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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google says it will penalize mobile pages with app install ads covering a “significant amount of content”   —  Google Will Soon Start Punishing Mobile Sites That Use Annoying App Install Ads  —  There's nothing wrong with app install ads, but too often now, you click on a mobile search result …
Sep 1, 2015, 3:45 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Google Here project enabling third parties to send proximity based Maps alerts via beacons was killed due to privacy concerns, doubts about demand   —  Google shut down a secret Google Maps project called ‘Google Here’  —  Google GOOG was set to launch a new product that added context to one of its most successful apps, Google Maps.
Sep 1, 2015, 8:30 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Chrome will start automatically pausing less important Flash content on September 1   —  Google has been working with Adobe to make Flash content more power-efficient in Chrome.  In March, a setting was introduced to play less Flash content on the page, but it wasn't turned on by default …
Aug 28, 2015, 1:30 PMIn context
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
How Udacity, profitable as of August, is using nanodegrees to drive student engagement and retention   —  The founder of Google's top secret project lab has a new plan to double the world's GDP (Goog)  —  More than seven years ago, Larry Page and Sergey Brin tapped Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun …
Aug 24, 2015, 9:30 AMIn context
Robert D. Hof / MIT Technology Review:
Why Google's Alphabet Is Nothing like Berkshire Hathaway - and Much Riskier   —  Google's new structure has few historical precedents, in tech or outside it.  —  Before Apple's Steve Jobs died in 2011, he told Google cofounder and CEO Larry Page that his company was trying to do too much.
Aug 12, 2015, 9:05 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Buried in the Wordplay: Life Sciences Graduates From Google X   —  Buried in the Alphabet announcement was a significant piece of news: one of the new portfolio companies in Larry Page's Scrabble game is Life Sciences.  Until yesterday, the medical research operation had been one of the major …
Aug 11, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Zirtual, a virtual assistant startup that raised $5.5M, dissolved overnight and laid off its 400 employees via email with no warning   —  A startup blew up overnight and laid off its 400 employees via email with no warning  —  In the middle of the night, a startup that had raised $5.5 million dissolved and disappeared.
Aug 11, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
The Invention Of Alphabet Is The Ultimate Larry Page Move   —  When a coworker shared the news that Google was creating a new holding company called Alphabet and splitting off all its non-core activities from the Google brand, I reacted in the only rational way: I wondered for a nanosecond if it was a wonderfully wacky hoax.
Aug 11, 2015, 1:30 AMIn context
Angela Chen / Wall Street Journal:
Google shares jump after Alphabet announcement; all Google shares to convert to Alphabet shares   —  Google Creates New Company, Alphabet  —  Sundar Pichai will be CEO of Google as Larry Page will head Alphabet; Sergey Brin to be Alphabet president  —  Google Inc. on Monday said it will create …
Aug 10, 2015, 7:15 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Marketing Land:
Alphabet holds Calico, Fiber, Google, Google Ventures, Google Capital, Google X, Life Sciences, Nest; Google contains YouTube, Android, search, ads, maps, apps   —  Google Absorbed Into New “Alphabet” Conglomerate Run By Larry Page & Sergey Brin  —  Google's been acquired.
Aug 10, 2015, 6:15 PMIn context

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