Post Tagged with: "Google"

How Android beat iOS in 2014, and vice versa
/ January 2, 2015 8:16 am
How Android beat iOS in 2014, and vice versa

VentureBeat reports "There’s no single way to declare a winner between Android and iOS. They may be direct competitors, but Google and Apple have very different strategies for their mobile platforms. Nonetheless, a lot happened in 2014, and on the last day of the year, it’s time to take a closer look. The Android-iOS duopoly went uncontested, but which of the two won?". Read More

Despite Google’s Many China Woes, Its Ad Revenue There Is Growing
/ December 30, 2014 9:26 am
Despite Google’s Many China Woes, Its Ad Revenue There Is Growing

AdAge reports "Google doesn't break out ad sales by country. But according to iResearch, a market research firm focused on the Chinese internet, Google's China revenues are growing, reaching about $260 million on the mainland in the third quarter, up more than 19% year-on-year.". Read More

China can log onto Gmail via third-party apps again
/ December 30, 2014 9:26 am
China can log onto Gmail via third-party apps again

Mashable reports "It appears that Gmail is once again accessible in China via third-party clients after a four-day blackout.". Read More

Gmail goes dark in China as censors squeeze Google
/ December 29, 2014 9:16 am
Gmail goes dark in China as censors squeeze Google

VentureBeat reports "Six months after Gmail was first blocked in China, it appears the country’s censors have taken additional steps to obstruct all the ways users had found to circumvent the country’s Great Firewall to use Google’s email service." . Read More

Google’s Making It Easier to Figure Out if Online Ads Actually Drive In-Store Traffic
/ December 22, 2014 8:32 am
Google’s Making It Easier to Figure Out if Online Ads Actually Drive In-Store Traffic

Adweek reports "Google wants to prove to advertisers that there's a direct correlation between someone seeing a search ad and then going into a brick-and-mortar store." . Read More

Google Adds Song Lyrics To Top Of Search Results, Points Searchers To Google Play
/ December 22, 2014 8:32 am
Google Adds Song Lyrics To Top Of Search Results, Points Searchers To Google Play

TechCrunch reports "Google is now displaying music lyrics at the top of its search results pages when you search for “song name” plus “lyrics” on Google – a move that may reduce the number of visits to music lyrics sites that now rank highly in Google Search, like azlyrics.com or songlyrics.com, for example.". Read More

Google ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Hollywood’s Anti-Piracy Campaign Revealed in Sony Attack
/ December 19, 2014 8:58 am
Google ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Hollywood’s Anti-Piracy Campaign Revealed in Sony Attack

Variety reports "A top Google executive said the search giant is “deeply concerned” about a coordinated campaign by the MPAA and Hollywood studios to try to “censor” the Internet by blocking piracy websites through non-legislative tactics, citing emails stolen in the massive hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.". Read More

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