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Want To Learn More About Google Glass? Watch These Videos Want To Learn More About Google Glass? Watch These Videos

As Google I/O was wrapping up on Friday, Google was busy uploading the first of its developer videos to its YouTube channel. As part of the first wave, Google Glass developers who couldn’t make it to I/O got a chance …

Google Shows You How To Use Its Knowledge Graph Data In Your Own Apps Google Shows You How To Use Its Knowledge Graph Data In Your Own Apps

In one of many interesting Google I/O sessions, Google shows developers how to tap into Freebase, the open core of its Knowledge Graph, to enhance their own apps with Knowledge Graph data. The session takes a look at the Freebase …

Google Has Some Thoughts On What You Can Do To Help Stop Bills Like SOPA Google Has Some Thoughts On What You Can Do To Help Stop Bills Like SOPA
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One of the most valuable allies in the fight against SOPA last year was Google. The search giant gave millions of Internet users the tools necessary to contact their representatives to voice their opposition to the bill. Now Google is …

Want To Develop For Google Glass? Watch These Videos Want To Develop For Google Glass? Watch These Videos

Google Glass may have been announced at last year’s Google I/O, but it didn’t get a proper introduction until this year’s I/O. Google devoted a number of sessions for the new hardware on Thursday, and Google has made some of …

If You’re Looking To Sell More From Mobile, These Google I/O Videos Might Help If You’re Looking To Sell More From Mobile, These Google I/O Videos Might Help
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If you’re looking to sell more from mobile devices, you might want to check out a couple of sessions from Google I/O that the company has now made available online. Google, during its keynote, noted that 97 percent of mobile …

Don’t Miss These Google+ Talks From Google I/O Don’t Miss These Google+ Talks From Google I/O

Google announced a slew of new features (41 actually) for Google+ at Google I/O, including a new redesign. As you might imagine, this has implications for businesses, publishers and developers alike. With that, you would probably do well to check …

Glass Developer Kit Is In The Works At Google Glass Developer Kit Is In The Works At Google
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Google Glass Explorers have been busy developing apps for the device with the Mirror API that launched alongside the hardware. Developers may have found themselves running into some limitations, but that will be fixed in the future. During the Developing …

Google Announces A New AdMob Revamp Google Announces A New AdMob Revamp

At Google I/O, Google announced today that it has rebuilt its AdMob mobile ad network technology. It incorporates tech from other Google platforms like AdSense, and adds some additional features. The new AdMob includes smarter app promotion features. “Conversion Optimizer …

Businesses Should Make Sure They Didn’t Miss These Google Announcements Businesses Should Make Sure They Didn’t Miss These Google Announcements
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Google kicked off its annual developers conference, Google I/O, on Wednesday, with a keynote lasting nearly four hours. It’s always expected that Google will make a bunch of announcements at these events, and they certainly did. This year’s hasn’t been …

Watch The Entire Google I/O 2013 Keynote Here (All Four Hours Of It) Watch The Entire Google I/O 2013 Keynote Here (All Four Hours Of It)

Google gave an incredibly lengthy keynote to open up Google I/O on Wednesday. This included a number of announcements pertaining to Android, Google Play, Chrome, Google+, Search and Google Maps, yet still didn’t come close to covering all of the …

Here’s All The New Features Coming To Google+ Here’s All The New Features Coming To Google+
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During today’s Google I/O keynote, Google’s Vic Gundotra said that Google+ would be getting 41 new features. Those new features were spread out across three key areas – stream, hangouts and photos. Google is doing away with the old layout …

Google Compute Engine Availability Opened Up Google Compute Engine Availability Opened Up

Last year at Google I/O, Google unveiled Compute Engine. Today, the company announced they’re making it available for anyone to start using. They’re also adding the following new features: Sub-hour billing┬ácharges for instances in one-minute increments with a ten-minute minimum, …

Google TV Updates To Latest Version Of Android Google TV Updates To Latest Version Of Android

Google announced today that Google TV is being updated to the latest version of Android and Chrome. This is, of course, one of a slew of announcements out of the Mountain View company today, with Google I/O currently in full …

Google Wallet Gets Integrated With Gmail Google Wallet Gets Integrated With Gmail
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Google announced a lot of things today, but some it didn’t all make into the Google I/O keynote. On the Gmail blog, Google announced new Google Wallet integration for Gmail, which comes in the form of an “Attach Money” button. …

Google Music All Access Goes Live, Here’s What to Expect Google Music All Access Goes Live, Here’s What to Expect
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If you’re still looking to add a streaming music service to your collection of services (which, admittedly, could be pretty massive by now), Google wants to throw their hat in the ring. Today, Google launched Google Play Music All Access, …

New Google Maps Revealed At Google I/O New Google Maps Revealed At Google I/O
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Update: The official blog post is up now. Last week, images of a new Google Maps redesign leaked. Last night, the sign-up page with details about new features leaked. Today, at Google I/O, Google discussed the new offering further. First, …

Google Adds Conversational Search To Desktop As Part Of ‘The End Of Search’ [Google I/O] Google Adds Conversational Search To Desktop As Part Of ‘The End Of Search’ [Google I/O]
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Amit Singhal, head of Google’s core ranking team, took the stage at Google I/O today to declare “The End of Search”. “Search is dramatically changing right before our eyes,” he said. This involves Google getting closer to the company’s famous …

Google+ Gets 41 New Features, Including Stream Redesign [Google I/O 2013] Google+ Gets 41 New Features, Including Stream Redesign [Google I/O 2013]
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At Google I/O 2013, Google announced that Google+ was going to get 41 new features in the coming year. Those new features will be added to three key areas – stream, hangouts and photos. The first major change is an …

Google Aims To Simplify Mobile Shopping With ‘Instant Buy’ [Google I/O] Google Aims To Simplify Mobile Shopping With ‘Instant Buy’ [Google I/O]

According to Google, the abandonment rate of shopping carts on mobile is a whopping 97%. With that, they’re providing an HTML5 autocomplete function in mobile Chrome, and a new Google Wallet “Instant Buy” API to fill out info in three …

Google To Sell Galaxy S4 With Stock Android [Google I/O 2013] Google To Sell Galaxy S4 With Stock Android [Google I/O 2013]
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At the end of the Android portion of the Google I/O 2013 keynote, Google’s Hugo Barra announced that it will start selling a new Android device on its Play store. Those expecting a Nexus device were in for a surprise …

Chrome Now Has Over 750 Million Active Users [Google I/O] Chrome Now Has Over 750 Million Active Users [Google I/O]

Earlier, Google announced that Android has seen over 900 million activations. After talking about Android and Google Play for about an hour, the Google I/O keynote shifted to Chrome. Last year Chrome had 450 million monthly active users. Since then, …