Install Or Be Annoyed: Google Home Page Nags Firefoxers To Switch To Chrome

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is planning to sell Motorola Mobility's home division, according to a Bloomberg report. Sources say that the company has hired Barclays.

Apparently Google jumped the shark this week, punched some nuns in the face, and clubbed some baby seals by introducing an obtrusive new element to their home page. No, not the new Google+ birthday reminders.

Apparently Google jumped the shark this week, punched some nuns in the face, and clubbed some baby seals by introducing an obtrusive new element to their home page. No, not the new Google+ birthday reminders.

Google is actually touting a product on its home page, which is traditionally free of advertisements. Read this blog post by Roger Cheng on Mobile.

We were slightly surprised earlier when Google announced its plan to sell Motorola's home business division as it gave the company a platform to make a stronger entry into the home business segment. However, the announcement of a partnership with

Google Turns Its Home Page Into a Billboard

New York, NY, United States (4E) – Google has partnered with Barclays Plc to sell its Motorola Mobility television boxes to cable television providers, according to Bloomberg's sources. Google acquired Motorola three months ago and wants to profit from

Jerimiah Yap – Fourth Estate Cooperative Writer New York, NY, United States (4E) – Google has partnered with Barclays Plc to sell its Motorola Mobility.

The company's Google Fiber division said those neighborhoods — it calls them “fiberhoods” — include vacant lots and foreclosed homes counted against the percentage of potential customers. Google also miscounted the number of apartments in some

Google's Android operating system enables the firm to gain a considerable amount of personal information and usage data from those that carry smartphones and tablets running the operating system. It is not a huge surprise then that Russia has stripped

But Google has one marketing weapon its competitors can't match: A homepage that gets a virtually guaranteed hundreds of millions of views a day. Click on Google's search page on Wednesday and the Nexus 7 pops up from the bottom of the page with the

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Google.com is advertising its two-month-old $199 Nexus 7 tablet. But Google (US:GOOG) has one marketing weapon its competitors can't match: A home page that gets a virtually guaranteed hundreds of millions of views a day. Click on Google's search page

With a Google Street View car spotted recently in eastern Greenwich, the front lawns of thousands more town homes could soon be seen by almost anyone with an Internet connection. The high-tech cars, such as the one seen on Silver Beech Road and other

(MSFT) has won a software contract with a county in the heart of Silicon Valley home to Google Inc. (GOOG), further stirring the ongoing rivalry between leading technology companies. While Google initially bid for the email and collaboration software

Gill Scott asks: Yesterday I had an update request window open for AVG so I clicked it. After that I find my Google Chrome opening page tab with all my favorites on it has vanished and I have an AVG search window only.

Google's use of its homepage to advertise its own products and display pop-up birthday reminders for its Google+ network on its homepage may seem like just an annoyance, but each step the company takes toward

Google adjusts home counts, lowering the Google Fiber threshold

Google has put a banner ad for its Nexus 7 tablet on its front page — an unprecedented move.

Google Inc. ( GOOG ) plans to sell off the Motorola Mobility business unit that manufactures set-top boxes and other home-networking gear, according to Bloomberg. Google shares rose 1.6% to $688.01, at the close of trading yesterday. A few sources

(Credit: Screenshot taken by Roger Cheng/CNET). Google really wants people to take a look at its Nexus 7 tablet. The $199 tablet started popping up on Google's home page today, a rare instance in which Google is actively promoting one of its own products.

Google Inc. (GOOG) plans to sell off the Motorola Mobility business unit that manufactures set-top boxes and other home-networking gear, according to Bloomberg. Google shares rose 1.6% to $688.01, at the close of trading

The company's Google Fiber division said those neighborhoods — it calls them “fiberhoods” — include vacant lots and foreclosed homes counted against the percentage of potential customers. Google also miscounted the number of apartments in some

Google home page now a billboard

Google has put a banner ad for its Nexus 7 tablet on its front page — an unprecedented move.

Google Inc. (GOOG) plans to sell off the Motorola Mobility business unit that manufactures set-top boxes and other home-networking gear, according to Bloomberg. Google shares rose 1.6% to $688.01, at the close of trading

Google has strong incentives to be prudent in its rollout. Each city block brings a significant gamble for Google. Some industry analysts estimate that the cost of installing a connection to a single home averages $2,500. Google is mostly waiving that

Google's stark white home page is the most-viewed Web site on the Internet, and Google is taking advantage of that by advertising its Nexus 7 tablet there. Though it is not the first time Google has advertised its products on the

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is looking forward to getting rid of the unit inside Motorola Mobility that provides set top boxes and some other equipment to cable TV suppliers and for this purpose it has hired Barclays Plc to find purchasers, two persons