Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 999:

Mark Bergen / Recode:
Sources: Bill Maris, the CEO and founder of Google Ventures (now GV), is leaving this week, to be replaced by David Krane   —  Managing partner David Krane is said to be taking his place.  —  Bill Maris, the founder and chief of Google Ventures (or GV), is leaving the firm and its parent, Alphabet, Recode has learned.
Aug 10, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook reports searches up 33% over past nine months to 2B per day, as it hopes to attract more of the chatter that ends up on Twitter   —  Facebook wants to be known as a place to search for mentions of current news in hopes of drawing more public chatter that normally ends up on Twitter.
Jul 27, 2016, 10:30 PMIn context
Nirav Mehta / Google Lat Long:
Google Maps adds more ways to add missing places and suggest edits to existing information   —  Each day, we make million of updates to Google Maps throughout the world.  But it's still not enough to ensure that every single restaurant, shop or landmark worldwide has the most accurate information possible.
Jul 21, 2016, 11:35 AMIn context
Recode:
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

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Driving wheelchairs and computers with eye movements alone  —  Former NFL player Steve Gleason and Microsoft work to empower people with ALS.
Lucidchart:
Solve problems visually with Lucidchart  —  The world's fastest growing technology companies use our diagramming software to improve collaboration and productivity.  Try it now!
Worldpay:
The payment UX webinar of the year  —  Learn what steps you can take today to improve your payment UX to boost checkout conversion and payment acceptance.  Special guests @Deezer, @Wix & @unity3d.  Register soon.
Zoho:
Connect Zoho Books with 500+ Apps Through Zapier  —  Sending SMS messages to your customers once you've created an invoice, getting notifications when you add a new contact, the list of small but time-consuming daily tasks …
Amazon:
Introducing Amazon One  —  A behind the scenes look at our first ever Amazon branded plane.  Check out our video to learn more about the employees who got Amazon One off the ground.