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Google Maps Search Nearby : Displaying Nearby Places using Google Places API and Google Maps API V2

Google Maps Search Nearby In this post we will learn how to find nearby places in Google Maps. We will first see how to get current location of user and then will add marker on nearby places like Restaurants, Hospitals, Schools etc. You can see demo of this post (Google Maps Search Nearby) in above

Here’s How You Can Get Android 7.0 Nougat On Your Nexus Device Right Now

Google has officially released its next iteration of its popular mobile operating system – Android 7.0 Nougat. However, it is currently available only for the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C, and the General Mobile 4G Android One phone. Show More Summary

Feature Friday: Videoconferencing Services

At USV, we have tried many different videoconferencing services over the years. I use Google Hangouts for my personal videoconferences. But as a firm, we are currently using Zoom. And we have a number of Beam devices to allow people to “beam into” meetings. Many of the portfolio companies I work with are using Bluejeans. […]

Save $40 on this Chromebook that will soon run Android apps

Amazon is currently offering the 11.6-inch ASUS C201 Chromebook for just $160, a savings of $40. The C201 is on the list of Chromebooks that will support Android apps when Google releases the update later this year. Featuring 4GB of RAM, 16GB SSD and a Rockchip 1.8 GHz processor to offer solid performance. Show More Summary

Google adds quick-lock and PIN codes for better Chromebook security

You can now unlock a Chromebook with a PIN code, and secure it with a few keystrokes courtesy of Google. According to Francois Beaufort, a “Happy Evangelist” at Google, a ‘quick lock’ function is currently in testing and requires manual...Show More Summary

The Internet Is Changing The Ways We Think (But Then, So Did Writing)

For “writing” read “Google” and you have much of the burden of current worries about how use of the internet may be degrading our minds. Writing itself is just as much an external prosthetic technology (“characters which are no part of themselves,” as the Egyptian king complains) as the internet is. Writing is also a […]

Deal: $1 albums on sale in Google Play

Google Play Music currently has a bunch of 99 cent albums full of classic greatest hits albums and must-have legendary tunes.

Hyundai and Google in collaboration talks – report

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Hyundai Motor’s president, Jeong Jin Haeng, has confirmed that the Korean automaker and Google are currently in collaboration discussions, but refused to elaborate further. In an interview with Bloomberg, which took place after a meeting between the ministry of trade and local car makers, Jeong said that Hyundai and the tech giant had common areas […]

Google begins rollout of its newest video calling app Duo

Google has officially announced the rollout of their newest video calling application, Duo. The company feels that this one-on-one video chatting app will feel more "human" than others currently on the market.

With Android on top of the world, Google is already working on a mysterious new OS

Android is currently the most popular mobile operating system in the world by a massive margin. At Gartner's last count, Google's Android OS held 78.8% of the global market compared to 17.9% for Apple's iOS platform. Meanwhile Net Marketshare...Show More Summary

DGtek's Unlimited Broadband Plan Delivers Speeds Up To Ten Times Faster Than The NBN

Following the lead of Google in the US, Melbourne telco DGtek is launching a 1 Gbps suburban GPON fibre service this month to serve homes and businesses hungry for bandwidth. That’s ten times faster than what the NBN currently offers (if you can get it in your area at all.) Here’s what you need to know. More »      

Dealhacker: Chromecast 2 For $47

If you’ve been waiting for a cheaper price on Google’s Chromecast 2, well, you now have the pick of the electronic litter. Harvey Norman currently has the device for $47, down from its retail price of $59, though it’s certainly not the only store offering a discount. More »      

Google can pay off its latest antitrust fine in less than an hour

Google and antitrust complaints have gotten pretty familiar. The search giant has been accused numerous times of shutting out competition on Android by requiring phone makers to preinstall Google-made apps. It currently faces charges from the EU for it, and it might see the same in the US down the road. Russia, however, has already taken action. Show More Summary

The founder of Google Ventures is leaving (GOOG, GOOGL)

Bill Maris, the founder and CEO of Google Ventures is leaving the firm, Recode's Mark Bergen reports, and current managing partner David Krane will replace him. A source confirmed the shift to Business Insider. Maris founded the corporate...Show More Summary

Here’s a neat look behind the scenes at Google showing how the company’s search page minigames (like

Here’s a neat look behind the scenes at Google showing how the company’s search page minigames (like the current Olympics ones) are made. Read more...

Please try again later: Google Drive down for many

It's not just you! Google Drive is down for a significant number of users today, and Google is currently trying to get to the bottom of it.

Google DeepMind CEO thinks 'the world' should ultimately have control over AI (GOOG)

Demis Hassabis, the CEO of Google-owned AI research lab DeepMind, thinks that "the world" should ultimately have control over super intelligent machines that can learn for themselves. Several technology giants are currently developing...Show More Summary

Chromebooks Get PIN Unlock In Latest Canary Builds of Chrome OS

Currently, if you want to add a lock screen to your Chromebook, you either have to use your Google password (which should be long ) or pair it with a smartphone. Soon, you may be able to use a PIN instead. Read more...

Free Spotify Premium and Google Play Music subscriptions for Chromecast owners

Google is currently offering new and existing Chromecast owners two free months of Spotify Premium and three free months of Google Play Music access.

Google Search results will fetch video highlights and more Olympic info

Google has long infused its hugely influential search results with information about current sports events, but in the case of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games the Mountain View company has decided to take the game to the next level.

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