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Nellie Bowles / Re/code:
Secret Users Have Started Hosting Secret Dinner Parties, and They Are Brutal   —  Secret dinner party, said the intriguing post on Secret, an anonymous sharing app.  —  Invitations were application only, the host wrote in the comments.  As instructed, I used an anonymous account to submit my best secret to a Google doc.
Aug 21, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Google Asked to Remove 1 Million Pirate Links Per Day   —  In the hope of steering prospective customers away from pirate sites, copyright holders are overloading Google with DMCA takedown notices.  —  These requests have increased dramatically since Google began making the data public.
Aug 21, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Verizon Says It Has No Plans for Another App Store   —  Verizon threw cold water Wednesday on a report that it was in talks to set up another app store.  —  The Information reported that Verizon was talking with would-be partners about a marketplace designed to rival the Google Play storefront.
Aug 20, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Service Marketplace Thumbtack Raises $100M Round Led By Google Capital   —  Thumbtack, a company that connects customers with local service providers, just announced that it has raised $100 million in new funding.  —  The round was led by Google Capital (the search giant's later-stage investment fund) …
Aug 20, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Verizon to launch its own app store to compete with Google Play, claims report   —  Verizon is going to launch its own app store in an effort to compete with the Google Play Store on Android devices, claims a report from The Information.  The new store will be available globally and is the result …
Aug 20, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Verizon Preps Challenge to Google's App Store   —  After years of watching Google and Apple dominate the business of selling smartphone software to consumers, Verizon Communications is aiming to alter the playing field by building an industry coalition to launch a new, global online store for mobile applications.
Aug 20, 2014, 10:50 AMIn context
Paul Ingrassia / Reuters:
Google's driverless cars designed to exceed speed limit by up to 10mph for better safety   —  Look, no hands!  Test driving a Google car  —  (Reuters) - The car stopped at stop signs.  It glided around curves.  It didn't lurch or jolt.  The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable.
Aug 20, 2014, 6:45 AMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google Made 890 Improvements To Search Over The Past Year   —  In a Google+ post from Google head of search Amit Singhal, Google shares they have made “more than 890 improvements to Google Search last year alone.”  —  In 2009, Google told us they made between 350 to 400 changes to search and in 2010 …
Aug 20, 2014, 4:10 AMIn context
Mike Beasley / 9to5Mac:
Brazilian judge orders Apple, Google remove Secret from the app stores, remotely delete from users' phones   —  Update: At the moment, this ruling is still unofficial.  A Brazilian prosecutor is pushing for the removal of these apps, but the judge has not officially ordered any action just yet.
Aug 19, 2014, 10:05 PMIn context
Jamie Condliffe / Gizmodo:
Project Tango Tablet Teardown: Everything You Need For Handheld 3D   —  Google's Project Tango tablet is an amazing bit of hardware that made us finally realize that computer vision could be useful for regular people, too.  So now that iFixit has ripped one apart, we're pretty excited to see what lurks within it.
Aug 19, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context

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