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Google reportedly selling off its satellite imaging division

Google reportedly selling off its satellite imaging division

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Google reportedly selling off its satellite imaging division PanARMENIAN.Net Net – Alphabet Inc . is in talks to sell the Skybox Imaging satellite business it acquired for $500 million less than three years ago, another sign the technology giant is ratcheting back grand ambitions to blanket the globe with internet service … and more » …

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The Morning Download: Autonomous Vehicles Said to Be Developing Faster Than Expected

The Morning Download: Autonomous Vehicles Said to Be Developing Faster Than Expected

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wall Street Journal (blog) The Morning Download: Autonomous Vehicles Said to Be Developing Faster Than Expected Wall Street Journal (blog) Alphabet's Google is in talks to sell its Terra Bella satellite unit to competitor Planet Labs Inc . after deciding it did not need to maintain a fleet of satellites to access high quality images [...]

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Google Confirms It Will Launch Two Android Wear Smartwatches In Early 2017

Google Confirms It Will Launch Two Android Wear Smartwatches In Early 2017

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Forbes Google Confirms It Will Launch Two Android Wear Smartwatches In Early 2017 Forbes Google's wearable platform has been in very obvious trouble in the last several months. Several former big players in Android Wear have dropped out, and the v2.0 update to the platform has been delayed by multiple months. Google is still planning [...]

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CES: Huawei Keynote Highlights Google, Amazon Agenda

CES: Huawei Keynote Highlights Google, Amazon Agenda

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Barron’s (blog) CES: Huawei Keynote Highlights Google , Amazon Agenda Barron’s (blog) Singh announced that Huawei's Mate 9 will be one of the select Android-based phones that support Google's “Daydream” virtual reality headset. Singh said “We've worked closely with Huawei to optimize Daydream on the Kirin chipset,” he said, referring to … Huawei to launch Google's [...]

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Google At CES 2017: VR Push Builds Momentum With Huawei View Headset Announcement

Google At CES 2017: VR Push Builds Momentum With Huawei View Headset Announcement

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Las Vegas — Google gave attendees of CES 2017 a taste of how it plans to move forward with its virtual reality initiative since the tech giant released its Pixel smartphones and Daydream View VR headsets in October. Several smartphone manufacturers, including Asus and ZTE, announced at CES 2017, intentions to implement the Daydream VR [...]

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The Google Voice website is hinting at a big redesign

The Google Voice website is hinting at a big redesign

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Verge The Google Voice website is hinting at a big redesign – The Verge The Verge It's been a long, long, long time since Google Voice gained any new features or even received much attention from Google. But it appears that's about to change. Google confirms major Google Voice update in the works Digital [...]

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Italy looking at Google proposal to close tax dispute: source

Italy looking at Google proposal to close tax dispute: source

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Reuters Italy looking at Google proposal to close tax dispute: source Reuters MILAN Italy's tax authorities are looking at a proposal from Google to pay between 270 million and 280 million euros ($296 million) to wrap up a tax dispute, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday. Early last year Italian tax police [...]

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Who was Sandford Fleming? Google Doodle pays tribute to engineer who created worldwide standard time

Who was Sandford Fleming? Google Doodle pays tribute to engineer who created worldwide standard time

| January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Who was Sandford Fleming? Google Doodle pays tribute to engineer who created worldwide standard time The Sun SIR Sanford Fleming designed Canada's first postage stamp, built major railways and founded a world-renowned scientific body – yet he is best known for thinking up worldwide standard time. Now, a Google Doodle is celebrating the Scottish-born polymath … [...]

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Spotify arent buying SoundCloud, but Google might be

Spotify arent buying SoundCloud, but Google might be

| January 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Spotify aren't buying SoundCloud , but Google might be RouteNote (blog) Rumours from industry insiders suggest that Google may be looking to purchase SoundCloud following last year's rumoured interest by Spotify. After the $1 billion price tag put off Twitter in 2014 and recently Spotify, SoundCloud have halved their price … …

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Twitch opens to vloggers with launch of “IRL,” mobile broadcasting to come next year

Twitch opens to vloggers with launch of “IRL,” mobile broadcasting to come next year

| January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

TechCrunch Twitch opens to vloggers with launch of “IRL,” mobile broadcasting to come next year TechCrunch The live streaming space, of course, is already rife with competition from tech's biggest names, including Facebook with Facebook Live, Twitter with Periscope (now integrated into Twitter itself), and Google with YouTube. But that means it's also … Twitch [...]

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