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Chrome 42 implements the Push API web standard so that developers can have their web apps behave a little more like native apps on a tablet or phone.
Google's latest software update for Android Wear will make the smartwatches easier to use in a hands-free mode and over Wi-Fi networks.
Be prepared for a fall in traffic if your site isn't 'mobile-friendly' and you get a lot of traffic through Google's mobile users.
Australia and the UK have reached a deal aimed at helping tackle profit-shifting practices by multinational companies, such as Apple, Google, and Microsoft.
Google is always looking to get information faster to people browsing the web and after nearly two years of experimentation, one of its new protocols is paying off in Chrome.
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In Android this week we had news of Cyanogen teaming up with Microsoft, Google will let searchers install Android apps from within search results, and Verizon says Android security is not very good.
Agreements that Android hardware partners make with Google were made available in a court case, giving a glimpse of what the EC's antitrust probe will be looking for.
These three new features might have you considering to use Chrome instead of Safari on your iOS device for faster browsing and easier navigation.
Google has firmed up its support deadline for Chrome on Windows XP with the last security update set for the end of the year.
Android for Work is ready to make 80 percent of the world's Android devices more comfortable in the workplace.
MIT's leading database researcher Michael Stonebraker talks about receiving the Alan Turing Award and the future of databases.
What if we all had the option of voting electronically using a mobile device or personal computer instead of at a poll station?
Google's latest keyboard add-on takes your handwritten words and converts them to text; handy if your Android phone or tablet has a stylus but works with fingers too.
Google can move the Web, but there is a case to be made that the company's effort to use mobile friendliness as a ranking tool could backfire.
Android operating system vendor Cyanogen will integrate Microsoft's Office, Skype, OneDrive and other apps and services with its Open OS Platform later this year.
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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