Google Fast Flip built for mobile

So this is it. In April, Sharon Waxman reported a conversation with Google CEO Eric Schmidt in which he told her: “In about six months, the company will roll out a system that will bring high-quality news content to users without them actively looking for it” … one in which users “will be automatically served […]

Google’s crowdsourced traffic reports will hurt radio

“It’s stop and go on the bridge.” “Watch out for that deer on the 102.” The voices are a staple of local radio — listeners calling in to report traffic conditions. On-air updates build audiences, involve listeners and bring advertisers to morning and afternoon shows. But Google believes it can deliver traffic reports faster and […]