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WSJ Live, Ford, Gol Stadium launch: Xbox LIVE Apps

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Today, Xbox LIVE continues to expand with news apps from WSJ Live*, Gol Stadium* and Ford.

WSJ Live delivers live and on-demand original programming from over 2,000 journalists across the globe. Tune into over 4 hours of live programming a day covering the latest news in markets, tech, opinion and more and get access to the entire video archive that The Wall Street Journal has to offer

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The WSJ Live app launched today in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the U.K. and the U.S.

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Also in the U.S., a new advertising app launched from Ford. And in Spain we launched Gol Stadium. Spain’s largest sports TV channel offers live streaming from Gol Television and access to live soccer matches and more to subscribers.

We’re continuing to grow entertainment and news options offered through Xbox LIVE so stay tuned for more to come.

Google updates Flight Search travel site for Android tablets and iPad

Saturday, September 29th, 2012
Flight Search shows you a map of how much flying to different cities will cost.
Google announced an update to its Flight Search service for booking travel that’s now available for Android tablets such as Google’s own Nexus 7 and the iPad.

Noting a big increase in the percentage of people using tablets to not only search for, but make their travel purchases, Google today announced an update to Flight Search.

A study by Telemetrics found that 46% of all U.S. tablet users who search for travel also purchase travel services on the device.

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“We also know that people use their tablets differently than they use their desktop,” said Google’s Rani Manoharan, a user interface designer, in a post at Google’s ITA travel blog. “That’s why we’ve optimized our Flight Search experience for those who prefer to search with a tablet android, such as a Nexus 7 or an Ipad.”

Among other features, the Flight Search service presents you with a map of the U.S. showing major cities with a price next to each showing how much it would cost to fly there from your current location. Touch a city to start the reservation process.

“With the touch of your finger, you can easily explore places to visit on the map and see prices updated in real-time for each destination,” said Manoharan.