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Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
Google+ rolls out better community moderation, changes to notifications, still images and GIFs in comments, more, alongside overhauled UI announced last year   —  Google+ is the odd one out in the social space.  Despite millions of users who love the service, it always seems to be the forgotten platform.
Aug 30, 2016, 6:50 PMIn context
Fortune:
Sources: Nest's platform team to become part of Google to create a unified IoT platform led by Hiroshi Lockheimer, currently SVP of Android   —  Alphabet subsidiary Nest Labs, maker of Internet-connected thermostats and smoke detectors, is undergoing yet another restructuring, Fortune has learned.
Aug 30, 2016, 3:42 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Google opening Waze-based carpooling service previously in testing to all SF-area Waze users this fall; current pilot charges riders at most 54¢/mile   —  Alphabet's carpooling program in San Francisco offers rides at cheaper rates  —  Google is moving onto Uber Technologies Inc.'s turf …
Aug 30, 2016, 3:32 PMIn context
Andrew Martonik / Android Central:
Sources: this year's Google-branded Android phones will not use “Nexus” name, will feature additional software and a tweaked interface atop “vanilla” Android   —  The ‘Nexus’ brand is going away, but the biggest deal here is the large change in software experience that will accompany the new branding.
Aug 30, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google's new Crowdsource app for Android asks users to perform short 5-10 second tasks to improve Google services, currently offers no incentives   —  A new Google application called Crowdsource has quietly appeared on Google Play, asking users to perform brief tasks that will help improve …
Aug 29, 2016, 10:35 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Sources: red tape and internal politics are slowing down moonshot efforts at Alphabet's X   —  Why?  —  Google's famed corporate research lab, first launched as Google X, was a sandbox for the company founders and its band of experimental scientists.  When Google became Alphabet …
Aug 29, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Jeremy Hsu / Backchannel:
Amazon's $970M bet on Twitch in 2014 gives Amazon an edge as Facebook, Google, and others jockey to own live video   —  In 2014 Amazon surprised many by buying Twitch.  Today it has an edge as Facebook, Google and others jockey to own live video.  —  2015, Twitch viewers watched …
Aug 28, 2016, 10:00 AMIn context
Matthew Braga / Bloomberg:
As major tech firms focus on voice assistants, microphone makers face pressure to improve product that hasn't seen much change since 2012   —  The billion-dollar digital mic industry hasn't seen much improvement since the launch of the iPhone 5.  —  Subscribe Reprints
Aug 27, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Wallet introduces feature that lets users automatically transfer funds to their bank accounts, skipping the manual “cash out” process   —  Google today is stepping up its battle with Venmo, Square Cash and other person-to-person payment applications with an update …
Aug 26, 2016, 9:55 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Report: Google Fiber chief Craig Barratt was told by Larry Page to halve staff to 500; Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat interceded to defend business model   —  Another bump in the road for Alphabet.  —  For the past year, Ruth Porat, the CFO of Google and its parent Alphabet, has told Wall Street …
Aug 25, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context

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