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Brandon Chester / AnandTech:
Google Play App Updated to 4.9.13 With Material Design App Pages   —  Google has begun the rollout of an update to the Google Play application on Android.  At first glance the update doesn't seem to have any big changes.  The sliding menu is the same, and the Play Store home page is the same as it has been for a while.
Jul 22, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Google Considers Buying Spotify But Finds the Price Too High   —  Talks Break Down For Number of Reasons, Including Valuation and Luke-Warm Larry Page  —  Google Inc. tried to buy music-streaming service Spotify AB late last year, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Jul 22, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:
The story of WebP: How Google wants to speed up the web, one image at a time   —  Tired of slow web pages?  So is Google, and the company thinks it has the key to speed up the web: smaller image files.  Google's WebP image format aims to replace existing image file formats like JPEG with a smaller file size …
Jul 21, 2014, 1:50 AMIn context
Chance Miller / 9to5Google:
Google and Samsung's relationship continues to worsen, this time over wearables   —  According to a new report out of The Information, the already tense relationship between Samsung and Google has begun to worsen thanks to both of their own lines of wearables.
Jul 19, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Laura Hazard Owen / Gigaom:
Amazon is testing “Kindle Unlimited,” an ebook subscription service for $9.99/month   —  Amazon is testing an ebook and audiobook subscription service called “Kindle Unlimited” that offers “unlimited access to over 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks on any device for just $9.99 a month.”
Jul 16, 2014, 11:35 AMIn context
Google:
Google+ removes all name restrictions, apologizes for “unnecessarily difficult experiences”   —  When we launched Google+ over three years ago, we had a lot of restrictions on what name you could use on your profile.  This helped create a community made up of real people …
Jul 15, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Jeff Elder / Wall Street Journal:
Google Directors Wanted Page, Brin to Court Facebook Employees   —  Google considered having its cofounders personally recruit Facebook workers and instituted a policy to make counteroffers within an hour to workers offered jobs by Facebook, according to newly released documents …
Jul 14, 2014, 1:35 PMIn context
Chris Chavez / Phandroid:
Google removes Sony Z Ultra, LG G Pad 8.3, and HTC One (2013) Google Play editions from the Play Store   —  Call it a little summer cleaning or whatever you like, but it seems Google is finally ready to call it quits on a few of the Google Play edition devices listed in the Play Store.
Jul 8, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context
Vinod Khosla / Khosla Ventures:
Fireside chat with Google co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin   —  At the annual KV CEO Summit, we were fortunate to have both Larry Page and Sergey Brin sit down to discuss a wide range of topics including the acquisition that never was (although not for lack of trying!) …
Jul 6, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Google's Grand Plans: A Conversation With Google's Larry Page and Sundar Pichai   —  Shortly after Google's keynote presentation at the company's developer conference on Wednesday, I was ushered into a green room backstage at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
Jun 26, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context

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