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Google I/O Thursday Keynote

Google focuses on the Web for its second day I/O keynote

  • David Hamilton 6/28/2012 5:03:11 PM
    Folks, our comments are moderated. We often have to pick and choose, so don't be alarmed if something doesn't make it through.
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:03:26 PM
  • Kent German 6/28/2012 5:03:42 PM
    And once the show starts we'll be posting very few.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:04:15 PM
    Show's about to begin
  • Bill 6/28/2012 5:05:00 PM
    Have a good time for those @ the show
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:06:10 PM
    50 seconds to start....
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:06:22 PM
    Countdown...!
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:06:24 PM
  • Kent German 6/28/2012 5:06:39 PM
    And here we go....take it away Seth and Stephen!
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:06:46 PM
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:07:13 PM
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:07:41 PM
    SVP Vic Gundotra is taking the stage. "This place is packed. I'm surprised so many of you made it back from this great party last night."
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:07:57 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:08:05 PM
    Vic's wearing Glass
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:08:29 PM
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:08:40 PM
    Gundotra said over 2600 people used Google+ Events last night: 13,700 photographs contributed to the Google+ events
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:09:12 PM
    We're apparently going to see some "fun stuff" today.
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:09:20 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:09:27 PM
    Sindar Pichai taking the stage
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:09:46 PM
    SVP of Chrome and apps Sundar Pichai is leading the keynote. He's the guy who oversees both some of the Web underpinnings and the highest-profile Web apps from the company.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:10:17 PM
    Sindar's talking Chrome for Android on the Nexus 7, Drive, and new Chromebooks
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:10:19 PM
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:10:45 PM
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:10:46 PM
    Google Drive and Chromebooks more recent arrivals from Google's Web platform projects. "We're just getting started."
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:11:04 PM
    Web traffic: "It's exploded." Over 2.3 billion users of the Internet now.
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:11:05 PM
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:11:22 PM
    "The way we're going to get to the rest of the world is through mobile."
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:11:34 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:11:39 PM
    "We're in the middle of a revolution."
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:12:00 PM
    "Three years ago we built Chrome as an option to showcase the modern Web."
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:12:16 PM
    310 m active Chrome users
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:12:19 PM
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:12:27 PM
    Google launched Chrome 3.5 years ago. People laughed then, but not much laughing now as I see it. 310 million active users now.
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:12:39 PM
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:13:17 PM
    Every day in Chrome, 1 terabyte of data downloaded, 60 billion words typed, Pichai said.
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:13:19 PM
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:13:43 PM
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:13:59 PM
    Now we're getting to the multi-computer part of the sales pitch. Everybody has a computer, now phones, and now tablets, too. So "Chrome acts as a layer so your Web is personalized and works consistently across all your devices."
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:14:16 PM
    Brian Rakowski, VP of Chrome on stage
  • stephen.shankland 6/28/2012 5:14:21 PM
    Here comes Brian Rakowski, VP of Chrome, for some more tidbits. Demo time!
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:14:51 PM
    Talking how Chrome can help you "live life in the cloud"
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:14:58 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/28/2012 5:15:12 PM
    Showing off Chrome UI basics
  • James Martin 6/28/2012 5:15:33 PM
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