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Donna Tam / CNET:
Amazon app store grows to 200,000 apps   —  CEO Jeff Bezos says the store has nearly tripled in size in the past year.  But it still trails Apple and Google.  —  Amazon's app store now has 200,000 apps, CEO Jeff Bezos announced Thursday in a letter to investors.
Apr 10, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context
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

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