Google Maps update offers 38 new ski resorts in US and Canada

On Wednesday, Internet search giant Google released a Google Maps update which augments the company's records about ski resort maps; providing information about 38 new ski resorts in the US and Canada.

Google doodle celebrates 100th birthday of British archaeologist Mary Leakey

In commemoration of the 100th birth anniversary of the British archaeologist and anthropologist Mary Leakey, who was born on February 6, 1913, Web search giant Google has posted a doodle on its homepage, showing Leakey at work on an archaeological site.

Google to create €60 million fund to help French media in digital innovation

According to a top-level deal signed in Paris on Friday, Internet search giant Google will create a `Digital Publishing Innovation Fund' which will chiefly aim at offering help to the French media publishers in the direction of digital innovation, as well as for increasing revenue from advertisements.

BCN: Google Nexus 7 outperformed Apple iPad in Japan during holiday season

On Thursday, the latest statistics released by research firm BCN revealed that the sales of the Google Nexus 7 tablet beat those of the Apple iPad in Japan during the profitable holiday shopping season; with price apparently being the key factor that affected the sales figures of both the devices.