RSS inventor won't miss Google Reader

The internet may be weeping at the news that Google Reader may be about to close, but one person of note won't be shedding a tear. Dave Winer, an instrumental figure in both the invention of RSS feeds and blogs,…

Google get mouthy with talking shoes at SXSW. Hammerman!

Remember MC Hammer's shoes in his "Hammerman" cartoon? Then you're going to love this; Google have been showing off a pair of talking shoes at this year's South by Southwest festival. Google, YesYesNo, ad agency 72andSunny, and Adidas have paired…

Google cutting a further 10% of Motorola's staff

More job cuts are on the way over at Motorola, with parent company Google looking to slash the Moto workforce by 10%, according to the Wall Street Journal. In an email seen by one of the publication's reporters, it read…

Google Play Android app store gift cards hit the UK

Remember those Google Play store gift cards we wrote about that looked set to land in the UK soon? Well they've now arrived. Available in shops and supermarkets including Tesco and Morrisons, they come in £10, £25, and £50 values….

Google diss Google-owned Motorola's new phones…

When Google bought out smartphone hardware manufacturers Motorola, many thought we were about to enter into a golden age for Android hardware. With Google providing the latest Android innovations to Motorola's always-solid hardware, it was thought to be the start…

Google readying Spotify music streaming rival for Q3 2013

Google are said to be planning to launch their own music streaming service in Q3 2013 to rival Spotify, according to new reports from both the Financial Times and Bloomberg. Google may beat both Apple and Amazon to the punch…