Entries in 'google' (70)

Google gets serious about VR with Daydream

Google gets serious about VR with Daydream

There’s a new major player in the virtual reality market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2016 at 11:37AM in News
Google boss Pichai backs Apple in FBI security dispute

Google boss Pichai backs Apple in FBI security dispute

Apple boss Tim Cook has received the backing of Google CEO Sundar Pichai in his security row with the US government.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Twitter appoints Rodrigo Velloso to new director of game partnerships role

Twitter appoints Rodrigo Velloso to new director of game partnerships role

Google's former director of gaming content for YouTube Rodrigo Velloso has joined Twitter in a similar capacity.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:15AM in News
Google announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens VR 'experience'

Google announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens VR 'experience'

Disney and Google have teamed up to promote upcoming movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens with a virtual reality app designed for Google Cardboard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 1:37PM in News

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YouTube Red lets you skip ads and download videos for $10 a month

YouTube Red lets you skip ads and download videos for $10 a month

YouTube has launched its new premium offering, YouTube Red.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 9:28AM in News
Nintendo, Pokemon Company and Google invest in Niantic Labs

Nintendo, Pokemon Company and Google invest in Niantic Labs

Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs has received investment from a trio of companies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2015 at 2:48PM in News
Amazon is pulling Apple TV and Google Chromecast over streaming video dispute

Amazon is pulling Apple TV and Google Chromecast over streaming video dispute

It looks as if shoppers will soon no longer be able to buy the Apple TV or Google Chromecast from Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2015 at 9:20AM in News
Games absent from Top 25 US mobile apps chart - report

Games absent from Top 25 US mobile apps chart - report

New data revealing the top 25 most popular mobile apps in the US for June 2015 shows Facebook out in front, while games are no where to be found.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:55PM in News

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YouTube Gaming website and mobile apps launch today

YouTube Gaming website and mobile apps launch today

YouTube Gaming will officially launch later today, with the service tracking gaming videos and livestreams for more than 25,000 games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 26th 2015 at 7:59AM in News
YouTube launching 'YouTube Gaming' dedicated app and website this summer

YouTube launching 'YouTube Gaming' dedicated app and website this summer

YouTube has announced a new app and website dubbed YouTube Gaming, with the video streaming service apparently ready at last to take a more focused approach towards its abundant video ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 14th 2015 at 10:46PM in News
YouTube rolls out support for gaming-focused livestreams

YouTube rolls out support for gaming-focused livestreams

YouTube is finally looking to acquire some of the growing video game streaming pie, with the video service announcing the launch of 60 frames per second live streaming.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 22nd 2015 at 3:18AM in News
Threes pulled (and now restored) from Google Play store over search term dispute

Threes pulled (and now restored) from Google Play store over search term dispute

Popular puzzle game Threes was temporarily removed from the Google Play store yesterday because it listed one of its copycats in its search terms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2015 at 10:11AM in News

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EU accuses Google of abusing search monopoly

EU accuses Google of abusing search monopoly

Google has broken European antitrust laws and as a result could be fined up to 10 per cent of its annual earnings, the European Commission has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 1:03PM in News
YouTube to launch live streaming eSports drive, report claims

YouTube to launch live streaming eSports drive, report claims

The world’s biggest online video provider has set its set on the live streaming video market, with eSports to be a central thrust.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
Microsoft criticises Google for outing Windows vulnerability prior to fix

Microsoft criticises Google for outing Windows vulnerability prior to fix

Google has prioritised the calling out of a rival over the digital security of its customers, Microsoft has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2015 at 1:29PM in News
Flappy Bird more than doubles Destiny's peak searches in 2014

Flappy Bird more than doubles Destiny's peak searches in 2014

Google’s 2014 search data analysis has crowned cult smartphone hit Flappy Bird and the internet’s king of gaming in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2014 at 9:31AM in News

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EU calls for Google to sever ties between search and ad business

EU calls for Google to sever ties between search and ad business

The close relationship between Google’s advertising and search businesses must be broken, the European Parliament has ruled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
Google introduces a subscription service to rid the internet of advertising

Google introduces a subscription service to rid the internet of advertising

So web ads annoy you? Do they annoy you enough to make you cough up a subscription to use the internet?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Firefox drops Google as default search engine

Firefox drops Google as default search engine

Mozilla has struck a deal with Yahoo to make the latter Firefox’s default search engine on desktop and mobile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2014 at 1:35PM in News
LGC 2014: Buzzfeed delivers its 'commandments of being interesting on the internet'

LGC 2014: Buzzfeed delivers its 'commandments of being interesting on the internet'

Buzzfeed has delivered its advice on how marketers can succeed in a social world at London Games Conference this morning.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 19th 2014 at 11:03AM in News
COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Rupert Whitehead, Google

COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Rupert Whitehead, Google

This year’s London Games Conference on November 19th will have a number of high profile speakers from around the games industry sharing their knowledge.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
Next week's London Games Conference: Final schedule adds Facebook, Google and Yogscast

Next week's London Games Conference: Final schedule adds Facebook, Google and Yogscast

Three online giants have been added to the London Games Conference schedule.

on Nov 11th 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Google search downranking dents major torrent site traffic

Google search downranking dents major torrent site traffic

A new search algorithm implemented by Google last week has seen the traffic on some major torrent sites more than halve.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
Google unveils new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

Google unveils new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

A day ahead of the reveal of Apple’s latest iPad, Google has lifted the lid on its new smartphone the Nexus 6 and new tablet the Nexus 9.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 2:34PM in News
Google unveils its first Android TV device - the Nexus Player

Google unveils its first Android TV device - the Nexus Player

Search giant Google has detailed its competitor to Amazon’s Fire TV with the announcement of its own Android set-top box.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:01PM in News