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Aug 18 AT 9:02 AM Nick Sarafolean 0 Comments

Google purchases Jetpac, creators of image recognition app

Google has acquired image recognition company Jetpac. Jetpac is an iOS app that recommends restaurants, bars and attractions to people based on their publicly-shared Instagram photos. The app analyzes photos using image recognition technology and can determine different types of food, outdoors or indoors and even things like hipster mustaches in order to provide the best recommendations ... Read More »

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Jul 18 AT 8:24 AM Nick Sarafolean 0 Comments

Google releases Q2 earnings, better than expected

Google has released its Q2 earnings with a total net income of $3.42 billion, up from last year’s earnings. Total revenue was over $16 billion, a 22% increase over Q2 2013. Nearly $11 billion of the total revenue was brought in from Google sites, which is a good indicator of how many people use Google ... Read More »

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Jul 15 AT 9:19 PM Nick Sarafolean 2 Comments

Alan Mulally, former Ford CEO, joins Google’s executive board

The former CEO of Ford Automotive, Alan Mulally, is departing from the company and joining Google’s executive board to serve on its audit committee. Mulally has experience in leading companies, with a record that includes both Ford and Boeing. When Steve Ballmer retired from Microsoft, rumors flew that Mulally was being tapped as a replacement. Mulally seemingly ... Read More »

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