Google (GOOG) Summarizes I/O 2015 Keynote; Plans Expansion of Google Now on-Demand Search May 28, 2015 03:41PM

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) offered the following summary of its I/O 2015 keynote, which occurred earlier in the day Thursday:

This morning, more than 6,000 developers descended on San Francisco’s Moscone Center to burn through 1,500 gallons of coffee and join millions of others via live stream for our 8th annual Google I/O—a time to fill people in on what we’ve been building recently, and how we’re tackling the future.Android growth and momentumIn just a short number... (continue reading...)


Google (GOOG) AdWords Announces New Media Partnerships, Ad Offerings May 28, 2015 02:20PM

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) posted the following to its official advertising blog on Thursday:

As complexity increases in the app ecosystem, successful developers are looking for new ways to measure, manage, and optimize across multiple ad networks and operating systems. This morning, at our annual I/O conference, we announced via Livestream a new set of media partnerships and ads offerings designed to meet the unique needs of mobile app marketers. Transparent, open and... (continue reading...)
Global PC Shipments Expected to Decline 6.2% in 2015; Windows 10 Not Seen as Growth Driver - IDC May 28, 2015 12:37PM

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall by -6.2% in 2015 according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. This will be the fourth consecutive year of declining volume as the PC market continues to struggle with competition from tablets and smartphones and generally low demand. The market almost saw stable shipments in mid-2014 as the end of support for Windows XP boosted demand for replacements, but that cycle has passed and been... (continue reading...)


Google Play Performance Appears Solid Ahead of I/O 2015 (GOOG) May 28, 2015 12:09PM

AppAnnie is out positive on Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG)(Nasdaq: GOOGL) Google Play platform as the search giant girs to kick off its I/O 2015 developers conference today.

AppAnnie noted that app downloads increased 30 percent in Q1 over the prior year, while revenue grew 40 percent.

Japan, the U.S., South Korea, Germany, and Taiwan were the top revenue-generating countries for Google Play.

Applications and mobile games saw strong downloads in Q1, but Games revenue growth was... (continue reading...)


Google (GOOG) Will Add 'Buy' Button to Search Results (AMZN) (EBAY) May 28, 2015 11:26AM

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG)(Nasdaq: GOOGL) will be looking to capture a little more of the e-commerce market soon.

According to the BBC, Google chief business officer, Omid Kordestani, said that company would be adding a "buy" button to search results in the near future.

Kordestani was speaking at the Code Conference when he issued the commentary.

Adding a buy button to results would make it easier for consumers to purchase goods featured on shopping ads that appear alongside... (continue reading...)


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