Gmail users will be able to send money as an attachment to make person-to-person payments online, the company said today.
Pinterest will now notify users when they’ve already pinned an image on the bookmarking site. The company rolled out the feature today to web users and will bring it to mobile devices soon.
Google launched All Access music streaming service today, first leaked yesterday, that seeks to bring customized radio stations, on-demand streaming and the user’s stored music library into the same interface.
“You used to have to sneak sex into advertising,” said comedian Colin Quinn. “Now you have to sneak advertising into sex.” Speaking at NCM’s cinema upfront presentation in New York City today, he noted that messaging apps like Snapchat might not be the right place for an ad, but the presentation that followed showed more appropriate ways for brands to join the conversations that play out publicly on social media sites. NCM Media Networks today announced a partnership with Foursquare and Twitter that will bring marketers on the big screen into the conversations on the small screen.
In a rare question-and-answer session following the keynote presentation at Google’s I/O conference, CEO Larry Page graded major technology companies harshly while remaining optimistic about the power of technology to repair social problems.
Google will begin rolling out a customizable multi-column design for the Google+ stream later today, bringing sophisticated photo-editing tools into the platform and spinning out Hangouts as a free-standing app.
Seeking to capitalize on its recent ouster of Apple as the biggest distributor of apps, Google executives today unrolled a series of products designed to make Android simpler and more lucrative for app developers.
Google’s kicks off its three-day I/O conference today, drumming up lots of chatter among techies but leaving at least some casual observers wondering what the heck I/O is. Fear not! Here’s our explainer.
A glimpse of the new desktop version of Google Maps has surfaced just ahead of Google’s I/O conference, where the feature is expected to be announced. Droid Life has captured screenshots of a sign-up form that show, among other things, a smarter search bar that prominently features recommendations from Google+.
Google will launch music streaming through YouTube and Google Play, according to reports in The Verge and the Wall Street Journal. SocialTimes will be reporting from Google’s I/O conference for the rest of this week.