Items tagged with NASDAQ: GOOG

Google filed an application with the FCC to build an experimental wireless network at its headquarters in Mountain View. Google has asked for many of the details of this network to be kept confidential, but a few details have been made public. Google's application with the FCC reveals the company's plans to place about 50 base stations on its campus to support 200 user devices over the next two years. According to the application, Google plans to use LTE for the experiment, with devices that access frequencies between 2524-2546 and 2567-2625MHz. In one of the documents Google filed with the FCC, we learn of the company's plan to deploy 5-10 base stations that will be mounted on ceilings or walls... Read more...
Kudos to Imangi Studios for showing the Android platform nearly equal love as iOS. Whereas Android users had to wait nearly 8 months before the company's original Temple Run title was ported over from iOS, Temple Run 2, now available in Google Play, took only a week to make the leap, having launched first to iOS on January 17. Temple Run 2 is a free download with the following features: Beautiful new graphics Gorgeous new organic environments New obstacles More powerups More achievements Special powers for each character Bigger monkey!!! The base gameplay is still the same; you swipe left and right to direct your onscreen character, swipe up to jump over obstacles and across ledges, and swipe... Read more...
Google's Doodles have become quite a hit over the years, adding interest and creativity to the search giant's otherwise simple homepage.  Over the years, Google's team of doodlers has created over 1,500 doodles for Google's homepages around the world. Each year, Google invites K-12 students around the United States to draw a doodle for the company's homepage. This year, the theme is "My Best Day Ever…" In addition to seeing their artwork on Google's homepage, the winner will receive a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 technology grant for their school, and some additional prizes. As part of the promotion for the contest, Google has put together a video with kids describing their... Read more...
In case you need yet another reminder not to go downloading Android apps willy-nilly, a developer was recently caught trying to spread malware by masquerading infected programs as legitimate software. This latest outbreak was relatively easy to spot for tech savvy users, as the dirty dupes were identifiable with the word "Super" attached to them. Temple Run was among the popular titles being spoofed, which appeared in Google Play as Temple Run Super. World of Goo Super was another. They were all posted by "apkdeveloper," who appears to have been banned from Google Play after a Reddit post drew attention to the malware infested apps. Image Source: Reddit user "rnicoll" With the amount of market... Read more...
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