Frances Schwiep

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Google Launches Maps Engine API To Allow Enterprise Developers To More Easily Create, Share And Publish Custom Maps

Google’s Maps Engine, its enterprise-focused service for developers who need to be able to create their own maps based on custom data, launched about two years ago and has been available commercially since last year. Today, Google is adding more functionality to the platform by launching an API for …

Lenovo: Geo-targeted Twitter Ads ‘can outperform search’

Search is the gold standard in the Internet marketing world. Nothing beats customers finding you via organic search, arriving at your website straight from Google, ready and willing to make a purchase.<p>Perhaps <i>almost</i> nothing.<p>According to Lenovo’s search marketing manager for Europe, the Middle East, …

App Infrastructure Startup Buddy.com Gets Into The Analytics Business

Buddy.com today announced a mobile analytics service that’s supposed to give publishers and brands a better sense of who’s actually using their apps and how they’re using them.<p>There’s plenty of competition on this front — Andreessen Horowitz-backed Mixpanel, for example, has increasingly become a …

Google banks on the visual by bringing images to search result ads

Google continues to wow with new products and services, but now the company is adding a new feature to its core search advertising product: images. According to a Google blog post, it is rolling out a beta version of image extensions for search page ads. It basically allows advertisers to include …

SoftKinetic and TabletKiosk collaborate on 3D interface for tablets

Perhaps in light of Intel's goal of integrating 3D cameras into its devices by the end of 2014, SoftKinetic has partnered with TabletKiosk to bring what it calls the first-ever 3D interface to enterprise tablets. That chunky slab you see above is based on the Sahara Slate PC i500, but with the …

MacBook Air refresh looks set for WWDC, potentially with faster Wi-Fi

Apple appears set to release new versions of its MacBook Air notebook computer at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, according to information provided by a source. Earlier this week, we reported that Apple is planning to release four new Mac models at WWDC, and we narrowed this down to …