Websites and apps should load faster from Google search for users of Chrome for Android following moves to prioritise slow-loading resources.
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The search giant's Google My Business service provides SMBs a suite and apps to manage their presence. The move highlights how Google and Facebook are actively courting SMBs and their ad dollars.
Every inch the premium high-end smartphone, the Xperia Z2 delivers excellent performance, screen quality and camera resolution without compromising battery life. However, the abundance of third-party apps may confuse some users, and we noticed that the handset sometimes runs hot.
The new feature means participating apps can accept search terms straight from Google Search, integrating Google's features deeper into the ecosystem.
UPDATED 3. The search giant said it was "investigating reports" of issues with three of its main cloud-based productivity apps, following reports of sluggish or downed service.
After five years of Google's Chrome browser, the search giant is hoping to take Chrome apps to the desktop.
Owners of high-end Lumia devices who want the latest camera apps can begin installing them from today with the latest Amber update, but some won't get Amber until the end of September.
Chinese search giant's investments in location-based services, apps and online video help it gain traction in mobile. Overall, it booked a 4.5 percent dip in net profit to US$430.8 million, amid rising expenses from marketing and R&D.
For Microsoft, losing Office 365 deals to Google Apps is losing the platform. For Google, Apps is a nice business designed to distract Microsoft from search.
Instead of using keywords, Rakuten shoppers can now upload images to search for what they are looking to buy, thanks to its new visual search and recognition service powered by Singapore startup ViSenze.
You may not think Google Glass has any practical applications in the enterprise — not yet, anyway — but one U.S. firm is working on disproving the naysayers by bringing a range of enterprise apps to the search giant's wearable technology by early 2014.
Google will soon start showing in-app activity for certain apps that include Google+ integration alongside its desktop search results.
While this might incite some to rehash rumors about a Facebook phone, Mobile DevCon is more about educating developers on Graph Search and better engaging users across apps and games.
Microsoft brings more web to Office 365 Home Premium with five new Bing apps, adding search and mapping data to the productivity suite.
There's more than one way to chip away at Google's search share, according to Microsoft. Mobile apps offer another avenue, says head of Redmond's AppEx team.
Google rolls out a new mini search engine designed to connect enterprise customers with local experts.
Alibaba-owned site makes local map search, running on Aliyun, available on certain mobile apps and through its lifestyle portal.
Google's third quarter earnings miss may reflect that user behavior is changing to mobile apps and vertical search. That move may impact search profits.
If done right, Google TV with its web browser, search engine, and apps, could be a game changer in the living room.
Google has bought the mobile productivity firm Quickoffice in a bid to make its Google Apps product suite more compatible with various file formats, the search giant said on Tuesday.Quickoffice provides word processing and other office task functions for smartphones and tablets, including those running Google's Android operating system, and iOS-based devices such as the iPad and iPhone.
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