7 Google Products you didn’t know about

yeeMarketers at Google must be having a gala time. From self driving car to balloon internet things. Google products have always been the talk of the town, I remember asking random strangers for Google+ invites on twitter even though I knew I’d never use it regularly. Such is the aura.
Today, we look at 7 google products and tools; some successful, some not so, you probably didn’t knew about.
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When Apple got sued by 2 Indians!

apple patentWhen hunters became the hounded. Apple has been in lawsuit with almost all major rival corporation and sometimes rightly so. We all know how much damages Samsung Inc had to pay for copying UI element for iOS among other things.But rarely has world seen Apple being on receiving end of the same. This time, what’s interesting is, that it’s two Indian American Researchers who are in leading role in team have sued Apple for over $800 million.
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Dennis Ritchie, man who actually made your computer.

dennis-ritchie-4While 5th October marked death anniversary of Steve Job which had led to huge outcry, little do people know about Dennis Ritchie who sadly passed in the same month as Jobs.While Steve Jobs might be famous for the iconic company that created a niche for aesthetically pleasing product with almost perfect synchronization of software and hardware, we tend to forget that it was Ritchie’s creation that Jobs and Gates used as a base to build on. The UNIX, which ironically is what OSX is made on owes everything to Richie. Let’s have a look at Dennis Ritchie and his iconic life.
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Rebranding of Internet.org & conflict of net neutrality

internetInternet.org, available to 18 countries already now, aims at internet connectivity reaching all the unprivileged parts of the world. To make it happen, the privileged parts should use internet.org. The Internet connectivity here does not indicate “complete” connectivity. Along with services of Facebook, it only refers to a bunch of sites offering information on services of health, education and job listings. Since these bunch of sites need Facebook approval, the criticism about Internet.org being against net neutrality arose.
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8 Silliest Things Searched on Google

mac-459196_640Google is asked over 3.5 billion queries every day. Around 15 to 20 percent of these millions are claimed to be first time searches. Along with creativity this 15-20 percent also includes some of the funniest and bizarre things searched.
When we say “Google knows everything”. It is implied that “everything” includes facts and figures. But some fail to understand this. (:P) Below are the silliest Google searches that are sure to make you doubt your belief in human intelligence.

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8 Great Examples of Indian Jugaad

men-827301_64015th September, Dr Visvesvaraya’s birthday, is celebrated as the country’s Engineer’s day. He is highly held as a pre-eminent engineer of India. Dr. Visvesvaraya was the chief designer of the flood protection system for the city of Hyderabad, as well as the chief engineer in the construction of the Krishna Sagar dam in Mysore. For all his contributions, he is the recipient of the highest honorary award- Bharat Ratna. As common as this profession is in the country, this day isn’t.

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Lexus HoverBoard- How is it making ‘Back to the Future’ dream come true!

back to the futureThe future is here: Check out how Lexus, with its HoverBoard is making the Back to the Future dream come true.

The year was 1985, a new movie, Back To The Future had just come out. It was a story about a young Californian boy being thrown back into the 50s when an experiment conducted by his eccentric scientist friend went a bit off path and they travelled through different years in their DeLorean car.
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Digital Nomadism and its Rise

computer-472016_640Since the beginning of times, we as a society have been programmed to follow a certain path: Go to school, get educated, go to college, get a job, buy a house, get married, have your children, retire and finally die. This is what one must do in order for success to follow is what has been taught to us. This sounds perfectly fine for those who want to do this, but what about others, the ones who don’t want to fall into a certain algorithmic setting just because they’ve been told to do so? Many of them conform to this kind of lifestyle even if they don’t want to.
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