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Google I/O: 10 Big Developments

Google skipped the skydivers at Google I/O 2013, but broke interesting ground in maps, music, social and search. Take our tour.
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Google used the I/O keynote to tout Chrome's under-the-hood enhancement, including support for VP9 video compression, a next-gen codec that promises faster video streaming, and the requestAutocomplete API for faster digital wallet payments. It also showed off tech demos such as "A Journey Through Middle-Earth," which delivers an interactive and immersing gaming experience for mobile users.

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re: Google I/O: 10 Big Developments
I think Google is spot on with the maps upgrades. When going to a particular area of the city or wherever I am traveling, I often wonder whether there are good restaurants nearby. Integrating this with Google+ to get recommendations from your friends is also useful Gă÷ both personally and from a business standpoint.
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