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Kevin Kwang / Channel NewsAsia:
Android Pay launches in Singapore, is available for devices with NFC running Android 4.4 or higher   —  SINGAPORE: Google's mobile payment system, Android Pay, on Tuesday (Jun 28) joined the mobile payments bandwagon in Singapore, making the city-state the first in Asia to have the system.
Jun 27, 2016, 11:05 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook rolls out Slideshow movie-maker feature on iOS to compete with Google Photos and Apple's Memories feature coming in iOS 10   —  Most people can't shoot compelling videos, and static photos are boring.  That's why the tech giants are all pushing their own versions of automatic movie makers based on your media.
Jun 27, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Google launches Cast for Education to let students cast their screens to the classroom projector, debuts quizzes feature for Forms, and opens up VR Expeditions   —  It's no secret that Google's Chromebooks have seen the most success in the classroom, and have quickly become the de facto education computer …
Jun 27, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context
Google Research Blog:
Google announces Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform to make coding physical for kids, still in development   —  Posted by Steve Vranakis and Jayme Goldstein, Executive Creative Director and Project Lead, Google Creative Lab  —  At Google, we're passionate about empowering children to create and explore with technology.
Jun 27, 2016, 11:35 AMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Amazon unveils Inspire, an online education service for teachers, offering free lesson plans, teaching modules, and other digital resources   —  Just ahead of the back-to-school season, Amazon is making a major foray into the education technology market for primary and secondary schools …
Jun 27, 2016, 9:20 AMIn context
Lizette Chapman / Bloomberg:
Sources: DocuSign's CEO search drags on after losing leading candidate, Google's Rick Osterloh, in March; Bain's Enrique Salem being considered for the position   —  Unicorn company is said to have been spurned by Google exec  —  Bain's Enrique Salem emerges as candidate for chief executive
Jun 26, 2016, 9:50 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Nikesh Arora talks about his resignation, tenure at SoftBank, working with Masayoshi Son, and how he already sold his SoftBank stake to Son at a small loss   —  Nikesh Arora shocked the business world two years ago when he jumped from his role as Google's chief business officer to SoftBank SB …
Jun 26, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Report: Huawei hedges its bet on Android by developing a new non-Android operating system in-house   —  Like Samsung before it, Huawei hopes to have a “Plan B” should Android terms go bad.  —  A report from The Information (subscription required) claims that Huawei is building its own in-house OS as a possible “Plan B” to Android.
Jun 25, 2016, 8:10 PMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: Google and Facebook start automatically blocking reposted extremist videos   —  Some of the web's biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two people familiar with the process.
Jun 25, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Recode:
Facebook hires Kevin Lo, former general manager of Google Fiber, to join its connectivity team   —  Kevin Lo will help Facebook wheel and deal in its efforts to bring more people online.  —  Facebook has brought in Kevin Lo, the former general manager for Google Fiber …
Jun 24, 2016, 7:30 PMIn context

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