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What Will Google’s New Structure Mean For Businesses?

What Will Google’s New Structure Mean For Businesses?

As I’m sure you’ve heard, Google is going through some major changes in in structure. Google itself now has a parent company. Even after sleeping on it, it’s still sinking in. Many, many businesses rely on Google for their well-being in part if not almost entirely in some cases. It’s worth considering how the new structural changes might impact everyone …

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Google Makes Some Changes To Its Corporate Structure

Google is making changes to the way it functions internally from a corporate structure standpoint. At the end of the week last week, Re/code reported on an internal memo CEO Larry Page sent to staff detailing some of the changes. The biggest change is that Sundar Pichai, who has been heading Android and Chrome, is taking over leadership of the …

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Google Funds Virtual Reality Company Magic Leap

Magic Leap, a technology company, which works in augmented reality, virtual reality, and mobile computing, announced that it has raised $542 million in Series B funding, and that this funding was led by Google. Other participants in the round are Qualcomm, Legendary Entertainment, Thomas Tull, KKR, Vulcan Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, Obvious Ventures, and other unnamed …

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Google Never Tried to Buy WhatsApp, Says SVP

The rumor coming on the heels of the biggest acquisition in recent memory–Facebook’s $19 billion buy of messaging service WhatsApp–was that Google also wanted to snatch up the wildly popular app and at one point had offered a handsome sum. Fortune cited multiple sources who claimed that Google had offered WhatsApp $10 billion–an amount that more than quadrupled the company’s …

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The Next Android Will Be ‘KitKat,’ Not ‘Key Lime Pie’

The next version of Android (4.4) will follow the operating system’s running tradition of being named after a sweet treat, but it’s not going to be Key Lime Pie, as many have expected for quite some time. In fact, The Verge reported early last year that it would be “Key Lime Pie,” after being tipped by “a reliable source”. Today, …

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Google To Host Event With Sundar Pichai On July 24

Sundar Pichai is wearing a lot of hats these days. He’s no longer just the head of the Chrome team, but the Android team as well. That’s why any event with him leaves us guessing as to what he’ll talk about. Google announced today that it will be hosting a press event/breakfast on July 24. The invitation, courtesy of JR …

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Is Google Bringing Incognito Mode To Android?

Incognito mode for Chrome is super helpful not just as a privacy feature, but also for letting your friends use Chrome without using your Google account. A recent comment from Android head Sundar Pichai suggests that we could see a similar feature hitting Android soon. Speaking at the D11 conference, Pichai was asked if more privacy was needed in Google …

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Don’t Expect Any Hardware Announcements At Google I/O

People are expecting big things out of this year’s Google I/O. Last year’s conference introduced the world to Glass, the Nexus 7 and the ill-fated Nexus Q. What could Google possibly do to top that? It seems that they aren’t even going to try. In an interview with Wired, Android and Chrome boss Sundar Pichai, who had just recently taken …

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Andy Rubin No Longer Head Of Android, Starting “New Chapter” At Google

Andy Rubin, co-founder of Android, has been in charge of the Android team at Google since his company was bought by the search giant in 2005. Since then, Android has matured into the most used mobile operating system on the planet. Now Rubin is preparing to take on a new challenge. Google CEO Larry Page announced today that Rubin would …

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Even The Chrome Browser Is A Money Maker For Google

Aside from the exciting Google Glass demonstration, the 2012 Google I/O conference will probably be remembered as the one that brought Google Chrome to the forefront. Sure, the browser has already experienced great success, especially when the prerendering of web pages is factored in, but this year, Google put Chrome on their front-and-center pedestal, focusing on cloud browsing, Chrome for …

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