Google Inc said it will shut Google Reader on July 1, citing declining usage for the application that aggregates content served by web feeds, as it forges ahead with its strategy to focus on fewer products that have more impact.
(3 months and 6 days ago)
Outperforming the market is hard. The most highly paid people in the world -- hedge fund managers -- failed miserably at that task in 2012. But three academics handily trounced the market with their Google Trends Strategy.
(1 month and 23 days ago)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- For the last few years, Google has rolled out a new version of Android every year. There is no reason to believe 2013 will be an exception. Android 5.0, aka "Key Lime Pie," will replace Android 4.2, aka "Jelly Bean," this year. I have no idea what Android 5.0 will contain in terms of new features, but whatever it is, it should bring new a new software...
(3 months and 13 days ago)
LONDON (Reuters) - A trading strategy based on changes in the number of times financial phrases are searched on Google could have generated returns in excess of 300 percent over the last decade on the Dow Jones, a study has found.
(1 month and 24 days ago)
Google clearly has a number of strengths, but its greatest may be the freedom to fail. Google shares are up more than 28% so far in 2013 and the company’s market capitalization recently topped $300 billion for the first time. Investors are bullish on Google’s prospects for the future and perhaps one of the reasons is that Google has shown time and time again that it is...
(30 days ago)
Is there still a fragmenation issue with Android? Not so much based on the lastest figures from Google. Thank phone upgrades in conjunction with the smart Android strategy shown off at Google I/O.
(14 days ago)
(Reuters) - Google Inc said it will shut Google Reader on July 1, citing declining usage for the application that aggregates content served by web feeds, as it forges ahead with its strategy to focus on fewer products that have more impact. Google Reader was launched in 2005 to make it easy for people to discover websites of interest and keep tabs on them. Google said there...
(3 months and 6 days ago)
Sure, Google Glass is cool, but it's also weird looking. In an effort to get Google Glass on more people's heads, the company has a new strategy to make Glass more likable: Slap a "Made in America" sticker on it. Google will (at least initially) manufacture Glass in the U.S., The Financial Times reports. Google is working with Foxconn to make Glass in Silicon Valley, near...
(2 months and 23 days ago)
Most brands struggle to get appropriate attention for their new ideas. Typically, new products have a highly orchestrated PR strategy, calling in favors from influencers and media, and drawing crowds by having The Black Eyed Peas or Pearl Jam play at an event. For Glass, Google took a page from the Apple playbook, and created "demand before supply" by using a more...
(3 months and 15 days ago)
Not long ago, Chromebooks – laptops that run Google’s Chrome OS – looked like a doomed product category. With the rise of the tablet, who needed a laptop with a glorified web browser for an operating system? Well, as the Chrome Web Store has evolved and Chromebook prices have dropped, the machines appear to be doing quite well ... So well that Google is now releasing its own...
(3 months and 27 days ago)
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