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Android One phones reportedly not welcome at many Indian retailers

A recent report claims that many brick-and-mortar retailers in India have refused to sell the three current Android One smartphones, because Google and its hardware partners decided back in September to give online sales a head star...

Overcoming the woes of the Latin American tech entrepreneur

Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo is a former Google and Twitter manager. He is currently the CEO of Céntrico Digital, a digital marketing agency, and CMO of Grupo Céntrico, an Ecuadorian conglomerate with internet-based assets in real estate, cars, insurance and human resource tools. Show More Summary

Google Play Music Subscribers Get Early Access To You Tube Music Key

When Google announced the beta roll out of YouTube Music Key earlier this week, how to jump on board was unclear, except for this link to sign up and they'd let you know. Overnight, came word that Google is sending emails to current Google Play Music subscribers letting them in next week. Show More Summary

Dad Accidentally Discovers His Teenage Son Is Gay And Handles It Like A Real Man

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

As anyone who’s ever hopped on a friend’s computer or tablet knows, Google search history is an incredibly easy way of involuntarily snooping on the device owner’s current state of affairs. And that’s how this story begins — Reddit user HeMeYou asked to borrow his 13-year-old son’s iPad and noticed a lot of old searches popping up along the lines […]

Google releases its first Android Auto APIs, lets developers build audio and messaging apps for the car

Google today released its first Android Auto APIs. This means third-party Android developers can now build apps for the car. Android Auto currently only supports two types of third-party apps: audio and messaging. Audio apps expose audio content (music, podcasts, news, and so on) for users to browse and play back in the car. Messaging […]

Nick Kokonas Taps Google Engineer to Help Develop Tickets Platform

He's been tasked with "improving and expanding" the current system. Nick Kokonas, the restaurateur behind Chicago's Alinea/Next/et al, has landed a Google alumnus to help develop his as-yet-unnamed ticketing system, which he hopes to...Show More Summary

Google Inc (GOOGL) Has A Veterans Network To Support The US Special Troops

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s approximately 0.5% short from closing the gap between its current price of about $558.2 and the value at the start of the year. However, the company has been constantly bringing up new features to their current software and hardware utilities, many of which have been picked and implemented by smaller companies and […]

How to Get Your Business on Google

Your customers, current and potential, are searching for your business online whether you realize it or not. When they ask a friend for your store’s phone number or address, their response is almost guaranteed to be, “I don’t know, Google it.” So what happens when your store doesn’t show up in Google search results? More [...]

First Impressions with Google's Inbox App

We go hands-on with the current version of Google's new mobile email client, Inbox.

Get a Google Inbox Invite, Guaranteed, During Today's "Happy Hour"

Google's new Inbox is the hot new email app currently in invite-only stage. Although you can get it with a friend's help, this is a surefire way for the rest of us to get Inbox: Send an email between 3 and 4pm PT. Read more...

Google Inc (GOOGL) Hung At a Death Cross According To Dan Nathan’s Technical Analysis

As  far as technical analysis of the stock goes, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s ominous days have arrived. The stock is currently down about 0.45% and trading at $561.67, but that could prove to be just a start in a long dip, if Dan Nathan is right. On CNBC, Dan Nathan showed that since Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) […]

Rain or shine, see the weather in Google Maps

Whether you’re organizing a trip overseas or a picnic at a local park, knowing the weather forecast is a crucial part of the planning process. Today, we’re adding a weather layer on Google Maps that displays current temps and conditions...Show More Summary

New York City Hurricane Irene Maps

Yesterday, we posted about our new Google Crisis Map, with the latest available geographic information on current disasters including Hurricane Irene. This morning, we put together a New York specific Crisis Map for Hurricane Irene, including Evacuation Zones, Shelter, and Storm Tracking. Show More Summary

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS: From Google to ‘Sugar Skull’ to ‘Book of Life,’ a lively birth in current popular art

TIMED TO this weekend’s events, Google features a home-page animation today in much of North America that trumpets Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. To mark the Mexico-sprung holiday that Read full article >>

Former Android Leader Andy Rubin Leaving Google

Alistair Barr, reporting for the WSJ: Andy Rubin, co-founder and former leader of Google Inc. ’s Android mobile business and the current head of its nascent robotics effort, is leaving the Internet giant, the company said Thursday. Mr. Show More Summary

Despite Android TV push, Google Play Movies & TV app comes to Roku set-top boxes

The latest app making its debut in the Roku Channel store today is Google Play Movies & TV, which is the search giant’s digital media store for buying and renting videos. The move is a tad interesting because Google is currently in the middle of a big promotional push for its own Android TV operating […]

Google Inc (GOOGL), Inc (AMZN) and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Are The 3 Gorillas: Sir Martin Sorrell

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s one of the most renewed companies, as the tech “gorilla” drives a lot of the innovation in the market. The stock price, however, does not portray this as current numbers are little more than 1% of the values at the beginning of the year and the almost $527.4 per share still encapsulates […]

Google Losing Longtime Android Veteran Andy Rubin

On Friday morning, the Wall Street Journal confirmed that Google is losing one of its all-time greatest innovators. Andy Rubin, the former frontman of Google’’s Android mobile business and the current head of its robotics aspirations, is set to depart the online search behemoth. According to The Wall Street Journal, Rubin is “starting an incubator […]

Adapative 'nowcasting' key to accurate flu data trends using Google search terms

Google search data really can provide a more accurate real time picture of current flu infections, researchers have found. Official reports of influenza infection rates are produced with a delay of at least one week. Yet researchersShow More Summary

That Time The Internet Teamed Up To Buy A Town Through A Google Doc

Ghost towns are known to pop up on eBay every once in a while, but they’re often snapped up just as fast by eager developers or industrious preppers. Not so for the 62-acre town of Johnsonville, Connecticut, which is currently up for auction after remaining abandoned for more than 20 years. Now, a group of people are trying to buy it. With the help of a Google Doc. More »      

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