Post Tagged with: "Google"

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

AppsFlyer Surpasses 1.8 Billion a Year Mobile App Install run rate, launches Agency Product
/ June 13, 2014 2:46 pm
AppsFlyer Surpasses 1.8 Billion a Year Mobile App Install run rate, launches Agency Product

VentureBeat reports that mobile user-acquisition company AppsFlyer, which is now at a $500 million annual ad spend run-rate and tracking to deliver nearly 2 billion app installs annually, stated a new agency product today. AppsFlyer collects over 450 advertisement partners, including names like Chartboost, AdColony, Google, Facebook, and Opera, to bring traffic for its clients. . Read More

Google Launches “Google My Business,” A New One-Stop Shop to Help Businesses Flourish Online
/ June 12, 2014 5:42 pm
Google Launches “Google My Business,” A New One-Stop Shop to Help Businesses Flourish Online

TechCrunch reports that Google announced a set of tools for business proprietors, providing them a one-stop shop to modernize their business facts, integrate photos, read reviews and, of course, use Google+. The service, known as “Google My Business,” appears to be intended for those who have yet to figure out how to “get on Google.”. Read More

Google Announces Latest Project Tango Gadget
/ June 6, 2014 5:09 pm
Google Announces Latest Project Tango Gadget

VentureBeat reports that Google today stated the Project Tango Tablet Development Kit, a $1,024 tiny slate with entrenched motion tracking and depth sensing. It is essentially a big version of the sample Tango smartphone Google has been showing off for the past few months. . Read More

Apple Breaks Into Top Five of New Fortune 500
/ June 5, 2014 5:01 pm
Apple Breaks Into Top Five of New Fortune 500

With a 9% jump in revenue from a year ago, Apple has broken into the top five of the newly released Fortune 500, an annual ranking of America's largest corporations, based on revenue. The Cupertino-based company came in at No. 5, up one spot from a year ago, with revenue of $170.9 million. . Read More

Google to Launch Android TV
/ June 2, 2014 3:26 pm
Google to Launch Android TV

Gigaom reports that Google is going to introduce its new TV platform, Android TV, at Google I/O in June. Android TV won’t be another device, but somewhat a platform that producers of TVs and set-top boxes can utilize to distribute streaming services to the television. . Read More

YouTube Rivals: Yahoo and Fullscreen Launching Services
/ May 30, 2014 6:54 pm
YouTube Rivals: Yahoo and Fullscreen Launching Services

Hypebot reports on efforts by Yahoo and Fullscreen to compete with YouTube. The latest video effort from Yahoo is expected to launch in the summer., while Fullscreen, a major YouTube MCN targeting millenials, is said to be "building a subscription-based, premium video on demand service" separate from YouTube. . Read More

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