NASA to Host Google Hangout From the International Space Station

11 Feb

NASA announced this week that it will host the first-ever Google+ Hangout live from the International Space Station (ISS).The Hangout will take place from 11 am to 12 pm EST on February 22. The event will allow NASA fans to interact with astronauts both on Earth and aboard the ISS. Astronauts Kevin Ford, Chris Hadfield, and Tom Marshburn will be on-hand to answer questions about life on the ISS.Since only up to 10 people can “Hangout” at one time (though the event wi.....

Google Play Is Now No Country for Anonymous Reviewers

30 Nov

If you prefer to hide behind the veil of anonymity when posting reviews, Google Play is probably not the place for you anymore. In a move that will pretty much wipe Google Play of nameless, faceless feedback, Google is now forcing reviewers to log in in order to post.When users post a review for an app, movie, album, or any other item available in the store, their Google+ profile wil.....

Is Bing Right About People Getting “Scroogled” By Google?

29 Nov

This week, Bing launched an attack campaign against Google, called “Don’t Get Scroogled“. It’s a dig at Google Shopping, the product of Google’s recent transition from the free-to-list product search offering to a paid inclusion, ad-based Google Shopping model. Bing insists “Scroogled” is about Scrooge, rather than implying that people are getting “screwed by Google,” as the word would suggest, and as the Urban Dictionary definition would .....

Googler Offers Search Marketing Tips for Small, Local Businesses

25 Oct

Googles Bright Park tells entrepreneurs just how important digital marketing is for their businessesWhen it comes to online advertising, Google is king. When it comes to search marketing in particular, Google has no peer. While nearly every major company in the U.S. has now invested advertising dollars into internet marketing, smaller businesses can easily run into roadblock if they don’t have the expertise or personel to implement a successful strategy i.....

Google Play Developer Console Now Available To Everyone

16 Oct

Google Play is slowly, but surely, growing into a powerhouse distribution platform for Android apps. By that, I mean more and more developers are bringing their previously iOS-exclusive content to the platform. Some of that success can be attributed to Google Play quickly becoming one of the more developer friendly platforms around. The latest release only serves to make Google Play even better.Google announced today that their long awaited update to the developer console is .....