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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

Google Grows YouTube Views, Revenue Despite Facebook Threat
/ July 17, 2015 2:11 pm
Google Grows YouTube Views, Revenue Despite Facebook Threat

Variety reports "The YouTube-owned video service also seems to be growing eyeballs, despite increased competition from Facebook. “Growth in watch time on YouTube has accelerated,” said Porat, adding that global watch time is up 60 percent year-over-year, with mobile watch time more than double from what it was a year ago.". Read More

In Google’s Vision of Virtual Reality, Where Does Jaunt Fit?
/ June 30, 2015 11:50 am
In Google’s Vision of Virtual Reality, Where Does Jaunt Fit?

Re/code reports "So why is Google investing in a company that appears to compete against it? The launch of Jaunt’s new high-end camera, announced today, clears up the confusion. Jaunt is occupying the high end of VR movies, leaving Google to stake out the mass market’s taste for smaller-budget fare.". Read More

Google Music Crunches Your Data to Craft Perfect Playlists
/ June 23, 2015 11:44 am
Google Music Crunches Your Data to Craft Perfect Playlists

Wired reports "Barely 36 hours after Swift’s Tumblr letter went viral, prompting Apple to do an about-face and promise to pay artists during the three-month free trial of Apple Music, Google is offering a free tier to Google Music that it hopes will bring more users into the service.". Read More

Google Is Looking For Testers For Its Jump VR Video Cameras
/ June 22, 2015 2:49 pm
Google Is Looking For Testers For Its Jump VR Video Cameras

TechCrunch reports "Google wants YOU to test their Jump virtual reality video capture platform. Or, well, some of you. Maybe like two, given how I imagine the percentages will work on this. The company is opening up invitations to anyone interested in trying it out, with a form where you can specify what you’d like to do with it, and provide a little bit about your background.". Read More

Google Taps Storyful for YouTube Newswire
/ June 18, 2015 3:34 pm
Google Taps Storyful for YouTube Newswire

Variety reports "YouTube unveiled a new curated section of verified eyewitness videos called the YouTube Newswire Thursday to give journalists and news junkies alike direct access to newsworthy raw footage from around the world. At launch, YouTube Newswire featured videos about the mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, storms in Oklahoma and the war in Syria.". Read More

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