Alfred Stories March 25, 2016

With about half a billion dollars between production and marketing campaigns, it is no wonder that ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ marketing and merchandise can be found all over the place. The movie directed by Zack Snyder features two of the most popular superheroes of all time, whose masked versions are just as famous as their ‘real life’ counterparts.

In a promotion for today’s release, a new Google Maps tour will allow you to step inside billionaire Bruce Wayne’s home…

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Alfred Stories December 13, 2011

Last week startup Clever Sense launched their local recommendations app called Alfred on the Android Market. Previously only available as an iOS app, the service uses a proprietary engine to make recommendations for nightlife, food, and other local attractions without requiring the user to enter a search query. Today, Clever Sense has announced on their website that they have been acquired by Google and their team will be joining Google’s to further develop the recommendation tech built into Alfred.

As for what might possibly come of the acquisition in terms of Google services, Clever Sense CEO Babak Pahlavan makes a point of mentioning “Google helps local businesses connect with potential customers and its worldwide presence can bring the value of Clever Sense to a much larger audience.” Perhaps Google services like Offers and Places will benefit, but the company has yet to make an official statement.

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