It has been reported before that the biggest online video site, YouTube, is going to have paid subscription channels and according to the recent news, they are going to launch this program in this week.
This paid service by YouTube is said to include about 50 channels. If this would grow successful, this number could increase in no time.
According to the people familiar with the matter, a single channel subscription only cost $199 a month. YouTube also confirmed this news to CNET that they have been working on with this project though they . . . → Read More: YouTube will Launch Paid Subscription Channels this Week
Google seems not just getting busy with their upcoming Google Glass but also with the rumored smartwatch.
According to a report coming from AndroidCommunity, they have seen the filed patents and evidences that seems to be a possible information for another wearable gadget project by Google which is the smartwatch.
Market for wearable gadget might go on full stream if one of it takes off, whether the Glass or the smartwatch. It has also been rumored that Microsoft is also working with their smartwatch, as well as other mobile manufacturer, and it seems like . . . → Read More: Google Filed Patents for Possible Smartwatch
The social network giant, Facebook, just acquired a new small company again as a part of its aggressive growth.
The company is the cloud service firm, Parse, a provider of developer tools for apps in different mobile platforms. Facebook announced this acquisition and confirmed it in their blog today. According to TechCrunch, the deal was closed at around $85 million in cash and stock.
With this move of Facebook, it is not only focusing from being a social network but a business service provider as well.
Parse is responsible for the toolbox . . . → Read More: Facebook Acquires Parse for $85 Million in Cash and Stock
Google continues to be aggressive making their company even bigger. Recently, they acquired Wavii, a company that developed a news app that summarizes news into fewer lines making it more quicker to read.
According to the people knowledgeable about the deal, Wavii, a Seattle-based company was acquired by the tech giant with the amount close to $30 million
Apple Inc. was actually the first who is interested in acquiring Wavii. They want to incorporate the company’s app to Siri. But Google also came interested with Wavii and outbid the Cupertino, California-based company. These came . . . → Read More: Google Acquires Wavii for $30 Million