Search giant adds to the team working on its social network. That includes the startup's founder, who wrote the book "Mobile First," which has become a Silicon Valley mantra.
The search giant is bolstering its cloud service offerings by adding a company whose technology was used on films like "Star Trek: Into Darkness" and "Looper."
Jetpac's City Guides app offers personalized recommendations based on photo attributes like smiles, lipsticks, and blue skies. Google has other plans, though: the app will disappear in a month.
With its latest purchase, Yahoo looks to strengthen its local-recommendation chops.
The Nanu app plays sponsored ads before a call, letting users make free calls to other app users, as well as landlines and mobiles not using the app.
The social network buys Mitro and lets it keep operating as is -- the only change is now the startup's code will be open source.
A major British broadcaster has invested in a Silicon Valley virtual reality startup developing the next generation of entertainment.
Chris LaRosa, the product manager in charge of Google's music platform on YouTube, is the second person to leave that post in the past year.
The Internet portal shores up the technology behind its aggressive push into the online media scrum.
The Big G's investment arm Google Ventures is sending $100m to Europe to fund the next Spotify, Soundcloud or Skype.