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Google has another handy way to get turn-by-turn directions from the web to your phone, showing how Chrome and Android are further linked together.
Comparing the largest cloud players on the block gets a bit convoluted the way tech vendors are compiling their financials. Here's a crack at playing the cloud revenue face-off game.
The burden placed on companies to block copyright-infringing websites is not justified by the evidence that site-blocking regimes are effective, according to Google.
Google CFO Patrick Pichette, who recently announced his imminent retirement, attributed the miss to ever-persistent currency fluctuations, defending annual growth could have been as high as 17 percent.
Google's new mobile voice and data service may save you money, or it may not. Either way, it offers network redundancy and coverage advantages for work and personal use.
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Google made another enterprise play with Chrome OS today, announcing that Box now natively integrates with Chrome OS devices.
Google thinks it has a good value to offer with Project Fi: Phone service that works across devices and relies on seamless Wi-Fi to cellular hand-offs.
Google recently announced Wi-Fi support for Android Wear and now the companion app includes the Cloud sync feature, plus a choice of calendars to display on your watch.
Google has been working on wireless service for a couple years and reports indicate the service may launch very soon. The service will use existing infrastructure with the Nexus 6 at the core.
Claims by tech giants Apple, Google, and Microsoft about how much tax the companies pay in Australia have been questioned by Australian Taxation Commissioner Chris Jordan.
Only less than one percent of Android devices have been found to have a Potentially Harmful App (PHA) installed, according to Google.
According to data compiled by MapLight, Google spent the most it has ever on lobbying federal agencies and Congress. It still trails the likes of AT&T, Verizon and Comcast though.
Trading $20 million in tax incentives lands billion dollar data center investment for Iowa.
Earlier this year, Google quietly rolled out a new feature that lets users download their search history.
Baidu recently confirmed its exit from the Japanese market, after failing to compete with Yahoo and Google.
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.
The first Chromebook with the Nvidia Tegra is going to shake things up, especially for Intel.
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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