global Stories October 12, 2015


Google is going global with its affordable Virtual Reality platform. The Mountain View company has announced today that its Google Cardboard app is now available in 39 languages across 100 countries, and that the Cardboard developer documentation is also now published in 10 languages to help even more developers build Cardboard experiences… expand full story

global Stories December 16, 2014

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Google and Verizon announced on Tuesday that they have entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement to “reduce the risk” of future litigation (via VentureBeat). Both companies expressed interest in reaching similar agreements with other large tech companies in an effort to thwart patent trolls that assert their patents in the courtroom in an effort to pad their pockets. expand full story

global Stories August 20, 2014

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Update: Verizon tells Re/code it has no plans to create an app store, adding “Been there. Done that.”

According to a new report from The Information, Verizon is looking to launch its own global app store and in the process has held talks regarding building an “industry coalition” of sorts with other carriers to do so. The app store would of course be a direct competitor for Google’s own Play Store that currently controls the majority of app downloads made on Android devices. expand full story

global Stories June 27, 2011


Google has announced today that their +1 button is going global. At first Google will begin the roll out on,, and, but more sites will be following shortly after.

Google is a service to recommend webpages to your friends. While they’re mainly involved with Google’s Search, the buttons are also incorporated on websites. As you’ll notice, we use it on our site.

Better news: We’ve got it on goog authority that +1 will be taking over for Buzz in our Google Reader accounts very shortly. expand full story

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