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Link: YouTube focusing on Channels →

YouTube has said it is going to put another 200 million dollars into its channels that it began experimenting with 8 months ago. YouTube has launched close to 100 channels and attracted a few big names thus far.

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Link: Google Didn’t Delete Wi-Fi Data After All →

And I’m not surprised.

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Link: Google’s Marissa Mayer Becomes Yahoo’s Chief →

Marissa has a huge challenge, but she has a lot of experience too. She has been at the helm of many key projects, including News and the unified search bar (she has patents for both). I was most intrigued that … Continue reading

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Link: Adobe Cuts Flash From Android →

Looks like Adobe has finally pulled the plug on Flash for Android. On August 15th, Adobe will no longer allow users to download the application from Google Play. Current users will still be able to receive updates Adobe sends out.

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Link: Everything from I/O… Almost →

Google has covered most of the highlights here. The Nexus 7 is more of a competitor to the Kindle Fire, than the iPad. Google will continue to push their tablet offerings against the iPad, but it is clear that entertainment … Continue reading

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Link: Government Censorship On the Rise →

Google has released this transparency report for the past 2 years, and things are only getting worse. On this list, several countries who had previously complied are now demanding content removal.

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Link: Google Drive →

For those of you keeping score: DropBox announced a small update to their services allowing users to share any file within the service, even if it isn’t specifically made public. Microsoft augmented SkyDrive to integrate with Mac OS X finder, … Continue reading

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Weekly Download #34: Windows Phone, Google, RIM

In this episode, Chris and I talk about the upcoming Lumia 900 launch in the US; the “Smoked by Windows Phone Challenge”; Google’s loss of who they are; and RIMs continued falterings. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: … Continue reading

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Link: Ads Based on Environment →

Creepy and annoying. (via Jim Dalrymple)

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Link: The Move to OpenStreetMaps →

You may have noticed iPhoto for iPad using a different mapping service than Google’s. The reasoning, according to this article, is the push to monetize the service based on the number of impressions that the map makes. It is unclear … Continue reading

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Link: Google Play →

Don’t bother watching the video. But, good idea to consolidate.

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Weekly Download #31: iPad 3, Google Goggles, T-Mobile, Facebook, iFactory, Chomp, Microsoft, Nokia, Siri

Big big show kicks off with the iPad 3 Apple Event announcement; Google’s Glasses/Goggles product development; T-Mobile whining about poor earnings; Facebook interleaving ads in your news feed; the ABC News piece on Apple factories; Apple’s acquisition of Chomp; Microsoft … Continue reading

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Link: Google Goggles →

It was about time that the software available on Android and the Google ecosystem starting to propagate beyond the phone. A scoop by Nick Bilton for the NY Times: The glasses will send data to the cloud and then use … Continue reading

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Link: How Third-Parties Exploited Safari Cookie Handling via Ads →

Safari contains third-party blocks for cookies across all the OSs that it runs on; however, Google needed to leave a cookie on the device in order to preserve +1 analytics. Their solution is quite devious, and dare I say — … Continue reading

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Weekly Download #29: iPad 3, Apple TV, Patent Uselessness, Facebook, Bing & Social, Google’s Living Room

This week we talk about the iPad rumor mill; Apple & Google’s war in the living room; More on patent uselessness; Facebook’s push to show more ads; Bing & a look at social media SEO. This show could be sponsored … Continue reading

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Link: The Ethics of Google →

My post on a new blog from my friends Ben & Ben, “Bumba Broadsides”, on the Ethics of Google and the recent anti-trust search debate.

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Link: Google Developing Home-Entertainment System →

Amir Efrati and Ethan Smith, WSJ: It’s unclear which retailers would sell the entertainment device, which would stream music from Google’s online music-storage service and pipe it wirelessly to Google-designed speakers or other Web-connected devices in people’s homes, according to … Continue reading

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Link: No Flash on Chrome for Android →

Thinking Nelson is pretty appropriate here.

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Link: Search+ →

Google has begun integrating + information, like profiles, stream updates and more, into search results. Much of the internet is crying foul because of antitrust claims (the biggest search monopoly propels it’s own property to the foreground), but the move … Continue reading

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Link: On the Road with Google Wallet →

Cherian Abraham: I rode about 900 miles in the last four days, cutting across Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey to be together with my family for Christmas. I figured this would be a good time to put my new … Continue reading

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Redefining Reading and Sharing: Flipboard for iPhone

Tarun takes a look at the experience and design of Flipboard for iPhone, featuring Cover Stories and unique sharing outlets that redefines the reading and sharing of news. He also contrasts this experience with Google Currents. Continue reading

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Weekly Download #22: Google Music, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook Phones, Android and WebOS, Flickr, Open-Source, Zynga

After a week hiatus, Tarun and Chris are back… to talk about the stuff you are probably familiar with! We touch on the new Google Music service and it’s sad usage of Flash; Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook as platforms entering … Continue reading

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Link: Wait on that Android Tablet →

The Android supply chain makers expect to have a large supply of tablets in storage due to the recent release of the “book” tablets. Good news for the consumer: To clear inventories of Android tablet PCs, several waves of price … Continue reading

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Link: Google Music →

It uses Flash, and requires you to upload your music. Seems like a reach in unfamiliar territory.

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Link: Sony Trying TV Service →

Apparently the failings of Apple and Google to successfully create a TV solution that does not involve set-top boxes and cable providers isn’t stopping Sony from giving it a go. ┬áThe Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sony is attempting … Continue reading

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