Sussing Out Google’s Master Plan in the Post-App Era

Google’s counter-attack to the world of apps can be seen in several places. In fact most Google moves are to drive mobile behavior through its front door. This principle underpinned nearly every announcement at Google I/O.

Why Location Was a Dominant Theme at This Year’s Google I/O

With clearer direction and some major updates to how mobile sensors can interact with the physical world, Google has not only taken the position that location-awareness will be a driver of mobile advancement in the years go come, they have leapfrogged Apple’s efforts in doings so.

Street Fight Daily: Google Unveils New Maps, PayPal Takes Aim at Square

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Eight Years Later, Google Reinvents Its Maps for a Data Rich Web (GigaOm)… PayPal Takes Aim at Square With Free Mobile Payment Processing (CNet)… Google Announces 3 New Location Services for Android (Mashable)…