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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

July 14, 2016
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Google Photos for iOS update brings new cropping tool, speed improvements

Following the update to Hangouts for iOS yesterday, Google today has pushed a new update to Google Photos for iOS. The update brings the app to version 1.12.1 and includes a few useful changes and speed improvements. more… Filed under: … Continue reading

June 27, 2016
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Google Reportedly Working on Own-Branded Phone Set for Release This Year

Google is set to launch its own smartphone by the end of the year in an effort to compete more directly with Apple and Samsung devices, according to The Telegraph. Citing “senior sources” familiar with the matter, the report claims … Continue reading

May 15, 2016
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Google Again Surpasses Apple as Most Valuable Company in the World

With Apple shares dipping below $90 this morning, Google’s parent company Alphabet briefly overtook Apple as the world’s most valuable company hitting a market cap of $498 billion compared to Apple’s market cap of $494 billion. Apple and Google shares … Continue reading

May 6, 2016
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Apple hires former Google inventor with background in electric vehicle charging

Another recent Apple hire has been linked to the company’s rumored "Project Titan" automotive initiative, as a report on Thursday uncovered a Google patent application for electric vehicle charging systems co-invented by current Apple employee Kurt Adelberger. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

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