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Are you checking what permissions your Android app has? You should be, but even if you do, you can't pick and choose them yourself. That could be changing soon.
Google says that more people now use Google Search on mobile devices than they do on desktops. ComScore disagrees.
Will Google release Android M this May?
An upcoming Google I/O developer session promises "Your app, now available hands-free" thanks to Voice Access; a new way to control Android apps through speech.
Google makes it clear that once you move to its new phone service, you'll lose Google Voice. That's a big ask for a service that may never expand beyond a single phone model.
Having bought Wyse back in 2012, Dell is combining its virtualization technology and server hardware for a new computing appliance, making it easy to run Windows on Chrome OS.
Instead of using Java for Android apps in the future, Sky could be the framework. The experimental language is based on Google Dart and aims for 120 fps animations.
Timeful, originally an iOS app with plans of Android expansion, is now a Google product. The software smartly learns your daily patterns and helps schedule events to get things done.
The Australian Taxation Office has reportedly handed a new methodology for calculating the amount of tax that multinationals should pay to the Senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending May 1, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
Google has fixed a bug in its new phishing alert extension that allowed an attacker to mute alerts about potential phishing attacks. But one security expert says the update has been bypassed too.
Amid ongoing scrutiny from the ATO, Google Australia has revealed that it upped its tax expense substantially in 2014, paying AU$9.4 million, or 16 percent, of its pre-tax profit for the year.
Sure you can talk on your phone but you can get a lot done by talking to your phone, thanks to a broader set of voice commands on Android phones and tablets.
You can get a jump on what Google will bring to its mobile browser by installing the new Chrome Dev app; handy for those that test and build web apps or sites.
The first fruits of Google's Lucid Sleep effort for Chrome OS arrive on the Chromebook Pixel, bringing an always-on Wi-Fi connection in a low-power state.
What are some of the most interesting apps for the Android operating system we've discovered this month?
Lenovo has entered the Chromebook consumer space with a touchscreen model.
School will soon be in session and a Chromebook may be just what you need for the coming academic year.
Here are some of the cool Gmail features that I use daily to help me get the most from the service.
There are far more than six great Chrome Web browser extensions, but these are the six I can't live without and use every day for work.
The C720 is one of the first Chromebooks to ship with an Intel Core i3 processor. We go hands on to see if all the excitement is justified.
What do Google's Notebook, Apple's Ping and Microsoft's Zune have in common? Failure to launch, closure, and poor sales -- and they are all part of the worst tech flops and service fails.
You no longer have to pay high prices for great phones and with no-contract with a carrier you are in charge of your service obligation.
Long before people were talking about the Internet of Things, Linux-based home automation systems were available. Here are some of today's most interesting Linux-powered home gadgets.
Google introduces a makeover for Android, which aims to unify the Web, desktop, your phone and wearable devices.
Samsung's latest tablet retains much of the same design as its siblings. But, it packs a powerful punch with new features and technologies. Here's what it looks like.
Google Drive, tied in with a business account, remains one of the largest and best cloud-based storage services around. Here are six tips and tricks you need to know.
Which are some of the best apps to help you organize your life and sync your files across Google services?
The flagship feature in Google Apps, Gmail remains one of the enterprise's favorite cloud-based email services. Here are six tips and tricks to increase your productivity.
What are some of the best apps in the market to help you keep your files organized?
At Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., Google VP of Product Management Mario Queiroz and Android Senior Product Manager Erick Tseng demo the new Google Nexus One smartphone, or as he calls it, "superphone." The new phone is made with HTC hardware and runs Google's Android 2.1 OS. Some of the features include GPS with Google Maps and turn-by-turn navigation, an accelerometer, a virtual keyboard, a light sensor for adjusting the display to save battery power, a proximity sensor, a compass, a 5-megapixel camera with an LED flash, Wi-Fi, a new media gallery interface with access to Picasa and YouTube, Facebook access, and stereo Bluetooth.
From the Google IPO, to the rise of social networking, it's been an important decade for tech innovation, CBSNews.com Executive Editor Charles Cooper talks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan about the five most important tech events of the decade and what they mean for the technology industry going forward.
At a Churchill Club event, ZDNet talked with Wall Street Journal personal technology columnist Walt Mossberg. He showed us some new gadgets for the holidays, including the new Barnes & Noble Nook; Bayer's new USB-enabled diabetic monitor; the iLane, a portable e-mail messaging device for your car; and the Acer Netbook running Google's Android OS.
At a press event to announce Apps.gov in Mountain View, Calif., ZDNet senior editor Sam Diaz grabs his FlipCam and asks Google co-founder Sergey Brin how tech policy has changed since the Obama administration has entered the political landscape.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his views on the recent iPhone related controversy--Apple’s rejection of Google Voice. He says, AT&T was not behind the app rejection and that Apple should adopt it because it has already approved other VoIP apps such as Skype.
For start-ups without a lot of time or money, is it smarter to develop for the iPhone first or the Android OS? Panelists at the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford discuss the pros and cons of each platform. With 65,000 apps available, the iPhone may be the most popular smartphone, but that also means that many more apps can eclipse yours. Panelists include Purnima Kochikar, vice president of the Nokia Community and Developer Forum; Dorrian Porter, CEO of Mozes; Simon Khalaf, CEO of Flurry; and moderator Mark Newhall, co-founder of IdealWave Solutions and INmobile.org.
At the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford University, panelists discuss benefits that huge companies like Google and Facebook could get from embracing open source, such as third-party developers integrating their products into new application versions and easier connectivity with emerging technologies. Panelists include Ron Yekutiel, CEO of Kaltura; Kim Polese, CEO of SpikeSource; and moderator Matt Asay, vice president of business development at Alfresco and a member of the CNET Blog Network.
What can small companies and start-ups without huge audience numbers do to earn money from their Web sites? At the Revenue Bootcamp Conference in Mountain View, Calif., panelists discuss pay-per-click ads, and why they might not be the best model for small companies. Rather, they say, finding a single sponsor or targeting a more specific audience could be a better strategy. Panelists include: Neil Chase, vice president of Author Services at Federated Media; Samir Arora, chairman and CEO of Glam Media; and David Kopp, senior director of North American ads at Yahoo. Moderator: Bill Reichert, managing director of Garage Technology Ventures.
With earnings season looming, ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz look ahead at July and discuss what's on deck for the big four: Apple, Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft. We all know ad spending has tapered, but what does that mean for Google? And will Windows 7 carry Microsoft through the recession?
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