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Facebook hires Kevin Lo, former general manager of Google Fiber, to join its connectivity team   —  Kevin Lo will help Facebook wheel and deal in its efforts to bring more people online.  —  Facebook has brought in Kevin Lo, the former general manager for Google Fiber …
Jun 24, 2016, 7:30 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google launches business-friendly tool that tests your website mobile-friendliness & page speed   —  Google announced on the Google Small Business blog that they have released a new landing page to test your website's mobile-friendliness and page speed for desktop and mobile all in one place.
Jun 3, 2016, 9:05 AMIn context
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Uber and Foursquare sign global, multi-year agreement to license Places data, meaning customers will no longer have to know the exact address of venues   —  Foursquare and Uber have today announced a global partnership that would use Foursquare's location data to let users type in a venue name …
May 25, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Sean Hollister / CNET:
Google's Ara team on why they ditched swappable core components like CPUs and radios to focus on differentiated modules like cameras, batteries, and glucometers   —  Next year, Google will sell a smartphone with interchangeable parts.  Swap in different ones to give the phone new abilities.
May 22, 2016, 11:40 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Android's Awareness API lets developers build apps that use context like time, location, place, activity, beacons, headphones, weather   —  With Assistant, Google wants to build technology that is conversational and helpful.  Many of the company's services are being updated to be more useful …
May 20, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Rajan Patel / Official Google Blog:
Google unveils GBoard in US, an iOS keyboard app that lets you search the web, find GIFs, emojis, places, and more from the keyboard   —  iPhone users—this one's for you.  Meet Gboard, a new app for your iPhone that lets you search and send information, GIFs, emojis and more, right from your keyboard.
May 12, 2016, 9:35 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Amazon unveils Amazon Video Direct, open to any video creator, with four ways to earn money: per-hour royalty, add-on subs, digital rent/sale, or ad-supported   —  Initial partners include Conde Nast, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Machinima, StyleHaul  —  Amazon, which touts itself as Earth's biggest store …
May 10, 2016, 9:20 AMIn context
Mario Anima / Google Docs Blog:
Google Keep gets label support for organizing notes, now lets you easily save web pages and images from Android, iOS, and desktop Chrome   —  Stay on task with today's updates in Google Keep  —  How many times have you found yourself with a great idea, but no easy way to jot it down for later?
Apr 20, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Lawrence Hurley / Reuters:
Supreme Court declines appeal by the Authors Guild to challenge Google Books, leaving in place the 2015 ruling in favor of Google, and ending the copyright suit   —  Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google book-scanning project  —  The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge …
Apr 18, 2016, 11:35 AMIn context
Ian Hamilton / UploadVR:
A look at Google's Tilt Brush, a VR painting app for HTC Vive, retails for $30 but comes bundled with Vive preorders   —  Tilt Brush is the System-Seller the HTC Vive Needs  —  Tilt Brush is the piece of software that convinced me to pre-order the HTC Vive.
Apr 6, 2016, 5:10 AMIn context

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