Tag Archives: Google Mobile

Google AdSense For Mobile Begins Limited Beta

Got a web site for mobile phone users? Now Google wants to give you ads to put on it. AdSense For Mobile has arrived, at least in beta testing. Scott Jones at Self Made Minds reported being invited to participate in the new beta test. He received an email saying: …

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WSJ: New Mobile Content Search From Google Coming Soon

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is preparing to launch a more structured mobile search capability and index for mobile content that may also include social networking features. According to the article: Google Inc. is developing a new search service for cellphones that will help consumers find and …

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Google's Research Director Peter Norvig On 'The Future Of Search'

MIT’s Technology Review published an interview with Google Director of Research Peter Norvig that explores his (and presumably Google’s) thinking about problems in search and “next-generation” search functionality that Google is working on. There’s nothing strikingly new in the interview but it’s an interesting overview and window into some of …

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What's Google Doing At An MVNO Show?

Gary Price noticed and notified us that Google’s Sumit Agarwal is speaking at an MVNO conference. MVNO stands for mobile virtual network operator. Bankrupt (and likely soon to close) Amp’d Mobile is one example; Helio (“don’t call us a phone company”) is another. Yahoo is reportedly also going to be …

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FCC: Nice Ideas, Google — But We Don't Like All Of Them

FCC shuns Google plans for open mobile network from Computer Business Review reports that US Federal Communications Commission chair Kevin Martin likes Google’s wireless spectrum bid proposal but is not a fan of all of Google’s requirements. Google said they would bid $4.6 billion on the wireless spectrum, if the …

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Sprint Announces WiMax Partnership With Google

Wireless carrier Sprint and Google have announced a partnership in which Google will provide “Web search, interactive communications and social networking services on devices for the new high-speed wireless network the carrier is building,” according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Sprint is building a national WiMax broadband …

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Google Gets Some Of What It Wanted From The FCC

Google is seeking to penetrate and open up the walled garden that is the US wireless market. Carriers are the gatekeepers, controlling access and the devices available to consumers. In Europe the situation is quite different, allowing consumers to buy any phone and essentially use them with any operator. Google …

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Wall Street Journal: Google Phone In Development

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is making a push to court wireless carriers in an effort to accelerate mobile ad distribution and revenue growth. The article also contends that Google is actively working a mobile handset, the so-called “Google Phone” or “GPhone,” and possibly envisions itself an …

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Microsoft, Google Suffer Setback On 'White Space' Internet Access Plan

According to a Dow Jones report, prototype devices from Google, Microsoft and a coalition of companies that includes Philips, Intel and Dell failed an initial test that might have allowed the group to offer wireless internet and potentially other services on “unused portions of the nation’s television airwaves.” The Federal …

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