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Google loves the mobile web so much it put the Chrome team under its search boss - Recode

May 21, 2016 - 12:37pm

Recode

Google loves the mobile web so much it put the Chrome team under its search boss
Recode
And it's no surprise why: Google is worried about the rush of attention to mobile apps — particularly to the time-sucking apps owned by Facebook. To address that, Google is pushing an agenda to give mobile websites app-like qualities. It also recently ...
With Instant Apps, Google Aims to Make the Web and Apps OneWIRED
Soon you'll never need to download another app againQuartz
Here are the winners of the 2016 Google Play AwardsGreenbot
Engadget -Digital Trends -USA TODAY -The Seattle Times
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Suppliers Are Eagerly Waiting For 2017 - LearnBonds

May 21, 2016 - 11:48am

LearnBonds

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Suppliers Are Eagerly Waiting For 2017
LearnBonds
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported its first quarterly revenue decline in over a decade in the most recent quarter, and this has impacted Apple's hardware suppliers. Taiwan also suffered because of this, when in May the foreigners hammered this Apple's ...
Apple Smartphone Suppliers Wait for 2017Barron's
Apple (AAPL) Stock Gains After Previewing New Flagship Store, Jim Cramer's ViewTheStreet.com
Is an Apple, China Mobile deal imminent?Market Intelligence Center
InvestorGuide -Profit Confidential -TCC
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Will 'The Division' Finally Fix Its Loot System In Its 'Conflict' 1.2 Patch? - Forbes

May 21, 2016 - 11:01am

Forbes

Will 'The Division' Finally Fix Its Loot System In Its 'Conflict' 1.2 Patch?
Forbes
The Division is dropping its 1.2 “Conflict” content update on Tuesday, and they've spent the week detailing exactly what it's going to entail. Much ado has been made about a seemingly maddening new rope-cutting mechanic designed to make the Dark Zone ...
Second The Division Update Detailed, Arrives Next WeekUbergizmo
Ubisoft details The Division's next free updateSlashGear
Second 'The Division' update raises the stakesEngadget
Tech News Today -International Business Times AU -Bone-idle.ie -News Every day
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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 video review: Behold, the GPU king - Engadget

May 21, 2016 - 11:00am

Engadget

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 video review: Behold, the GPU king
Engadget
As far as video card upgrades go, there's a lot to love with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080. We called it "the upgrade you've been waiting for" in our full review. The GTX 1080 blows away last year's high-end cards, and even though it's $599 ($699 for the ...
Nvidia Pascal GPU Release Date, Price and Specs: Prepare For Powerful Graphic Cards with Pascal ArchitectureGospel Herald
NVIDIA Corporation's GeForce GTX 1070 Could Be a Huge HitMotley Fool
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 news: Newest GPU with support for 4K, VR revealedVine Report
TweakTown -TechRadar -Marketwired (press release) -The Verge
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Israeli app wins 1st place in Google Play awards - Ynetnews

May 21, 2016 - 9:45am

Israeli app wins 1st place in Google Play awards
Ynetnews
Interior-design app Houzz won 'Best App' in Google Play's inaugural awards; the app has been downloaded by more than 10 million users. Published: 05.21.16, 17:45 / Israel Business. Israeli-made Houzz won "Best App" in the first-ever Google Play awards.

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Google wants your data to do great things. That's not such a bad deal. - Mashable

May 21, 2016 - 8:48am

Mashable

Google wants your data to do great things. That's not such a bad deal.
Mashable
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — As I watched Google's many unveilings this week, I could sense a certain confidence in the proceedings. That was no doubt partly because the company was, for the first time in 10 years, hosting its Google I/O developer ...
What marketers need to know about Google assistant and Google HomeSearch Engine Land
Scary-smart AI is still 'decades and decades' away, Google saysCNET
Google really, really wants you to know that we're living in the 'early days'Recode
Engadget -SFGate
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Cruise Automation Testing Autonomous Chevy Bolt - Gas 2.0

May 21, 2016 - 8:21am

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Cruise Automation Testing Autonomous Chevy Bolt
Gas 2.0
If you are out and about in San Francisco these days, you may see one or more Chevy Bolt test cars fitted with roof mounted sensors and cameras. They are pre-production prototypes that are undergoing testing by Cruise Automation, the west coast start ...
Autonomous Chevy Bolt currently being tested in San FranciscoModern Readers
Why GM's Autonomous Chevrolet Bolt is Running Around San FranciscoForbes
Autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EVs charge (get it?) into San FranciscoCNET
Hybrid Cars News
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Reddit threads can now be embedded on websites like tweets & Facebook posts - SlashGear

May 21, 2016 - 7:01am

Engadget

Reddit threads can now be embedded on websites like tweets & Facebook posts
SlashGear
Reddit, "the front page of the internet" as the site boasts, has finally caught up to just about every major social media platform this week by introducing embeddable threads. You know when you're on a website and come across a tweet, Instagram photo, ...
Reddit Now Lets You Embed PostsPC Magazine
Reddit gives readers option to embed posts directly on other websitesNH Voice
Reddit now lets you embed posts on other websitesDigital Trends
Lighthouse News Daily -Washington Post -The Verge -Mashable
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Super Mario to invade the movie theater? video - CNET - CNET

May 21, 2016 - 6:50am

CNET

Super Mario to invade the movie theater? video - CNET
CNET
Nintendo is trying to get in the movie business. Meanwhile, Google is doing its best to be in your home. Get all caught up in tech right here. Share (0). facebook. twitter. googleplus. linkedin. Transcript. These are the top stories of the week, Google ...
Nintendo Hoping to Self-Finance Their Own Animated MoviesBSCkids
Is Nintendo Preparing to Make PC Games?LaptopNinja (blog)
Nintendo aims at expansion into film businessThe Independent

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Apple's Tim Cook Samples Bollywood, Cricket, in Bid to Woo India - Wall Street Journal

May 21, 2016 - 4:30am

Wall Street Journal

Apple's Tim Cook Samples Bollywood, Cricket, in Bid to Woo India
Wall Street Journal
NEW DELHI— Apple Inc. AAPL 1.08 % Chief Executive Tim Cook met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi Saturday, the most high-profile engagement yet on Mr. Cook's dayslong charm offensive in a crucial but challenging market for the ...
Apple boss Cook meets PM Modi to plot India strategyReuters
Apple CEO Cook, Indian Prime Minister Modi meet in New DelhiAtlanta Journal Constitution
Apple chief Tim Cook meets Indian PM ModiPhys.Org
Yahoo Finance -AppleInsider (press release) (blog) -NDTV -GSMArena.com
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Microsoft's Surface phone: Rumour roundup - Times of India

May 21, 2016 - 3:49am

Times of India

Microsoft's Surface phone: Rumour roundup
Times of India
Times Syndicate It's been quite some time now since we started hearing rumors about Microsoft working on their breakthrough device, which is none other than their premium Surface Phone smartphone. Microsoft's Surface team has been playing along with ...
4 Things That Make the Surface Pro 4 Worth BuyingGotta Be Mobile
Better than Microsoft's Surface Pro? Here's the Windows 10 2-in-1 being built on public opinionZDNet
Microsoft Surface Phone Release Date To Be In 2017 – Know The Complete Details:REM
Windows Report -Tech Times -News Every day
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Google is making mobile search more visual with rich cards - Engadget

May 20, 2016 - 10:49pm

Engadget

Google is making mobile search more visual with rich cards
Engadget
Google's new "rich cards" format will make googling on your phone a more visual experience than what you're used to. It's sort of an evolved version of rich snippets, those search results that come with small images and a short sample of the web page's ...
Google bringing featured snippets & rich results filters to Search Analytics reportSearch Engine Land
Video: Google Search Console Upgrades, Google Penalties, Real Time Index API & I/OSearch Engine Roundtable
New Look For Google Search With Card-Based ResultsSearch Engine Journal
Android Headlines -ZDNet -eWeek -The SEM Post
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Apple Loop: New All-Glass iPhone Leaks, iOS 9.3.2's Serious Problems, iTunes Still Broken - Forbes

May 20, 2016 - 6:09pm

Forbes

Apple Loop: New All-Glass iPhone Leaks, iOS 9.3.2's Serious Problems, iTunes Still Broken
Forbes
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week's Apple Loop includes the brickbats and bouquets from the iOS 9.3.2 release, the all-glass front of the iPhone 8 leaks, Apple's potential secret weapon for the iPhone 7, Anandtech's ...
Apple pulls iOS 9.3.2 for 9.7" iPad Pro after update errorsAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple Pulls iOS 9.3.2 Update for 9.7-Inch iPad Pro After Bricking ComplaintsMac Rumors
Apple pulls iOS 9.3.2 for 9.7 inch iPad Pro following reports of bricked devices with 'Error 56' issue9 to 5 Mac
PC Magazine -Mashable -Ars Technica -Ubergizmo
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With Instant Apps, Google Aims to Make the Web and Apps One - WIRED

May 20, 2016 - 4:19pm

WIRED

With Instant Apps, Google Aims to Make the Web and Apps One
WIRED
Let's say a friend texts you a 360-degree 3D photo of the new kombucha brewery in his basement. This is one of those self-consciously tech-savvy hipster friends who uses all the latest smartphone apps. And well, you don't. You don't have that 360 ...
Soon you'll never need to download another app againQuartz
Here are the winners of the 2016 Google Play AwardsGreenbot
Google's New Science Journal App Turns Your Android Phone Into a Lab Full of SensorsGizmodo

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Scary-smart AI is still 'decades and decades' away, Google says - CNET

May 20, 2016 - 3:39pm

CNET

Scary-smart AI is still 'decades and decades' away, Google says
CNET
Google executives talk about the company's future in artificial intelligence. Richard Nieva/CNET. Whenever we talk about artificial intelligence, someone inevitably mentions Skynet, the destructive machine system in the Terminator movies. But we ...
Google's artificial intelligence chief says 'we're in an AI spring'Mashable
Google really, really wants you to know that we're living in the 'early days'Recode
Google confirms a new in-house startup incubatorEngadget
Forbes -BuzzFeed News -Android Headlines -SFGate
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Here are the winners of the 2016 Google Play Awards - Greenbot

May 20, 2016 - 3:01pm

Greenbot

Here are the winners of the 2016 Google Play Awards
Greenbot
Google on Thursday announced the inaugural winners of its newly minted Play Awards for the best Android apps. A total of 50 apps were nominated, spanning across 10 different categories. Apps were nominated and selected based on quality, innovation, ...
Google wants make it easier to craft apps that go bigEngadget
Own your category -- 7 ways to set your app apart from the competitionBetaNews
Google Play Awards: Houzz Is Best Android App Of The YearTech Times
Digital Trends -Firstcoastnews.com
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Uber knows you'll probably pay surge pricing if your battery is about to die - The Verge

May 20, 2016 - 1:41pm

The Verge

Uber knows you'll probably pay surge pricing if your battery is about to die
The Verge
Uber's surge pricing can be annoying. Why pay more if you can wait 15 minutes and pay less? And that's exactly the point — surge pricing is meant to apply downward pressure to demand through an increase in pricing. But, it turns out, riders are more ...
Uber Knows When Your iPhone Battery Is Dying And You're Getting DesperateHuffington Post
Uber Says Riders Will Pay the Most When Their Phone Battery Is DyingGizmodo
Keep Your Phone Charged Or You (Might) Pay More For UberAndroid Headlines
Mashable -Quartz -Jalopnik -Engadget
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Project Ara Lives: Google's Modular Phone Is Ready for You Now - WIRED

May 20, 2016 - 12:36pm

WIRED

Project Ara Lives: Google's Modular Phone Is Ready for You Now
WIRED
The building that houses Google's Advanced Technology and Products division offers a few subtle hints that something weird is going on inside. The pirate flags in the bathroom. The big sign reminding ATAP employees to always erase their whiteboards ...
Google is building its own consumer Android phoneThe Verge
Google aims to launch its consumer Project Ara phone in 2017Engadget
Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone Will Ship to Developers This FallGizmodo
TechCrunch -Droid Life (press release) (blog) -Recode -VentureBeat
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EXCLUSIVE: Levi's And Google's Project Jacquard Launch Wearable Tech Jacket For Urban Cyclists - Forbes

May 20, 2016 - 12:32pm

Forbes

EXCLUSIVE: Levi's And Google's Project Jacquard Launch Wearable Tech Jacket For Urban Cyclists
Forbes
At initial glance, the new “Levi's Commuter x Jacquard by Google Trucker Jacket” appears like a straightforward piece of clothing. There's nothing that shouts technology – no big flashing screens, no hefty battery packs, no suggestion that it does ...
Google and Levis are releasing their smart jacket early next yearEngadget
Levis is making a commuter jacket with Google's Project JacquardVentureBeat
Google Jacqard announces Levi's Commuter smart jacketPhone Arena

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