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Google is Collaborating with LG to introduce a Consumer Version of Project Tango
/ June 27, 2014 6:09 pm
Google is Collaborating with LG to introduce a Consumer Version of Project Tango

VentureBeat reports that Google stated that it is working with LG to launch a Project Tango device next year. Google describes Tango as an initiative to offer mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion. In their present form, Tango devices feature 3D motion and depth sensing, not entirely unlike like Amazon’s Fire Phone. “. Read More

Google Purchases Mobile Testing Platform Appurify
/ June 26, 2014 4:29 pm
Google Purchases Mobile Testing Platform Appurify

TechCrunch reports that Google just announced that it has purchased Appurify, a start-up that allows developers automate testing and optimization of their mobile websites and applications. Appurify will be available as a freemium cross-platform service but will obtain a big boost in distribution once it is integrated into the Google developer tool stack. The company provides Google with an in-house testing service so that it can point developers too. . Read More

Google Launches Android TV, Its New Platform for Smart TV Apps and Navigation
/ June 26, 2014 4:29 pm
Google Launches Android TV, Its New Platform for Smart TV Apps and Navigation

TechCrunch reports that Google introduced a new Android TV operating system. Google’s Android TV is not a set-top box like Amazon Fire TV or Apple TV, but a software system that will be embedded into the smart TVs and other devices from third-party OEMs. Read More

Google Drive Currently has 190 Million Users and a Brand New Tablet App for Presentations
/ June 26, 2014 4:29 pm
Google Drive Currently has 190 Million Users and a Brand New Tablet App for Presentations

VentureBeat reports that Google today announced news things in Google Drive: Google Slides, native Microsoft Office editing, and Drive for Work. Through Google Slides, people can now make presentations from their Android tablets. Google Drive contains presentations already, but this is a new method to making slide decks with tablet-friendliness. The company also announced native Microsoft Office editing, so office files can be opened, edited, and saved from within the Drive applications without changing the file type. . Read More

HTC Reveals its ‘Nexus 9′ Android Tablet
/ June 23, 2014 5:50 pm
HTC Reveals its ‘Nexus 9′ Android Tablet

VentureBeat reports that HTC might eventually get a chance to develop a Nexus device for Google. The new HTC tablet will be supported by a 64-bit Nvidia K1 processor (likely making it the first 64-bit Nexus device), 2 gigabytes of RAM, and the next main version of Android. The site claims that the table is being named the Nexus 9 within Google, though that the name might be changed by the time it is released. . Read More

Google Purchases mDialog to Further Develop DoubleClick’s Video Advertising
/ June 20, 2014 3:55 pm
Google Purchases mDialog to Further Develop DoubleClick’s Video Advertising

TechCrunch reports that Google today stated that it has purchased video advertising company mDialog. The company stated that it will work with the mDialog team to integrate their expertise and technology into their DoubleClick product suite, helping publishers on DoubleClick to monetize their video content. . Read More

Google to Acquire 8tracks
/ June 18, 2014 3:04 pm
Google to Acquire 8tracks

DigitalMusicNews reports that according to New York Post sources, Google is trying to acquire Songza for at least $15 million. This report might or might not be completely accurate, but it does look like Google is trying to acquire a smaller streaming service. The source says that Google was looking for an acqui-hire, a deal which would bring 8tracks’ staff to Google. . Read More

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