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Google hires former Samsung CTO to lead its Internet of Things business

(Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google this month hired Injong Rhee, who recently resigned as Samsung Electronics Co’s chief technology officer, to lead its Internet of Things business, he said in a LinkedIn post Monday. Google spokeswoman Jane Hynes confirmed to Reuters Rhee’s hiring by Google’s cloud computing unit, but declined to comment further. Rhee said in …

Pixability guarantees YouTube brand safety for advertisers

In response to repeated brand safety flare ups on YouTube over the past year, Pixability has launched a new solution that includes a 100 percent brand-safe spend guarantee for YouTube advertisers. The Boston-based video advertising platform for campaigns on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram says its new technology takes into account each advertiser’s unique definition of …

Getty Images and Google declare a truce with new image licensing partnership

Almost two years after filing an antitrust lawsuit against Google, Getty Images announced today that it has signed a licensing deal with the Silicon Valley giant. The release issued by Getty doesn’t offer much detail on the deal, nor does it address whether Getty has dropped its legal action. It simply states that the two companies …

Android Messages will finally be like iMessage

iMessage-inspired features might be on their way to Android, and it’s not because Apple decided to do the unthinkable. Google appears to be taking matters into its own hands by implementing long-wanted features for Android Messages.Embroidery Digitising As everyone knows, Google doesn’t seem to understand messaging. It’s released countless apps with the same purpose over …