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Girls Who Code Makes Its Way Into A Mobile Game
/ December 7, 2015 10:48 am
Girls Who Code Makes Its Way Into A Mobile Game

TechCrunch reports "A major factor that deters girls from pursuing computer science is the perception that coders are mostly white and male, according to a recent Google-commissioned Gallup survey. That’s why non-profit organization Girls Who Code has partnered with mobile game-maker Pixelberry Studios to tell the story of a young girl coder in its flagship game, “High School Story.”". Read More

BuzzFeed Hires Google’s Lenke Taylor As Its First Chief People Officer
/ November 19, 2015 1:43 pm
BuzzFeed Hires Google’s Lenke Taylor As Its First Chief People Officer

TechCrunch reports "BuzzFeed is hiring a new executive to lead recruiting and human resources — Lenke Taylor, who’s currently Google’s head of people operations for business functions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.". Read More

Google Ads Exec Mohan Hops Over to YouTube (Where He Kind of Was Already)
/ November 18, 2015 12:14 pm
Google Ads Exec Mohan Hops Over to YouTube (Where He Kind of Was Already)

Re/code reports "Neal Mohan, a Google SVP for its display and video advertising business, is now SVP for Google’s other video business, YouTube. He will be head of product, a newly created position that signals the video behemoth is angling to ward off rivals, namely Facebook.". Read More

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Google Takes the Next Step to Merge Apps And the Web
/ November 18, 2015 11:58 am
Google Takes the Next Step to Merge Apps And the Web

Variety reports "Google is further blurring the lines between apps installed on your phone and the web with a new initiative that aims to make apps searchable and easier to use: The company announced Wednesday that it has started to index the content of some apps even if that content isn’t available on the web as well.". Read More

Years & Years Releases Music Video Created With Google’s DeepDream Technology
/ November 17, 2015 12:30 pm
Years & Years Releases Music Video Created With Google’s DeepDream Technology

TechCrunch reports "Earlier this year, Google released DeepDream, an open source tool that generates trippy-looking visualizations on top of existing footage using artificial neural networks (AI that Google’s been exploring for image and speech recognition). And now we’ve got the first DeepDream-powered music video.". Read More

Google is fascinated by these three mobile-first countries in Asia
/ November 17, 2015 12:16 pm
Google is fascinated by these three mobile-first countries in Asia

VentureBeat reports "South Korea, India, and Indonesia are the three countries in Asia that have the team at Google most excited in terms of mobile. Why? There’s a very clear-cut answer, based on numbers from a survey that Google conducted with TNS in June.". Read More

Google, Facebook, Yahoo And Verizon (And Comcast, AT&T And Twitter) Have Chosen Their New Battleground
/ November 16, 2015 12:46 pm
Google, Facebook, Yahoo And Verizon (And Comcast, AT&T And Twitter) Have Chosen Their New Battleground

VideoNuze reports "There’s a coming scrum that will involve all the major Internet giants, and the stakes are just being set now. It’s a fight for video footprint; specifically, for off-network video distribution and monetization. And it has heated up significantly over the past year, driven by a handful of expensive acquisitions and internal build-outs.". Read More

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