Jay Z faces a trial in sampling lawsuit, judge rules in favor of Google in MS Attorney General dispute and Tidal makes waves with musicians.
Mozilla last November made waves when it swapped out Google as the default search engine in its Firefox browser in the U.S., replacing it with Yahoo, and put Yandex in for Google in Russia at the same time. Today Mozilla announced an expansion of that strategy: Yandex will now also be the default search option in Turkey, once again replacing Google. Show More Summary
Mobile game developer Rolocule just launched Motion Tennis Cast on Google Play. It’s a tennis game that you can play on your TV or browser by waving your smartphone around like a Wii motion controller. The game has been in beta for a good while, and the final version works pretty well. Show More Summary
Nope. If you street view with Google Maps into Augusta National, there's a security guard waving you off. #notevenforgoogle — Ryan David (@RDGolfMedia) March 12, 2015 Even though they didn't get very far, at least they got through the Magnolia Lane gates, which is farther than most. h/t to Ryan David for the find
Google already has a full team working on a secret version of Android, one that might power the next wave of major gadgets set to take the world by storm. In other words, Google might soon have a fifth version of Android ready for use on devices, in addition to the Android software it created for smartphones, smartwatches, TVs and cars. Show More Summary
Google's product chief Sundar Pichai made waves earlier this week when he announced that Google is getting into the wireless industry. It will become a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), which buys wireless space from big carriers like AT&T, then resells it to customers. Show More Summary
It looks like Google+ is going the way of Wave (and Buzz and Orkut). Google is phasing out its latest social network in favor of Google Photos, for all your pictures, and Google Streams, for your Facebook-esque updates. READ MORE »
Google made big news in Barcelona on Monday, as the Internet search giant looked to make waves right out of the gate at Mobile World Congress 2015. Speaking to his company’s latest announced plans, Sundar Pichai says Android Pay is on the horizon and will serve as a mobile payments offering to challenge Apple Pay, […]
WhatsApp made waves when it launched a desktop version of its messaging service last month, but it was only compatible with Google Chrome. Today, the company has announced it now works on Firefox and Opera too. As with Chrome, you’ll need to launch the Web client on your browser and scan a QR code with your phone to log in. Show More Summary
Google is seeking help from its carrier and hardware partners to revitalize its flagging Google Wallet service. According to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, Google is waving more cash in front of network operators to feature the app on their Android smartphones. Show More Summary
Google Wave and Google Reader will soon have some company: Turns out, Google Helpouts is not long for this world. The company will shutter the online expert help service on April 20. Helpouts seems to be slowly dissolving. TechCrunch noticed the disappearance of its iPhone app today, following the previous removal of its Android app. Show More Summary
Last year, the European Court of Justice made some waves (radio waves, that is! Get it? Because it's the Internet) when it announced there was a "right to be forgotten" that should allow people to petition Google to have Web pages removed from search results. Nice idea, but anyone who......
Google has not been shy about spending billions of dollars to acquire companies in which it sees value. Whether its a hot app that’s making waves or a cell phone company that holds some incredibly valuable patents, Google is willing to take some risks. Show More Summary
The Trade Desk, Inc. — a demand-side platform in what is now a $5 billion real-time bidding industry — has announced expansion of its global mobile offering via integration with Google’s DoubleClick Ad Exchange and Twitter’s proprietary mobile exchange, MoPub. This announcement arrives on the heels of AlwaysOn’s recognition of TheTrade Desk as one of […]
The writing was on the wall when it couldn’t catch on at even the techiest of tech conferences, but it’s official now—Google Glass, in its current form, is about to join the Apple Newton, the Nintendo Virtual Boy, and Google Wave on the technological trash heap. Show More Summary
Want to know what Google and partners are cooking up for the next wave of Project Ara, their initiative to develop modular smartphones? You have an easy way to find out: Google is streaming its Project Ara conference live. The Mountain View event is...
The Google Cloud Trace tool, first announced back in June as part of wave of cloud-related tools during Google I/O, is now available in beta for Google's cloud customers, the company…
Although Samsung didn’t make any major waves during its afternoon keynote address, the company was feeling more lively on Monday evening during the keynote address of Samsung co-CEO BK Yoon. Samsung on Monday announced the new SmartThings...Show More Summary
It's official. Panda 4.0 has officially hit the Google search results. Google and Matt Cutts have confirmed Panda 4.0 began rolling out yesterday, and it has caused some waves in the search results along with an update targeting spammy queries.
From where I stand, 2015 is going to be a big year. Sure, I can tell you about wearables reaching a new level of maturity. Likely not Google Glass in its current form, but the next wave of devices that include not only the Oculus (developed by a former journalism major) but also Samsung and...