As Jason Kincaid, Matt Burns and John Biggs reported, the Google TV ecosystem will feature several high-profile apps like Netflix and Pandora, specialized portals for broadcast networks and video calling functionality. With the commercial launch only days away, Google TV is turning into a fully fleshed suite of products and apps, the real question is: will we care?
Jason Kincaid and John Biggs explore that question and more in their latest for TechCrunch TV. Video above.
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Biggs is the East Coast Editor of TechCrunch. Biggs has written for the New York Times, InSync, USA Weekend, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Money and a number of other outlets on technology and wristwatches. He is the former editor-in-chief of Gizmodo.com and lives in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. You can Tweet him here and G+ him here. Email him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jason Kincaid worked as a writer for TechCrunch from April 2008 through 2012. He grew up in Danville, California and later relocated to UCLA in Los Angeles, California, where he studied biology with a minor in ‘Society and Genetics’. You can reach him at email@example.com
Google provides search and advertising services, which together aim to organize and monetize the world’s information. In addition to its dominant search engine, it offers a plethora of online tools and platforms including: Gmail, Maps, YouTube, and Google+, the company’s extension into the social space. Most of its Web-based products are free, funded by Google’s highly integrated online advertising platforms AdWords and AdSense. Google promotes the idea that advertising should be highly targeted and relevant to users thus providing...