Emu understands what you’re saying and adds “smart buttons” to your text messages.
Google had its first $50 billion year in 2012. With its massive investments in mobile, someday it might make that much just on the little plastic and metal devices we carry in our pockets. Here’s how.
Gmail users in the U.S. and Canada are getting another year of free domestic voice calls, thanks to Google.
Teleconferencing is broken, and Craig Walker wants to be the man to change that. Today, Uberconference, a free audio conferencing service, has announced the public launch of its beta, and a new premium service for business users.
Google has released a feature-rich update to its popular Google Voice app for iOS, but unfortunately it also comes with numerous bugs.
YouMail, a startup that promises to help you screen creeper-calls, announced Thursday that it has answered over one billion phone calls, with 500 million of those calls occurring since September 2010. The company has also received an undisclosed round of funding, which brings the total raised to date to $12.5M.
Google on Wednesday announced that users who want to keep a previous Google Voice number permanently will now have the option — for a small fee.
Sprint subscribers who chose to integrate their service with a Google Voice phone number may discover a higher bill this month caused by overage fees.
Google Voice, the search giant’s very useful Internet-calling application, has just removed one large reason some people hesitate to use it.
TwoSixty Inc, an online phone management service backed by Y Combinator, announced today that it has launched TellFi.ca — a version of its virtual phone service specifically for Canada.
Google is expanding its testing of a long-awaited feature for Google Voice, the ability to port your current mobile number to the service, Engadget reports.
It’s been a long haul for Google, but now iPhone owners can finally download an official Google Voice iPhone app – giving them access to even more Google Voice features than the current web app, although still not as many as Android users enjoy.
YouMail, a startup that provides next-generation voicemail services like visual voicemail, voice-to-text transcription, and custom greetings, announced today that it has reached a new milestone with 15 million unique monthly callers.
A few weeks ago, third-party Google Voice apps for the iPhone started getting approved by Apple. Now it appears that we may soon see the official Google Voice app on the iPhone, sources tell TechCrunch.
Craig Walker, a co-founder of Google Voice developer GrandCentral, has left the company to join Google Ventures as entrepreneur-in-residence and begin working on his next company.
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It was almost two years ago that I got my hands on a G1, the first cellphone that used Google’s Android operating system. Now, a couple of hundred thousand Android phones are being activated a day.
It looks like Gmail users are already taking advantage of the cheap calling that Google launched yesterday. The company announced via Twitter that there were 1 million calls placed from Gmail in 24 hours.
It looks like Google is getting a little old-fashioned to promote its Google Voice service. It is installing telephone booths with the classic red look in airports and universities.
Google announced today that it will allow users to make phone calls directly from Gmail — because, apparently, I don’t spend enough time in Gmail already.
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After more than a year of being an exclusive invite-only affair, Google today has opened up its Google Voice service to everyone. The news comes after Google began prioritizing college students last month for access to its innovative phone service.
Invites for Google Voice — the company’s innovative phone service — are hard to come by, even though Google launched it more than a year ago. But according to a recent post on the Google Voice blog, the company has decided to make it easier for college students to get in on the service.
Google’s vice president of engineering Vic Gundotra said the Google Voice application, which is still in limbo after Apple declined to give it the greenlight for the app store, will come to the iPhone “one way or the other.” He made the statement while on-stage at the Crunchies award ceremony today.
The great thing about Google Voice is how easy it makes my phoning.
Google has just upgraded its free phone service, Google Voice. And it’s going to be a hit.