03/23/2017, 04:03 pm
Google's algorithmic efforts to "organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful" are again facing a critical failure, calling into question confidence in the search giant's unfinished, buggy artificial intelligence that's currently stomping all over its mission statement.
03/22/2017, 05:03 pm
The U.K. advertising backlash against Google is spreading to the United States. Mobile carriers AT&T and Verizon, Enterprise car rental and pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline are among the major ad buyers acting to distance their brands from the offensive and extremist content that saturates YouTube.
03/22/2017, 03:03 pm
Google will soon start rolling out real-time location sharing for users of its Maps app for iOS and Android, offering a feature similar to Apple's Find My Friends, or Google's own defunct Latitude.
03/18/2017, 08:03 am
Google Calendar could be better designed but it's hard to beat on features. AppleInsider investigates how well Google's calendar integrates with Apple's own.
03/17/2017, 08:03 pm
A series of major brands have pulled ads from Google's YouTube following reports that their ads are being shown next to terrorist, hate group and other offensive or controversial videos.
03/17/2017, 03:03 pm
Google this week updated its Motion Stills app -- which stabilizes Apple's Live Photos, and enables quick creation of GIFs and short movies -- with support for exporting back to the Live Photos format. Here's how to do that and use the app in general.
03/15/2017, 03:03 pm
The desktop versions of Chrome -- including the Mac edition -- now throttle the performance of background tabs, according to Google, reducing CPU demand and hence the browser's power consumption on MacBooks.
03/14/2017, 05:03 pm
Google on Tuesday updated its Chrome browser for iOS with the "Reading List," a feature mimicking an identically-named counterpart in Apple's Safari.
03/14/2017, 11:03 am
Apple has reportedly joined Amazon, Cisco, and Microsoft in signing an amicus brief in support of Google, which a Pennsylvania court recently ordered to hand over emails from foreign servers in compliance with an FBI warrant.
03/13/2017, 09:03 am
Google's "Area 120" incubator project has developed Uptime -- an iPhone app for watching YouTube videos collaboratively with other users of the app.
03/09/2017, 04:03 pm
Less than two years ago, Google unveiled plans to build a new campus project as a vast open air city replete with greenery, inside of a massive glass greenhouse atrium. Now, the company is forwarding plans to build a basic tent-shaped building.
03/06/2017, 08:03 pm
Google search is developing a credibility problem that could be blamed on artificial intelligence. In a statement, the company said its algorithms for generating "featured snippet" answers can cause "instances when we feature a site with inappropriate or misleading content," resulting in false answers. However, Google is also the source--and funding--behind much of the fake news on the Internet, thanks to a similar lack of curation for YouTube.
03/03/2017, 01:03 pm
Even with Google's powerful search, the company's Keep service is too lightweight for serious use, but AppleInsider squeezes the most out of it that we can.
03/03/2017, 10:03 am
Riding off the success of its first self-designed phone, the Pixel, Google is at work on a second-generation model that will continue to challenge Apple's iPhone in the "premium" smartphone market, the company's hardware chief revealed on Friday.
03/02/2017, 02:03 pm
Google Assistant -- the chief rival to Apple's Siri -- could be coming to the iPhone and iPad in the future, a Google director hinted on Thursday.
03/01/2017, 04:03 pm
In a meeting with journalists at Mobile World Congress, Google's senior Vice President of hardware Rick Osterloh reportedly described the "end of the line" for the company's premium notebook bearing the Pixel brand, after shipping just two editions of the product since 2013.
03/01/2017, 03:03 pm
Microsoft on Wednesday launched preliminary support for Google Calendar and Contacts data in Office 2016 for the Mac, filling in a significant gap in the email and scheduling app. Along the same lines, Gmail accounts can now make better use of Outlook features.
03/01/2017, 02:03 pm
A new video conferencing service for business users from Google called Meet has partially gone live before an official launch, with an iOS app for the enterprise-focused meeting tool briefly appearing in the App Store before being pulled.
02/28/2017, 04:02 pm
Google on Tuesday announced YouTube TV, a live TV service launching this spring that will compete with other internet-only providers like Sling TV and PlayStation Vue.
02/28/2017, 11:02 am
A pair of visualizations comparing Apple's and Google's "innovation signatures" shows the difference in corporate cultures between the two giants, but doesn't tell the entire tale.