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Google Buys Opinion Poll Service Polar For Google+
/ September 12, 2014 7:52 am
Google Buys Opinion Poll Service Polar For Google+

TechCrunch reports “Google today announced that it has acquired Polar, the highly graphical opinion poll service, for an undisclosed sum.”. Read More

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Google Provides Early Stage Startups $100,000 in Cloud Platform Credits for 1 Year
/ September 12, 2014 7:52 am
Google Provides Early Stage Startups $100,000 in Cloud Platform Credits for 1 Year

TechCrunch reports “If you are an early stage startup, Google wants to give you $100,000 in Cloud Platform credits for one year so you can host your applications on its servers (and not on AWS or Azure).” . Read More

Google Introduces Vine, Evernote, and other Android apps to Chromebooks
/ September 12, 2014 7:52 am
Google Introduces Vine, Evernote, and other Android apps to Chromebooks

VentureBeat reports “Google said at Google I/O in June that it would port over Android mobile apps to its Chrome book laptops.”. Read More

Google Introduces iOS Sync, a Way to Secure Work Files on Apple Mobile Devices
/ September 11, 2014 9:12 am
Google Introduces iOS Sync, a Way to Secure Work Files on Apple Mobile Devices

VentureBeat reports “Google today made its email, file-sharing, and calendar apps a bit more palatable for business use by rolling out iOS Sync, a service that gives admins more control over the use Apple smartphones and tablets.” . Read More

Google to Refund Consumers at Least $19 Million for In-App Charges
/ September 5, 2014 3:49 pm
Google to Refund Consumers at Least $19 Million for In-App Charges

Google has agreed to refund at least $19 million to consumers as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over unauthorized charges incurred by children using mobile apps downloaded from the Google Play app store. The FTC's complaint alleged that the company violated a law banning "unfair" commercial practices by billing consumers for in-app charges by children made without their consent. Read More

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AccuRadio Raises $2.5 million in “Series A” Funding
/ September 5, 2014 1:30 pm
AccuRadio Raises $2.5 million in “Series A” Funding

Pioneering online radio property AccuRadio — led by CEO Kurt Hanson, COO John Gehron and EVP/Programming Paul Maloney — has raised a “Series A” round of $2.5 million from L.A.-based NantWorks LLC, headed by successful entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. . Read More

Tocomail for Gmail Provides Parental Controls and Monitoring for Teens’ First Gmail Account
/ September 3, 2014 3:57 pm
Tocomail for Gmail Provides Parental Controls and Monitoring for Teens’ First Gmail Account

TechCrunch reports “A company called Tocomail earlier this year launched a mobile application designed to be kids’ first email service, built with the parental controls and protections such an app would require, while allowing kids to write simple messages and send drawings to pre-approved family and friends.”. Read More

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