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Liz Gannes / Re/code:
Apple to Buy Radio App Swell for $30 Million   —  Apple is close to buying the Pandora-for-talk-radio app Swell, according to multiple sources.  —  The deal is worth about $30 million, these sources say.  —  Swell had raised $7.2 million from investors including DFJ, Google Ventures and InterWest Partners.
Jul 28, 2014, 4:10 AMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Behind “GoodGoogle”, a service for depleting your competitor's AdWord budget via click fraud   —  Service Drains Competitors' Online Ad Budget  —  The longer one lurks in the Internet underground, the more difficult it becomes to ignore the harsh reality that for nearly every …
Jul 27, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
John McDuling / Quartz:
Pandora and Spotify face uncertain future with giants Google, Apple, and Amazon encroaching   —  An epic battle in streaming music is about to begin, and only a few will survive  —  “One thing is for sure,” declared an influential American critic and record industry analyst, Bob Lefsetz …
Jul 27, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:
YC-Backed Kamcord Launches An App For Watching Mobile Game Replays   —  As reports of Google's interest in buying Twitch continue unabated, it's clear there's an enormous market for video of gameplay.  A few players stepped up a couple years ago to tackle the same concept for mobile gaming.
Jul 27, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Gigaom:
AWS in fight of its life as customers like Dropbox ponder hybrid clouds and Google pricing   —  AWS doesn't have the public cloud to itself anymore.  It faces two gigantic competitors trying to poach reference customers and growing adoption of hybrid cloud.  —  For many years Amazon Web Services was the only public cloud in town.
Jul 27, 2014, 10:45 AMIn context
Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
Cable Companies: Google Threatens Net Neutrality, Not Us   —  Internet service providers are urging the FCC to regulate popular websites.  —  The real threat to online freedom is from Internet giants like Google and Netflix, according to major cable companies.
Jul 27, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context
Kaylene Hong / The Next Web:
China's Baidu follows in Google's footsteps as it reveals it's working on partial self-drive cars   —  Google took the wraps off its self-driving cars in May, and now Baidu — commonly known as China's Google — has also revealed that it is working on a similar project.
Jul 26, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Translate Adds Crowdsourcing Features To Improve Its Translations   —  Over the years, Google Translate has gotten significantly better at giving its users (relatively) legible translations fo most commonly used languages.  It's still far off from being perfect, though …
Jul 26, 2014, 12:05 AMIn context
Laura Slattery / The Irish Times:
Google pays €27.7m tax at Irish subsidiary on €17bn revenue   —  ‘Administrative expenses’ of €11.7bn stripped out from Google Ireland Ltd, accounts show  —  Revenue at Google's Irish subsidiary rose 10 per cent last year to €17 billion, with pretax profits climbing almost 23 per cent to €189.1 million.
Jul 25, 2014, 4:35 PMIn context
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
Google has granted over 50% of “Right to be Forgotten” requests, over 100,000 links from 91,000 people   —  Google Grants Majority of ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Requests  —  Statistics Come as 91,000 People Request Removal of Some Search Results for Their Names
Jul 25, 2014, 4:20 AMIn context

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