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Josh Ong / The Next Web:
Former Google Maps architect launches PlaceUs, an iPhone app for smart location sharing   —  Alohar Mobile, the location startup led by ex-Google Maps architect Sam Liang, today launched a new iPhone app called PlaceUs that tries to add contextual intelligence to location sharing.
Jul 23, 2014, 1:05 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google Drops Profile Photos, Google+ Circle Count From Authorship In Search Results   —  Google's John Mueller has announced that Google is making a major change in the search results around authorship.  Specifically, Google is dropping the profile photo and circle count from the search listings …
Jun 25, 2014, 5:20 PMIn context
Dara Kerr / CNET:
Google's Project Loon balloon circles Earth in a record 22 days   —  The tech giant may have found its darling with Ibis-167.  Surfing air currents and dodging the polar vortex, the Wi-Fi carrying balloon beat all odds in its recent journey.
Apr 5, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Alexis Santos / Engadget:
Google reportedly testing smart thermostats in ‘EnergySense’ program   —  Google called it quits on a smart thermostat two years ago, but it looks like the company couldn't resist circling back to the idea.  According to two of The Information's sources and a document reviewed by the outlet …
Dec 16, 2013, 9:20 PMIn context
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
New Google Tips is surprisingly helpful   —  Google has launched Google Tips, a site which uses clickable cards to explain the features and capabilities of Google's biggest products.  The cards explain concepts such as sharing photos with specific people in Google+ circles …
Dec 14, 2013, 5:15 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / BuzzFeed:
Google Reader Died Because No One Would Run It   —  No one took ownership of Google Reader internally because it wasn't a top priority for Larry Page and his inner circle of lieutenants.  And if you aren't working on something that the boss cares about, then what's the point?  —  Via: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images
Jul 23, 2013, 1:45 PMIn context
Jason Green / Mercury News:
Google buys nearly 15 acres in Palo Alto   —  Google Inc. appears to be staging a return of sorts to Palo Alto, where the tech titan opened its first office in 1999.  —  A spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday that the Mountain View-based company has snapped up seven parcels on the 1000 block …
Jul 17, 2013, 12:15 AMIn context
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Mine   —  Google prepares a new service that's called Google Mine.  It's integrated with Google+ and it's a way to keep track of the items you own and share some of them with your circles.  Right now, the service is tested internally at Google.  —  “Google Mine lets you share …
Jun 21, 2013, 11:30 AMIn context
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
New Google Maps Interface   —  Google is about to launch a new interface for Google Maps.  The update will remove the sidebar and will display everything on top of the full-screen map.  One of the new features lets you restrict local search results to places recommended by top reviews or your Google+ circles.
May 7, 2013, 9:10 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
The Silent Partner   —  Jason Goldman helped build Google and Twitter into what they are today — but few outside of tech's inner circle know his name .  On shunning the spotlight in a star-obsessed industry.  —  Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey, Ev Williams and Jason Goldman accept the award for “Best Blog” on behalf of Twitter at SXSW 2007.
Apr 2, 2013, 7:05 PMIn context

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