Google Technology News

Subscribe to Google Technology News feed Google Technology News
Updated: 58 min 28 sec ago

Mozilla to test sponsored tabs on Firefox - BBC News

May 11, 2014 - 8:56pm

BBC News

Mozilla to test sponsored tabs on Firefox
BBC News
Mozilla has said it will test a plan that puts ads and sponsored content on the boxes that appear when Firefox users launch a new tab on the browser. Firefox displays nine boxes or "tiles" showing screenshots of the websites visited most often by the user.
THE NEWS WRAP: Mozilla announces plans to test sponsored tiles on Firefox ...StartupSmart
Mozilla Is Moving Ahead With Sponsored Tiles On Firefox's New-Tab PageTechCrunch
Firefox gets huge redesigniTWire (press release)
Top Tech News -CNET -The Next Digit
all 28 news articles »

Parrot's new Bebop drone takes flight with HD video - USA TODAY

May 11, 2014 - 7:25pm

The Droid Guy

Parrot's new Bebop drone takes flight with HD video
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — The sky's the limit for high-def video with a new drone announced Sunday by consumer drone maker Parrot. The French company's new Bebop drone sports full HD video and cutting-edge image stabilization with a wide-angle ...
Parrot puts the camera first in its new Bebop droneGigaOM
Parrot Bebop Drone hands-on: Oculus Rift's eye-in-the-skySlashGear
Parrot unveils its ultra-light Bebop drone with a 14MP fish-eye high-def cameraVentureBeat
Ubergizmo -The Droid Guy -GlobalPost
all 16 news articles »

Google Glass' First Public Retail Effort? A PGA Tournament Sales Booth - Marketing Land

May 11, 2014 - 7:08pm

Google Glass' First Public Retail Effort? A PGA Tournament Sales Booth
Marketing Land
Attendees at this weekend's PGA event in Florida, The Players Championship, had an opportunity to buy Google Glass — the first time Google has sold the device in a public, face-to-face setting. Business Insider first reported the news, thanks to a tweet and ...

and more »

China's Xiaomi leads low-cost smartphone drive - The Star Online

May 11, 2014 - 5:42pm

IBNLive

China's Xiaomi leads low-cost smartphone drive
The Star Online
SINGAPORE: Xiaomi may be little known outside China, but the fast-growing smartphone maker is at the forefront of a new wave of Asian brands challenging the dominance of Apple and Samsung with high-spec, low-price phones. In the three months to ...
China's Xiaomi leads Asia's low-cost smartphone driveGulf Times

all 51 news articles »

Google Sets Up First Retail 'Glass' Display at PGA Event - PC Magazine

May 11, 2014 - 2:49pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Google Sets Up First Retail 'Glass' Display at PGA Event
PC Magazine
Fancy golf? Fancy a $1,500 device that can help you record your swing while you traipse around the fairways? If so, then you might have been one of Google's sales targets at this weekend's Players Championship PGA event at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra ...
Google Glass Is On Sale This Weekend … At The Player's Championship Golf ...Glass Almanac
Google sells Glass at a golf tournament, turns players into ExplorersEngadget
Google Secretly Tried Selling Glass To Wealthy GolfersMilford Beacon

all 24 news articles »

Wolverton: BlackBerry 10 improves, but not enough - SiliconValley.com

May 11, 2014 - 2:08pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wolverton: BlackBerry 10 improves, but not enough
SiliconValley.com
The smartphone pioneer has struggled mightily in recent years, seeing its sales and market share plummet in the face of the onslaught from phones running Google's Android operating system and, to a lesser degree, the iPhone. The company's long-awaited ...
Celebration of life for wee OscarBelfast Newsletter
Why aren't Android users spending?Zawya (registration)
5 Can't-Miss Apps: Instapaper's Redesign and MoreMashable
Minneapolis Star Tribune -Highlight Press
all 23 news articles »

Google 'testing redesign of web-based Gmail' - Digital Spy

May 11, 2014 - 11:10am

BGR India

Google 'testing redesign of web-based Gmail'
Digital Spy
According to Geek.com, the company has invited a small selection of users to try out the new-look Gmail. Test of redesigned Gmail. © Geek.com. Click the image to view an enlarged version. Screenshots show that the current fixed left sidebar could be ...
Leaked screenshots show a brand new look for GmailPCWorld (blog)
Gmail Interface Revamp Being Tested - Less Clutter, More FeaturesCrazyEngineers
Google Is Testing A Radical Gmail RedesignBusinessinsider India
Times of India
all 18 news articles »

Samsung may soon launch Tizen phones in Russia and India - Engadget

May 11, 2014 - 10:57am

The West Australian

Samsung may soon launch Tizen phones in Russia and India
Engadget
​Remember Samsung's Tizen operating system? It's not a household name, but it did make an appearance on the second wave of Galaxy Gear devices. We're still waiting for a full-fledged phone running the open-source OS, though, and we may just see one ...
Samsung plans to Tizen smartphone in Russia, India - WSJReuters UK
Samsung Plans to Launch Tizen Smartphone in Russia, IndiaWall Street Journal

all 6 news articles »

Missouri is close to banning Tesla's direct-to-customer sales - Engadget

May 10, 2014 - 9:26pm

PoliticMo

Missouri is close to banning Tesla's direct-to-customer sales
Engadget
The US as a whole may strongly believe in free trade, but that seems to go to out of the window whenever Elon Musk is involved. According to KOLR 10 News, Missouri's legislature has sneakily included a ban on Tesla Motors' direct-selling model, shortly ...
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) hires lobbyists to fight Missouri auto dealersPulse 2.0
Electric car maker Tesla alleges 'sneak attack' in Missouri legislature by auto ...STLtoday.com
Bill May Soon Ban Tesla's Direct Car Sales Model in MissouriOzarksFirst.com
Businessweek -Forbes -MotorTrend Magazine
all 20 news articles »

Why The Apple - Beats Deal Makes Sense, And Why It Doesn't - Forbes

May 10, 2014 - 5:40pm

The Express Tribune

Why The Apple - Beats Deal Makes Sense, And Why It Doesn't
Forbes
Rumors are flying about the imminent purchase of headphone maker and streaming music service Beats Electronics by tech giant Apple Apple for a reported $3.2 billion dollars, which has caused a lot of head scratching in both the tech and music ...
Apple sings a different tune with plan to buy BeatsIndian Express
Apple courtship of Beats spotlights allure of PandoraThe Malay Mail Online
Apple and Beats: Will Dr. Dre Really Become Hip Hop's First Billionaire Or Will ...International Business Times
Peninsula On-line -TV3.ie
all 66 news articles »

ISPs in UK will send warning to illegal downloaders - The Next Digit

May 10, 2014 - 4:41pm

The Next Digit

ISPs in UK will send warning to illegal downloaders
The Next Digit
Finally, after a long years of altercation, UK's Internet Service Providers and entertainment industry has agreed to combat piracy together, first step will be sending warning “education letters” for users who download illegally. Internet Piracy: ISPs will send ...
ISPs in UK to notify illegal downloaders. Is this enough to combat Internet piracy?Tech Times
UK ISPs, entertainment industry close to a deal to combat piracyTechie News
UK ISPs to send warning letters to illegal downloadersDelhi Daily News
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation -Engadget
all 53 news articles »

Mozilla reassurance: Firefox new-tab page won't be plastered with logos - CNET

May 10, 2014 - 3:33pm

Mozilla reassurance: Firefox new-tab page won't be plastered with logos
CNET
Nonprofit clarifies plans for how it'll test sponsored content on pages that show when users open new browser tabs. by Stephen Shankland · @stshank; May 10, 2014 12:28 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.

and more »

Mozilla reassurance: Firefox new-tab page won't be plastered with logos - CNET

May 10, 2014 - 3:33pm

Mozilla reassurance: Firefox new-tab page won't be plastered with logos
CNET
Nonprofit clarifies plans for how it'll test sponsored content on pages that show when users open new browser tabs. by Stephen Shankland · @stshank; May 10, 2014 12:28 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.

and more »

Tech Giants Come Together To Support Net Neutrality - Bidness Etc

May 10, 2014 - 11:42am

Bidness Etc

Tech Giants Come Together To Support Net Neutrality
Bidness Etc
There is a subdued debate taking place in the halls of Congress, the Silicon Valley, and in pretty much all corners of the country. It concerns parties on either side of the argument surrounding net neutrality and the latest proposal drafted by the Federal ...
FCC Needs to Take Time for A Sanity Check on Net NeutralityeWeek
Protesters Camp Outside Of FCC to Stop Tom Wheeler from Ending Net NeutralityModVive
O'Rielly: No Harm, No Need For Net Neutrality RulesMultichannel News
Chinatopix -NDTV
all 45 news articles »

Microsoft Surface: Why More Is More - InformationWeek

May 10, 2014 - 8:10am

OnWindows.com

Microsoft Surface: Why More Is More
InformationWeek
Microsoft may debut an expanded lineup of Surface tablets on May 20 -- including a bigger model. This could be just what Microsoft's tablets need to finally succeed. Microsoft's May 20 Surface event in New York reportedly will include not only the ...
Hot Topic: Microsoft Surface MiniTablet PC Review
Microsoft Sends Press Invites Out to a “Small Gathering”, Surface Mini on the Way?n3rdabl3
New Surface Pro reportedly debuting alongside Surface miniBGR
Inquirer -CNET -PC Pro
all 46 news articles »

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Q1 Impresses Analysts - ValueWalk

May 10, 2014 - 7:49am

ValueWalk

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Q1 Impresses Analysts
ValueWalk
While Tesla Motors Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced that it will soon break ground to build one of its two gigafactories, this month the buzz is all about Tesla's Q1 results. Tesla Motors TSLA ...
RETAIL: Tesla opens first Inland dealershipPress-Enterprise

all 17 news articles »

Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead Ari Partinen Is Joining Apple - NDTV

May 10, 2014 - 12:31am

NDTV

Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead Ari Partinen Is Joining Apple
NDTV
One of Nokia's camera experts, Ari Partinen, has confirmed on Twitter that he is leaving the Finnish company to join Apple. Partinen wrote on Twitter, "Today will be my last day working for the amazing #Lumia family. In June I will start a new chapter in ...

and more »Google News

ZTE Open C Firefox OS phone now up for sale on Ebay - BetaNews

May 9, 2014 - 11:42pm

MSN UK

ZTE Open C Firefox OS phone now up for sale on Ebay
BetaNews
Mozilla has been busily working on it's Firefox OS, a mobile platform that it hopes can compete in a market dominated by Android and iOS, with Windows Phone lurking on the fringe. The company is targeting the low-end, hoping to snag the first-time ...
ZTE Open C with Firefox OS hits eBay for $99Tech Times
First Phone with Firefox OS 1.3 Hits Ebay Priced at $100Tom's Hardware Guide
ZTE Is Selling The $99 Open C Firefox Phone Exclusively On EbayTechCrunch

all 51 news articles »Google News

​Facebook kills Snapchat clone Poke and Facebook Camera - CNET

May 9, 2014 - 8:45pm

Good Gear Guide

​Facebook kills Snapchat clone Poke and Facebook Camera
CNET
The social network quietly removes two unsuccessful apps from the iOS App Store nearly two years after their debuts. by Donna Tam · @DonnaYTam; May 9, 2014 6:26 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.
Facebook pulls plug on Poke, cancels CameraRegister
Facebook dumps the Poke and Camera apps you never usedEngadget
Facebook kills Poke and Camera appsPCWorld
Apple Insider -Wall Street Journal
all 31 news articles »

Wolverton: With smartphone theft on the rise, it's time to protect yourself - San Jose Mercury News

May 9, 2014 - 8:31pm

Techlicious

Wolverton: With smartphone theft on the rise, it's time to protect yourself
San Jose Mercury News
While state lawmakers consider ways to combat soaring smartphone thefts by mandating "kill switches" that allow users to remotely erase and disable their phones, there are steps you can take now to do the same thing. Just about every smartphone sold ...
Survey: Stolen Phones Hard to Recover Despite Tracking ToolsTechlicious (blog)

all 17 news articles »

Pages