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Kevin C. Tofel / Gigaom:
Sales rise in McDonald's tests of beacons for wireless offers of promotions on iOS/Android   —  Hold the beacon: McDonald's tests wireless offers near stores  —  Credit: Flickr / Kenny Louie  —  Credit: Flickr / Kenny Louie  —  McDonald's was one of the first retail locations I used …
Dec 19, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
MPAA says Google positioning itself as a defender of free speech is shameful   —  Google & MPAA Publicly Slam Each Other Over Piracy  —  Even after running for weeks, the fallout from the Sony hacking fiasco is showing no signs of waning.  In fact in some areas it appears that matters are only getting worse.
Dec 19, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Rachel King / ZDNet:
Google launching open source Cloud Dataflow SDK for Java   —  Summary:Cloud Dataflow fills a major puzzle piece in Google's rapidly evolving and growing cloud stack as the Internet giant continues to challenge Amazon Web Services.  —  Google is looking to woo cloud developers once again …
Dec 19, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Reuters:
Google will build Android Auto software directly into cars with Android M, no smartphone needed   —  Exclusive: Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android - sources  —  (Reuters) - Google Inc (GOOGL.O) is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars …
Dec 18, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Kent Walker / Google Public Policy Blog:
Google concerned by reports that MPAA is secretly working with studios to resurrect SOPA   —  The MPAA's Attempt to Revive SOPA Through A State Attorney General  —  We are deeply concerned about recent reports that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) led a secret …
Dec 18, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Ginny Marvin / Search Engine Land:
Google Launches “Store Visits” Metric In AdWords, To Help Prove Online-To-Offline Impact   —  It's been well known that Google has been working on a solution to tie clicks on search ads back to in-store traffic and sales as part of Estimated Total Conversions in AdWords.
Dec 18, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Google:
Google Drive adds support for importing OpenOffice (ODF) file formats   —  Google announced today that it's now officially supporting ODF files in Google Drive allowing users to import all three major ODF file formats.  That includes .odt files for documents, .ods for spreadsheets …
Dec 17, 2014, 8:15 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google to close Freebase June 2015, will migrate data and APIs to Wikidata   —  Google To Close Freebase, Which Helped Feed Its Knowledge Graph  —  Google is shutting down Freebase, its open source repository of facts that, in part, helps power the Google Knowledge Graph.
Dec 17, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google Takes Play Music's Songza-Powered Playlists Abroad, First Stop UK   —  With catalogues of unlimited music on streaming services so extensive these days that we never quite know what to listen to first, playlists have become one of the key ways that music fans use services like Soundcloud.
Dec 17, 2014, 12:20 AMIn context
Business Insider:
Emails from Sony Hack show Snapchat quietly acquired Google-Glass like startup Vergence Labs for $15M in early 2014   —  It Looks Like Snapchat Paid $15 Million To Buy A Google Glass-Like Startup  —  Snapchat secretly acquired a company working on a Google Glass type of product in March …
Dec 16, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context

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