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HTC is halting shares, Google takeover imminent
HTC is halting shares, Google takeover imminent
The Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has been looking for a buyer for years. Year after year their business has declined, and the past ...... 20 Sep 2017
Google's cheaper Home revealed in a leak
Google's cheaper Home revealed in a leak
After the success of Amazon's assistant-in-a-can, better known as Echo, several competitors have joined the home assistant domain with their ...... 20 Sep 2017
Report: Google close to acquiring HTC
Report: Google close to acquiring HTC
One of the more storied smartphone manufacturers, HTC, has been in dire straits for a long time. A company which was one of the first smartphone ...... 08 Sep 2017
Google kills 300 fake apps used for DDoS attacks
Google kills 300 fake apps used for DDoS attacks
Google has removed hundreds of apps from the Play store after they were found to hijack devices for the use of the WireX botnet. The apps ...... 30 Aug 2017 - 6 comments
These are the top apps in the United States
These are the top apps in the United States
comScore has released its latest chart showing which apps are the most used ones in the United States. As the American mobile phone culture ...... 25 Aug 2017 - 4 comments
Google will merge two subscription services, YouTube RED and Google Play Music
Google will merge two subscription services, YouTube RED and Google Play Music
Google has a huge lead in smartphone numbers around the world. 85 percent of new smartphones come installed with Google's platform but it hasn't ...... 31 Jul 2017
Google rocked by 2.4 billion fine
Google rocked by 2.4 billion fine
The European Commission has handed down a staggering 2.4 billion fine in one of its antitrust probes against Alphabet subsidiary Google. ...... 28 Jun 2017 - 1 comment
Google brought Google Assistant to iPhone
Google brought Google Assistant to iPhone
Google has been focusing a lot lately on artificial intelligence and its applications. Obviously one of the bigger steps forward in that area ...... 20 May 2017
Google acquires VR dev behind 'Job Simulator', 'Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality'
Google acquires VR dev behind 'Job Simulator', 'Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality'
Google has added VR studio Owlchemy Labs to its portfolio, promising to continue developing engaging, immersive games on multiple platforms. ...... 11 May 2017
YouTube is revamping its UI, adds Dark Mode, and you can try it out now
YouTube is revamping its UI, adds Dark Mode, and you can try it out now
YouTube turned 12 this year and to celebrate the last pre-teen year the video platform is updating its look. The new user interface has adopted ...... 03 May 2017 - 1 comment
Google's personal data retention scrutinized in Denmark
Google's personal data retention scrutinized in Denmark
The Danish Data Protection Agency has received a complaint about the retention of user's personal data. A consumer watchdog in the country ...... 07 Mar 2017
Samsung's reputation in free fall after exploding phones
Samsung's reputation in free fall after exploding phones
Samsung's catastrophic launch of one of last year's most anticipated smartphones had a clear impact on the company's overall reputation, suggests ...... 20 Feb 2017 - 3 comments
Apple joins Google, Facebook, Amazon, to study and advance AI
Apple joins Google, Facebook, Amazon, to study and advance AI
It is clear that artificial intelligence is going to be a huge part of future computing. It might not mean Haley Joel Osment's David from 2001 ...... 28 Jan 2017 - 1 comment
Alphabet axed the internet sharing drone, balloon still alive
Alphabet axed the internet sharing drone, balloon still alive
Google has been trying to reach more customers in a time when growth comes largely from new internet users. This means that one way to get customers ...... 12 Jan 2017
Google to use 100% renewable energy by 2017
Google to use 100% renewable energy by 2017
Google's operations around the globe will be powered by renewable sources of energy by next year. It will reach 100% renewable energy usage ...... 08 Dec 2016 - 1 comment
Music industry unimpressed with $1 billion revenue from YouTube
Music industry unimpressed with $1 billion revenue from YouTube
YouTube has paid over $1 billion to the music industry from advertising revenue, and that is apparently not enough! Earlier this week, Robert ...... 08 Dec 2016 - 7 comments
Chrome kills Flash on Mac, Windows, and Linux in one big swing
Chrome kills Flash on Mac, Windows, and Linux in one big swing
Google released the version 55 of Chrome browser this week and it has one of the biggest updates in recent history. The new browser no longer ...... 03 Dec 2016 - 3 comments
Google reveals actively exploited Windows vulnerability
Google reveals actively exploited Windows vulnerability
Google has revealed details of a 0-day vulnerability in the Windows operating system that it claims is being currently exploited. The search ...... 01 Nov 2016 - 3 comments
Android Pay now accepted wherever Visa Checkout and Masterpass are
Android Pay now accepted wherever Visa Checkout and Masterpass are
Google has announced new strategic partnerships with Visa and Mastercard, bringing Android Pay to thousands of stores that accepted Masterpass ...... 26 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Google's NYC pop-up shop is now open
Google's NYC pop-up shop is now open
Google's previously announced pop-up shop in lower New York City is now open, giving consumers a chance to check out new Google hardware before buying. ...... 22 Oct 2016
Evleaks: Google to release two smartwatches early next year
Evleaks: Google to release two smartwatches early next year
Following in the footsteps of their new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, reports claim that Google is set to release two homemade smartwatches ...... 18 Oct 2016
Chrome to be less memory-intensive with new update
Chrome to be less memory-intensive with new update
Google has said that its popular Chrome browser will be less memory-intensive following a new update in early December. The search giant ...... 11 Oct 2016
'Made By Google hardware to get pop-up shop in NYC
'Made By Google" hardware to get pop-up shop in NYC
Google has announced a "pop-up shop" in NYC to showcase their new "Made By Google" hardware. The store will be set up at 96 Spring St. starting ...... 09 Oct 2016 - 2 comments
Google to unveil Pixel smartphone on October 4
Google to unveil Pixel smartphone on October 4
As the rumors have had it, Google is having a press conference on October 4 and plans on introducing new Android devices. Or at least one, a ...... 20 Sep 2016 - 1 comment
Google puts 'Solitaire' and 'Tic Tac Toe' directly in search results
Google puts 'Solitaire' and 'Tic Tac Toe' directly in search results
Procrastinators of the world unite! Solitaire and Tic Tac Toe are now just a Google search away on mobile and desktop. Don't have any game ...... 26 Aug 2016 - 8 comments
Google targets sites with pop-up and intrusive interstitial content
Google targets sites with pop-up and intrusive interstitial content
Google is changing its Search algorithm to effectively punish websites that use certain types of pop-up and intrusive advertisements and content. ...... 25 Aug 2016 - 1 comment
Google fined $6.8 million in Russia over antitrust violations
Google fined $6.8 million in Russia over antitrust violations
Russian officials have fined search giant Google $6.8 million for antitrust violations. The antitrust authorities ruled that Google favored ...... 12 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Report: Google working on their own Android Wear smartwatches
Report: Google working on their own Android Wear smartwatches
According to reports, Google is working on two Android Wear smartwatches, its latest foray into hardware. The company currently sells a Chromebook, ...... 11 Jul 2016 - 1 comment
Specs leak for upcoming HTC-built Nexus phones
Specs leak for upcoming HTC-built Nexus phones
Specs have leaked for Google's upcoming Nexus device, this one built by HTC. Codenamed 'Marlin,' the flagship device will allegedly have ...... 03 Jul 2016 - 3 comments
Nexus devices not enough, Google developing an in-house smartphone
Nexus devices not enough, Google developing an in-house smartphone
Google's Nexus devices have served for years as a reference device on Android. Developed by most of the largest smartphone manufacturers in ...... 30 Jun 2016
A bug in Chrome allows you to download Netflix movies
A bug in Chrome allows you to download Netflix movies
A group of security researchers have found a vulnerability in Google's Chrome browser that allows downloading movies straight from Netflix. ...... 25 Jun 2016 - 7 comments
Android VP keeps referencing 'Nutella,' suggesting name for Android N
Android VP keeps referencing 'Nutella,' suggesting name for Android N
Hiroshi Lockheimer, SVP of Android, is either an expert troll or the name of Android N is going to be Nutella. The executive has been posting ...... 17 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Android Instant Apps could be Google's next killer feature
Android Instant Apps could be Google's next killer feature
Google has unveiled Android Instant Apps, a potentially killer project that lets users launch apps without installation required. The company ...... 22 May 2016 - 2 comments
Google reveals some more features of Android N
Google reveals some more features of Android N
Google used their developer conference to show off some new feature for the upcoming Android N operating system. The company released a developer ...... 19 May 2016
Google facing multi-billion dollar fine in EU over search monopoly
Google facing multi-billion dollar fine in EU over search monopoly
According to sources, Google could be a facing a massive multi-billion fine in the EU in the coming weeks over their alleged abusive search ...... 15 May 2016 - 1 comment
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