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Google Spent $213 Million On Ads in 2011 Google Spent $213 Million On Ads in 2011

According to data from Kantar Media, Google spent $213 million while advertising itself in 2011, $70 million of which went toward TV spots. The $213 million expenditure is almost 400% more than Google shelled out on advertising in 2010 – …

Google Chrome Gets Better Graphics Google Chrome Gets Better Graphics

In previous stories, we’ve reported on Chrome’s ability to render 3D objects using WebGL. The demos shown previously, like the water in a bathtub, show the browser rendering impressive 3D objects with collision and all the other perks of proper …

Mozilla: “The Web Is The Platform” Mozilla: “The Web Is The Platform”

Christian Heilmann, a self professed developer evangelist working for Mozilla, recently gave a talk at New Work City for MDN Hack Day. The 25-minute talk touches upon what the Web is and what Mozilla is doing to keep the Web …

Google Chromium Gets New DevTools Page Google Chromium Gets New DevTools Page

The Chromium project marches on towards making Chrome the best browser in the world. It already made waves last week when it became the number one Web browser in the world for a short while. The new update makes it …

Facebook Profile Hijackers Post Extensions In The Chrome Web Store Facebook Profile Hijackers Post Extensions In The Chrome Web Store
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Google’s Chrome browser has grown immensely in popularity in the three years since its release. Though still playing a distinct second fiddle to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Chrome has become one of the most popular browsers in the world – even …

Adobe Explains Shadow DOM And Web Components Adobe Explains Shadow DOM And Web Components

Building a Web site is hard unless you’ve spent a fair amount of time pouring over HTML, Javascript, CSS and recently, HTML5, to learn the basics. One of the major complaints levied against the complexity of building Web sites is …

ChromeDriver Tests Web Apps On Chrome ChromeDriver Tests Web Apps On Chrome

Google introduced the world to WebDriver back in 2009. It was a framework that provided automated testing of apps. While there was already an established webapp testing framework on the market in Selenium, the two technologies merged to create a …

Chrome Apps Benefit From Inline Installation Chrome Apps Benefit From Inline Installation

So you’ve built yourself a Chrome app and you put it up on the Chrome app store. Too bad there’s so many other apps there vying for attention. What’s an intrepid Chrome app developer like yourself to do? Google has …

Google Talks Porting Games To Chrome Google Talks Porting Games To Chrome

Google had quite the presence at the Game Developers Conference last week from announcing Google Play to helping developers compress high quality textures. Today, the developers have uploaded one of their other talks that focused on porting titles to Chrome. …

New Microsoft IE9 Ad New Microsoft IE9 Ad
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Microsoft has released a new ad featuring Internet Explorer 9, and it would appear the company knows how to make fun of itself. Microsoft describes its browser as only being good for downloading other browsers: Interestingly, Internet Explorer still holds …

Chrome Comes Out Of The Penalty Box, Following Paid Link Fiasco Chrome Comes Out Of The Penalty Box, Following Paid Link Fiasco
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Remember when Google was involved in that controversy regarding paid links on blog posts about the company’s Chrome browser? As people had caught wind of what was going on, Google implemented a PageRank penalty on Chrome’s landing page, which knocked …

Google Chrome’s Pwnium Contest Makes The Web A Safer Place Google Chrome’s Pwnium Contest Makes The Web A Safer Place

Google began a competition called Pwnium last week that tasked hackers to find exploits on its Chrome Web browser. We reported how one Russian student had won $60,000 for his hack. The Google Chrome security team posted on

Google: Meet The Web Platform Google: Meet The Web Platform

Computer science arguments are always the cutest things. Take for instance Alex Komoroske, product manager for the Chromium Project at Google. He had an argument with a friend over whether the Web platform, we can assume he means Chrome in …

Google Chrome Coming To Windows 8 Metro Google Chrome Coming To Windows 8 Metro
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Yesterday we brought you news that Mozilla was preparing a version of their Firefox browser that would run on Windows 8′s new Metro user interface. Now it seems that Google is preparing a Metro-compatible version of their own Chrome browser, …

Google Seems To Prefer Macs To Chromebooks Google Seems To Prefer Macs To Chromebooks
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Google put out a video today showing “uncut” footage from inside one of its search quality meetings. This is interesting in and of itself, but I couldn’t help but notice that a lot of the Googlers in the meeting were …

Google+ Hangouts Made More Accessible For The Blind Google+ Hangouts Made More Accessible For The Blind

Mohamed Mansour, who’s actually a software engineer for RIM, has created a Chrome extension to make Google+ hangouts more accessible to blind people. It uses text to speech technology, reading content from the chat box to the user. “Today I …

WebGL Hangout For Chrome Developers WebGL Hangout For Chrome Developers

This appears to be becoming a regular thing – Google uploading developer hangouts (from Google+) to YouTube for all to watch and learn from. We recently looked at one about Chrome Developer Tools and one on developing for Chrome For …

Google Patches Chrome Flaw In 24 Hours Google Patches Chrome Flaw In 24 Hours
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Yesterday we brought you news that Google had paid out $60,000 to Russian university student Sergey Glazunov for finding a security flaw in their Chrome browser. Glazunov, a participant in Google’s Pwnium contest, used a sandbox bypass to hack the …

Google Chrome Hack Earns Student $60,000 At Pwnium Google Chrome Hack Earns Student $60,000 At Pwnium
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The Google Chrome Security Team made the offer to hackers the world over: come to CanSecWest security conference, have a crack at finding Chrome exploits, win $60,000 if you succeed. A part of the Chromium Security Rewards Program, the contest …

OverShareMe Chrome App For The Underexposed Google Searcher OverShareMe Chrome App For The Underexposed Google Searcher

In this new age of non-privacy where it’s impossible to disappear from the internet, developer Darren Nix has offered up a way for the privacy absurdist to abandon all attempts to cling to privacy and, instead, simply over-share everything to …

Google Talks Gaming Efforts, Presence At GDC 2012
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Google is at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), and Google+ Engineering Director David Glazer is talking about the company’s efforts in gaming on the Google Developers Blog. Google is working closely with all browser vendors to “improve the web’s capabilities …