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Hangouts API Version 1.1 Discussed In Office Hours Hangouts API Version 1.1 Discussed In Office Hours

The metahangout that is the Google+ Office Hours went down this week and the discussion is one that developers will want to check out. J.D. Salazar and Richard Dunn from the Hangouts API team took time to answer developer questions …

Google Talks Content API For Shopping Testing Google Talks Content API For Shopping Testing

Only a few days after Google pushed the Hangout for the Content API for Shopping, they’re back again with another Hangout from just last week. This week’s Hangout focuses on a slew of new questions for the Content API team. …

Google Celebrates National Teachers’ Day Google Celebrates National Teachers’ Day

Cristin Frodella, a group marketing manager for Google Education, revealed today how Google Education is celebrating National Teachers’ Day. Over at the Google Official Blog, Frodella shared two YouTube videos that demonstrate the difference good teachers (in combination with Google …

Google+ Hangouts On Air Now Available To All Users Google+ Hangouts On Air Now Available To All Users

When Google+ introduced Hangouts, it was a major win for Google’s social networking service. It was the major defining feature for a lot of people and set Google+ apart from the competition. Google then introduced Hangouts On Air to a …

Google+ Hangouts API Detailed During Meta-Hangout Google+ Hangouts API Detailed During Meta-Hangout

It feels good to have a Google+ office hours Hangout actually come out on time. Today’s hangout comes from just yesterday where the Google+ team and the Hangouts API lead Richard Dunn took the time out of their day to …

Google Drive Seen During a Developer Google+ Hangout Google Drive Seen During a Developer Google+ Hangout
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Google has certainly been pushing their Google+ Hangouts recently. Hosting everything from conference panel discussions to an interview with the Secretary General of the UN, Google is hoping Hangout becomes the go-to place for videoconferencing. Anything, however, can happen during …

Google+ Team Details Hangouts API Version 1.0 Google+ Team Details Hangouts API Version 1.0

As you are probably aware, Google took the Hangouts API out of preview last month. That means that anybody can mess around with Hangouts now to make their own Web applications that utilize what is arguably Google+‘s most popular feature. …

Google+ Team Talks JavaScript And REST APIs Google+ Team Talks JavaScript And REST APIs

It was only yesterday that Google posted the latest Google+ platform office hours on YouTube. That one was from last weekend and contained lots of juicy info including a live coding session. It might surprise you then that Google was …

Google+ Platform Office Hours Details jQuery Plugin Google+ Platform Office Hours Details jQuery Plugin

It’s another week and you know what that means – another Google+ platform office hours. While most of these are usually pretty interesting, this week has something that’s far more helpful to developers. The office hours last week were hosted …

Google Hangout Live From WWW 2012 Google Hangout Live From WWW 2012

A live Hangout will take place with Googlers at the World Wide Web (WWW) 2012 conference in Lyon, France. The Hangout will take place on Wednesday, April 18 at 10:30 EDT and will feature members of Google’s technical team from …

Google Hosts First “TechRaking” Conference for Investigative Journalists Google Hosts First “TechRaking” Conference for Investigative Journalists

Google and the Center for Investigative Reporting are hosting a conference today at Google headquarters dubbed “TechRaking” 2012. The conference was meant to “inspire muckraking by exploring tools that help reporters tell stories with greater interactivity, opportunities for long-form journalism …

Google to Stream Hangout with UN Secretary-General Google to Stream Hangout with UN Secretary-General

Google has been updating and using the “Hangouts” feature of Google+ quite a bit lately. From underwater hangouts, to answering developer questions, to launching geeky web channels, it’s clear that Google thinks Hangouts is a feature of their social network …

Google Places Helps Small Businesses Get Noticed Google Places Helps Small Businesses Get Noticed
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Google has touted the benefits of Google+ for small businesses through various promotional videos. One service that doesn’t get a lot of public love in regards to small businesses is Google Places. The Google Places team held a Hangout on …

Google+ Hangouts With Extras Are Being Phased Out Google+ Hangouts With Extras Are Being Phased Out
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Hangouts are arguably the most popular feature of Google+, and Google has gone out of its way to promote various, prominent Hangouts. The company has also used the medium to have plenty of its own, connecting with users and/or providing …

YouTube Slam Now Lets You Create Your Own Battles YouTube Slam Now Lets You Create Your Own Battles

Back in December of 2011, YouTube launched YouTube Slam, a game/discovery mechanism where certain types of videos are pitted against each other in a one-on-one style battle. The videos are be in the same general category like “comedy slam” or …

Google+ Shares Daria Musk: Hangout Success Story Google+ Shares Daria Musk: Hangout Success Story

If you’ve got something to share and you want to reach a wide network of people Google+ might be for you. Today Google shared on their blog the story of Daria Musk, a young musical performer who made her dreams …

Google+ Hangouts API Out Of Preview Google+ Hangouts API Out Of Preview

One of the more impressive features of Google+ is the Hangouts feature. It enables video chatting among multiple friends at once over the Google+ platform, but organizations also use it to meet one-on-one with people. Googlers do it all the …

How Google Approaches User Experience How Google Approaches User Experience
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Google posted the following video from an on air Google+ hangout in which a handful of the company’s UX designers talk for about a half hour about the kinds of things they do when approaching user experience projects and issues. …

Google+ Hangouts Get Free Calls To U.S. & Canada Google+ Hangouts Get Free Calls To U.S. & Canada

Another feature has graduated the Hangouts with Extras class and is now a core part of the Google+ Hangouts experience. As of today, you can now place free calls anywhere in the U.S. and Canada right inside your Hangout box. …

Google+ Hangouts Move Underwater Google+ Hangouts Move Underwater

The Catlin Seaview Survey, with the help of award-winning cinematographer and shark researcher Richard Fitzpatrick, are taking Google+ Hangouts under the sea. The Catlin Seaview Survey is a research project whose mission is the “carry out the first comprehensive study …

Google Webmaster Hangouts: 2 You Can Join In The Near Future Google Webmaster Hangouts: 2 You Can Join In The Near Future

Google often does Webmaster Central Hangouts on Google+. This gives webmasters an opportunity to connect with Googlers and learn valuable tips about how they can get more out of their sites, and out of Google. Google’s Pierre Far announced a …