In the news this week were rumors that Microsoft is thinking about running Android apps, Samsung is changing processors due to overheating issues, and a simple way to get Google apps on custom ROMs.
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The peak national body representing companies including Apple, Google, Telstra, and Optus has said that the Australian government's draft data-retention legislation is too ambiguous.
The lobby group representing technology giants including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook has said that the mandatory data-retention legislation before the Australian parliament could see its own services caught up by the scheme.
Google has released an update to its Translate app for mobile devices. We have made a side by side comparison with the Microsoft Translator app so you can compare and decide which is best.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending January 16, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
Microsoft has made available firmware updates for its Intel-based Surface family, including one meant to address ongoing connectivity issues with the Surface Pro 3.
Apple and iOS had a head start with apps, but now Android has caught up and even overtaken it: how this will play out is far from certain.
Four days after Google's Project Zero team disclosed an unpatched security bug in Windows, and drew rebuke from Redmond, another bug has exceeded Google's deadline and been made public.
Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe have agreed to a $415 million settlement, following class action against the companies accused of hindering the mobility and salaries of their employees.
A class action suit accusing four Silicon Valley heavyweights of conspiring to suppress tech workers' wages may come to a close following a new settlement offer.
After nearly a decade, Microsoft's Patch Tuesday has become part of a routine for security researchers and IT pros. But Google's new hard-line policy on disclosing security vulnerabilities added drama to this Patch Tuesday, and the fireworks will continue unless the two companies can synchronize their calendars.
For the first time since Apple launched the App Store, Google surpassed Apple with the highest number of available apps.
MI5 chief warns "technology and market changes," including those in response to activities conducted by British intelligence, are making it harder for the agency to catch terrorists.
The Redmond giant isn't exactly chipper after Google disclosed a Windows bug just two days before Microsoft planned to issue a fix.
According to supply chain rumors, a Samsung processor will be at the heart of Apple's newest class of product.
iOS is the default mobile choice for businesses, while Microsoft and Amazon Web Services are making gains as the preferred public cloud provider over Google, according to a new survey.
Music lovers will be able cast their music from their mobile, tablet, or laptop directly to Cast-compatible speakers using Google Cast for audio.
[UPDATED 2X] A Google researcher found a privilege elevation bug in Windows. After 90 days he made it public. He gives no indication that he contacted Microsoft.
A long-simmering patent dispute involving Google and some of its key rivals could finally be over. Today's deal transfers the former Nortel patents to a syndicate of 30 members and comes on the heels of a settlement in a patent infringement lawsuit last month.
Microsoft and Google have added their voices to those opposing a bid by the US hotel industry for permission to use technical means to prevent guests from using their own wi-fi hotspots.
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