Category Archives: An Alp View
However, idealistic… let’s hope that Google’s initiative to take on America’s Telecom Industry is not only real but actually does something that they have failed woefully to do: drive prices down; increase access and services through increased competition!
Rolling Stone magazine’s ‘Cover Wall’ partnership with Google Play is an excellent medium to open up the organization’s coffers to a decentralized, digital base versus sticking to their printed (legacy) orientation.
Google’s ‘Contributor’ allows end-users to pay a nominal-fee (at this juncture anyway) in order to view ad-free websites… look for lots of copy-cat ideas to continue as the ‘net matures and firms seeks additional revenue streams. (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/hSQ9OA Google Contributor: http://goo.gl/HGaTnp
Well, not literally but metaphorically as it seems this is the underlying message that Samsung has made regarding the announcement of a partnership with Nokia maps. Their decision to become less dependent on Google could have the unintended by-product of … Continue reading
With ‘google-it’ having become some sort of post-modern verb is ‘drone-it’ far behind? Who know? Nevertheless, the firm’s announcement of successfully field-testing (albeit still in the nascent stage regarding distance; payload and real-world disaster conditions) their drones in Australia earlier … Continue reading
Google’s plan to launch an ad-free, subscription-based service could be a potential harbinger (let’s hope not) for the ultimate demise of free video services (as the Internet continues to mature and firm’s seek what seems like everyday possible to squeeze … Continue reading
While it does sound admirable and ‘the right thing to do’ given how the firm rigged results based upon key words, etc. it seems like a formality that Google’s announcement whereas the firm will prioritize secure websites will (at some … Continue reading
Google’s mystery barge is apparently not immune to just being sold for scrap (outright) vs. embodying the (supposed) bold initiatives to showpiece some of their new technology (including Glass)… that was the rumored brainchild of why the firm purchased said … Continue reading
Despite the firm’s size, Google is reportedly complying with the majority of their European ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ requests. (Source) WSJ: http://goo.gl/45E72K
If the firm can break the impasse on game-access, Nvidia’s Shield Tablet (powered by Android) with an optional controller could be the first series ‘shot-across-the-bow’ for taking this platform out of the domain of game consoles. (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/Viyxa8