Find A Photo, Get A Waffle

Screen Shot 2015-07-30 at 5.07.09 PM About a week ago, the Google Photos team shared this mystical and magical video about a waffle wafel. What could it mean? What is this all about?
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Google Search Now Shows You When Local Businesses Are Busiest

coffee2 Google Search got a small, but notable, update today which focuses on helping users determine when it’s the best time to visit a nearby business. After performing a search for a business on Google, then clicking the title to see details like its address, phone number and open hours, for example, Google will also now show you “popular times” for the business in question.… Read More

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11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

weekly roundup USE This week, top tech companies reported earnings, Twitter took away our backgrounds and we saw headlines about Uber, Tesla, and more. Here at TechCrunch HQ, we launched our newest and first ever talk show Bullish, with Alex Wilhelm. Read More

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Google Promises Improved Voicemail Transcriptions, Cuts Error Rate By 49%

10333267583_08d0d389dd_o “Hi, My name is Melissa and also i’m calling on behalf of terribly a meeting a technology company at the forefront of, and both the city of entertainment. I wanted to follow up with you to make sure you saw love to hear announcement about their new H T M R html 5.” That gibberish is what Google Voice showed me as the written transcript of a recent voicemail. Given how good… Read More

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How I Got Wooed By Startups As An Intern

hiring My life changed when I got a job at a startup. I was 19 years old and had just finished my first year at the University of Michigan. By some stroke of luck I managed to land a software engineering internship at a venture capital-backed startup called UpTo. Located in downtown Detroit, I actually stayed on with them on and off throughout most of college. Read More

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People Watch More YouTube Than Ever Before – Especially On Their Phones

youtube_topic - NOT FOR FEATURED IMAGE YouTube is bigger than cable TV. Well, to be more precise, it’s bigger than any single U.S. cable network among the key demographic that includes those ages 18 to 49 – or so said Google during yesterday’s earnings call. The video-sharing network’s heavily engaged user base and its traction with mobile consumers were among the highlights discussed during the… Read More

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Windows Server On Google Compute Engine Hits General Availability

Google data center It still feels like an odd combination, but Google today announced that Windows Server support on Google’s Compute Engine platform has now hit general availability. With this, Cloud Engine users are now covered by Google’s Compute Engine SLA when they run their applications on Windows Server 2012 R2 and the older Windows Server 2008 R2. Read More

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Google Glass Is Alive

google-glass Get ready for the rebirth of Google Glass. Details were recently uncovered that indicate Google is working on an upgraded version. However not aimed at the general consumer, but at the enterprise market. According to 9to5google, this upcoming edition will pack a larger display prism, Intel Atom CPU and the ability to connect an external battery pack — all upgrades critical for… Read More

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