The Big G Strikes Back

When the European Union made its statement of objections against Google known, it alleged that the search engine systematically favored its own “comparison shopping product in its general search results pages.” This was the basis of its antitrust argument because Google, according to the EU, was stifling competition and harming consumers. However, Google senior VP Amit Singhal posted on the company’s official blog today that, … Continue reading The Big G Strikes Back

Twitter and Periscope Talk Rollout, Meerkat but No Mention of What’s in the Office Fridge

With Periscope exploding into the mobile sphere, the public is as interested in the development of the app and its $100 million deal with Twitter as it is in the contents of strangers’ refrigerators (nope, I don’t get it either). Jessica Verrilli, Twitter’s director of corporate development and strategy, Periscope co-founder Kayvon Beykpour and Periscope’s first engineer, Aaron Wasserman, sat down with Product Hunt (for … Continue reading Twitter and Periscope Talk Rollout, Meerkat but No Mention of What’s in the Office Fridge

Up, Periscope: Meerkat Competitor Launches on iOS App Store

If the last few weeks in tech could be reduced to one word, Meerkat would be a strong contender. On the spot, untethered streaming was the stuff of very dedicated tech geeks until now. Meanwhile, Twitter’s held back its livstreaming app, Periscope, which it acquired earlier this year. That is, until today. Early this morning Periscope hit the iOS App Store. Its available now for iPhones … Continue reading Up, Periscope: Meerkat Competitor Launches on iOS App Store