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Google Cloud Platform Gets Price Drop, New Features

Google Cloud Platform Gets Price Drop, New Features

By Chris Crum March 25, 2014

Google announced on Tuesday at its Cloud Platform Live event that it is lowering prices on Cloud Platform, and launching cloud-based DevOps tooling, Managed Virtual Machines (VM) for App Engine, real-time Big Data analytics with BigQuery. On the pricing, Google …

Google Announces Compute Engine For Cloud Computing Google Announces Compute Engine For Cloud Computing

You may be familiar with Google’s App Engine, a service that allows developers to host their apps on the cloud and take advantage of Google’s processing power to service thousands of users. Well, App Engine just got bigger – way …

Full Text Search Coming To App Engine Full Text Search Coming To App Engine

Google claims that a feature that has been consistently requested for App Engine was the addition of full text search. Those requests have not gone unheeded as Google has announced the feature to now be available. Google and its newly …

Google App Engine 1.6.5 Adds New Datastore Features Google App Engine 1.6.5 Adds New Datastore Features

Many businesses and developers rely on Google’s App Engine to deliver their content to the Web. It’s a good thing then that Google is not being lazy with constant updates being made to the platform. Yesterday marked the release of …

Google Changing Its Deprecation Policies Google Changing Its Deprecation Policies
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Software gets old. It’s an unfortunate truth that many developers have to live with. It’s even harder when you have to deal with software that may be deprecating and it’s hard to know when official support is going to dry …

App Engine Research Awards Are A Go App Engine Research Awards Are A Go

Google’s App Engine is used for a lot of different web applications. While it can be used for business applications, the more interesting uses come from the scientific and research fields. Google is now going to reward those who use …

Google App Engine 1.6.4 Officially Released Google App Engine 1.6.4 Officially Released

Google’s App Engine is one of the best services the company provides to developers. The constant updates to the core framework of the engine definitely helps that good will to go a long way. Good news then that only after …

Google Utilized to “Make History” for 9/11 Remembrance
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Google has been criticized by some in the past for not featuring 9/11 doodles on the home page on the anniversary of the attacks on September 11th. Google is, however, pointing to a site from the company’s official blog, that invites people to "share their experiences of 9/11 and its aftermath in an effort to preserve the memories of that time."

Google Talks HTML 5 and Innovation
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On Wednesday, Google held its Annual Developer Conference, which this year dealt a lot with the acceleration of the open web platform. There was a specific focus on HTML 5, which Google says is enabling developers to build uniquely powerful web apps.

Google announced the following new products at the conference:

Google Set To Launch App Engine API
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Google has introduced its Google App Engine API along with new services for developers.

Google Revs Up App Engine

Google opened App Engine for hosting and scaling web applications to an early preview group of 10,000, first come first serve, developers.