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With ‘News Labs’ Google just entered the race to build the future of media

Reuters By Alyson Shontell Tech Jun. 22, 2015 Facebook, Apple, Snapchat, and Twitter are all knee-deep in competition to shape the future of digital news, from article creation to consumption. Now Google is entering the race with “News Lab,” an effort led by Steve Grove to collaborate with entrepreneurs and journalists and “build the future of news.” … Continue reading

Jeff Jarvis: Geeks Bearing Gifts

by Jeff Jarvis     More… I’ve posted two really short chapters from Geeks Bearing Gifts today on Medium: one on curation, one on data. Then I’ll take a break for the holiday and come back with a bigger chapter on rethinking what mobile really means for news. A snippet from the chapter on curation (relevant to … Continue reading

IMD Professor Reacts: Mike Wade says EU vs. Google is misguided and politically motivated

    Photo: Fotolia by Michael Wade The European Parliament recently passed a non-binding vote urging anti-trust regulators to break up Google’s various businesses. Europe has had Google in its sights since 2010 and the tech giant has had to deal with privacy issues, the erasing of “right to be forgotten” search results and other … Continue reading

Top Car Designers Critique Google’s Self-Driving Car

What do some of the best designers think of the car with an actual smiley face on the front? We talk to former design chiefs at BMW, McLaren, and Mazda to find out. Google’s self-driving car isn’t just unconventional in the fact that it drives itself: it’s an extremely unusual design, more reminiscent of micro-cars … Continue reading

Open Letter from Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Axel Springer to Google’s Eric Schmidt

The following is a remarkably nuanced letter from the head of one of Europe’s largest publishers recognizing that the grossly unequal balance of power is a problem that needs to be understood and confronted. An open letter to Eric Schmidt from Mathias Döpfner Dear Eric Schmidt,In your text “Die Chancen des Wachstums”(“The Opportunities forGrowth”) in … Continue reading

Google Chromecast . Watch online video and music on your TV.

Chromecast for 35$. With Chromecast, you can watch your favorite online entertainment on your HDTV—movies, TV shows, music, and more from Netflix, YouTube, Google Play, and Chrome. No more huddling around small screens and tiny speakers. Chromecast automatically updates to work with a growing number of apps. Remote free Chromecast works with devices you already … Continue reading

Don’t be “platform agnostic”

News publishers have to understand the contours of the shift or risk mobile becoming “digital hesitation 2.0.” The market research firm comScore recently released its annual major mobile report. A dive into the data distills lessons for journalism right now, some of them counterintuitive. Move aggressively to mobile immediately — don’t wait for revenue to … Continue reading

Google 7-inch tablet rumoured for release in July

The market for smaller tablets just got a little bigger with Google apparently set to throw its hat into the ring this summer. Rumours have begun circulating about a Google collaboration with Asus to launch a 7-inch tablet PC following a report from DigiTimes. The report on the Taipei-based news website claims the tablet will … Continue reading

Google Bows to Criticism, Changes Google News Design

Google News Just two weeks after launching a new version of its Google News site, the web giant has changed the design in response to complaints from users. While the recent redesign is still the default — with a single main column containing “top news,” along with a customized stream of content called “news for … Continue reading

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