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Company Archives: Google

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Runkeeper pulls the pin on their Wear OS app due to the poor experience it was able to provide

Wear OS is struggling — big time. It is no secret that Google’s wearable OS has been through a lot of changes in recent years and even with all those changes they are yet to finalise on a fluent, usable OS. Now developers are beginning to question why they are …

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North American smartwatch sales grow but Google’s Wear OS continues to miss the mark

According to Canalys smartwatch sales in North America have increased by 38 percent over the last 12 months but worryingly Wear OS continues to trail everyone. Market research company Canalys have conducted research on the world’s more valuable wearable market — the North American market. In Q2 2019 shipments were …

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Google announces Assignable Reminders, to help manage your house (or your housemates!)

If you’re a smart home parent, or maybe it’s easier herding cats than organising your housemates, coordinating everything by our phones is almost a given these days. Whether its the groceries, picking up the kids, or reminding people to take out the bin, digital assistants are here to help. Google …

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Nine Entertainment in discussions with Google on how to monetise their videos better on YouTube

Nine Entertainment Co are in discussion with Google over how to better monetise their videos on Google’s YouTube platform. This comes after Nine had received 1 million subscribers to its YouTube channel but views being much lower than if they were to only have these episodes uploaded to their 9Now …

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With Google, you can now find podcast epiodes in search results alongside other content

Google has announced a better integration for podcasts into Google Search. For example, when you search on a specific topic with podcast content (e.g. searching for “podcasts about Awkwafina” or “Instant one-pot recipes”) it will now display playable episodes in search results alongside the usual web pages, images, news and …

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