Larry Page, the CEO of Google, has announced that the internet and technology giant intends to further streamline and focus its operations by shutting down Aardvark and 9 other programs. Aardvark is a social search site constructed by Google. Senior vice president of Google, Alan Eustace, stated in a blog post that “Technology improves, people’s needs change, some bets pay off and others don’t.” He added that while some of the projects would be ended altogether, others would be fused into other products to become added features. The team members…Read More
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Is Google no longer gaga for QR codes?
Google has announced that they will no longer be using QR codes in their popular Google Places platform. Google places helps people connect to locations by allowing them to rate them online. Businesses use Places to gather reviews from consumers, boosting their online presence. When Google first began using the codes with Places, they mailed thousands of stickers affixed with the codes to businesses that could be used in store windows. The company’s use of QR codes was meant to be experimental. They wanted to see how viable the codes…Read More