WhatsApp made waves when it launched a desktop version of its messaging service last month, but it was only compatible with Google Chrome. Today, the company has announced it now works on Firefox and Opera too. As with Chrome, you’ll need to launch the Web client on your browser and scan a QR code with your phone to log in. Show More Summary
Google is seeking help from its carrier and hardware partners to revitalize its flagging Google Wallet service. According to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, Google is waving more cash in front of network operators to feature the app on their Android smartphones. Show More Summary
Google Wave and Google Reader will soon have some company: Turns out, Google Helpouts is not long for this world. The company will shutter the online expert help service on April 20. Helpouts seems to be slowly dissolving. TechCrunch noticed the disappearance of its iPhone app today, following the previous removal of its Android app. Show More Summary
Last year, the European Court of Justice made some waves (radio waves, that is! Get it? Because it's the Internet) when it announced there was a "right to be forgotten" that should allow people to petition Google to have Web pages removed from search results. Nice idea, but anyone who......
Google has not been shy about spending billions of dollars to acquire companies in which it sees value. Whether its a hot app that’s making waves or a cell phone company that holds some incredibly valuable patents, Google is willing to take some risks. Show More Summary
The Trade Desk, Inc. — a demand-side platform in what is now a $5 billion real-time bidding industry — has announced expansion of its global mobile offering via integration with Google’s DoubleClick Ad Exchange and Twitter’s proprietary mobile exchange, MoPub. This announcement arrives on the heels of AlwaysOn’s recognition of TheTrade Desk as one of […]
The writing was on the wall when it couldn’t catch on at even the techiest of tech conferences, but it’s official now—Google Glass, in its current form, is about to join the Apple Newton, the Nintendo Virtual Boy, and Google Wave on the technological trash heap. Show More Summary
Want to know what Google and partners are cooking up for the next wave of Project Ara, their initiative to develop modular smartphones? You have an easy way to find out: Google is streaming its Project Ara conference live. The Mountain View event is...
The Google Cloud Trace tool, first announced back in June as part of wave of cloud-related tools during Google I/O, is now available in beta for Google's cloud customers, the company…
Although Samsung didn’t make any major waves during its afternoon keynote address, the company was feeling more lively on Monday evening during the keynote address of Samsung co-CEO BK Yoon. Samsung on Monday announced the new SmartThings...Show More Summary
It's official. Panda 4.0 has officially hit the Google search results. Google and Matt Cutts have confirmed Panda 4.0 began rolling out yesterday, and it has caused some waves in the search results along with an update targeting spammy queries.
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...
The Guardian says:Like symphonies, Kandinsky’s great abstract paintings speak directly to our senses and feelings. Their constellations of mysterious marks are like waves of sound that trigger emotions. For him, the world they pointed...Show More Summary
time for google to bring that barge idea back RT @retardra: @spweather seen on Cesar Chavez in SF pic.twitter.com/Mte0IJ3NDL— Roberto Baldwin (@strngwys) December 11, 2014High waves earlier this morning prompted the Embarcadero to shut down, and it's not even...
The California Sunday Magazine “She waves to one of her neighbors, but only after dark, so that the other neighbors won’t see” tags: weekly writingprompt sociology Google News Redesign Concept for Objective Reading – PSFK On the function side, Google intends to make the news as balanced and objective as possible with options including comparisons […]
Another wave of apps just added support for Google’s streaming stick.
The Mozilla Foundation released its annual financial report for 2013 last Friday, and it wasn’t exactly good news. With revenues increasing by just one percent from the year before, and it’s main benefactor Google Inc. about to wave goodbye, it … Continue reading ?
Just over two years ago, Google's Sergey Brin was on the catwalk at New York Fashion Week, taking a bow following fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg's Google Glass-studded show. Back then, Google Glass was riding a high wave of positive...Show More Summary
Docker is making waves again. Just this week, Google Inc. launched its cloud-based Docker-as-a-service called “Container Engine”, which is now available on its Google Compute Engine platform. And now, not to be outdone, Canonical Ltd. is trying to put an … Continue reading ?
With the release of Lollipop, the latest version of Google’s Android operating system, we should also be getting the first big wave of Android apps using the company’s “material design” principles. Google first announced material design over the summer, and this TechCrunch post, published after the company released more details last month, has more specifics about… Read More