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With 1 Million Traded in the Last Quarter, Google’s Chromebooks Are a Hit with Schools
/ July 21, 2014 11:43 am
With 1 Million Traded in the Last Quarter, Google’s Chromebooks Are a Hit with Schools

TechCrunch reports “During its earnings call this week, Google announced that it — and its partners — sold a million Chromebooks to schools in the last quarter.” . Read More

Google Will Stop Calling Free-to-Play Games “Free” in Europe
/ July 21, 2014 11:43 am
Google Will Stop Calling Free-to-Play Games “Free” in Europe

Re/code reports “Free-to-play,” one of the most popular business models for mobile apps, may be getting a makeover — at least in name.” . Read More

Google to Provide A Free Crash Course In Android Development
/ July 16, 2014 3:56 pm
Google to Provide A Free Crash Course In Android Development

TechCrunch reports “Google has teamed up with Udacity to make available a free course in Android development available to all – complete with videos, quizzes, course materials and forums.”. Read More

Google’s List of Chromecast-Ready Apps Expands
/ July 16, 2014 3:56 pm
Google’s List of Chromecast-Ready Apps Expands

Broadcasting & Cable reports “More than 400 apps are now Google Cast-ready, meaning that they are optimized for the popular $35 Chromecast adapter, which lets users send streaming video, games and other content from mobile devices to the TV screen.” . Read More

Google Enlists Novartis To Ship Glucose-Sensing And Autofocus Smart Contact Lenses In As Little As 5 Years
/ July 16, 2014 3:56 pm
Google Enlists Novartis To Ship Glucose-Sensing And Autofocus Smart Contact Lenses In As Little As 5 Years

TechCrunch reports "Google has announced a new licensing deal with big pharmacy corporation Novartis to bring its “smart” contact lenses, with the power to help diabetics track their blood glucose level, to patients.". Read More

Google’s Chromecast Streamer Can Now Mirror Android Devices on your TV
/ July 10, 2014 5:08 pm
Google’s Chromecast Streamer Can Now Mirror Android Devices on your TV

VentureBeat reports that Google today added mirroring to its Chromecast Android application, allowing Chromecast owners with Android devices to “cast” mobile applications, videos, photos, and anything else from their device’s screen over to their television set. The company originally announced the feature at its I/O 2014 developer conference. . Read More

YouTube’s Revenue Surpasses $3.5 Billion in 2013
/ July 8, 2014 5:23 pm
YouTube’s Revenue Surpasses $3.5 Billion in 2013

VentureBeat reports that YouTube was profitable off $3.5 billion in revenue generated in 2013. Google owns YouTube, but the company has never stated the streaming service’s revenue figures within its quarterly or annual earnings reports. The $3.5 billion figure is also from a tad to a lot lower than analysts’ predictions. For example, eMarketer estimated that YouTube would make $5.6 billion in ad revenue for . Read More

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