Tag Archives: Google

The Role of Google, Facebook, and Yelp Reviews in the Era of Healthcare Consumerism

Patient reviews can make or break a business in this era of healthcare consumerism and online reputations. And they’re here to stay. More than 94% of healthcare patients use online reviews as the first step in researching physicians and hospitals. They’re also the third most crucial driver in consumers’ decision to select a new healthcare provider after insurance acceptance and location. That’s why a solid strategy for ... Read More »

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the company’s next $1 trillion will come from its oldest product

While many other technology giants embrace the metaverse as the next frontier of growth, Sundar Pichai sees Google’s future in its oldest offering: Internet search. “I feel fortunate our mission is timeless,” Pichai, who is chief executive officer of Google and its parent, Alphabet Inc., said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s Emily Chang for the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore. “There’s more ... Read More »

Google Health Exec Defends Controversial Partnership With Ascension: ‘We’re Super Proud Of It’

David Feinberg at the StartUp Health Festival in 2017. (Photo by Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for … [+] GETTY David Feinberg, head of Google Health, defended the company’s partnership with large Catholic hospital system Ascension Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco. The partnership, nicknamed “Project Nightingale,” recently came under criticism after news outlets revealed  the partnership enabled Google to access confidential patient data. “Despite ... Read More »

Google Stadia: Here are all the games coming to Google’s gaming service

Months after first launching its gaming service – Google Stadia – on stage Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 in San Francisco, Google on June 6 finally unveiled key details about the service. At the time of the launch, Google had announced that Stadia, the gaming service that would be powered by the company’s data centres, would be available in select ... Read More »

Google Earth Timelapse Comes to Mobile With Improvements

The year was 2013 when Google released a timelapse visualisation of the Earth for the very first time. The update to it came in the year of 2016, bringing a better visualisation built on an interactive experience allowing people to explore changes to the Earth’s surface. Fast forward to the present day, and Google has brought a new update by ... Read More »

Google Stadia can replace gaming hardware but several concerns remain

Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 gave hardware manufacturers a lot to think about with the advent of cloud-based gaming. Services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud aren’t far from their final phase of development. And, the concept of cloud gaming has gone from future to near-future, with Google’s Stadia set for release later this year. At GDC 2019, Google showcased ... Read More »

Apple Wants to Conquer Gaming With Arcade, And it Already Has a Big Advantage Over Google Stadia

Apple has long been exhorted to give mobile gaming its due importance. It has, in many ways done that over time—the chips that power the iPhone and the iPads are more powerful than anything else you will find in the mobile ecosystem, the Apple TV streamer as a gaming platform and the curations on the App Store by the editors, ... Read More »

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Back in the summer Google Maps started moving the Explore tab from the sandwich menu to a separate tab on the home screen of the app, providing suggestions for spots, based on its internal rating system. Now the platform gets more personalized with an entirely new tab, called For You, making its way right next to Explore and Commute. The ... Read More »

Amazon, Google and Samsung top list of tech R&D spending

According to data gathered by PwC, covering the fiscal year ending on June 30 2018, Amazon, Alphabet, Samsung and Intel are all in the top five in terms of research and development spending. Amazon topped the list for the second year in a row with $22.6B spent on R&D and Google’s Alphabet parent company was second with $16.2B. Samsung retained ... Read More »

Google Home Hub smart display, Pixel Stand wireless charger, new Chromecast get official too

Its phones and the new tablet weren’t everything Google had prepared for its big hardware event today. Three more previously leaked devices made their official debut. Meet the Google Home Hub, the new Chromecast, and the Pixel Stand. Google Home Hub The Home Hub is a $149 (or £139) smart display that is on pre-order now. It will be available on October 22 in the ... Read More »