April 29th, 2013

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‘Facebook for news’ start up Wavii has confirmed that it has been bought by Google. Wavii CEO Adrian Aoun said that the company would be discontinuing its app, which allowed users to “follow the...

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April 24th, 2013

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New Apple and Google patents are rarely dull and the latest two to emerge are no exception, offering a way to turn gaming actions into comic books and an augmented reality overlay for sat nav, respectively....

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April 22nd, 2013

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Google's latest mobile app is Google Places for Business: a way for business owners to maintain their listings across Google Search, Maps, Mobile and Google+. Surprisingly, the app has launched for...

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April 19th, 2013

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Google is close to launching a Game Center-style community for Android, according to leaked information. The news comes from Android Police, who came upon the information while taking apart the API for...

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April 17th, 2013

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1.5m Android devices are being activated every day, according to Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt, talking at the Dive Into Mobile conference yesterday. Schmidt added that there are more than...

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April 9th, 2013

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WhatsApp is not being sold Google despite reports of a $1bn acquisition, according to the messaging company’s business development head Neeraj Arora. Arora told AllThingsDigital that the company is not...

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April 9th, 2013

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The four biggest app stores from Apple, Google, BlackBerry and Microsoft generated 13.4bn downloads and $2.2bn of revenues in the first quarter of 2013, according to Canalys. That's up 11% and 9% respectively...

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April 4th, 2013

Big news in the web browser world – including mobile: Google has announced plans for a forked version of the WebKit browser engine called Blink. "This was not an easy decision. We know that the introduction...

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April 4th, 2013

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Market analyst eMarketer has revised its predictions for US mobile advertising revenues due to "explosive entrances by Facebook and Twitter to the marketplace". The company estimates that US mobile...

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