Post Tagged with: "Google"

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

Optical Music Technology Aims to Be the Google Books of Music Scores
/ March 4, 2014 2:52 pm
Optical Music Technology Aims to Be the Google Books of Music Scores

DigitalMusicNews reports that Lancaster University is developing a technology that will allow you to read content from images of thousands of online musical scores. The university is working on a project called “Optical Music Recognition from Multiple Sources” led by Dr. Alan Marsden. . Read More

AdStage Raises Another $1Million to Launch its Cross-Network Ad Platform
/ February 25, 2014 5:18 pm
AdStage Raises Another $1Million to Launch its Cross-Network Ad Platform

TechCrunch reports that AdStage has raised additional $1 million in its recent round of funding from previous investor Digital Garage. AdStage provides advertisers with the ability to manage and create online ad campaigns across Facebook, Google, and other social networking sites. Read More

WSJ.D: LG to Focus on New Premium Gadgets
/ February 24, 2014 1:47 pm
WSJ.D: LG to Focus on New Premium Gadgets

WSJ.D reports that LG Electronics' plans for 2014 include launching its first smart watch hand-in-hand with Google and focusing on selling higher-margin, premium phones in China. Chief of LG’s Mobile Unit, Park Jong-Seok, stated that the new smart watch will include features that work not only with LG’s phones, but also with phones of other companies. Read More

Google Chromecast to Support Embedded YouTube Videos
/ February 11, 2014 5:34 pm
Google Chromecast to Support Embedded YouTube Videos

VentureBeat reports that Google’s Chromecast will now provide access to play most YouTube videos on your TV. Prior, Chromecast users had to surf the YouTube website or one of its mobile apps to allow screen mirroring on videos. . Read More

Google Settles European Commission Charges, Avoids Fine
/ February 5, 2014 3:02 pm
Google Settles European Commission Charges, Avoids Fine

Search giant Google has agreed to settle antitrust charges levied by the European Commission that will require the Mountain View-based company to clearly promote the search services of rivals alongside its own. The Commission had been investigating the company's business practices for more than three years, following more than a dozen complaints from rivals. With the agreement, Google will avoid fines that could've totaled as much as $5 billion. . Read More

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