Topic: Google

Amazon Buys Twitch for $970M
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Amazon Buys Twitch for $970M

Months ago, reports swirled that Google was in talks to buy game streaming site Twitch for something like a billion dollars. That arrangement made some degree of sense considering Google already had YouTube under its … [Read more...]

New Clues Hint at HTC’s Nexus Tablet
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New Clues Hint at HTC’s Nexus Tablet

If there’s one thing us tech-nerds love, it’s a Google-made gadget, which fall under the “Nexus” brand. Yet more evidence spotted today seems to suggest that HTC is making Google’s latest (and hopefully … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Twitter Messes with the Timeline; Snapchat Explores Advertising
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Twitter Messes with the Timeline; Snapchat Explores Advertising

Happy Sunday afternoon! It's Weekend Wrap-Up time, which means we're going to recap some of the top stories in tech from the past week. The past seven days were pretty quiet as far as tech news goes, but there were … [Read more...]

Cali Law Forces Modifications to Google Car
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Cali Law Forces Modifications to Google Car

When we last heard from Google’s driverless car project, we caught a glimpse at one of the most adorable prototypes ever created. But it seems that cuteness alone isn’t enough for the California Department of Motor … [Read more...]

Will Motorola Release 8 Smartphones this Year?
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Will Motorola Release 8 Smartphones this Year?

Motorola has a big press event scheduled for September 4 in Chicago, at which many believe we’ll finally get release information about the Moto 360 smartwatch. But beyond making the coolest looking wearable around, … [Read more...]

Details on YouTube Music Key Leaked
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Details on YouTube Music Key Leaked

Since last year, we’ve heard mixed reports and rumors about a music streaming service coming from Google’s YouTube, the latest concerning its delays and setbacks towards actually launching. A new treasure trove of … [Read more...]

Google Buys Jetpac to Make Image Recognition Soar
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Google Buys Jetpac to Make Image Recognition Soar

It happens all the time: if you make something amazing in the world of tech, you’ll probably be bought by a bigger company for a whole lot of money. Such is the case with this past weekend’s news that Google has … [Read more...]

Samsung Buys SmartThings for $200M
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Samsung Buys SmartThings for $200M

It took about a month, but it finally happened: yesterday, news broke that Samsung had arranged to acquire SmartThings for $200 million. For those who may not know them, SmartThings is a formerly Kickstarted tech firm … [Read more...]

Is Motorola Shamu the Nexus 6?
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Is Motorola Shamu the Nexus 6?

As you know by now, back in January Google inked a deal with Lenovo to sell off Motorola Mobility for $3 billion, a deal that’s still wending its way towards completion. For now, though, new leaks and rumors point to … [Read more...]

Rumor: Samsung Z Scrapped?
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Rumor: Samsung Z Scrapped?

Oh, Samsung. For the last few months, we’ve heard about the company’s idea for a high-end, Tizen-based smartphone called the Samsung Z. Most of what we’ve heard, however, has been mainly about the device’s … [Read more...]