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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Uber hires former Google search chief Amit Singhal as SVP of Engineering   —  Uber's latest hire has a storied and accomplished history in Silicon Valley - Amit Singhal, former Senior Vice President of Search and employee number 176 at Google, has joined the ride-hailing company as SVP of Engineering.
Jan 20, 2017, 1:22 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / Wall Street Journal:
Analysis finds Google placed ads for its own products atop 91% of 25K searches for related items; after Google was told, only 19% had Google product ads atop   —  A Wall Street Journal analysis found that Google often pushes its growing list of hardware products, from Pixel phones to Nest smart thermostats …
Jan 19, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Mike Shields / Wall Street Journal:
Snap to enable ad targeting using 3rd-party data from offline purchases, after signing deal with Oracle Data Cloud, following lead of Google, Facebook, Twitter   —  Mobile app company follows lead of Google, Facebook and Twitter by working with Oracle Data Cloud
Jan 19, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Google acquires Fabric, Twitter's mobile app development tool suite, and its team; Fabric will join Google's Developer Products Group   —  Google is taking over Twitter's mobile app developer platform Fabric, as well as its Crashlytics crash reporting system, Answers mobile app analytics …
Jan 18, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Josh McConnell / Financial Post:
YouTube rolls out group chat feature for its iOS and Android apps that allows discussion around videos as they play, arriving first in Canada   —  Canadians share more videos online than any other nation so it's fitting that YouTube is unveiling its latest social feature in this country.
Jan 18, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Report: Google bringing its Android One program for budget smartphones with timely software updates to the US; the first such device is expected before mid-year   —  Google's Android One platform was originally designed to provide low-cost Android devices to developing markets without the stuff …
Jan 18, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google app for Android updated with offline search, will queue offline searches and run them when a connection becomes available   —  One area of focus that Google has been particularly working on for its apps and services has been better offline functionality.
Jan 18, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
Billy Steele / Engadget:
Google+ announces it is bringing back Events feature, will now hide “low quality” comments, and is sunsetting its old web UI on January 24   —  Google overhauled Google+ from top to bottom in late 2015 to shift the focus to communities.  The company has been tweaking …
Jan 17, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Sources: Trump considering Utah attorney general Sean Reyes, who urged FTC to re-open antitrust probe of Google last year, for FTC chairman   —  President-elect Donald Trump is considering tapping Sean Reyes, the attorney general of Utah, as the next chairman of the FTC, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.
Jan 17, 2017, 7:05 PMIn context
Simon Sharwood / The Register:
Google publishes paper detailing its cloud security strategy, including the deployment of custom chips on servers and peripherals   —  Even the servers it colocates (!) says new docu revealing Alphabet sub's security secrets  —  Google has published a Infrastructure Security Design Overview …
Jan 17, 2017, 3:45 AMIn context

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