Report: Google to Fund, Develop Wireless Networks in Africa

In an article from the Wall Street Journal it reports that Google is planning to fund,and develop wireless networks in emerging markets such as Africa. I think this a great move for Google and also will be very beneficial for the communities in Africa to grow and connect. We'll see a new wave of innovation from those emerging markets as more people will have access.

Google Inc. GOOG -1.07% is deep into a multipronged effort to build and help run wireless networks in emerging markets as part of a plan to connect a billion or more new people to the Internet.

These wireless networks would [...]

Now you can +1 every website in Google Chrome with the new Google +1 Button extension

Announced in Google+ today from Google employee Timothy Jordan and reshared from Google employee and friend Louis Gray the new +1 extension for Google Chrome. You can download it here:

Button Features:

+1 button is shorthand for "this is pretty cool" or "you should check this out." Now you can +1 the pages you think are worth visiting no matter where you are on the web.

+1's can help your friends, contacts, and others on the web find the best stuff when they search. By installing the +1 extension, you can publicly [...]

Why google is right and has the right to ask for your real name on google+ and what they could do with it

Originally posted on google+
For the record. I agree with Eric Schmidt. It's google's platform. If they say the rules are real names then you play by the rules or you don't use it or you get bumped off. Google knows their plans for + and they don't have to tell everyone what they are right now.

When you purchase something on Amazon or with iTunes you have to use your real name, credit card information and address. Amazon and Apple/iTunes has all of that information. Apple by the way has the largest online store.

The difference is you provide both services with your email address, [...]

What Google announced at Google I/O 2011

If you didn't know Google I/O 2011 just ended and Google made a lot announcements.  Google revealed everything from updates to the Chrome Web store to the release of the new Chromebook.  In case you missed any of the news here's a list of what Google announced at Google I/O 2011.

  • Chrome Web Store Available Worldwide
  • Google Music
  • Chromebook
  • Google TV’s Getting More Apps
  • A New Version of Honeycomb
  • Updated Android OS: Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Google Movies for Android
  • Android@Home framework
  • Google Task API
  • Angry Birds on the web
  • Google Places API open access
  • Google Opens Places API [...]