News
Google unveils Chrome OS

Google unveils Chrome OS

Having taken a stab at both the web browsing and mobile phone markets, internet colossus Google has lifted the lid on its next big computing adventure – the Chrome operating ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2009 at 10:20AM in News

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Google takes on MS with open-source OS

Google takes on MS with open-source OS

First of all it took control of the browser market. Then Google attempted to become a software provider with apps like Gmail, Google Docs and Google Maps. Next came its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2009 at 12:43PM in News
Google announces further job cuts

Google announces further job cuts

Global internet giant Google has announced a further 200 job losses, with the cuts to be focused on its sales and marketing operations and half coming from its North American ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2009 at 12:21PM in News
Google to unveil gaming push?

Google to unveil gaming push?

Leading internet search form Google is to host a games-centric press gathering at GDC next week, though the details of what will or will not be on show remain deliberately ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2009 at 12:23PM in News
Google Lively cut short

Google Lively cut short

Google has announced that it will be closing Google Lively at the end of the year, four and a half months after the service launched.

by Jonathon Harker
on Nov 20th 2008 at 10:17AM in News

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YouTube inks game link deal

YouTube inks game link deal

YouTube will start 'selling' games via links from its popular video game-relevant videos to online stores.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 8th 2008 at 3:06PM in News
Google unveils AdSense for games

Google unveils AdSense for games

Web giant Google has finally unveiled its long-awaited bid to enter the in-game advertising sector, revealing it is putting a big focus of the strategy on casual games.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 8th 2008 at 3:02PM in News
Valve calls Google story '100% rumour'

Valve calls Google story '100% rumour'

Valve's Doug Lombardi has described today's rumourmongering that the studio is to be bought by Google as "100% rumour".

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 17th 2008 at 6:53PM in News
Google refuses to rule out Valve takeover

Google refuses to rule out Valve takeover

Google has refused to rule out the possibility that it is to acquire Half Life developer Valve.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 17th 2008 at 2:20PM in News

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Google to buy Valve, says report

Google to buy Valve, says report

Search engine behemoth Google is set to buy Half-Life developer Valve, according to The Inquirer.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 17th 2008 at 12:12PM in News
Google to publish games?

Google to publish games?

Respected business publication Forbes Magazine has predicted that search engine giant Google may soon make a move into video games publishing.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 10th 2008 at 1:19PM in News
Google MD joins GAME

Google MD joins GAME

GAME Group has appointed Dennis Woodside as a non-executive director.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 3rd 2008 at 11:18AM in News
Google takes another step into games

Google takes another step into games

Google is to host a handful of Oberon Media’s casual games on its Orkut service – and developers are being encouraged to create even more for the portal.

Oberon has ...
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 2nd 2007 at 1:38PM in News
Google’s game plan revealed

Google’s game plan revealed

MCV has gained full access to ‘hidden’ technology patents that Google hopes will help make it a major player in the video games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2007 at 2:30PM in News
Google to target gaming?

Google to target gaming?

The report, which featured in Saturday’s newspaper, outlines a new patent taken out by Google which will track user dialogue and behaviour to build a profile of the gamer ...
by Neil Long
on May 14th 2007 at 11:00AM in News
Google swoop for Adscape confimed?

Google swoop for Adscape confimed?

A story on Red Herring says that the search engine giant has bought the San Francisco firm in what may be a strategic move to secure multiple technology patents.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 19th 2007 at 10:00AM in News