Chrome competitor, The Browser Company, quietly raises $5M
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Chrome competitor, The Browser Company, quietly raises $5M

A handful of Silicon Valley’s notable figures are backing a software startup looking to challenge Google Chrome’s dominance. The startup, called The Browser Company, is led by Joshua Miller, who previously served as the Obama White House’s director of Product and is currently an investor at Thrive Capital, an investment …

Investors are browsing for Chromium startups
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Investors are browsing for Chromium startups

A few months ago, we declared that “browsers are interesting again,” thanks to increased competition among the major players. Now, as more startups are getting onboard, things are getting downright exciting. A small but growing number of projects are building web browsers with a more specific type of user in …

Chrome competitor, The Browser Company, quietly raises $5M
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Chrome competitor, The Browser Company, quietly raises $5M

A handful of Silicon Valley’s notable figures are backing a software startup looking to challenge Google Chrome’s dominance. The startup, called The Browser Company, is led by Joshua Miller, who previously served as the Obama White House’s Director of Product and is currently an investor at Thrive Capital, an investment …

Google Play Pass expands outside the US, adds more titles and annual pricing
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Google Play Pass expands outside the US, adds more titles and annual pricing

Google Play Pass, the Android alternative to subscription-based game store Apple Arcade, is expanding. Launched in September 2019 with over 350 apps and games, Play Pass today announced it’s added 150 new titles, including Sonic the Hedgehog, Golf Peaks, and kid-friendly content, like apps from Sesame Workshop, for example. In …

Google expands Play Pass to nine countries beyond the US
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Google expands Play Pass to nine countries beyond the US

Almost a year after Google introduced Play Pass on Android, it’s expanding the game and app subscription service outside of the US. It’ll be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Spain and the United Kingdom th… Continue Reading…

Decrypted: As tech giants rally against Hong Kong security law, Apple holds out
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Decrypted: As tech giants rally against Hong Kong security law, Apple holds out

It’s not often Silicon Valley gets behind a single cause. Supporting net neutrality was one, reforming government surveillance another. Last week, Big Tech took up its latest: halting any cooperation with Hong Kong police. Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and even China-headquartered TikTok said last week they would no longer respond …

Google Play Pass expands outside the US, adds more titles and annual pricing
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Google Play Pass expands outside the US, adds more titles and annual pricing

Google Play Pass, the Android alternative to subscription-based game store Apple Arcade, is expanding. Launched in September 2019 with over 350 apps and games, Play Pass today announced it’s added 150 new titles, including Sonic the Hedgehog, Golf Peaks, and kid-friendly content, like apps from Sesame Workshop, for example. In …

Google's Pixel Buds are now available in more countries including UK and Australia
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Google’s Pixel Buds are now available in more countries including UK and Australia

Google’s Pixel Buds earbuds have finally made their way to more countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Spain, and the UK.  Also, the Buds will soon be available in more colors, Google said in a tweet.  Google #PixelBuds are now available in more countries, including Australia, Canada, …

Watch Google's Stadia Connect event here at 1PM ET
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Watch Google’s Stadia Connect event here at 1PM ET

The Stadia library is seriously starting to take shape. Not only did Google just reveal that El Nino and indie smash hit Celeste are coming to the service, but during Ubisoft Forward this week, we learned more of that publisher’s titles are heading t… Continue Reading…

Google snaps up Stadia exclusives from Harmonix and Supermassive
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Google snaps up Stadia exclusives from Harmonix and Supermassive

During its Stadia Connect, Google had some news about some upcoming exclusives for the game streaming platform. Music game specialist Harmonix and Until Dawn studio Supermassive are working on titles that’ll only be on Stadia.Google didn’t reveal too… Continue Reading…