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Google’s Online Maps Will Add 250,000 Railroad Crossings for Driver’s Convenience

Google’s Online Maps Will Add 250,000 Railroad Crossings for Driver’s ConvenienceOn Monday, the Federal Railroad Administration said that Google agreed to include the 250,000 railroad crossings of the nation to its mapping as well as mobile applications. This will assist the drivers to locate them on the map and will make them aware of their presence on ground helping to avert crashes.

Google Officially Opened Its Startup Campus in South Korea

Google Officially Opened Its Startup Campus in South KoreaOn Friday, Google officially opened its start-up "campus" in Seoul which is the first in Asia. This will, in a way answer the ambitions of South Korea to become a regional center for a new line of technology entrepreneurs.

Google reportedly planning to offer “heavily subsidized” Wi-Fi gear to businesses

Google reportedly planning to offer “heavily subsidized” Wi-Fi gear to businessesThe Information. com has revealed in a recent report that Google apparently has efforts underway to offer deeply discounted commercial-grade Wi-Fi hardware and software to small- and medium-sized businesses, from as early as this summer.

Google hires veteran retail guru, Ivy Ross, to lead Glass strategy

Google hires veteran retail guru, Ivy Ross, to lead Glass strategy

Within one week of making its futuristic Glass eyewear available for open retail purchase in the US, Google has announced that it has hired veteran retail guru, Ivy Ross, to head the company's Glass strategy.

Ross has been hired by Google to lead the Glass strategy, especially the fashion and wearability aspects of the device. She has taken up the job at Google with immediate effect.

Comixology not to share app revenue with Apple, Google

ComicsComixology, a leading digital-comics marketplace and reader has said that it is upgrading its apps and it will no longer share the revenues from app purchaes with Apple and Google.

The techbology giants take a percentage of revenues from in app purchases from the app developers. Comixology updated its Comics apps for Android and iOS on Saturday following thr acquisition by Amazon in a deal for an undisclosed amount.

Google updates Hangouts for Android app; merges SMS and IM conversations

Google updates Hangouts for Android app; merges SMS and IM conversationsGoogle has recently updated its Hangouts for Android app to version 2.1, bringing together SMS and Hangout messages into one single conversation window.

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