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Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Alphabet's Access CEO Gregory McCray is stepping down after five months as Larry Page reiterates commitment to Google Fiber   —  McCray had replaced Barratt, who stepped down in October 2016  —  Alphabet Inc.'s high-speed internet business is undergoing another shake-up as its leader, Gregory McCray, is stepping down.
Jul 17, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google debuts AI-powered job search results in the US that tap into listings from LinkedIn, Monster, WayUp, Facebook, company websites, others   —  Looking for a new job is getting easier.  Google today launched a new jobs search feature right on its search result pages that lets you search …
Jun 20, 2017, 5:15 AMIn context
Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:
Google's Contributor services now let some publishers ask ad-block users to whitelist sites or pay a small fee per page view to make up for lost ad revenue   —  Group to launch ‘funding choices’ and charge people through new Contributor service  —  Read next
Jun 2, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook's Instant Articles to begin supporting Google AMP and Apple News format, after several publishers pulled out of the platform due to poor ad revenue   —  One of the problems publishers face today in making their content more readable on mobile devices is that there are multiple, competing formats available for this purpose.
May 25, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google says there are 2B pages and 900K domains using AMP; pages now load twice as fast   —  As Google looks for ways to keep people using its own mobile search to discover content — in competition with apps and other services like Facebook's Instant Articles — the company is announcing some updates to AMP …
May 18, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
App developers can now advertise on the Google Play homepage and app listing pages   —  Google announced today a change to its Google Play platform that will allow app makers to now place ads on the Google Play home page and app listing pages.  These ads are an expansion of Google's previously announced …
May 17, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google will now allow 300x250 ads above the fold on mobile webpages, says they can be ‘user-friendly’   —  Google today announced a change to its AdSense policy that will remove a limitation previously in place that restricted certain kinds of ads “above the fold” - meaning, visible on a website without scrolling down the page.
May 2, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
John Callaham / Android Authority:
Google says Pixel and Pixel XL are not guaranteed to receive Android OS updates after October 2018 or security updates beyond October 2019   —  As the saying goes, “All good things must come to an end.”  For owners of Google's Pixel and Pixel XL phones, the end for their Android and security updates won't be for a while, thankfully.
Apr 28, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Google is testing Google Hire, a tool for managing the job application process, with outside companies   —  Google has finally begun to provide hints about the app that's been under development by Bebop, the startup created by VMware cofounder Diane Greene that Google acquired in 2015.
Apr 13, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Gmail now lets desktop users stream video attachments rather than downloading them   —  Google's making a small but helpful change to desktop Gmail today that'll be useful for anyone who sends or receives video attachments: from now on, you'll be able to stream them on the page, rather than having to download the file first.
Mar 16, 2017, 11:05 PMIn context

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