Google Maps Back And Larry Page Interview Analysis: GG #76

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Google Maps Back And Larry Page Interview Analysis: GG #76

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Dave Thackeray  joins host John Hanlon this week on Google At A Glance. They deliver a content-packed show featuring Google Maps finally available for iOS, Larry Page interview with Fortune Magazine, Google’s year in review, Google Fiber and a new mobile Adwords feature.

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1.Google Maps For iPhone Back In The App StoreiOS Version Better Than Android
After months of waiting, iPhone users finally have an alternative to Apple Maps. Google Maps was originally pulled from the App Store back when the iPhone 5 first came out.

2.Lengthy Larry Page Interview
Google CEO Larry Page sat down with Fortune Magazine this week. The interview lasted 70 minutes and is one of the most in depth on record for the usually quiet Page. He touches on a wide variety of topics related to technology.

  • Google+ “is” a big bet
  • Page says user experience is #1 and ads in search only help
  • 70-20-10 time is still in place – 70 to search and ads, 20 to apps, 10 to new projects

3. What did Google make of the world in 2012? Zeitgeist Video
1.5 trillion searches in 148 languages and here’s what we were looking for.

4. Google Fiber Rumors Of Moving Into CAFastest in Netflix streaming study

5.Google Hoping To Cut Down On Accidental Mobile Ad Clicks
Google’s mobile Adwords will now ads to be double tapped. This should cut down on accidental tapping that so many users complain about.


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