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  • Google I/O Developer Conference To Be Held June 25-26 This Year

    Google I/O Developer Conference To Be Held June 25-26 This Year

    The dates for this year’s Google I/O developer conference are June 25 and 26, Google’s Android and Chrome boss Sundar Pichai just announced on Google+ (via 9to5Google). The annual event offers up sessions on a number of topics of interest to developers, including how to maximize revenue from mobile apps, how best to use specific apps, and more. The registration for in-person… Read More

  • Google+ Photos Can Now Automatically Create Animated GIFs, Panoramas, HDR Images And Better Group Shots

    Google+ Photos Can Now Automatically Create Animated GIFs, Panoramas, HDR Images And Better Group Shots

    Photos have always been at the center of the Google+ experience and at I/O today, Google announce a major update to Google+ Photos that now makes use of the many of the tools the company acquired when it bought Nik Software last September. The focus of this update is squarely on automating a lot of the photo editing and sharing process. Google+ can now, for example, automatically enhance the… Read More

  • Google I/O: Watch The Live Video Stream Here

    Google I/O: Watch The Live Video Stream Here

    Google’s annual I/O conference in San Francisco kicks off this morning at 9am PT/noon ET and, as usual, the good folks from Mountain View are making a live video stream of the event available for all of you who can’t be there in person. Unlike other years, when Google ran two separate keynotes on the first two days of I/O, the company is only running a single keynote this time… Read More

  • As Google I/O Approaches, Microsoft Hires A High-Profile Team To Attract Outside Developers

    As Google I/O Approaches, Microsoft Hires A High-Profile Team To Attract Outside Developers

    Just before Google I/O, Microsoft is making a big pitch for developers with a high-profile announcement about a new team that will focus on building outside interest in app development on the Azure platform. The group,  which will have a base in San Francisco, is part of the Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE) group led by Technical Fellow John Shewchuk.  As Mary Jo Foley wrote, the… Read More

  • Google I/O Registration Date Leaks, Be Ready To Sign Up On March 13 (Update: It’s Official)

    Google I/O Registration Date Leaks, Be Ready To Sign Up On March 13 (Update: It’s Official)

    A tipster has sent in a screen grab of what appears to be a landing page announcing registration dates for Google’s massive I/O developers conference in May. Update: Google’s made it official. Registration opens on March 13th at 7am PDT (10am ET). Google+ accounts and Google Wallets are required to sign up. Read More

  • 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'

    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