Google is preparing to integrate the Android-based Google Now technology into its Chrome web browser, judging by a new addition to the Chromium project.The personal assistant, which brings Android users all of the information most relevant to them at any given time, has proved hugely popular since it was launched in Android Jelly Bean earlier this year.The app brings weather updates, up to date traffic information, public transport updates, latest sports scores, and useful tips based on your current location, all under one roof.Now, it seems that Google is looking to bring this technology to the popular Chrome web browser, via Chrome notifications.CNET reports that developers within the Chromium project have accepted a submission for "Creating a skeleton for Google Now for Chrome implementation."Not officialThe app, which also integrates Google calendars and searches into its reckoning, was unleashed at Google I/O back in June as a major new component of Android Jelly Bean.Just this week, the company added boarding passes to Google Now, just like Apple's Passbook app in iOS 6.Users can access the software by swiping up from the Home icon on the Android homescreen.Google is yet to make an official announcement regarding the addition of Now to the Chrome browser, so this is definitely one to keep an eye on.Related StoriesOutlook.com hits 25 million users, welcomes own Android app
We’re not saying Pinterest won’t help your business–it very well might, especially if you’re in retail, design or travel. But make sure you’re being smart about it.Have you heard about Pinterest, the latest social media darling? It’s already surpassed 11 million user accounts and leading to no fewer than a dozen news headlines a day right now:”How Pinterest Helped Clean a House — and Save a Marriage””Can Pinterest Save You Money?””Mitt Romney’s wife gets patriotic on Pinterest”The hoopla is getting ridiculous … and not just a little annoying.All About PinterestTo educate those still unfamiliar with Pinterest, one only has to recall high school days of yore, when high school locker doors were decorated with full-color clippings of favorite things: teen idols, sports figures, fashion looks, candy bar wrappers and tropical environs
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