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The Future Of Wearable Technology Is In The Enterprise (At Least For Now)

19 minutes agoTechnology : TechCrunch

The first iteration of Google Glass was a flop with consumers (almost from the beginning), most wearables ultimately go unworn, and even boosters bemoan the state of the current wearable market for consumers. Amid all the gloom there’s one trillion dollar bright-spot for the wearable marketplace. Show More Summary

Google Play Store has lots of music albums on sale for the end of 2014

Music lovers who also own Android and iOS devices should be happy that the Google Play Store is currently running a sale for the end of 2014. It has some deep discounts on a bunch of albums, a couple of which are just $1.99 each.

'Unwrapped' by Olly Murs is currently free on the UK Google Play Store

In case you require more holiday cheer in the UK before the festive day approaches, Google has Unwrapped by Olly Murs available for free on its Play Store. Just like Michael Bublé's Christmas, which is currently being handed out in the US, Unwrapped is yours for absolutely nothing, should you reside in the UK.

Several games have deep holiday price cuts in the Google Play Store

It's not unusual to see price cuts on apps and games in the Google Play Store, but it looks like a bunch of popular games have some deeper than normal reductions from now until the end of the current holiday season:

To Google Inc (GOOGL) or To Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA): Choosing Among the Fallen Stars

Both Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) present investing opportunities in the market given the levels that the stocks are currently trading on. In a segment on CNBC, this investment dilemma was discussed. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) which was trading at $516.35 at the closing bell of the last trading day is almost […]

Los Angeles is the content future

From where I stand, 2015 is going to be a big year. Sure, I can tell you about wearables reaching a new level of maturity. Likely not Google Glass in its current form, but the next wave of devices that include not only the Oculus (developed by a former journalism major) but also Samsung and...

Nexus 9 Magic Cover lands at Best Buy for $49

In addition to being available on the Google Play Store, Amazon, and through HTC, the Nexus 9 Magic Cover is also arriving at Best Buy. Retailing for $49, the black Magic Cover is currently listed as out of stock at Best Buy online and through most local stores, so you may want to check the big box retailer's inventory before headed out to your nearest Buy Buy store to snag one.

Sony Just Created A New Google Glass Competitor That Attaches To Your Current Glasses

While startups and large companies like Google are busy developing smart glasses, Sony has just invented a device that clips on to your current eyewear to add those same features (via The Verge). The device itself is a module that clips on to your glasses and essentially adds a small 640 x 400 pixel display, a camera, and a processor. Show More Summary

How Shaq Spends $1,000 A Week On Apps

It seems impossible. But nothing is impossible for Shaq. NBA legend (and current NBA on TNT commentator) Shaquille O'Neal calls himself a tech geek. He was an early investor in Google, and an early user of Twitter. And lately he's admitted that he spends $1,000 a week on apps. What? Really? That's what I sat down with him to find out. Read Full Story

Breakfast Wrap: Tuesday Night's Top Stories

Former Employees Are Suing Sony Pictures For Not Protecting Their Data Current employees just have to deal with it. Google’s 2014 Top Searches In Australia: MH370, Tinder, Iggy Azalea And More Some of these genuinely surprise me. Uber...Show More Summary

Get $40 in Play Credit with a Chromecast, iOS & Mac Apps, More Deals

We already knew that the Google was bundling in $20 in Google Play credit with the Chromecast for the holidays, but Best Buy is currently adding in an additional $20 in credit on top of that. This means that you're literally paying $30 to get $40 on Google Play, and a Chromecast thrown in for good measure. Read more...

Option to create video gifs on YouTube tested currently

Big news today for anyone who loves animated gifs and YouTube videos. Google is testing the creation of gif files on YouTube currently on select channels. Instead of having to rely on add-ons or third-party software to create those gifs, it may soon be possible to create gifs using any video hosted by YouTube directly. Show More Summary

Nokia’s Former Design Chief Is Joining The Startup Building A Google Glass Competitor

Frank Nuovo, who worked as Nokia's Chief of Design for 11 years and also founded the luxury smartphone company Vertu, will be joining startup Atheer Labs as its design chief, Business Insider has learned. Atheer Labs is currently developing...Show More Summary

Android TV May Support Live TV Someday

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Android TV is currently an unfinished operating system for a broken set-top-box. We wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole as of now. But it looks like Google's planning to introduce an intriguing new feature: The ability to watch live television. Read more...

Dashlane announces an “Oh shit!” button to help consumers respond to the next Heartbleed

2 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Dashlane has announced a new tool that will allow consumers to reset their passwords for some 75 major websites — including Facebook, Google, and Amazon — with a single click. It’s currently available as a beta product through the company’s...Show More Summary

Salesforce.com Adds YouTube CEO To Board

Late Monday, Salesforce.com (CRM) announced that Google (GOOGL) executive Susan Wojcicki had joined its board of directors. Wojcicki is currently the CEO of YouTube (which is working to keep its edge in a tech world increasingly focused on video for revenues) and previously worked in Google’s advertising division. She is the second woman on Salesforce.com’s 11-person [...]

YouTube Boss Susan Wojcicki Joins Salesforce.com Board (CRM)

Susan Wojcicki, a Google veteran and currently the head of Google's YouTube business, has joined Salesforce.com’s board of directors, the company said on Monday. The move happened last Friday. Wojcicki has been with YouTube since February 2014, after leaving her post as senior VP of Advertising & Commerce. Show More Summary

Google Giving Away Free Stuff To New & Current Chromecast Users

In less than a year and a half, Google’s Chromecast has gone from nothing to being the #2 video streaming device sold to U.S. consumers, largely because of its $35 price tag. Now with Amazon — another newcomer into this market — rolling out its comparable $39 Fire TV stick, Google is throwing in freebies to new and current … [More]

Strange Fruit PR Moves To Pick New Name After Being Told (Again) That Their Current One Refers To The Bodies Of Lynched Black People

Google the term “Strange Fruit” and the first result is the Wikipedia page for the infamous Billie Holiday song, originally written as a poem by Abel Meeropol, about the lynching of Black Americans. “Strange fruit” literally refers to Black bodies hanging from trees. This is a fact that seemingly went over the heads of Ali [...]

The One Question Larry Page Always Asks Himself To Make Sure Google Stays Successful

Google currently employs about 55,000 people around the world, but there's one thing that CEO Larry Page started asking himself way back in the early days. "I'm always asking the question, as the company has grown from a hundred people, 'Would I want to work for Google?'" Page told Fortune's Miguel Helft. Show More Summary

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