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Google Play Lists Best of 2016

  Google Play has announced its most popular apps, games, music, movies, TV shows and books globally in 2016. The Force and Harry Potter were no match for a different kind of superhero as Deadpool and “Deadpool Kills the Universe” dominated the movie and book charts this year. Game of Thrones kept The Walking Dead […]

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Alphabet Reports Third Quarter Earnings

  MOUNTAIN VIEW — Alphabet, the parent company of Google, reported revenues of $22.45 billion for the third quarter, an increase of 20% from the same period a year ago. The company reported net income according to GAAP of $5.06 billion. Shares in the company’s Class C shares were up just $0.02 cents for the […]

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YouTube Orders Pilot for Sci-Fi Series Impulse

YouTube has ordered a pilot from Universal Cable Productions (UCP) for IMPULSE, a sci-fi action-thriller. This 60 minute drama marks the first deal between UCP and YouTube. Doug Liman (“Bourne Identity,” “Live. Die. Repeat:  Edge of Tomorrow”) is attached to direct and executive produce along with Hypnotic’s David Bartis and Gene Klein, who also produce […]

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Google, Facebook Team Up to Build Pacific Cable System

  EATONTOWN, NJ and HONG KONG — Internet giants Facebook and Google are partnering with TE Subcom and PLDC (Pacific Light Data Communication Co. Ltd.) to co-build the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN), a 12,800 km transpacific submarine cable system that will provide the first direct undersea route between Hong Kong and Los Angeles with ultra-high capacity transmission. Scheduled for […]

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Google Launches New Pixel Phone

  Google has introduced its own premium smartphone called Pixel, which features Google’s new Assistant software built-in, as it looks to take on Apple and Samsung in a crowded field of phones. The phone casing features an aluminum body and Gorilla Glass 4 from Corning on the front and back. The Pixel fingerprint sensor is […]

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Google Releases Allo Messaging App

  Google has released Allo, a new smart messaging app for Android and iOS that helps you say more and do more right in your chats. Google Allo can help you make plans, find information, and express yourself more easily in chat. And the more you use it, the more it improves over time. Google […]

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Google Opening Startup Space in SF

  Google is heading to the city of San Francisco this September to open a new space for developers and startups. Located at 301 Howard Street, Google will have over 14,000 square feet of space to train, educate and collaborate with local and international developers and startups. The announcement was made on the Google Developers […]

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Google Buys Cloud Platform Company Orbitera

  Google announced it has acquired Orbitera. The company provides a commerce platform that makes buying and selling software in the cloud simple, seamless and scalable for all kinds of businesses, including independent software vendors, service providers and IT channel organizations. Reports say that Google paid over $100 million for the company, which is based […]

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Google Hosts Orbis Flying Eye Hospital at Moffett Field

  Orbis, the international nonprofit that fights blindness around the world unveils their new Flying Eye Hospital at Moffett Field, hosted by Google all this week. As the world’s only accredited ophthalmic training hospital aboard an MD-10 aircraft, this unique aircraft brings state of the art technology, training and teaching tools to local healthcare teams […]

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Google, NBC Partner on Olympic Searches

  NBC Olympics and Google are partnering to provide fans with an in-depth Olympic search experience during the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  This effort begins today – the day of the Opening Ceremony — and concludes at the end of the Games. The collaboration centers on the Google Search […]

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Google Fiber Buys WebPass

  Google Fiber has entered into an agreement to acquire Webpass of San Francisco according to a blog post by Webpass founder and President Charles Barr. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Google Fiber and Webpass are both looking to create fast Internet connectivity in the U.S. By joining forces, the companies can accelerate the […]

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Google Play Store Coming to Chromebooks

  Google announced that its Google Play Store for apps will be coming to new Chromebooks soon. The Chromebook has become one of the most popular laptops among schools nationwide. Google said in the first quarter of this year, Chromebooks topped Macs in overall shipments to become the #2 most popular PC operating system in […]