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October 27, 2017
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Google reveals higher traffic acquisition payouts, supporting claims of costlier Apple search deal

While Google parent company Alphabet beat forecasts in this week’s third-quarter results, pulling in $ 27.77 billion in revenue, the company simultaneously warned of higher traffic acquisition costs — likely supporting claims that it’s paying Apple more to be the … Continue reading

September 6, 2017
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Moleskine’s new Smart Planner syncs handwritten schedules with iCloud and Google Calendar

Personally, I’m a paperless kind of guy, but if you prefer the old-fashioned look & feel of paper schedules, then Moleskine’s new Smart Planner aims to bring you the best of both worlds … more… 9to5Mac

May 14, 2017
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EduTech: Using Google Scholar to make academic researching familiar & quick

EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me … Continue reading

May 2, 2017
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Apple Watch support returning to Google Maps ‘in the future,’ Google says

Google on Monday responded to revelations that the latest Google Maps update is stripped of all Apple Watch support, saying it expects to return compatibility with Apple’s wearable at some point in the future. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 19, 2017
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Google rolling out new ‘Your Timeline’ location history feature to Google Maps on iOS

In addition to the iOS update it rolled out yesterday, Google today has announced another new feature for Google Maps on iOS. In a blog post this afternoon, Google announced the addition of a new feature called Your Timeline, which allows … Continue reading

March 10, 2017
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Comments Off on Google radically scales back glassy new HQ plans, unveils conventional corporate building instead

Google radically scales back glassy new HQ plans, unveils conventional corporate building instead

Less than two years ago, Google unveiled plans to build a new campus project as a vast open air city replete with greenery, inside of a massive glass greenhouse atrium. Now, the company is forwarding plans to build a basic … Continue reading

February 6, 2017
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Apple, Google, 95 other U.S. companies file in opposition to Trump’s immigration ban

Apple, Google and Microsoft joined a list of nearly 100 technology companies in signing an amicus brief on Sunday opposing President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, saying the temporary ban "inflicts significant harm on American business." AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

December 14, 2016
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Google turns Drive for iOS into Android migration tool

Google on Tuesday activated a new Google Drive feature that turns the cloud storage app for iOS into a migration tool capable of transferring calendars, contacts and photos from an iPhone or iPad to a new Android device. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

October 25, 2016
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Google Maps gets food delivery, plus code integration in update

Google on Monday updated its flagship mapping app for iOS with a few new features, including integration with food delivery services like Seamless and Grubhub, as well as the ability to generate plus codes by dropping a pin. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

October 6, 2016
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Apple, Google, Disney Unlikely to Bid for Twitter Buyout, Claims Report

Twitter shares took a tumble yesterday following reports that neither Apple nor Google are interested in making a bid for the social media company. Last month, Twitter shares rose 20 percent after rumors emerged that it had received takeover approaches … Continue reading

October 6, 2016
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Apple, Google, Disney unlikely to place bids in Twitter sale, report says

As the rumor mill spins churns over speculation about who will take over ubiquitous microblogging network Twitter, a pair of reports on Wednesday put two of tech’s biggest players, Apple and Google, and entertainment giant Disney out of the running. … Continue reading

September 21, 2016
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Google launches Allo ‘smart’ messaging app with Google Assistant AI

As promised, Google late Tuesday launched Allo, a so-called "smart" messaging app that sets itself apart from the crowd by integrating artificial intelligence assistant akin to Apple’s Siri. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 15, 2016
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Apple, Google app store practices stymie competition, Japan trade report says

According to a recent report by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, limitations applied to developers marketing their wares through proprietary app stores run by Apple and Google are a hindrance to smartphone app industry competition. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading