Posts Tagged ‘App’

Google purchases Songza – looks to enhance Play Music

July 4 | Posted by nadine | App News Tags: , , , , , , ,

Google is now the new owner of Songza. The acquisition of the app was done to enhance Google Play Music. Google announced: Exciting news today — we’re thrilled to welcome +Songza to Google. They’ve built a great service which uses contextual expert-curated playlists to give you the right music at the right time. We aren’t planning any immediate changes to Songza, so it will... Read more

YouTube app offline viewing coming in November

September 19 | Posted by nadine | App News Tags: , , ,

Wish offline viewing was offered by the YouTube app for your Samsung Galaxy S4? This November, your dream will come true. On the Official YouTube Partners & Creators Blog, YouTube announced, “We’re always exploring ways to bring more viewers to your content. As part of this effort, later this year we’ll launch a new feature on YouTube’s mobile apps that will... Read more

Apple buys Embark for Maps app

August 25 | Posted by nadine | App News Tags: , , , , ,

Apple has purchased transit app Embark to improve its Maps app for iOS devices such as the iPhone 5. Jessica Lessin reports, “Apple Inc. keeps snapping up mapping companies. “The latest: Embark Inc., a small Silicon Valley upstart that builds free transit apps to help smartphone users navigate public transportation. “We don’t know how much Apple paid for the several-person team it acquired... Read more