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Google Shuts Off Airline Booking Tool in Search | Bloomberg

Google Shuts Off Airline Booking Tool in Search | Bloomberg

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is pulling a software tool that let small companies access search information on airfares, a potential blow to online travel newcomers. Google’s tool was opened in 2011 after its $700 million acquisition of ITA Software Inc., an online airfare broker. In approving the deal, a federal judge required that Google keep an […]

Hopper expands its price prediction technology to hotels, initially in NYC | TechCrunch

Hopper expands its price prediction technology to hotels, initially in NYC | TechCrunch

As it does with flights, the new version of Hopper will predict future hotel pricing and tell you when to buy or wait to get the best deal on a room rate. Hopper says its technology is 95 percent accurate up to six months in advance, so it can be used for planning trips far […]

Pixel launch will test Google hardware strategy and Apple rivalry | MarketWatch

Pixel launch will test Google hardware strategy and Apple rivalry | MarketWatch

“The devil is in the details,” said Dawson over the phone. “The reality is they sold 2 million phones because of limited supply, limited distribution and that they were not differentiated in the market. Unless those things change, it’s not going to be that material to Google’s sales. Even if they move twice as many […]

Amazon, Apple, Alphabet: Their Next $500 Billion Market – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) | Seeking Alpha

Amazon, Apple, Alphabet: Their Next $500 Billion Market – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) | Seeking Alpha

Summary Amazon may be preparing new TV boxes of its own, in response to Apple. Others have confirmed my analysis that Amazon is the fastest growing in the segment, and outselling Apple as much as 3:1. Google poses an increasing challenge, with a unique and potentially very effective pricing strategy. The market is extremely important […]

Google Pixel gets its First Ever Discount – with a 30 Days Money Back Guarantee | Nashville Chatter

Google Pixel gets its First Ever Discount – with a 30 Days Money Back Guarantee | Nashville Chatter

Many Google Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X fans were unable to make the shift to the newer Google Pixel and Pixel XL thanks to the sudden change in Google’s pricing strategy. Before the Google Pixel phones, many had become fans of Google Nexus lineup thanks to a number of reasons – stock Android OS, fast […]

Strategies for Navigating a Cluttered App Marketplace | TG Daily

Strategies for Navigating a Cluttered App Marketplace | TG Daily

With a combined 4.2 million apps to choose from between the Apple and Android app stores, the marketplace for mobile applications has exponentially become more and more cluttered with competition. According to a study by Statista, mobile app revenues reached $41.1 billion worldwide in 2015 and profits are projected to exceed $101.1 billion by 2020. […]

Google Home launches in the UK on April 6th priced at £129 | The Verge

Google Home launches in the UK on April 6th priced at £129 | The Verge

Google says it has “hidden a few British treats” inside Home for the UK, including answering queries about hobbies or favorite foods. It appears the features available in the US version of Google Home will be supported in the UK, including any integrations with smart home devices. Google Home’s launch in the UK comes exactly […]

Here’s how Google’s own ads impact bids & pricing in AdWords auctions | Top Seo Soft

Here’s how Google’s own ads impact bids & pricing in AdWords auctions | Top Seo Soft

Google and its sibling companies at Alphabet collectively bid on thousands of keywords in AdWords. That has been going on for years. The search giant has said its ad buying does not “directly inflate” pricing for other advertisers because “advertisers are charged as if it wasn’t bidding.” However, that’s not quite accurate. Participating in its […]

Oracle is starting a price war with Amazon | Business Insider

Oracle is starting a price war with Amazon | Business Insider

So Amazon built a service that does it for them, called Amazon Web Services Database Migration Service (DMS) . It promises to easily move Oracle’s customers (and other databases) to Amazon’s database in the AWS cloud. Now, Oracle is fighting back. It has launched its own AWS-killer cloud service, (aka Infrastructure as a Service) and wants […]

Cloud computing pricing: Beware the bill shock | ZDNet

Cloud computing pricing: Beware the bill shock | ZDNet

One of the benefits of cloud computing that’s often touted by providers is cutting costs: rather than having the hassle and expense of buying servers and equipping data centers, and paying for staff to maintain them, companies can offload their workloads to the cloud, where economies of scale around the infrastructure mean that costs are […]