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Google expanded text ads are live, and device bidding & responsive ads for native roll out

Search Engine Land - ‎20 hours ago‎
The day has come: Google has officially launched expanded text ads. The extra-long ads with double headlines began rolling out across devices Tuesday morning.
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Google Maps getting cleaner look for maps with highlighted areas of interest

Android Police - ‎17 hours ago‎
Google is in the process or rolling out cleaner maps to Google Maps in an attempt to show more relevant information to users without overcrowding.

Gas from seawater? Google's idea factory searches for profits

Waterloo Record - ‎22 hours ago‎
X, formerly called Google X, cheekily refers to itself as "the moon shot factory." They are the people behind Google's self-driving car, along with various out-there projects like Loon, an attempt to beam Internet access from stratospheric balloons ...

How to Turn Google Into the Best To-Do App Ever

WIRED - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
There are three core parts to the Google Reminders Industrial Complex: Google Calendar, Google Keep, and Google Inbox. You can add reminders from any of the three. Get an email you need to do something with? Hit the pin in Inbox to keep it in front of ...

Why Yahoo Lost And Google Won

Forbes - ‎14 hours ago‎
Many of the Yahoo obituaries published over the last couple of days have contrasted its demise with the flourishing of Google, another Web pioneer. Why was Google's attempt to “organize all the world's information” vastly more successful than Yahoo's?
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With Yahoo Deal, Verizon Sets Sights on Facebook, Google

Wall Street Journal - ‎20 hours ago‎
Verizon's thesis for the Yahoo investment is content creators and advertisers are hungry for alternatives beyond Facebook and Google as the market for digital media expands for both in-home and mobile consumption. This year, Google collected an ...

Why don't people vote? You asked Google – here's the answer

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
You asked Google - here's the answer. Tim Bale. Every day millions of internet users ask Google life's most difficult questions, big and small.
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The Inside Story Of 'Pokémon GO's' Evolution From Google Castoff To Global Phenomenon

Forbes - ‎22 hours ago‎
It's not hard to spot players of the most popular smartphone game of all time. They have a peculiar way of carrying their devices in front of them with one hand, says John Hanke, the technology whiz behind Pokémon GO, as we stroll along the waterfront ...
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Google Took Different Approaches Than Yahoo

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
A number of factors led to their diverging fates, but at the core of Google's triumph over Yahoo has been a consistent management team that focused relentlessly on technology serving its massive online-advertising business.
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Google now automatically provides the location of panicked 999 callers to UK emergency services - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google has announced it is providing the location of panicked 999 callers to emergency services within its Android mobile operating system.
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Google's Zagat Dishes Up a Fresh App, Ditching 30-Point Scale

Bloomberg - ‎15 hours ago‎
... burgundy book, eventually expanding to many other major U.S. cities and even London and Toronto. But after surveying customers, Zagat found that many of them preferred a more straightforward style.
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Google adds eight new categories to the Play Store, renames a couple more

Android Police - ‎2 hours ago‎
We may all lament the state of app discoverability in the Play Store at times (it still sucks you can't do advanced searching), but at least Google is trying to improve the experience. Today it's added eight new categories and renamed two others ...
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Alphabet earnings bring concern about Google search growth, revenue

MarketWatch - ‎15 hours ago‎
The pressure is on for the Google parent company to top expectations, after Alphabet GOOG, -0.18% GOOGL, +0.02% reported a large earnings-per-share miss in April, sending its shares spiraling after the company narrowly missed on the top line and failed ...

Big Week For Earnings: Opportunities To Purchase Amazon, Apple, Facebook And Google For A Discount?

Forbes - ‎21 hours ago‎
Earnings season provides numerous opportunities to develop options trading strategies that are intriguing in high implied volatility trading situations.
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Google Wants to Warn Mobile Users About Spam Phone Calls

Fortune - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The search giant said Monday that a new update to its Google GOOG -0.41% Phone app would help Nexus and Android One smartphone owners avoid spam phone calls.

The 13 craziest Google patents

Tech Insider - ‎21 hours ago‎
From self-driving cars to drone delivery, the tech giant always seems to have a futuristic project in the works. So we decided to dig through a bunch of the company's patent filings to see what big ideas the company may pursue next.
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OpenStack embraces Kubernetes to become a whole lot more like Google

TechRepublic - ‎15 hours ago‎
By collaborating with Google and Intel, perhaps the feisty startup can finally accelerate innovation in OpenStack and give customers a private cloud platform that can better keep up with AWS.
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Ohio teens trick Google into honoring Harambe

USA TODAY - ‎19 hours ago‎
CINCINNATI - If a teenage boy was given the chance to rename the street his high school was on, his mouth would likely salivate at the opportunity for mischief.
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Google wants to improve artificial intelligence to prevent robot screw-ups

Recode - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
More and more artificial intelligence will soon enter our lives. And Google would very much like its AI systems to be front and center.
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Google Maps for iOS Update Brings Support for Navigation to Multiple Destinations and More

NDTV - ‎5 hours ago‎
With Google Maps for iOS version 4.21.0, users can now add more than one destination to their route. You can now add pit-stops mid-route, and maps will divide it as point A, B and so on.