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  • 10 Conferences To Attend If You Are Looking To Meet Developers

    10 Conferences To Attend If You Are Looking To Meet Developers

    The event world is getting really stale while at the same point showing a new spring of innovation that in many respects mirror the enterprise and its own paradox of sluggishness and fresh perspectives. The big trade events and user conferences do have their merit. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Over the Freaky Line

    Gillmor Gang: Over the Freaky Line

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — watched in amazement and not a little fear as Mike Arrington baited @Scobleizer from the Friendfeed chatroom. What started as a Mr. Greenjeans-like pulling of various Google I/O tablets and weird music balls from out of his pants suddenly went south in a hurry when @jtaschek noticed… Read More

  • Google Now Comes Online (Well, Its Homepage Does)

    Google Now Comes Online (Well, Its Homepage Does)

    Google Now, the smart personal search assistant announced yesterday at Google I/O, has now come online. Well, the landing page for the service has come online, that is. The new site introduces the key aspects to Google Now, which arrives in Google’s next mobile operating system, Android 4.1 (aka Jelly Bean), including its ability to track flights, keep an eye on traffic and your… Read More

  • Google's New Partner Android Update Initiative: Very Promising — Maybe; We'll See

    Google's New Partner Android Update Initiative: Very Promising — Maybe; We'll See

    Today at their I/O conference in San Francisco, Google had a range of things to announce, many of them about Android. By far the most interesting thing to me was the notion that Google is finally getting their carrier and OEM partners in line with regard to Android updates. Well, that’s the plan anyway. The actual details are very thin at the moment. Read More

  • Google Launches Cloud Music Service 'Music Beta'

    Google Launches Cloud Music Service 'Music Beta'

    While the news broke last night, Google officially announced its cloud music player ‘Music Beta’ this morning at Google i/o, rolling out to US users today. With Music Beta you can add up to 20k songs to a full featured music manager on the web and sync to your phone, all for free while the service is in beta. Google’s Paul Joyce revealed that the Music Beta killer feature… Read More

  • Live From Google I/O 2011

    Live From Google I/O 2011

    We’re here at Google’s I/O conference in San Francisco where the search giant will take the stage shortly for the day one keynote. What’s coming? Hard to say for sure — except Google Music Beta, that seems to be a slam dunk at this point. Below, find our live notes from the event. Read More

  • As A Stable Build Appears And Avatars Align, A Full Chrome OS Launch Seems Imminent

    As A Stable Build Appears And Avatars Align, A Full Chrome OS Launch Seems Imminent

    We’re just a few hours away from the kick off of Google I/O — the search giant’s huge annual conference for all things Google. Well, most things. The social stuff isn’t being talked about. Google TV probably won’t be getting much love either. But everything else appears to be on the table. And naturally, that includes Chrome OS. Chrome OS has always been an… Read More

  • Foursquare Teams With Google For NFC Check-Ins Via Posters At Google I/O

    Foursquare Teams With Google For NFC Check-Ins Via Posters At Google I/O

    Google’s annual I/O conference kicks off tomorrow and it will likely bring a range of big announcements. But one of the cooler things that will be on display at the event was actually pre-announced today by Foursquare: NFC-based check-ins at the event. Google and Foursquare are teaming up to make this a reality at the conference over the next few days. Around the conference center… Read More

  • Google I/O Preview, Twitter and TweetDeck

    OMG/JK: Can Google Correct Last Year's Big I/O Flops This Year?

    It’s just about that time again. Google I/O is happening next week and just as in year’s past, the company is expected to announce some big things on stage during their two keynotes on Tuesday and Wednesday morning. But what will those things be? Jason and I delve into some predictions for the event, which we’ll both be covering. But first we take some time to look back at… Read More

  • Google I/O: ShortForm Curates Sandbox Startup Demo Videos Into A Single Channel

    Google I/O: ShortForm Curates Sandbox Startup Demo Videos Into A Single Channel

    Google I/O, Google’s developer (cough, nerd) conference, comes to San Francisco next Tuesday for two days of peace, love, panels, and coding. Each year, the conference plays host to its so-called “Sandbox”, in which developers and startups demo their apps, code, and technical delights. This year, thanks to ShortForm, a video curation community, those startup demos can all… Read More