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Google is offering a new incentive for using its Google Compute Engine. With Google Cloud Launcher, you can launch more than 120 popular open-source packages.
Google is (finally) hoping to adopt the Pointer Events standard in Chrome, while Apple is writing custom events to handle its new force touchpad instead.
The latest update shores up browser defense against malware, phishing and unwanted software.
Google's build-in data compression for Chrome on mobile comes to the desktop in the form of a Chrome extension.
Google has joined other tech heavyweights in calling on Congress to reform current US surveillance policies.
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Facebook positions Messenger as a business communication platform. Funny that's what Google is trying to do to. The scrum for business ad and platform dollars is on.
Selling actual things, is very profitable for Apple compared with Google's digital business. Analog world trumps digital world. And in this day and age!
The Silicon Slopes city joins Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, along with Nashville and Atlanta, as cities on deck for the gigabit internet service.
We often get caught up in the excitement of new mobile devices and make spontaneous purchases. The return date is the moment of truth -- and Matthew Miller is just about ready to hit a major one.
Amazon just rolled out an updated iOS app for Prime Music that provides ad-free radio stations. Amazon Prime members can enjoy this music service for free and Matthew now made the switch.
The tech giant's security has been compromised due to unauthorized digital certificates being issued based on its domains.
We are being far too hasty in throwing the headset on the scrapheap, according to Google's executive chairman.
Every major web browser showed up, every web browser got hacked.
Focusing on the Apple Watch as a watch is missing the point.
News this week in Android covered a luxury Tag Heuer smartwatch, Google fixes a nasty memory leak in Android 5.1, and get a 2-in-1 for as little as $39.
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.
Google is launching a Nexus tablet at a premium price. Thankfully, HTC's premium design is part of the package.
Here are some of the most interesting apps for Google's Android operating system we've discovered this month.
Apple launched its new virtual wallet service with the iOS 8.1 update yesterday while Google has had its system running for a couple of years. ZDNet's Matt Miller took two devices to McDonald's and was able to pay without a real wallet.
It's not shipping yet, but you can run a pre-release of Android Lollipop, and it's already looking pretty tasty.
Google unveiled its brand new 6-inch phablet smartphone, and 9-inch tablet.
What are some of the best Android apps available for drivers and those on the go?
What are some of the most interesting apps for the Android operating system we've discovered this month?
Step-by-step instructions to help you tighten security and dramatically reduce the risk that crucial cloud services will be compromised. If you use a Microsoft or Google account, Office 365, Dropbox, Facebook, or Twitter, keep reading.
What are some of the best, free business-related apps for Android devices on the market?
Look out, Windows! With Google starting to bring over a million Android apps to Chromebooks, the Windows PC is going to face a real challenge.
Since migrating from Outlook to Gmail, David Gewirtz has been exploring Chrome and Gmail extensions. Here are the six add-ons he's found most useful so far.
At CBS Interactive's San Francisco headquarters, Steven Levy, author of "In the Plex," discusses the notion that Google runs with a degree of chaos. But he says there's also a coherence at the company, which, at its core, he believes is a combination of things, including a technology company, an artificial intelligence company, and an Internet company.
At a Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., Google CEO Eric Schmidt talks with "Avatar" and "Titanic" film director James Cameron about the future of 3D imaging and when it will be widely adopted in homes. Cameron says the big breakthrough for 3D will be "autoscopic" displays in which users can watch 3D programming without 3D glasses.
At Google I/O in San Francisco, Google executive Rishi Chandra demos the company’s new TV platform, which integrates traditional television with Web features. Running on Android, the platform lets users search for shows on TV or watch on-demand video content through the Web.
At Google I/O in San Francisco, Google execs Vic Gundotra and Sundar Pichai push HTML5 technologies to conference attendees. The execs believe switching development efforts from desktop-based applications to Web-based applications is key to continuing growth in the medium.
At Google I/O in San Francisco, Google's Vic Gundotra unveils a new royalty-free video format called WebM. Google has partnered with software developers Mozilla and Opera to support the encoding technology in their browsers. The format is based on the VP8 technology that Google acquired from On2 Technologies in February.
The household thermostat has always been difficult to program--wasting energy and driving up your utility bill. But ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how new networking technologies will one day connect your thermostat and meter to your PC, so you are better able to track, monitor, and analyze the energy usage in your home.
At Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., Senior Product Manager Erick Tseng demos Google Earth for Android. The new app mirrors the Google Earth application on the desktop. The app also supports the voice features in Google Earth, searching for geographic locations like "Mount Fuji."
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