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Dmitri Sarle / ArcticStartup:
Google Acquires Helsinki Based drawElements for 8 Figures   —  Yet another exit for the Nordics.  The normally slow summer is turning into a shopping spree by the big players as the Helsinki based drawElements is acquired by Google.  The exact amount behind the transaction is not disclosed …
Jul 23, 2014, 7:45 AMIn context
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
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
There Have Been No Google-Spotify Acquisition Talks   —  When last we checked in, The Wall Street Journal was surmising, based on a public cocktail between AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer in Sun Valley, that a merger could possibly be afoot between their companies.
Jul 22, 2014, 6:40 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
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
‘One more thing’: ex-Google exec says his Chinese employer is no Apple ripoff   —  “We're not copying Apple's products.  End of story.”  —  A man wearing a black top and denim jeans stands on stage promising to unveil “one more thing.”  As much as that might sound like the familiar finale …
Jul 22, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Tom Fairless / Wall Street Journal:
EU prepares to step up Google investigations, will likely revisit search antitrust settlement   —  EU Prepares to Step Up Google Investigations  —  Antitrust Regulators May Revisit a Proposed Settlement Over Search-Engine Practices  —  BRUSSELS—European Union antitrust regulators …
Jul 22, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Quietly Launches Its Consumer-Facing Mobile Wallet App, Amazon Wallet   —  Amazon's first attempt at its own mobile wallet application, designed for use at the point-of-sale, has made a quiet debut on the Amazon Appstore and on Google Play.  However, the current implementation of the new …
Jul 22, 2014, 12:00 PMIn context
Danilo Masoni / Reuters:
Italy gives Google 18 months to change data use practices   —  (Reuters) - Italy's data protection regulator has given Google 18 months to change the way it treats and stores user data, bringing to an end an investigation that is part of a European drive to reform the internet giant's privacy practices.
Jul 21, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context
Brandon Chester / AnandTech:
Samsung Begins Tizen Rollout for Original Galaxy Gear in the US   —  Samsung's original Galaxy Gear was one of the first in an initial wave of Android smartwatches.  It ran Android at a time where a smartwatch was not a form factor that Google had anticipated for their operating system.
Jul 21, 2014, 5:50 PMIn context
Greg Brockman / Stripe Blog:
Stripe CTO explains how a Bitcoin-based global payments network could improve the existing financial system   —  Bitcoin: the Stripe perspective  —  Many people have remarked that Bitcoin resembles the internet in the early 90s: we haven't yet built the Googles that will make it accessible …
Jul 21, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context

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