This week John Biggs from TechCrunch joins us to discuss the latest Google news. The top story of the week is Google purchasing Motorola Mobility for $12 billion. We also discuss weather being added to Google Maps.
Welcome our guest John Biggs
John Biggs is a former IT guy turned journalist. He is the gadgets editor of TechCrunch and his work has appeared in the New York Times. He has just written a new book, Blogger’s Boot Camp, and he lives in Brooklyn, New York.
1. Google Acquires Motorola Mobility
Big story of the week is Google acquiring the mobile arm of Motorola. We discuss all the aspects with our guest.
2. Nielsen Report On Android Use
Nielsen reports some interesting stats on Android.
3. Weather Now In Google Maps
Want to check the what the weather will be next week on your vacation? No problem. Google recently announced a weather overlay for Google Maps.
4. 60% Of YouTube videos are processed in under a minute
We discuss several amazing YouTube stats. Check out the link for the full list and interview.
5. PhotoVine now available for iOS
What’s up with the new Google photo app? How does this fit in with Google’s existing photo apps?
6. Google Related
Google announced a new Chrome extension called “Google Related.” It pops up at the bottom of your browser with related content that it thinks you might be interested in. Try it out and let us know what you think in the comments!
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