Google released its Q1 2013 earnings report today, showing great signs of continued growth. The quarter ended March 31 with revenue of $13.97 billion, a 31 percent increase compared to Q1 2012.
If you are a Blogger user, you can now add Google+ Comments to your blog. Google announced the new commenting system today, which brings an experience Google+ users should be familiar with.
Google Babel is an upcoming unified messaging system set to replace Talk. We’ve covered many stories on the chat service, and leaked source code reveals an “Upgrade” to Babel.
According to TechCrunch, True Knowledge, a British startup behind voice recognition app Evi, has been acquired by Amazon for $26 million.
The Google Play Store is off to a great 2013. According to new data from App Annie, first quarter app revenue was up 90 percent from Q4 2012.
Around 1.5 million new Android devices are activated each day. According to a new research study conducted by Google and Compete, 35 percent of cell phone purchases are driven by consumers’ desire to have the “latest and greatest device”.
Speaking today at D: Dive Into Mobile in New York City, CEO Jan Koum broke the news that WhatsApp is now used by over 200 million monthly active users. On an average day, they see 12 billion outbound messages, and 8 billion inbound messages.
YouTube has added a “Tape Mode” to select videos today, celebrating the 57th birthday of the VCR.
Ouya game developer James Coope collaborated with Futuremark, maker of popular bechmarking application 3DMark, to find out how well the console stacks up against the competition.
Facebook Home launched yesterday on Google Play, and reviews have been discouraging. Out of just under 2300 reviews, over 1000 users gave it one star.