Post Tagged with: "Google"

Google Music Crunches Your Data to Craft Perfect Playlists
/ June 23, 2015 11:44 am
Google Music Crunches Your Data to Craft Perfect Playlists

Wired reports "Barely 36 hours after Swift’s Tumblr letter went viral, prompting Apple to do an about-face and promise to pay artists during the three-month free trial of Apple Music, Google is offering a free tier to Google Music that it hopes will bring more users into the service.". Read More

Google Is Looking For Testers For Its Jump VR Video Cameras
/ June 22, 2015 2:49 pm
Google Is Looking For Testers For Its Jump VR Video Cameras

TechCrunch reports "Google wants YOU to test their Jump virtual reality video capture platform. Or, well, some of you. Maybe like two, given how I imagine the percentages will work on this. The company is opening up invitations to anyone interested in trying it out, with a form where you can specify what you’d like to do with it, and provide a little bit about your background.". Read More

Google Taps Storyful for YouTube Newswire
/ June 18, 2015 3:34 pm
Google Taps Storyful for YouTube Newswire

Variety reports "YouTube unveiled a new curated section of verified eyewitness videos called the YouTube Newswire Thursday to give journalists and news junkies alike direct access to newsworthy raw footage from around the world. At launch, YouTube Newswire featured videos about the mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, storms in Oklahoma and the war in Syria.". Read More

Google’s Android TV Wants to Turn Every App Into a TV Channel
/ June 1, 2015 5:58 pm
Google’s Android TV Wants to Turn Every App Into a TV Channel

Variety reports "Google has a new plan to surface online video on TV: Publishers of internet video apps can now add linear channels of programming to the company’s Android TV platform, where these channels are going to be available in the same program grid also used to navigate broadcast TV networks.". Read More

Google’s ATAP Debuts Its First Live-Action Spotlight Story In Partnership With Fast & Furious Director Justin Lin
/ May 29, 2015 11:48 am
Google’s ATAP Debuts Its First Live-Action Spotlight Story In Partnership With Fast & Furious Director Justin Lin

TechCrunch reports "Google’s ATAP unit now has a history of producing short movies and interactive experiences to showcase how storytellers can use mobile technology to create new experiences for their audiences. Today, at the company’s I/O developer conference in San Francisco, ATAP debuted its latest spotlight project. The team worked with director Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 4, 5, 6; Star Trek 3) to create the organization’s first live-action Spotlight story, a short film about an alien attack on a city (L.A., we think).". Read More

Google partners with GoPro to launch Jump, a virtual reality filming kit
/ May 28, 2015 2:08 pm
Google partners with GoPro to launch Jump, a virtual reality filming kit

VentureBeat reports "Google today announced at its annual I/O developer conference in San Francisco Jump, a new project for people to create and share virtual-reality experiences, following on Google’s progress with its expanding Cardboard virtual-reality platform.". Read More

Fox Streams to Chromecast
/ May 18, 2015 10:39 am
Fox Streams to Chromecast

Multichannel News reports, "Fox has added a new platform for its authenticated Fox Now app by going live on Google’s over-the-top streaming device, Chromecast. The news is part of an expansion of content available on Chromecast, with Google also announcing the launch of CBS content on the device Thursday.". Read More

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