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Google has acquired Sparrow, a popular e-mail client for Apple's Mac and iOS. Its founders says the staff is joining the Gmail team.
Mobile e-mail company Remail is joining forces with Google, which means the end of its iPhone application. And On2 shareholders approve Google's increased offer for their company.
A new application for the iPhone indexes user e-mails and provides full-text search of their contents, a feat that the phone's built-in mail application fails to accomplish.
Digital video patent holders have not made a direct legal threat to the royalty-free terms under which Google shares VP8--but there are some grounds for concern.
The future of WebM, a free new Google technology for streaming video, is uncertain, but already it's changed the industry. Here's a look how.
Company has registered the WebM Project site, and one video industry insider has heard it will house Google's Web video efforts.
The Web giant has released a royalty-free video technology to counter H.264. Allies include Mozilla, Opera, and its own YouTube.
Google spent $268 million on companies during the first quarter of the year, with another potential $750 million deal still pending.
Internet Explorer 9 will support only the H.264 video technology. And Microsoft raises intellectual property concerns regarding the rival Ogg format.
Google's torrid acquisition pace continues with the purchase of DocVerse, a start-up that helps make Microsoft Office documents more collaborative, for a reported $25 million.