Google is huge. It is huge on the web and it is a huge corporation. Being cash-rich it is able to research lots of new technologies and provide all sorts of 'freemium' services (give it away free of charge, but offer a paid version with all the trimmings).

By way of a short history lesson, watch this infographic by

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A Social Feed

This is a feed of everything I'm interested in, filtered and categorised according to my choices. Channels: Twitter (multiple accounts) Facebook groups Facebook pages Google+ LinkedIn Flickr Youtube Website RSS Webpage updates ... (more)

US citizen efile US 2017 taxes when you owe nothing

NOT the funnest topic, but a problem that afflicts many of us. Most of the US citizens I speak to living abroad (that's ordinary people on ordinary incomes) don't file at all. It's not that we're hiding revenue from the US govt: we don't ... (more)