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How Chrome Won the War of the Browsers

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Google keeps on winning the internet. In less than a decade, Google Chrome has become the web browser with the biggest market share. Its features appeal casual web surfers and businesses alike. How did it do …

Google finds that only one in two video ads it serves across the web have the chance of ever being seen

There's a number of reasons why ads are deemed not "viewable," such as users never scrolling to the part of the page where the ad appears, ads loading in a background, or users simply scrolling past the ad too quickly to count as an impression (the industry standard for a viewable video impression …

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Oculus Rift Consumer VR System Pre-Orders Start Later This Year, Ships Q1 2016

Oculus is ready to sell virtual reality to the public, almost 3 years after it Kickstarted its first developer kit. Today Oculus announced that “the Oculus Rift will be shipping to consumers in Q1 2016, with pre-orders later this year.” The new version will support but seated and standing VR …

Luxottica CEO says company is working on Google Glass 2.0

When Nest CEO Tony Fadell took over Google Glass back in February, he pledged to redesign the headset "from scratch." Well, it looks like that process is well underway. In a company meeting today, Luxottica CEO Massimo Vian said the Italian eyewear company is working with the folks in Mountain View …

Why Facebook Might Emerge As The Biggest Internet of Things Company

Just within a few years of its existence, Facebook has achieved a cult following. From teenagers to professionals to senior citizens, everyone has an account with the world’s most powerful social media platform. For many Internet users, their connected experience starts and ends with Facebook. …

Google Fiber has Internet providers scrambling to improve their service

<i>This post is in partnership with Money. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Money.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Jacob Davidson<p>Here’s a three step plan to getting a …

Google's wireless service plans take shape in leaked app

What if your mobile contract could be condensed into an app-based subscription service like Spotify or Netflix — one that you could put on pause when you don't need it, switch between phones without swapping SIM cards, and pay for by the gigabyte of data used? Those are the broad strokes of …

Can Google Un-Break Google Glass?

<i>Nick Scholz is a Global Product Marketing Manager for Novell, currently covering the GroupWise, Vibe, and Open Enterprise Server product lines.</i><p>When Google quietly stopped selling Google Glass back in January, this came as no shock to the world. Word to the wise: if your company ever has to release …

Google puts Nest boss Tony Fadell in charge of Glass, halts sales for now

Almost two years after the Glass Explorer program first made Google’s head mounted computer available to enthusiasts and developers, Glass is “graduating” from the Google [X] labs to become a real commercial project.<p>That sounds like great news, but with this graduation (“put on our big kid shoes …

Sundar Pichai: Google Will Give Details Of Its U.S. Mobile Network ‘In The Coming Months’

While Google continues to build out “cell towers in the sky” in the form of balloons and solar-powered airplanes, it’s also gearing up to launch an experimental mobile network in the U.S. Today, Google’s SVP of products, Sundar Pichai, said that we should start to see the results of the company’s …

Google Apps bug exposes some users' personal info

A set of Google software and tools for businesses exposed some users' personal information for nearly two years, despite those users opting to keep the data private, security researchers said Thursday.<p>Google Apps for Work is a collection of Google's online services like Gmail and Calendar that have …

The Best Alternatives to Google Code for Your Programming Projects

Google is shutting down Google Code, their hosting service for open source projects and coding initiatives. If you haven't already migrated your …

Marketers can now target the 92 million expats on Facebook

Facebook has added a new feature to its advertising platform that lets marketers target people living abroad.<p>Those expats might now receive offers from airline companies trying to sell them plane tickets during a holiday back home, when they might want to go back and visit the folks.<p>The feature, …

The Easy Way: Getting Data Out from Google Analytics

In this post we consider how you can get data out from Google Analytics by examining the 5 Things you probably didn’t know about the Embed API. This …

Google Play gets serious with 'expert' screening, age ratings for Android apps

All Google Play apps will soon come with age-based content ratings and face the scrutiny of Google reviewers before entering the store.<p>Google has introduced age-based ratings for Android apps and games, the company said Tuesday in a blog post. Rather than develop its own format, however, Google …

Google adds humans and ratings into Android app review process

Human oversight has been added into the Android app review process, and, according to Google, nobody has noticed the change.<p>Google has revealed that …

Google will fly a crazy, plane-like, 84-foot wind turbine next month

Astro Teller tells the crowd at SXSW that the 28-foot versions didn't crash<p>Google plans to fly an 84-foot wind turbine next month, according to Google X's Astro Teller, who spoke at SXSW today.<p>Google's wind turbines don't look like the ones you might see along the US coastline. They're more like …

Facebook Introduces Free Friend-To-Friend Payments Through Messages

When you chat with friends about settling debts or splitting the bill, Facebook doesn’t want you to have to open another app like PayPal or Venmo to send them money. So today it unveiled a new payments feature for Facebook Messenger that lets you connect your Visa or Mastercard debit card and tap a …

Google Now will open more broadly to more third-party apps

Google's predictive service Google Now will likely work with more Android apps in the near future.<p>A Google executive said during a SXSW session this …

Lyft adds Google Wallet payment option

If you’ve bought an app from the Google Play Store or any similar actions, your payment info is already stored in Google Wallet, making it easier to …

Will Payments On Facebook Be Successful?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How do P2P payments work on Facebook, and are they likely to be successful?</i><p><i>Answer by Brian Roemmele on Quora</i><p><b>Facebook: The Social Graph Of Payments</b><p>Today March 17th, 2015 Facebook has entered into payments in a very big way [1]. This is perhaps the biggest …

On the Red Couch with DIY Doyenne Brit Morin

Inside Flipboard / April 3, 2013<p>With Brit + Co, a company devoted to simple and beautiful ways to live a more creative life, Brit Morin believes …