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GigaOm acquires media blog paidContent

Om Malik expands GigaOm's coverage, especially its media coverage. He also acquires an experienced group of reporters.

By February 8, 2012


Qualcomm in the midst of layoffs, report says

The company is thinning out its middle-management ranks in an attempt to cut costs, according to unnamed sources in a GigaOm report.

By November 21, 2013


Jack Dorsey: Square builds trust with 'responsible transparency'

At GigaOm Roadmap, Square's CEO said that someone must take and share notes from any company "meeting of substance" to keep all employees in the loop.

By November 5, 2013


Google Maps becoming more context-aware and 'emotional'

Google's future maps could integrate data like places you've rated or people you hang out with, into an interactive visual presentation, the company's Maps gurus explain at a GigaOm conference.

By November 5, 2013


Google reportedly working on open alternative to AirPlay

Just such a wireless streaming feature could help Google's Android compete better with iPad and iPhone, GigaOm reports.

By November 19, 2012


Apple now shipping new iPod Touch

The fifth-generation Touch is starting to ship today, according to an Apple notice received by a writer at Gigaom.

By October 9, 2012


Amazon may join the map-app fray with reported NextUp buy

The company has closed a deal to buy a 3D mapping service called NextUp, which may mean an app for the Kindle Fire or an Amazon smartphone, an unnamed source tells GigaOm.

By July 2, 2012


Google Drive due as soon as April

Google is expected to launch an online storage service dubbed Google Drive, or GDrive, as soon as the first week of April, according to GigaOm.

By March 27, 2012


PayPal to launch mobile payments dongle?

The eBay-owned payments processor may launch a device that would put it in competition with the likes of Square, Verifone, and Intuit, GigaOm reports.

By March 12, 2012


China nears 1B mobile connections as 3G popularity rises

It's no surprise that China's mobile market is highly coveted by any handset manufacturer. According to a new report from Wireless Intelligence, reported by GigaOm, China is approaching the 1 billion mark for mobile connections, largely due to the popularity of 3G, which accounts for nearly 25 percent of subscribers.

By January 19, 2012