03/30/2016, 04:03 pm
It's been a big week for virtual and augmented reality technology, thanks to the newly shipping Oculus Rift, the debut of a Google Cardboard development kit for iOS, and initial availability of developer hardware for Microsoft HoloLens.
03/30/2016, 01:03 pm
The U.S. federal government has invoked the All Writs Act at least 63 times to compel Apple and Google to help unlock devices involved in investigations, the American Civil Liberties Union said on Wednesday.
03/23/2016, 07:03 pm
Google on Wednesday issued another update to the Google Maps iOS app, most notably adding a dedicated tab for people wanting to travel via ridesharing services.
03/22/2016, 07:03 pm
Google might soon make its way into a feature of iOS used by millions of people everyday, as the Internet search giant is supposedly crafting a third-party keyboard with gesture-based input and built-in Web search functionality.
03/17/2016, 02:03 pm
Those worried about a future of Google-controlled robots taking over the world need fret no more, as the search engine giant has reportedly decided to sell off its advanced Boston Dynamics robotics research division.
03/16/2016, 05:03 pm
Starting April 18, the smartphone user-agent of Google's search engine crawler -- Googlebot -- will no longer identify as an iPhone running iOS 8.3, according to the company.
03/16/2016, 05:03 pm
Apple could soon ditch Amazon Web Services in favor of Google Cloud Platform to serve a portion of iCloud's data needs, a shift that would be a major notch in Google's belt as the company builds out its cloud product.
03/10/2016, 09:03 am
Former Google CEO and current Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was in South Korea for a press event this week, where he was spotted taking pictures of the event using an Apple iPhone instead of a Google Android handset.
02/29/2016, 05:02 pm
Google on Monday released an important update to the iOS edition of Maps, bringing 3D Touch to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and mid-route detours to both iPhones and iPads.
02/29/2016, 03:02 pm
Though Google's automated vehicles have been involved in a handful of minor accidents on the road, those were all caused entirely by other, human drivers. But that changed with an accident in California earlier this month.
02/25/2016, 05:02 pm
Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter are all expected to file amicus briefs in support of Apple, which is refusing to help the FBI unlock an iPhone 5c belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook over wider data privacy concerns.
02/23/2016, 05:02 pm
FreshBooks on Tuesday launched an iPhone-based card reader, competing against the likes of Square, while Google separately updated the YouTube iOS app with iPad Pro compatibility.
02/19/2016, 12:02 pm
For nearly a decade, Apple has been ranked as the "World's Most Admired Company" by business magazine Fortune, as the iPhone maker again took top honors for the new 2016 list.
02/16/2016, 06:02 pm
After requesting details on Google's data collection policies in relation to its education technology program, Sen. Al Franken on Tuesday published the company's official point-by-point response, saying the letter was thorough but ultimately incomplete.
02/10/2016, 12:02 pm
The artificial intelligence in a self-driving vehicle can be treated as the "driver" from a legal standpoint, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a decision that could set an important precedent for Apple's own self-driving car.
02/01/2016, 03:02 pm
Google is hoping to exert more control over its Nexus smartphone line, more closely following a business model set out by Apple and the iPhone, a report said on Monday.
01/29/2016, 04:01 pm
Even as Apple's iAd prepares to sunset, Google has launched a long-awaited iOS app for AdWords -- not just AdWords Express -- giving people running campaigns through the service a more convenient way of monitoring and managing them.
01/22/2016, 10:01 am
The Android operating system has reportedly generated $31 billion in revenues for Google since it first launched in 2008, creating $22 billion in profits largely from mobile advertising.
01/21/2016, 09:01 pm
Court documents from Oracle's copyright lawsuit against Google show the Internet search giant paid some $1 billion to Apple in 2014 in return for making its search bar the default option on iOS.
Another new kernel flaw that Google won't fix for Android users prompts more switching to Apple's iOS
01/20/2016, 02:01 pm
A new kernel privilege escalation flaw discovered in the Linux kernel requires server operators to install a patch, but is not going to be fixed for the majority of Android users. After record numbers switched to iOS last quarter, Google's inability to update its user base is inciting switchers to move to iPhones even faster.