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After being acquired by Google, mobile payments firm Softcard is closing down.
It looks like Google is shutting its office in Poland's second city, after engineers were asked to move to Warsaw or other Polish sites.
A new web crypto bug is affecting many Safari and Android users. Who's going to get the fix first?
Uber has bought deCarta for an undisclosed amount in an effort to enhance its mapping technology, and possibly move away from using maps from Google and Apple.
The biggest risk ahead for Google is that it could become an experimental corporation that is really simply unfocused, disjointed and prone to chronic dabbling.
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At MWC 2015, the tech giant has confirmed plans to enter the network operator industry.
Not to be outdone by Google Apps, the Cloud Platform is getting its own game of red light, green light.
Not to be outdone by Apple's spaceship-like blueprints, Google has some futuristic digs in the pipeline as well.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending February 27, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
With a 20 percent share of all smartphone shipments in Q4 2014, Apple took nearly all the industry's profits. It's a situation that could could spell trouble for Google.
The tech giant has completed a hasty U-turn on the decision to ban sexually explicit content from Blogger blogs.
Putting the latest quarterly financial results into a bar-chart shows just how much the IT world has changed since Big Blue ruled the world. Today, Apple is ahead in both turnover and profits
Google Play paid search ads could help developers reach more customers. For Google, Google Play seems like a natural mobile ad outlet.
Google is restructuring its European business units in the wake of growing regulatory and legal pressures.
Google has removed a roadblock preventing its Adword customers from delivering interactive Flash ads to users on mobile.
Samsung is rolling out its Android Lollipop update for existing Galaxy S5 owners. The update integrates Material Design with Samsung TouchWiz and things look great.
Google Chrome is my browser of choice on both Windows and Mac, and all in all it's a great browser. However, with the addition of a few extensions, a great browsing experience can be transformed into a superb browsing experience.
Mobile data is probably more of a commodity than anything else in our tech lives. Here are six ways to drastically reduce your monthly consumption.
The new Google Nexus 9 is made by HTC and the two official accessories have some cool HTC design elements, but at a rather high price.
The Chromebook space is becoming crowded with lots of models to choose from. Here's our picks of the top models in each available screen size.
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.
There's no need to spend on an expensive solution to be able to automatically respond to incoming text messages. This simple step-by-step guide will show you how to build it yourself in about 10 minutes.
This year brought mobile gear that changed the way I work and captured a lot of my money.
A look back at the hot topics, major deals, and the technological breakthroughs of 2014 -- from security to product launches, and the year's successes and catastrophes.
A Chromebook may be all you need for all your computing needs. Here's the best of the breed so far.
What if Santa moonlighted as a tech CEO for the rest of the year? I'm pretty sure these cutthroat titans of tech feel that jolly old St. Nick is missing a trick or two by giving people the gifts they want as opposed to using his position to gain dominance and market share.
The new Nexus 6 is a six-inch Moto X running a pure Google experience. Matthew is convinced the Motorola enhancements make the Moto X a better choice.
What are some of the most interesting apps for Google's Android operating system we've discovered this month?
There is no single best device, but here's the best of the best.
With version 5.0, Android makes the work of enterprise admins much easier. Security is stronger and more standardized. Android fragmentation is crumbling.
The products, the leaders, the rivals, the roadmaps: ZDNet's 'Hot Topics' webcast delivers valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing these three technology giants. Join host Jonas Tichenor, ZDNet Editor Andrew Nusca, as well as CNET's Dan Farber and Josh Lowensohn for an in-depth look at who may be standing out among the big three.
At the GigaOm Net:Work conference in San Francisco, Google's Rajen Sheth talks about how the product development of Gmail inspired Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt to embrace cloud computing. The three at first "soundly rejected the idea" of Gmail because he was pitching it as packaged software, Sheth says. A few months later he came back with the concept of putting Gmail in the cloud.
Once you've found out what the weather's like in Ukraine, and asked what the meaning of life is, Apple's Siri assistant can seem pretty useless — doubly so, if you're in Australia. But if you team it up with Wolfram Alpha, you can get some nice results to questions with substance.
At a Google press event in Los Angeles, the company officially launches its music service and store. Now open to all, the service enables users to upload their music libraries to Google's servers, making those tunes available to stream on Android-based devices. Users can also now purchase songs from three major music labels.
At the Intel Developer Forum, Google announced it is teaming up with the chipmaker to optimize Android for Intel-powered mobile devices. Google Senior Vice President Andy Rubin made an appearance during the keynote address with Intel CEO Paul Otellini to announce that all future versions of Android will use the x86 chip architecture.
At the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff interviews Google Chairman Eric Schmidt about the state of the technology industry. Highlights include remarks about Apple's Steve Jobs, Motorola, and what's wrong with the current patent system.
At the "Inside Google's Search Office" Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., Google Fellow Amit Singhal explains how the company's new social initiatives will affect users' search results.
ANZ Bank and Visa today issued a joint statement saying how much the bank's 50 staff loved their recent trial of a microSD-powered, Near Field Communication payments system, despite the bank saying on Monday that the microSD technology had not met all of its needs. We take a leaf out of the national broadcaster's book and investigate.
At the company’s developers conference in San Francisco, Google's Sundar Pichai announces the first Chromebook laptops. Samsung and Acer will each be offering machines starting June 15. The Samsung Chromebook will cost $429 for the Wi-Fi only version and $499 for the 3G version. Acer's Wi-Fi only Chromebook will cost $349.
The Android phone won't win any awards for performance, but the addition of LTE will make this entry-level smartphone a strong contender for bring-your-own-device users.
The Nexus 9 is the first tablet to run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and offers excellent performance plus impressive sound quality. There are drawbacks, though, including some build quality issues, a tendency to run warm and a premium price.
The 2013 Nexus 7 is a sleeker, lighter and better-specified device than last year's model. There's still no Micro-SD card support, but good all-round performance and battery life, plus a competitive price, add up to superb value for money.
Developers make good stress testers, and the initial Wave service has had a lot of testing in the last few months. We take a ride on the wave, which should be opening to a wider beta program at the end of September.
The much-hyped Google Android phone operating system will hit Australia on 29 January 2009, in the form of the Kogan Agora and Agora Pro. At first glance, this looks to be one of the most exciting products of the year.
Google Docs is a fantastic free online application that offers some exciting features. However, by virtue of being an online application, users with a slow connection will experience lag, and Docs still doesn't contain enough functionality to be a replacement for today's mainstay office suites in most businesses.
Google's new Web mail service is free and provides a gigabyte of storage, but also raises privacy concerns. We put the beta version through its paces.
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