- News tagged "google"
Friday, 25 Jul 2014
Google has reportedly reached a deal to buy livestreaming video network Twitch for US$1 billion, according to a VentureBeat report citing "sources familiar with the matter."
Monday, 21 Jul 2014
Fancy a custom faces for your smart watch? Google says that feature will be coming soon.
Friday, 18 Jul 2014
For three years, Google has forced Google+ users to use their real names, or face a ban from the social network. This week, Google changed its tune, allowing users to use any name they choose, in the "hope that today's change is a step toward making Google+ the welcoming and inclusive place that we want it to be."
Thursday, 17 Jul 2014
Good news for anyone who obsessively tracks the roller coaster ride that is bitcoin currency value, the digital currency has now been added to Google's currency conversion feature.
Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014
Google has announced the creation of Project Zero, a team of researchers dedicated to uncovering zero-day vulnerabilities, flaws and other security issues that could represent a threat to internet users.
Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin recently sat down for a fireside chat with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla. One of the topics on discussion was Apple and how it runs its business.
Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014
Not long after Apple bought Beats, Google acquires music streaming service Songza, known for its curated playlist features, with plans to enhance Google Play Music.
Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014
Google is ceasing development in its Quickoffice smartphone app now that it has released Google Docs and Google Sheets. It is also terminating its Orkut social network for its more popular brothers YouTube, Blogger and Google+.
Monday, 30 Jun 2014
You can now try Google's new keyboard from the Android L Developer Preview by downloading it from the Play Store. It is free and should work on devices running Android 4.0 and above.
Friday, 27 Jun 2014
Dave Burke, the head of Android engineering and the Nexus program at Google shot down rumors that the Nexus brand will be dropped in favor of the upcoming Android Silver program.