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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
App developers can now advertise on the Google Play homepage and app listing pages   —  Google announced today a change to its Google Play platform that will allow app makers to now place ads on the Google Play home page and app listing pages.  These ads are an expansion of Google's previously announced …
May 17, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: Google will announce its voice-based AI Assistant is coming to iPhones and that it's integrating Assistant into GE home appliances at Google I/O   —  The Alphabet unit plans to expand its voice-based assistant beyond its own hardware at this week's I/O conference
May 16, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Google partners with Audi and Volvo to put Android in cars to host Maps, Spotify, Google Assistant, and control temperature, seat positioning, without a phone   —  The search giant is partnering with Audi and Volvo to ship car systems running the Android operating system.
May 15, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google will now allow 300x250 ads above the fold on mobile webpages, says they can be ‘user-friendly’   —  Google today announced a change to its AdSense policy that will remove a limitation previously in place that restricted certain kinds of ads “above the fold” - meaning, visible on a website without scrolling down the page.
May 2, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
Redesigned Google Earth brings interactive guided tours and 3D maps view to Chrome browsers and Android devices, coming to iOS and other browsers later   —  Just in time for Earth Day, Google has redesigned Google Earth for web and Android.  The new version adds new features that let users …
Apr 18, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google's image search results for mobile web and the Android Search app now display “similar items” to purchase   —  Google's image search results on the mobile web and in the Android Search app are now showing “similar items” — i.e., if you're looking at “lifestyle” …
Apr 11, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
Google begins testing order-ahead feature on Waze, announces Dunkin' Donuts as first partner, says it plans to team up with other merchants if test goes well   —  A customer enters a Dunkin' Donuts store in New York City.  —  Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers …
Mar 29, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Tess Townsend / Recode:
YouTube's ad mess gives advertisers leverage for what they really want: More data   —  Advertisers are tired of just trusting Google.  —  As far as advertisers are concerned, there are really only two ways to place ads online: The “open web” where you can track the ads, and “walled gardens” where you can't.
Mar 26, 2017, 1:05 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Maps for Android now lets you record your parking location, time left at the meter   —  Google Maps has just added a handy feature that will help users remember where they parked.  This appears as a new menu option when you tap the blue dot, and will place a “P” icon on the map so you can find your way back to your spot.
Mar 20, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Pinterest acquires Q&A service Jelly, which pivoted and unpivoted over its 4-year life, and whose co-founder Biz Stone is a Pinterest angel investor   —  Jelly rolls  —  Pinterest said today that it has acquired Jelly, a bad 4-year-old search engine, for an undisclosed sum.
Mar 8, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context

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