This Week In Tech
April 12-18, 2014
Google acquired drone-maker Titan Aerospace to supplement an
ongoing effort to bring Internet access to remote parts of the world.
Dropbox continued its recent acquisition spree by purchasing Loom, a
photo storage service, and Hackpad, a document collaboration app.
Google announced that the first version of its modular
smartphone, dubbed Project Ara, will be available in January 2015.
Linode has invested $45 million in improvements to its cloud services
and infrastructure, including new SSD drives and increased RAM.
Seznam, a search engine and Web portal located in the Czech
Republic, released a beta version of its 3D mapping service.
Facebook announced a new feature on its mobile app that will signal
users when they’re close to someone who is in their network of friends.