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Mark Bergen / Re/code:
John Giannandrea's appointment as Google's search chief shows that AI is key to maintaining Google's dominance in search   —  Why John Giannandrea, Google's AI Research Head, Will Run Search  —  As it ballooned, Google's research group has nabbed a shocking number of computing's biggest brains.
Feb 6, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
In December, Microsoft stopped providing funding to FairSearch, a watchdog behind Google antitrust cases, including the one pending in the EU   —  Microsoft Quietly Retreats From FairSearch, Watchdog Behind Google Antitrust Cases  —  For years now, Google's knee-jerk response …
Jan 22, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Jan 16, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
Re/code:
Jawbone gets $165M round in all-equity deal valuing company at $1.5B, half its highest valuation of $3B, as president Sameer Samat heads back to Google   —  Jawbone Gets $165 Million in Complex Down Round, as Sameer Samat Heads Back to Google  —  Jawbone, the San Francisco maker …
Jan 15, 2016, 1:56 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Google opens VR division, headed by VP for Product Management Clay Bavor; apps division now under SVP Diane Greene, head of enterprise operations   —  Google Opens Virtual Reality Division, Apps Move to Enterprise Unit  —  As Facebook and Microsoft have plowed ahead with virtual reality, Google has looked like it's behind.
Jan 12, 2016, 2:47 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Didi Kuaidi says it has booked 1.43B rides in 2015, 200M of them in December   —  Take That, Uber!  Didi Kuaidi Says It Booked Over a Billion Rides Just in 2015.  —  Last month, Uber declared that it had booked over one billion rides worldwide through its app since its creation in 2009.
Jan 11, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Google's Scattershot Robotics Division, Titan Drones Are Moving Into Google X   —  Google X's lab is welcoming two new moonshots into the fold: The company's assemblage of futuristic robotics projects and its unit for high-altitude satellite drones.  —  The decision to incubate …
Dec 18, 2015, 6:00 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Google is burying results from competitors like Yelp and TripAdvisor beneath its own in local search; Google says it's a bug   —  Google Says Local Search Result That Buried Rivals Yelp, TripAdvisor Is Just a Bug (Updated)  —  Over the weekend, executives from public Internet companies Yelp …
Nov 24, 2015, 2:15 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Flipkart teams up with Google to launch new mobile website that replicates its apps' features within Chrome   —  India's Flipkart Throws Google a Bone in the Battle Between Mobile Web and Apps  —  In April, Flipkart, the highly valued Indian e-commerce startup, looked ready to kill its mobile website.
Nov 9, 2015, 4:00 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Sources: Google will work with partners next year to build laptops running Android, will retain Chrome OS as an option for Chromebooks   —  Why Google Tapped Android Over Chrome as Its Marquee OS  —  Android is a big deal for Google.  It is Google's portal for the smartphone market, where it maintains a global dominance.
Oct 30, 2015, 2:05 AMIn context

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