Google Technology News

Subscribe to Google Technology News feed Google Technology News
Updated: 10 min 3 sec ago

Nintendo Announces The Wii U's 'Legend of Zelda' Won't Be Seen In 2015 - Forbes

March 27, 2015 - 5:42pm

Forbes

Nintendo Announces The Wii U's 'Legend of Zelda' Won't Be Seen In 2015
Forbes
Fans were hopeful that Nintendo would deliver on their stated goal of releasing the Wii U's definitive Legend of Zelda game at the end of 2015, but many were secretly (or openly) skeptical they could actually pull it off. Today, the naysayers were proven right ...
Legend of Zelda Wii U Delayed, Skipping E3GameSpot
'The Legend of Zelda' Wii U version pushed out of 2015Engadget
Zelda Wii U Release Date Pushed Back To 2016GameSided
Game Informer -GamerCenterOnline -VR World
all 50 news articles »

Biz Break: Google to help make surgical robots, challenging Intuitive Surgical - San Jose Mercury News

March 27, 2015 - 5:27pm

CNNMoney

Biz Break: Google to help make surgical robots, challenging Intuitive Surgical
San Jose Mercury News
Today: Google strikes deal with Johnson & Johnson to make robots that can assist surgeons, launching a new challenge to Sunnyvale's Intuitive Surgical. Also: Intel, Altera soar after reports of merger. The Lead: Google to make surgical robots in deal with J&J.
Google teams with Johnson & Johnson to improve robot surgeon visionMashable
Google and Johnson & Johnson Team Up to Build Robot SurgeonsNBCNews.com
Google, Johnson & Johnson to partner on surgical robot technologyApple Insider
Salt Lake Tribune -PCWorld -ZDNet
all 93 news articles »

Facebook reveals the logic behind its forced Messenger split - PCWorld

March 27, 2015 - 5:00pm

CIO

Facebook reveals the logic behind its forced Messenger split
PCWorld
Facebook annoyed and puzzled many people last year when it forced them to download its Messenger app for chats. Its reasons for doing so are now clearer: Messenger is becoming a beast of an app, with its own links to outside businesses and software ...
Did Messenger just make Facebook cool for teens again? Not quite.Mashable
Facebook Is Getting Serious About Payments (Q&A)Re/code
Interview: CEO Of New Facebook Messenger App JibJabTech Times
Daily Democrat
all 13 news articles »

French self-driving car goes for a spin around Paris monument - PCWorld

March 27, 2015 - 3:46pm

Business Insider

French self-driving car goes for a spin around Paris monument
PCWorld
For this self-driving car, the roadside hazards included traffic jams, undisciplined bystanders—and centuries-old cannons. That's what you get when you demonstrate your latest technology at the National Army Museum in central Paris, as French companies ...
Valeo's self-driving car systems learn from Safran dronesWHBL Sheboygan

all 14 news articles »Google News

YouTube Experiments With 4K Video At 60 Frames Per Second - Tom's Hardware

March 27, 2015 - 3:40pm

Tom's Hardware

YouTube Experiments With 4K Video At 60 Frames Per Second
Tom's Hardware
YouTube recently tested new features for its videos, such as 360-degree videos and a multi-angle feature, but the popular video site is also looking to meet the demands of new technology before it becomes widely accepted. YouTube's latest experiment ...

and more »

HTC Loses Lead Designer... Again, Jonah Becker Steps Down Less Than A ... - Android Police

March 27, 2015 - 2:16pm

Android Police

HTC Loses Lead Designer... Again, Jonah Becker Steps Down Less Than A ...
Android Police
HTC's Vice President of Industrial Design, Jonah Becker, has stepped down from his position and is leaving the company. His departure takes place less than a year after the company's former lead designer, Scott Croyle, did the same.

and more »

HTC, Valve offer free Vive VR dev kits to select developers - Engadget

March 27, 2015 - 1:16pm

Engadget

HTC, Valve offer free Vive VR dev kits to select developers
Engadget
Valve, the company that spawned Steam, Team Fortress 2, Portal and Half-Life, will hand out dev kits of its Vive virtual reality headset to select developers at no cost, company spokesperson Doug Lombardi tells Ars Technica. Valve plans to launch a new site ...
Valve and HTC will let developers apply for a free Vive VR headset 'soon'The Verge
Soon you'll be able to sign up for Valve's Vive VR dev kitGamasutra
Valve's HTC VIVE headset going free to developers (at first)SlashGear
Geek Snack -Ars Technica -Pocket-lint.com
all 13 news articles »

Apple CEO Tim Cook to give away all his money to charity - Hindustan Times

March 27, 2015 - 1:02pm

Hindustan Times

Apple CEO Tim Cook to give away all his money to charity
Hindustan Times
Apple CEO Tim Cook's personal net worth in Apple stock is $120 million, with an additional $665 million in restricted stock when fully vested. Share. Apple chief executive Tim Cook plans to give away all his wealth to charity, after setting an amount aside for ...

and more »Google News

Facebook wants solar drone to bring Internet far and wide - CNET

March 27, 2015 - 12:58pm

CNET

Facebook wants solar drone to bring Internet far and wide
CNET
That boomerang-shaped aircraft you see -- eventually -- will be flying high to bring the Web down to earth where Internet access is hard to come by. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; March 27, 2015 10:56 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Facebook to provide Internet using solar-powered dronesUSA TODAY
At F8, Facebook gives new peek at its Aquila solar-powered Internet dronesChristian Science Monitor
Facebook Tests Solar-Powered Internet Drones, Wider Than a Jumbo JetNewsweek
Inquirer -The Register -Ars Technica
all 174 news articles »

Startup Slack reports data breach - USA TODAY

March 27, 2015 - 12:18pm

TechCrunch

Startup Slack reports data breach
USA TODAY
Collaborative service Slack confirmed in a statement Friday a database carrying user profile information was compromised. The database included sensitive info such as usernames, email addresses and encrypted passwords. Also, optional phone numbers ...
Slack Got HackedTechCrunch
Slack Hacked, Usernames And E-mail Addresses May Have Been CompromisedTechaeris
Slack Confirms Its Servers Are HackedSocial Media SEO
Business Insider -Cult of Mac
all 10 news articles »

Valve hopes to let devs sign up for a free HTC Vive VR headset by next week - Pocket-lint.com

March 27, 2015 - 12:13pm

Pocket-lint.com

Valve hopes to let devs sign up for a free HTC Vive VR headset by next week
Pocket-lint.com
The recently-announced HTC Vive virtual-reality headset from HTC and Valve will launch this spring, but in order to get one of the earliest versions, you'll have to first apply. Unfortunately, only developers will be able to get their hands on the headset.

and more »

LG Releases its Latest Smartwatch LG Watch Urbane LTE - WallStreet OTC

March 27, 2015 - 11:55am

WallStreet OTC

LG Releases its Latest Smartwatch LG Watch Urbane LTE
WallStreet OTC
LG has announced the release of its latest smartwatch called LG Watch Urbane LTE. The new gadget is currently available in South Korea, the home country of LG, and it costs approximately $589. LG's new smartwatch, compared to the majority of ...

and more »Google News

Mercedes' new pickup will take on F-150 and Tacoma - SlashGear

March 27, 2015 - 10:37am

SlashGear

Mercedes' new pickup will take on F-150 and Tacoma
SlashGear
Get ready for the super-luxe pickups, as Mercedes-Benz confirms it's wading into the truck market as its relentless range-spread continues. Handiwork of the Mercedes-Benz Vans group, the new pickup will be on the market within the next five years, the ...

and more »

Echo Chamber: 'Bloodborne's' Critical Praise Is Gaming Journalism's Failure - Forbes

March 27, 2015 - 10:36am

Forbes

Echo Chamber: 'Bloodborne's' Critical Praise Is Gaming Journalism's Failure
Forbes
Read any review, discussion, forum thread or opinion on From Software's new PS4 exclusive Bloodborne, and you're bound to encounter the phrase: “it's not for everyone.” Sometimes it's sort of an embarrassed acknowledgement: “I know, this thing is weird ...

and more »

Google loses Safari user tracking appeal - ZDNet

March 27, 2015 - 9:40am

ZDNet

Google loses Safari user tracking appeal
ZDNet
In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales has dismissed Google's wish to prevent British web users from being able to sue the firm over tracking cookies and privacy violations. The decision was announced Friday, as reported by the BBC ...
Google loses bid to block UK privacy lawsuitsFinancial Times
UK iPhone Users Allowed to Sue Google Over TrackingWall Street Journal
Safari users win right to sueBBC News
Apple Insider -Engadget -The Guardian
all 49 news articles »

Another top HTC designer leaves the company - CNET

March 27, 2015 - 9:30am

CNET

Another top HTC designer leaves the company
CNET
Departing is Jonah Becker, who oversaw the development of the newly released HTC One M9 smartphone. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; 27 March 2015 2:29 pm GMT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.
HTC's lead designer is leaving just as the One M9 goes on saleFortune
HTC has a new lead designer (again)SlashGear
HTC Design Chief Jonah Becker Exits, Second to Leave in a YearRe/code
Android Headlines - Android News -Wall Street Journal (blog)
all 19 news articles »Google News

Bloodborne Guide – How to unlock different Gestures - Just Push Start

March 27, 2015 - 9:15am

Bloodborne Guide – How to unlock different Gestures
Just Push Start
Just like in Dark Souls or Demon Souls, whenever you are playing with someone online, one of the ways of communicating in Bloodborne is through Gestures. At the beginning of the game, there are preset of Gestures that are already unlocked but there are ...

and more »Google News

YouTube Reportedly Testing Ultra HD 4K Videos - Tech News Today

March 27, 2015 - 8:48am

Tech News Today

YouTube Reportedly Testing Ultra HD 4K Videos
Tech News Today
Having announced the introduction of the new 360-degree video feature on YouTube, the company is reportedly back at it, with a strong on-going rumor suggesting that YouTube is currently putting to test ultra HD 4K videos on the website. Besides, it was only ...
YouTube's experimental 4K, 60 frames per second video will crush your computerPCWorld
YouTube starts experimenting with 60fps 4K videoGeek
Google Inc (GOOGL): 60 FPS 4K Videos Are YouTube's Best Quality Videos YetInsider Monkey (blog)
Yibada (English Edition) -SlashGear -malaysiandigest.com
all 21 news articles »

LG G4 Note Drops Its Robe In Leaked Shots, Sports Aluminum Body And Stylus - Hot Hardware

March 27, 2015 - 8:41am

Hot Hardware

LG G4 Note Drops Its Robe In Leaked Shots, Sports Aluminum Body And Stylus
Hot Hardware
Try not to confuse the Note 4 with the G4 Note. The former is Samsung's flagship phablet, while the latter is LG's answer, or at least it will be once it comes out later this year. In the meantime, an XDA Developer forum member who claims to be an employee of ...

and more »Google News

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: React Native - SDTimes.com

March 27, 2015 - 8:13am

SDTimes.com

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: React Native
SDTimes.com
Facebook captured the hearts of the open-source community this week by announcing the release of the iOS version of React Native on GitHub during its F8 developer conference. React, a JavaScript framework for native development environments, allows ...
Facebook: We don't hate the WebInfoWorld
Facebook helping iOS devs by open-sourcing its React Native frameworkSiliconANGLE (blog)
Facebook React Native boost for iPhone app developersTechworld.com
PCWorld -ADT Magazine
all 20 news articles »

Pages