Post Tagged with: "Google"

Rdio Introduces Free App to Play Your Favorite Tunes to Your Home Speakers
/ April 1, 2014 5:21 pm
Rdio Introduces Free App to Play Your Favorite Tunes to Your Home Speakers

VentureBeat reports that Rdio, a leading streaming music service, has launched an application for Google’s Chromecast media streaming stick. The app, currently available for free, allows you to access the streaming music service directly from your smartphone and move the experience to your home entertainment setup’s speakers. . Read More

Launch Your Android Phone’s Camera with Your Voice
/ March 21, 2014 4:14 pm
Launch Your Android Phone’s Camera with Your Voice

YahooTech reports that Google has integrated a feature to Google Now that lets you launch the Android camera app by saying, “OK, Google, take a picture,” or “OK, Google, take a video.” This new voice command allows you to call or text someone, make reminders, execute a calculator function, check weather, or run a web search. . Read More

Obama Meets with Top Tech Execs to Discuss NSA, Privacy Concerns
/ March 21, 2014 12:53 pm
Obama Meets with Top Tech Execs to Discuss NSA, Privacy Concerns

President Obama on Friday was scheduled to meet with leaders of some of the nation's largest tech companies -- including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg -- to discuss their privacy concerns regarding the National Security Agency (NSA), Politico reported. Executives from Google and Yahoo, among many others, also received invitations, a White House official told the publications. . Read More

Google Launches Cross-platform Multiplayer Gaming for iOS and Android
/ March 18, 2014 4:46 pm
Google Launches Cross-platform Multiplayer Gaming for iOS and Android

VentureBeat reports that Google has launched a new multiplayer gaming platform for iOS and Android users. This new platform will allow gaming studios to create multiplayer games that can have iOS gamers playing against people using Android. . Read More

Google Purchases Green Throttle Games
/ March 12, 2014 4:03 pm
Google Purchases Green Throttle Games

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Google has purchased Green Throttle Games which had winded up its business about four months ago. Google confirmed the acquisition but did not reveal the specific terms of the deal. The former Green Throttle staff and assets have been added in Google’s team. . Read More

Report: Google Eyeing First-Ever Retail Store in New York
/ March 12, 2014 1:50 pm
Report: Google Eyeing First-Ever Retail Store in New York

Internet giant Google may soon sign a lease for its first-ever retail store, Crain's New York Business reported. The Mountain View-based company reportedly is considering a 8,000-square-foot space in New York's SoHo neighborhood, about a block away from an Apple store. Read More

Secret Reportedly Raises $10 Million
/ March 10, 2014 4:00 pm
Secret Reportedly Raises $10 Million

Secret, the San Francisco-based developer of a mobile app that lets users post messages and photos on the pages of social media contacts without attribution, has raised $10 million at a $50 million valuation, TechCrunch reported. The Wall Street Journal has pegged the valuation at $40 million. Google Ventures reportedly led the round, which also included participation from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Read More

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