In order to voice its concerns on Rudd Government's controversial mandatory ISP filtering plan, the search giant Google had gone to the US State Department, including other parties.
Going by Tuesday reports, users who have used the Google mobile app for the Apple iPhone can now look forward to Google's mobile app for the iPad as well - with the new `free' iPad-specific app becoming downloadable from the App Store.
However, the Google app for the iPad essentially comes across as a short-of-complete attempt - the only thing that the app actually brings is a Google-centric format, based on the iPad's Safari browser.
That Google is at is aggressive best in terms of competitive spirit is evident from the fact that the company is planning to take on the new Apple iPad with its own tablet device; and has intensified its competition against Microsoft with the recent updates to its Google Docs suite of Web-based programs to challenge Microsoft Office.
With rumors making rounds of Google's plans of coming up with a "Google Pad" - running its Android operating system - to compete with the recently-released Apple iPad, there are suggestions galore about the things that Google needs to keep in mind to give its tablet a competitive edge.
At the end of an all-day Monday event at Google’s Mountain View, California headquarters – where the Internet search biggie hosted nearly 400 information technology managers and urged the adoption of Internet-based software at their organizations -, Google CEO Eric Schmidt acknowledged that Google has increasingly clashed with regulators and other technology firms.
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