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Amir Efrati / The Information:
Wal-Mart Preps Rival to Amazon Prime   —  Wal-Mart Stores is preparing to launch a subscription fast-shipping service similar to Amazon Prime to boost its online business and take on Amazon.com, according to people involved with or briefed about the product.  —  Codenamed “Tahoe,” …
May 13, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Google to let developers A/B test app profile pages on Play Store, try different price points, will likely announce at Google I/O 2015   —  Google Sweetens Android for App Developers  —  App stores have hardly been hotbeds of innovation in recent years.  But Google is taking some new steps …
May 5, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Jessica E. Lessin / The Information:
Jonathan Rosenberg, former SVP of products at Google, takes over robotics division temporarily   —  Rosenberg Takes Over Google Robotics, Temporarily  —  Google's robotics unit—the former pet project of Andy Rubin—has had its leadership shuffled as it remains in limbo.
Apr 22, 2015, 9:05 PMIn context
Tom Dotan / The Information:
Google partners with Mummy producer Sean Daniel Co. to make its augmented reality game Ingress into a TV show   —  Google Takes Its Web Game to TV  —  When Google launched a gaming studio five years ago, it was largely an effort to keep a valued employee.  Now, the first game developed by the studio …
Mar 26, 2015, 4:15 PMIn context
The Information:
Facebook is in talks with several media firms, including Vice, The Onion, and Vox Media, to produce high quality short-form sponsored videos   —  Facebook Pitching Advertisers on “Anthology” Video Package  —  In a significant expansion of its video strategy, Facebook is in discussions …
Mar 24, 2015, 3:50 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Facebook to announce ad performance measurement tool on its own and third party apps next week   —  Mobile Ad World Braces for Facebook's Move Into Measurement  —  Facebook next week is expected to announce a tool to help mobile app developers measure whether an ad caused people to download an app …
Mar 16, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Google exploring broad zero-rating platform in emerging markets to spur mobile app use   —  Google's Next Bid to Lower Mobile Data Costs: Zero Rating  —  Global Web companies like Google and Facebook know that most of their future growth will need to come from emerging markets.
Feb 13, 2015, 7:30 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Sources: Google is preparing to sell wireless plans running on Sprint and T-Mobile networks   —  Google's Next Telecom Move: Becoming a Wireless Carrier  —  Google is preparing to sell mobile phone plans directly to customers and manage their calls and mobile data over a cellular network …
Jan 21, 2015, 4:20 PMIn context
Jessica E. Lessin / The Information:
Google in talks to invest in SpaceX at $10B+ valuation to support Internet satellites project   —  Google Nears Major Investment in SpaceX to Bolster Satellites  —  Google is close to investing in rocket maker SpaceX, according to several people familiar with the talks …
Jan 19, 2015, 11:50 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
With Google's deal expiring in 2015, Yahoo and Microsoft compete to take over as default search engine in Safari for iOS   —  All Eyes on Apple as Google Search Deal Expires Next Year  —  Mozilla's decision last week to replace Google with Yahoo as the default search engine for the Firefox browser …
Nov 25, 2014, 10:15 AMIn context

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