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Derek Walter / Greenbot:
Google Maps 9.1 for Android now displays local weather, time, and tips about your destination   —  Google Maps 9.1 is a rather minor update, compared to the major Material Design overhaul in 9.0.  —  But it turns out there are some useful features tucked away, especially if you rely on the app …
Nov 21, 2014, 11:45 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Android Lollipop's Trusted Places removes need to unlock device in select geographical areas   —  Google Play Services Update Adds Trusted Places Feature To Lollipop's Smart Lock  —  Smart Lock in Lollipop encompasses both trusted face and trusted devices, but a new option is joining the party—trusted places.
Nov 19, 2014, 10:00 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google's ad server suffers global failure, causing millions of ads to disappear from web   —  An unusual glitch struck Google's ad serving tool on Wednesday morning, causing blanks spaces to appear in place of advertisements on websites like BuzzFeed, Time, Forbes and VentureBeat.
Nov 12, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Liam Spradlin / Android Police:
Google's Copresence Looks Like A Contactless, Cross-Platform Version Of Android Beam   —  Several months ago, we discussed something called Nearby, a project that - at the time - seemed to be Google's effort to let “people, places, and things” know when a user is, well, nearby.
Nov 1, 2014, 9:10 PMIn context
Richard Waters / Financial Times:
Larry Page interview: Silicon Valley has become short-sighted; too few investors are chasing breakthrough technologies   —  FT interview with Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page  —  Even the search engine's original mission is not big enough for what he now has in mind
Oct 31, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / The Next Web:
Google launches Google Fit app for Android, capturing all your fitness data in one place   —  Google Fit was unveiled to the world back in June, promising a platform to help people track their fitness goals.  It's essentially a set of APIs that lets developers dig in to rival apps and combine data …
Oct 28, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Groupon takes on Yelp with Pages: business listings with offers, news, reviews and more   —  Groupon Goes After Yelp And Google With Millions Of Individual Business Pages  —  Groupon today took one more step ahead in its bid to be a simple daily deals site, and more of a general go-to place …
Oct 22, 2014, 1:10 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Android Exec Says Google Will Loosen Reins on Watches, TVs and Cars Over Time   —  Google is taking its versatile Android operating system into new places, like cars and watches and TVs.  As part of that process, it's also severely curtailing the degree to which hardware makers can tinker with the core parts of the software.
Oct 18, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Ben Grubb / Sydney Morning Herald:
Revealed: How Google engineer Neel Mehta uncovered the Heartbleed security bug   —  Google engineer Neel Mehta found the Heartbleed bug  —  The media-shy Google engineer who found the Heartbleed computer security vulnerability has spoken out for the first time, revealing how he found the serious bug …
Oct 9, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Chance Miller / 9to5Google:
Google announces new Chromebook for Work features, $50/year subscription option   —  Google, in a post on the official Google Work blog today, announced several enhancements coming to enterprise Chromebook users.  In addition to a slew of new features for places using Chromebooks for Work …
Oct 8, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context

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