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Mark Bergen / Recode:
Report: Google Fiber chief Craig Barratt was told by Larry Page to halve staff to 500; Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat interceded to defend business model   —  Another bump in the road for Alphabet.  —  For the past year, Ruth Porat, the CFO of Google and its parent Alphabet, has told Wall Street …
Aug 25, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google plans to lower search rankings of publishers' mobile pages that use intrusive interstitial ads starting January 10   —  Google has announced that it will begin cracking down on “intrusive interstitials” on January 10, 2017, because this type of ad “can be problematic on mobile devices where screens are often smaller.”
Aug 23, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google says links in mobile search results will soon take you to AMP version of page, if available, not the traditional HTML page   —  Google's “Accelerated Mobile Pages,” more commonly known as AMP, are meant to be a reboot of the mobile web.  Designed to fix mobile webpages that suck …
Aug 2, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Inside Google and Microsoft's efforts to catch Amazon in the cloud computing services space   —  For months and months, as Google's brain trust searched for the ideal candidate to lead the company's come-from-behind bid for its biggest new opportunity since Larry Page and Sergey Brin began putting ads …
Jul 10, 2016, 7:15 AMIn context
Aneto Okonkwo / Inside Search:
Google updates Now on Tap with text translations from any screen, search by QR or bar code, and “Discover mode” for getting a stream of related visual content   —  With Now on Tap, Android Marshmallow users can get quick help from Google without having to stop what they're doing.
Jul 6, 2016, 1:00 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
eBay starts using Google's AMP technology on its mobile site to load pages faster; around 8 million AMP pages are now live   —  Ecommerce company eBay today announced that it has started using the Google-led open source Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) technology for more quickly displaying webpages on end users' mobile devices.
Jul 1, 2016, 11:45 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Larry Page has invested over $100M in flying-car startup Zee.Aero, also backs competing firm Kitty Hawk   —  With Zee.Aero and Kitty Hawk, the Google co-founder looks to the skies.  —  Three years ago, Silicon Valley developed a fleeting infatuation with a startup called Zee.Aero.
Jun 9, 2016, 7:00 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Android Marshmallow adoption passes 10% after 8 months   —  Android Marshmallow is finally in the double digits.  After taking four months to hit 1 percent adoption, the latest version of Android took another four months to hit 10 percent adoption, according to Google's Platform Versions page.
Jun 7, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google launches business-friendly tool that tests your website mobile-friendliness & page speed   —  Google announced on the Google Small Business blog that they have released a new landing page to test your website's mobile-friendliness and page speed for desktop and mobile all in one place.
Jun 3, 2016, 9:05 AMIn context
Nicola Twilley / New Yorker:
Terrapattern, an open-access, neural net-powered reverse image search tool for satellite imagery, launches in alpha   —  “Why don't you click on the tennis court?”  Golan Levin, an associate professor of art at Carnegie Mellon University, suggested.  I was looking at a satellite image …
May 31, 2016, 8:35 AMIn context

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