Post Tagged with: "Google"

Gareth Paul Jones, Product Manager of iTunes Radio, to Join Twitter
/ October 15, 2013 5:01 pm
Gareth Paul Jones, Product Manager of iTunes Radio, to Join Twitter

TechCrunch reports that Gareth Paul Jones has confirmed that he will leave Apple, and join Twitter. He announced this in a tweet today. “I’ll be working on Platform Partnerships – specifically advertising focused,” said Jones. . Read More

Google Play Announces New “Designed for Tablets” Section
/ October 15, 2013 4:51 pm
Google Play Announces New “Designed for Tablets” Section

Mashable reports that Google Play has added a new section called as "designated for tablets" to highlight great apps, which are made for large screens of tablets. With the new section, customers will now be able to toggle between tablet optimized apps and apps designed for all devices. The new revamped design will be made available on Nov . Read More

Google to Add TV Episodes and Schedules to Search Results
/ October 9, 2013 2:54 pm
Google to Add TV Episodes and Schedules to Search Results

Mashable reports that Google’s search results will now include listings of television programming as well as on-the-air dates and timing. By entering the name of the TV program, and suffixing the term ‘tv-show’ after it, users can get the details and the schedule of the show. Additional information, like season number and episode number, will also be shown in the results. . Read More

Google Acquires Flutter, Web Cam Gesture Recognition Startup
/ October 3, 2013 5:02 pm
Google Acquires Flutter, Web Cam Gesture Recognition Startup

AllThingsD reports that Google has acquired gesture recognition start-up Flutter. Instead of a typical dedicated camera for visual input, Flutter captures input from the computer webcam. Flutter will be used to control programs like Spotify, iTunes, VLC and Quicktime. The announcement of the deal was made on the homepage of Flutter. . Read More

YouTube to Hold “YouTube Music Awards Show”
/ October 1, 2013 2:01 pm
YouTube to Hold “YouTube Music Awards Show”

Mashable reports that YouTube is going to hold its very own “YouTube Music Awards Show”. Google’s 8-year old popular video sharing service made the announcement on Monday night. Lady Gaga, Eminem and Arcade Fire are a few of the top artists who will be performing. The awards show will be aired live to everyone across the globe on Nov . Read More

Google Revamps Search with New ‘Hummingbird Search Algorithm’
/ September 27, 2013 5:01 pm
Google Revamps Search with New ‘Hummingbird Search Algorithm’

Reuters reports that Google has revamped its search algorithm in response to the thousands of complex queries it receives everyday from the users. Amit Singhal, senior vice president of the Search department, announced that Google launched its latest ‘Hummingbird Search Algorithm” a month ago, which affects 90% of total world wide searches. Read More

YouTube Rolls out New Commenting System Powered by Google+
/ September 25, 2013 2:38 pm
YouTube Rolls out New Commenting System Powered by Google+

VentureBeat reports that YouTube is replacing its comments with a new system, which will be powered by Google+. The new commenting system will borrow the functionality of Google+, and will present comments in a threaded conversation form. Read More

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