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Google’s ‘Maps Gallery’ is a Collaborative Digital Atlas

Google’s ‘Maps Gallery’ is a Collaborative Digital Atlas

Google announced the launch of Google Maps Gallery on Thursday, a new way for governments, non-profit organizations and businesses to share and publish their mapping data online via Google Maps Engine. Maps included in the Gallery can be viewed in Google Earth and are discoverable through major search engines, so this means ...

Does Google Glass Belong Behind the Wheel?

Does Google Glass Belong Behind the Wheel?

Google Glass is able to help drivers with everything from the car-buying process to enhancing the driving experience. Helpful auto shopping resources, like Drivetime or Kelly Blue Book, suddenly become keyboard and mouse-free with Google Glass. The buying process is easier and faster with advanced mobile technology. ...

Google Will Soon Teach You How to Build Smartphone Parts

Google Will Soon Teach You How to Build Smartphone Parts

Google announced on Wednesda it will host the first Ara Developers’ Conference this April. The series of three conferences will show developers what they will be able to do with the company's modular phone project. This is the first word of Project Ara's future since Google announced plans to sell off Motorola for $2.91 ...

Google Now Lets You Link Your AdWords and Google Analytics Accounts

Google Now Lets You Link Your AdWords and Google Analytics Accounts

Google on Wednesday announced deeper integration between AdWords and Google Analytics for Mobile Apps. In short, you can now link your AdWords and Google Analytics accounts and enable auto-tagging. By doing so, you can start receiving a new set of automatic detailed reports on things like day parts, destination URLs, and ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 26, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 26, 2014

Google’s been asked all sorts of questions since it first showed off Google Glass in 2012, and the company recently put together a helpful list of Do’s and Don’ts to make sure Explorers get the most out of their new device. Here are some of the best tips. Engage the world around you! With a computer in front of your ...

Report: Google is Trying to Stop Glass-Realted Distracted Driving Legislation

Report: Google is Trying to Stop Glass-Realted Distracted Driving Legislation

Google is lobbying officials in at least three U.S. states to stop proposed restrictions on driving with headsets such as Google Glass, marking some of the first clashes over the nascent wearable technology. Some eight U.S. states are considering regulation of Google Glass, a tiny computer screen mounted in the corner of an ...

Google’s Smartwatch (Made by LG) is Real and Coming… Soon-ish

Google’s Smartwatch (Made by LG) is Real and Coming… Soon-ish

Google’s long-rumored smartwatch is real, and still “officially” expected to begin shipping in mid to late March. However, many members of the smartwatch team inside Google believe that date will either be pushed back to June, or the watch will end up shipping incomplete with a smaller feature set than originally ...

Report: Google Was Prepared to Beat Facebook’s $19 Billion Bid for WhatsApp

Report: Google Was Prepared to Beat Facebook’s $19 Billion Bid for WhatsApp

Last week, Google CEO Larry Page met with WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum in a last-ditch effort to prevent the rapidly growing messaging app from selling itself to Facebook, according to three people involved in the deal. The Google chief had learned that a few days before, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had made a pitch to Mr. Koum ...

Google Shuttering Bufferbox to Focus on Google Shopping Express

Google Shuttering Bufferbox to Focus on Google Shopping Express

Google is focusing its shopping efforts. After purchasing Canadian startup Bufferbox back in 2012, the company has decided to shut down the Amazon Locker-like service this April. Bufferbox let users ship items directly to publicly-accessible lockers — a convenient option for accepting deliveries if you can't be home to ...

Google Acquires Spider.io to Combat Online Ad Fraud

Google Acquires Spider.io to Combat Online Ad Fraud

Google on Friday announced that it has acquired Spider.io, a London-based cyber security firm that combats online advertising fraud. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, although Google said it would be using the startup’s detection system to improve its display and video ad services. “By including Spider.io’s fraud ...