Post Tagged with: "Google"

Roku rises above the rest in connected TV market: study
/ August 26, 2015 12:49 pm
Roku rises above the rest in connected TV market: study

Streamdaily.tv reports "The study found 20% of U.S. households with broadband Internet connections (2.49 million people Americans have access to broadband Internet, according to U.S. census data) owned at least one connected TV device as of year-end 2014. Looking at sales and shipping information, it determined Roku, Google, Amazon and Apple led the market in terms of sales, and Roku outshone its competitors.". Read More

Google Is Opening A YouTube Production Studio In Mumbai, India
/ August 19, 2015 11:30 am
Google Is Opening A YouTube Production Studio In Mumbai, India

TechCrunch reports "There’s good news for aspiring YouTube stars in India after Google announced its first YouTube Space for the country. Located in Mumbai, the production facility — the second of its kind in Asia — will be hosted by the reputed Whistling Woods International film school. The first YouTube Spaces project started in 2012 and it is designed to give filmmaker (YouTube filmmakers, naturally) a place where they can access high-quality equipment, gain mentorship and, ultimately, produce quality content.". Read More

Google’s tips for VR development
/ August 17, 2015 11:39 am
Google’s tips for VR development

Gamesindustry.biz reports "Whether it's a head mounted display connected to a cord or something cordless and mobile we have to worry about tiring the player more so than we did when you're sitting at a PC with a mouse or using your phone," he warned, adding that people were no longer going to be able to play for hours.". Read More

What’s next for YouTube as Google reorganizes?
/ August 14, 2015 2:05 pm
What’s next for YouTube as Google reorganizes?

The LA Times reports "With more than 1 billion users and a reported value of $70 billion, YouTube, which will remain part of Google, has evolved into a major asset for Sergey Brin and Page's empire, a seemingly farfetched notion when the tech giant first acquired the once-small company in 2006. But even as the video platform is at a point in its history where it can cement its dominance and become ever more lucrative, some are asking: Is YouTube too big to innovate?". Read More

BMW is investigating whether Google’s Alphabet infringes trademark
/ August 14, 2015 2:03 pm
BMW is investigating whether Google’s Alphabet infringes trademark

Business Insider reports "BMW on Tuesday said it was looking into whether Google infringed any trademark rights after the Silicon Valley-based group set up a new company called Alphabet, which is also the name of a BMW subsidiary.". Read More

One More Reason Why Google Restructured as Alphabet: Ads Aren’t Everything
/ August 12, 2015 9:56 am
One More Reason Why Google Restructured as Alphabet: Ads Aren’t Everything

Variety reports "Google has long been synonymous with ads. Out of the $17.7 billion the company earned during its most recent quarter, more than $16 billion came from advertising. And Google’s ads are everywhere: On the company’s search engine, as pre-rolls to YouTube videos, on countless third-party websites, in mobile apps, and even next to your emails, if you use Google’s Gmail service." . Read More

Google just announced a massive overhaul of its business structure
/ August 11, 2015 9:10 am
Google just announced a massive overhaul of its business structure

Business Insider reports "In a press release sent out Monday afternoon, cofounder and CEO Larry Page renamed and reorganized the company. Google has been turned into a subsidiary of a bigger company called Alphabet.". Read More

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