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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
Peter Kafka / Recode:
YouTube debuts YouTube TV, a $35/month service including broadcast networks, about 30 cable channels, cloud DVR with unlimited storage, personal recommendations   —  Meet YouTube TV.  —  YouTube used to be the place you could watch almost anything you wanted, for free.
Feb 28, 2017, 3:57 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google Assistant begins rolling out to non-Google devices running Android Nougat and Marshmallow, starting in the US   —  Google continues its march to expand its place in the mobile ecosystem, anchored by the fact that its Android OS is by far the most ubiquitous smartphone platform in the world.
Feb 26, 2017, 7:35 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Holographic capture startup 8i raises $27M Series B led by Time Warner, will launch 3D app Holo this year on Google Tango-compatible devices   —  For the celebrity-obsessed, augmented reality may offer the bizarre opportunity to get closer than ever to pop culture's most recognizable stars and performers.
Feb 13, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Maps lets you save and share favorite places with launch of Lists, which can be public, private, or shared with a link   —  Google Maps is today rolling out a new feature to all users on iOS and Android devices that will allow you to make lists of places that you can star, save and share with friends.
Feb 13, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Stephen Witt / Billboard:
Interview with Jeff Bezos and Steve Boom, VP of Amazon Music, about the music industry, Echo and Alexa's place in it, more   —  Amazon founder Jeff Bezos would make almost any list of the world's most powerful people.  In retail, he's clearly on top, and in tech, he's close to it.
Feb 9, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Stephen Hall / 9to5Google:
Google I/O 2017 to be held May 17-19 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California   —  In a somewhat non-traditional manner, Google has today made official the dates and location for Google I/O 2017.  This year's developer conference will take place, once again …
Jan 25, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Lara O'Reilly / Business Insider:
Report by media trade body: premium members including FT and NYT earned ~14% of revenue from content shared on platforms like Facebook in first half of 2016   —  Publishers are receiving far less money than might have been expected from placing their content on the third-party distribution platforms owned …
Jan 24, 2017, 12:15 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

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