Post Tagged with: "Google"

Google Acquires Jetpac to Provide Context to Visual Searches
/ August 18, 2014 11:58 am
Google Acquires Jetpac to Provide Context to Visual Searches

TechCrunch reports “Google just acquired the team behind Jetpac, an app that utilizes public Instagram data to determine things like the happiest or drunkest city.” . Read More

Google Cloud Integrates Easy Installation of Mesosphere’s Hot Management Software
/ August 18, 2014 11:58 am
Google Cloud Integrates Easy Installation of Mesosphere’s Hot Management Software

VentureBeat reports “Google has teamed up with Mesosphere, a startup with software for deploying applications on any and all available computing infrastructure, to set up that software on Google’s cloud by clicking just a few buttons.” . Read More

Google to Join $300 Million Cable Project Connecting U.S. and Japan
/ August 11, 2014 5:50 pm
Google to Join $300 Million Cable Project Connecting U.S. and Japan

Google and five other companies will team to build and operate a new $300 million trans-Pacific cable system connecting the U.S. and Japan, the Mountain View-based company said on Monday. The project, dubbed "Faster," also will include NEC, China Mobile International, China Telecom Global, Global Transit, KDDI and SingTel. . Read More

Disrupt Winner Vurb Raises $8 Million to Take Mobile Search from Google
/ August 8, 2014 12:18 pm
Disrupt Winner Vurb Raises $8 Million to Take Mobile Search from Google

TechCrunch reports “The conundrum of mobile is you either use one convenient app that is mediocre at doing many things, or you have to discover and hop between a flotilla of single-purpose apps.” . Read More

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Google Purchases Directr, an App for Shooting Short Films on Your Phone
/ August 7, 2014 10:38 am
Google Purchases Directr, an App for Shooting Short Films on Your Phone

TechCrunch reports “Directr, an app that we’ve covered a few times since its launch back in 2012, has just been snatched up by Google.”. Read More

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Google’s Emu Purchase Might Put a Smart Assistant in Hangouts
/ August 7, 2014 10:38 am
Google’s Emu Purchase Might Put a Smart Assistant in Hangouts

VentureBeat reports “Mobile messaging apps litter the online stores, but not all of them offer a Siri-like assistant that listens in on your IM convos and detects what you’re doing and then helps you do it.” . Read More

Google News now lets publishers specify how to crawl news sites for better referral traffic
/ August 5, 2014 12:42 pm
Google News now lets publishers specify how to crawl news sites for better referral traffic

VentureBeat reports "Google launched a new "Publisher Center"today that will enable news organizations to specify how the search engine should crawl their sites for the latest news." . Read More

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