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Google kicked off its annual I/O developer conference Thursday in San Francisco, showing off a new version of Android, a VR camera rig, numerous developer resources, and a lot more besides in an opening keynote that took up the better part of two hours.
By Jon Gold | 29 May, 2015 23:44
At its I/O keynote, Google did its best to get developers excited about building apps for Android with new tools and money-making schemes. But Google is also expanding support for developers who'd rather create iOS apps.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 29 May, 2015 23:21
SAN FRANCISCO -- The fact that Google launched a new photo sharing and storage service this week isn't ringing the death knell of Google+.
By Sharon Gaudin | 29 May, 2015 21:19
Google I/O updates mobile, payments, IoT, and more... Apple buys augmented reality startup... Uber wants access to even more user data... and more tech news.
By IDG News Service staff | 29 May, 2015 21:12
Forging ahead with its bread-and-butter mobile platform, Google is offering a developer preview of its upcoming Android M OS, which focuses on improvements in areas ranging from app permissions to mobile payments.
By Paul Krill | 29 May, 2015 20:14
Android 5.0 Lollipop has been heralded as the operating system's biggest step forward to date. Improved battery life and performance through changes to Android's core runtime and power management systems are among the most anticipated enhancements among users, given their promise of a faster, more efficient experience."
By Anndrew Vacca | 06 March, 2015 06:23
Saving a destination in Google Maps makes it easier to navigate to and also lessens the chance for error when entering or trying to remember an address.
By Nick Barber | 22 May, 2013 17:54
Google is expected to reveal details about Android Pay at its annual I/O conference this week, even as Samsung readies its own separate mobile payment service.
By Matt Hamblen | 28 May, 2015 23:41
With Microsoft saying that Windows 10 "is the last version of Windows", the company may have a naming problem.
By Gregg Keizer | 11 May, 2015 20:56
Android devices can do all sorts of wizardry these days -- everything from taking your heartbeat to turning off the lights in your bedroom. But sometimes, it's the simple stuff that matters the most.
By JR Raphael | 23 April, 2015 20:06
With the European Commission leveling antitrust charges against Google, the company should be bracing itself for a big and potentially costly fight over its dominant search business.
By Sharon Gaudin | 17 April, 2015 03:51
Microsoft's upcoming Spartan browser is set to be the first big new release in the desktop browser market for quite some time, upsetting a tentative equilibrium that has existed for roughly the past two years.
By Jon Gold | 14 April, 2015 20:57
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