05/18/2016, 02:05 pm
The smart home battle between Apple, Google and others continues to heat up, with Google on Wednesday announcing Home, a new voice-activated hardware kit that brings the Google assistant service to any room in your house.
05/16/2016, 06:05 pm
Google has revealed plans to switch from the venerable -- but much maligned -- Adobe Flash to HTML5 as the default method for delivering audio and video in its Chrome Web browser.
05/12/2016, 11:05 am
Shares hit a 52-week low on Thursday, inching below $90 and allowing rival Alphabet, the parent company of Google, to surpass its market capitalization once again -- at least temporarily.
05/12/2016, 10:05 am
If you're an iPhone owner who has been wishing for a way to involve Google in basically everything you do on your Apple device, the search giant has good news -- an all-new iOS keyboard with Google inside.
Instagram updates iOS apps with 'flat' designs, Google Translate gets offline support in 52 languages
05/11/2016, 01:05 pm
Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched a cosmetic overhaul of its iOS apps, while Google updated its Translate app with support for offline translation in 52 languages.
05/09/2016, 03:05 pm
A variety of wireless carriers and smartphone and tablet makers, including Apple, are reportedly being asked by U.S. regulators to explain how they review and push out security updates to their customers.
05/04/2016, 04:05 pm
Though best known for user-uploaded videos, Google's YouTube is nevertheless planning to launch a live TV subscription service dubbed "Unplugged," a report said on Wednesday.
05/03/2016, 11:05 am
Google and Fiat Chrysler are on the verge of signing their rumored partnership on self-driving technology, which should begin with several dozen Pacifica minivans being equipped as prototypes, a report said on Tuesday.
04/28/2016, 12:04 pm
Google parent Alphabet may soon have a major ally in its push toward autonomous vehicles, as the company is said to be "in the late stage of talks" with London-based Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
04/27/2016, 08:04 pm
The FTC is expanding its investigation into Android related to complaints that Google is exploiting its ostensibly open platform to shut out rivals.
04/27/2016, 04:04 pm
Google has updated the iOS version of Google Maps with several new features, including a new Notification Center widget for commuters, while Philips is hinting at an imminent update of its official control app for Hue smartbulbs.
04/26/2016, 02:04 pm
Taking a page from the simple customization of the Apple Watch, Google on Tuesday announced it is launching a new lineup of Android Wear bands that can be easily replaced to give a wearable device a fresh look.
04/26/2016, 12:04 pm
Several high-profile companies -- Google, Ford, Uber, Lyft, and Volvo -- have joined together in a new coalition, looking to persuade both the public and the U.S. government about the benefits of self-driving cars, with the particular goal of knocking down any legal barriers that might interfere.
04/26/2016, 01:04 am
While the world waits to see just how many iPhones, iPads and Macs Apple sold in the March quarter, a report on the top 150 firms in California's Silicon Valley shows that Apple earned more than 40 percent of the region's total profits in 2015, and its revenues grew 2.5x as fast as its peers year over year.
04/22/2016, 12:04 pm
Two of Apple's chief rivals, Google and Microsoft, on Friday announced a mutual agreement to drop regulatory complaints against each other around the world, further promising to try and settle any disputes themselves before using governments as a weapon.
04/20/2016, 10:04 am
As anticipated, the European Commission on Wednesday pressed a new set of antitrust charges against Google, saying the company is hindering competition by locking in certain Android apps, or even versions of Android, despite it being an open-source operating system.
04/18/2016, 01:04 pm
The European Commission and global media giant News Corp. on Monday confirmed separate actions against Google, with both factions suggesting that Google may be violating European regulations.
04/11/2016, 03:04 pm
Microsoft on Monday updated its Office apps for iOS with new contextual functions on the iPhone, while Google updated its iOS search app to better sort Now information cards on the iPad.
04/06/2016, 04:04 pm
A public/private committee organized by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has suggested preliminary rule changes for how close drones might fly to people, which could open up potential uses of the technology, such as air delivery.
04/06/2016, 03:04 pm
Google is working on supporting OS X's native push notifications in Chrome, instead of the browser having to use its own notification system, according to a developer on the project.