Google raised a few eyebrows when it sent indie artists through Google Wallet for the new Google Music service, instead of the more seasoned Google Checkout. Well, now it’s pretty obvious why: Google sent out an email saying that Google Checkout will be absorbed into Google Wallet in 2012. According to the email, consumers don’t need to do anything while the transition is being managed.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Looks like the Big Goog has been awarded a new lockscreen patent, which could bring some new features to our good buddy pattern lock.
Motorola Mobility and Google first announced plans to merge the two companies back in August for a cool $12.5 billion. That's a lot of money no matter how you look at it. Today Motorola Mobility revealed that during a special shareholders meeting, owners of the company's stock voted overwhelmingly to approve the merger deal with Google.
Is Jeff Bezos truly following in the footsteps of Steve Jobs? It certainly seems that way on the surface as Amazon surprised many in the industry when the Kindle eReader devices started selling well. This week the company released its first tablet, the Kindle Fire; now AllthingsD.com reports that Amazon might be launching its own smartphone as well.