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May 3, 2016
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Fiat Chrysler, Google partnering on self-driving prototypes based on Pacifica minivan

Google and Fiat Chrysler are on the verge of signing their rumored partnership on self-driving technology, which should begin with several dozen Pacifica minivans being equipped as prototypes, a report said on Tuesday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 30, 2016
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Fiat Chrysler CEO opens up on potential Apple or Google partnership to build cars

The automotive industry is a capital-intensive industry. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne knows it and that’s why he is open to work with Google or Apple: “Google can buy every automaker out of petty cash. And Apple — they made a … Continue reading

April 2, 2016
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Apple, Amazon, Google & Microsoft file joint brief supporting Obama & EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Apple alongside Amazon, Google and Microsoft today filed a joint amicus brief in support of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and President Obama’s proposed Clean Power Plan that aims to introduce new emissions regulations. The EPA had some … Continue reading

January 22, 2016
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Google paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to keep it the default search engine on iOS devices

Earlier this evening, the Oracle vs. Google lawsuit revealed Android’s revenues and profits for the first time. The same case has now revealed that Google paid Apple $ 1 billion in 2014 as part of its ongoing deal to be the main … Continue reading

December 8, 2015
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Apple Maps Now Used Three Times More Than Google Maps on iPhone

When Apple Maps first debuted alongside iOS 6, it drew significant criticism for its inaccuracies in mapping data, errors when locating points of interest, lack of transit information and odd 3D mapping imagery. Many users opted not to upgrade to … Continue reading

November 10, 2015
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Google bringing expanded offline maps, navigation to iOS

iPhone owners will soon be able to get the same convenient offline access to maps, navigation information, and point-of-interest data promised to Android users in a future Google Maps update, the search firm said Tuesday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 6, 2015
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Google looking for chip partners to enable Android to compete with Apple’s A9 chip

Google has plans for series of chips it wants to co-develop with hardware partners to help standardize Android and make it more computationally competitive with Apple. However, the effort is considered a long shot by people in the chip industry. … Continue reading

November 3, 2015
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Apple, Amazon, Google, others join forces in finance technology lobby

Tech giants Apple, Amazon, Google, PayPal and Intuit on Tuesday announced the formation of Financial Innovation Now, a financial services lobby that seeks to steer Washington policy as new technologies emerge. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 29, 2015
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Google Maps comes to the Apple Watch in latest iOS app update

Google has released an updated version of its mapping application for iOS that includes several new features, including an Apple Watch app. Along with the new watch app comes the ability to compare ETAs for different modes of transportation, such … Continue reading

August 28, 2015
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Google offers ‘short term fix’ to help ad publishers bypass Apple’s iOS 9 security protocol

Google on Thursday informed developers of a five-line bit of code crafted to sidestep Apple’s upcoming App Transport Security encryption feature in iOS 9 by creating HTTPS exceptions, which could in some cases block mobile ads from appearing. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

July 10, 2015
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Google releases ‘Ivy’ app for iOS, an experimental big number calculator

Google has quietly launched a new iOS app today called Ivy that it describes as an experimental big number calculator. The minimalistic UI offers users arbitrary floating point formatting, big number logarithm, trigonometric functions, and exact ration arithmetic, according to … Continue reading

June 8, 2015
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WWDC 2015 guaranteed to highlight growing gap between Apple and Google

While tech pundits have long insisted that Apple and Google are growing more alike as rivals in smartphone and tablet computing, this week’s WWDC should provide clear evidence that Apple is on a completely different track compared to the Android … Continue reading

June 3, 2015
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Tim Cook talks privacy & encryption, criticizes Google during award reception

While speaking at the Electronic Privacy Information Center’s (EPIC) Champions of Freedom Awards Dinner yesterday night, Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a speech during which he addressed the ongoing issues that surround privacy in the technology space. Cook, who was … Continue reading

May 29, 2015
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Google’s Free, Unlimited Google Photos Service Now Available on iOS and Web

At its I/O developer event this morning, Google announced a new Google Photos platform that’s designed to compete with both photo sharing sites like Flickr and cloud services like iCloud Photo Library. Google Photos is cross platform and available on … Continue reading