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Google and Samsung set to launch Nexus S phone

December 7, 2010

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Out of the box, Nexus S is unlocked, so it will work with any GSM carrier. Samsung and Google are set to launch the Nexus S. Pretty cool stuff. Check out the Nexus S website for all the details Availability After December 16, Nexus S will be sold unlocked and carrier-independent initially through Best Buy […]

Google is said to be near a deal to acquire Groupon- for like 6 Billion big ones!

November 30, 2010

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Google rumoured to be in the market for Groupon, the online discounter, for about 6 Billion bucks. Before you read the details from this article, this commentator thought it would be interesting to post a list of the acquisitions Google has made, for they are making more deals than any other company or fund out […]

Google testing consumer interaction with Brands through new APP- its really just solid marketing using mobile

November 16, 2010

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This is just some of the cool stuff that can be done via a smartphone and the associated camera in the mobile device. This is not new technology, but the way Google is approaching the Brands is novel, at least when you have 500 million users! At least check out this APP on the new […]

Google Launches Boost, Easy Local Advertising With Artificial Intelligence

October 27, 2010

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(NYT) Google announced initial availability of a new advertising program called Boost today, beginning in San Francisco, Houston and Chicago. Boost automatically determines what keywords your business ought to bid on and recommends a range of monthly advertising budgets based on the competitiveness of your business sector. It then runs Cost Per Click ads in […]

AdMob introducing interactive video to Android

October 26, 2010

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Google-owned mobile advertising network AdMob is introducing interactive video and interactive interstitial ad units optimized for applications running across the Android smartphone platform. According to AdMob, the rich media units identify a device’s screen resolution, size, and network connection speed to serve users the optimal viewing experience; ads may be placed either at app-open or in-app. […]

Big networks block content for Google TV

October 22, 2010

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(NYT) In the latest sign that Google may struggle to transform television viewing with Google TV, its new service for Internet-connected TVs, three major broadcast networks and Hulu are blocking people from using the service to watch full-length TV shows on their Web sites. Initially, people could watch the full shows on TVs and set-top […]

Determined to Crack the Social Code

October 18, 2010

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(New York Times) Google has been stunningly adept at devising computer algorithms to help people search the Internet. But when it comes to building features for social networking, the company has been much less effective. And changing that is one of the company’s biggest business challenges these days. Google depends on having its finger on […]