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Matt Warman / Telegraph:
Google never offered to acquire WhatsApp, says SVP Sundar Pichai   —  Google did not bid for WhatsApp  —  Claims that Facebook outbid Google in its $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp are untrue, a top executive has said.  —  Google did not bid for WhatsApp, the company revealed yesterday.
Feb 26, 2014, 11:30 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Google updates Play services with Mobile Ads, geofencing, Google+, and API improvements, but drops Froyo support   —  In addition to the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat, Google today also updated Google Play Services to version 4.0.  The new release includes the Google Mobile Ads SDK …
Oct 31, 2013, 4:35 PMIn context
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
Flurry in 400K apps, tracks 1.2B devices a month with a reach greater than Facebook or Google   —  Meet The Company That Tracks More Phones Than Google Or Facebook  —  Picture this scenario.  A bored woman sits waiting in an airline lounge.  She scrolls through her iPhone and taps …
Oct 31, 2013, 6:40 AMIn context
Michael Lee / ZDNet:
Google Hangouts/GTalk glitch sends chats to wrong recipients   —  Summary: [UPDATE] Be careful what you say over Google's instant messenger, as they may be sent to the wrong person.  Google has acknowledged an issue and is looking into it.  —  Michael Lee  —  [UPDATE] Google's Hangouts …
Sep 26, 2013, 5:10 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Google Removes ‘BitTorrent’ From Piracy Search Filter   —  For two years Google has been filtering “piracy-related” terms from its ‘Autocomplete’ and ‘Instant’ services.  —  Google users searching for terms like “The Pirate Bay”, “RapidShare” and “isoHunt” will notice that no suggestions …
Sep 24, 2013, 10:40 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Vimeo and Redbox Instant are coming to Chromecast.  Next up: Plex and HBO Go?   —  Chromecast, the streaming video adapter introduced by Google last week, is quickly gaining support from a number of media platforms.  Case in point: Vimeo told us it wants to support Chromecast …
Jul 29, 2013, 8:00 PMIn context
Ben Gilbert / Engadget:
Don't Panic: Google has prototypes for ‘real-time’ translation device, ‘near perfect’ in some uses   —  It sounds like Google's Babel fish-esque instant translation solution is making progress — Android VP Hugo Barra told The UK Times that Google's got hardware prototypes (in the form of mobile phones) already working.
Jul 27, 2013, 1:00 PMIn context
Parker Higgins / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Google Abandons Open Standards for Instant Messaging   —  In the midst of the major press blitz surrounding its annual I/O Conference, Google dropped some unfortunate news about its instant messaging plans.  In several places around the web, the company is replacing the existing “Talk” …
May 24, 2013, 7:15 AMIn context
Chris Sherman / Search Engine Land:
Are Search Engines Driving Libraries To Extinction?  Not Quite Yet   —  With today's instant anywhere-anytime access to Google, Bing and Wolfram Alpha, where searching for information takes scant heartbeats via an internet-connected device, some people regard physical libraries as a quaint relic of a forgotten age.
Jan 22, 2013, 9:55 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Amazon Instant Video app finally available for LG Google TV, more devices ‘soon’   —  Google TV users have today been given another option for streaming movies and TV shows in the form of an official Amazon Instant Video app.  Amazon's video service joins Netflix, HBO Go …
Dec 22, 2012, 2:05 AMIn context

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