Google Technology News

Subscribe to Google Technology News feed Google Technology News
Updated: 19 min 18 sec ago

Apple says 80pc of iOS devices now on iOS 7 - ANINEWS

January 28, 2014 - 3:00am

ANINEWS

Apple says 80pc of iOS devices now on iOS 7
ANINEWS
Washington, Jan. 28 (ANI): Apple Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has said that 80 percent of all iOS devices have now been upgraded to iOS 7. Peter Oppenheimer said that this will make it easier for developers to create apps for the platform, Cnet reports.
iOS 7 Hits 80% Adoption RateUbergizmo
Apple sees record iTunes & software revenue at $4.4BVentureBeat
Apple now says 80% of its devices are using iOS 7MobileSyrup.com

all 83 news articles »

Pinterest introduces 'Interests', targets users with relevant pictures - ITProPortal

January 28, 2014 - 2:16am

ANINEWS

Pinterest introduces 'Interests', targets users with relevant pictures
ITProPortal
Gone are the days of sifting through Pinterest's generalised themes like "Animals," "Health & Fitness," or "Kids" to find new content to pin. The social corkboard has begun rolling out a new tool called Interests—a full page of specific topics curated based on ...
Pinterest now recommends pin-worthy things based on your interestsEngadget
Pinterest now recommends pin-worthy picsClickonline.com
Pinterest launches new page that guesses what users loveVenture Capital Post
VentureBeat -Zee News
all 20 news articles »Google News

Microsoft cloud server designs for Facebook's Open Compute Project - PCWorld

January 27, 2014 - 11:26pm

Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft cloud server designs for Facebook's Open Compute Project
PCWorld
Microsoft is contributing the designs of the cloud servers that run some of its services like Bing and Windows Azure to the Open Compute Project, in a bid to help standardize and reduce hardware costs. The Redmond, Washington, tech company is also ...
Microsoft joins Open Compute Project, offers cloud server designsZDNet
Microsoft, the software king, wants to tell the world how to build serversGigaOM
Closer Look: Microsoft's Cloud Server HardwareData Center Knowledge
Register -Wall Street Journal (blog) -DatacenterDynamics
all 11 news articles »

Fujifilm X-T1: new compact DSLR packed with innovation - Forbes

January 27, 2014 - 11:16pm

Popular Photography Magazine

Fujifilm X-T1: new compact DSLR packed with innovation
Forbes
Fujifilm has rapidly established itself as the Apple of the digital photography world with its slew of new digital cameras based around compact mirrorless bodies, Fujinon interchangeable lenses and an analogue feel that harks back to the days of film.
Fujifilm X-T1 ILC is ready for cold, actionCNET
New Gear: Fujifilm X-T1 Weather-Resistant Interchangeable-Lens CameraPopular Photography Magazine
Fuji Officially Debuts the Weather-Resistant X-T1, Boasts Fastest AutoFocus in ...PetaPixel
TechRadar UK -imaging resource -The Verge
all 20 news articles »

Google Glass now framed for prescriptions - CNET

January 27, 2014 - 11:15pm

Wired

Google Glass now framed for prescriptions
CNET
Prescription frames are ready for current Google Glass owners, as another piece of the Glass puzzle comes into focus. Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. January 27, 2014 9:01 PM PST. Follow @sethr. Google Glass product director Steve Lee has high ...
Google hopes designer frames will sharpen GlassWashington Post
Google Glass to Be Covered by Vision Care Insurer VSPNew York Times
Google Unveils Prescription Eyewear for GlassholesWired
CNN -San Francisco Chronicle -The Verge
all 36 news articles »

Jason Calacanis aims to clean up mobile news with Inside.com - CNET

January 27, 2014 - 11:06pm

Business Insider Australia

Jason Calacanis aims to clean up mobile news with Inside.com
CNET
The serial entrepreneur thinks sites like BuzzFeed and Business Insider are polluting smartphones, and he wants to curate only the "best" journalism in a new app. Dan Farber. by Dan Farber. January 27, 2014 9:00 PM PST. Follow @dbfarber. Inside will offer ...
Internet investor Calacanis launches Inside appUSA TODAY
Jason Calacanis' Mahalo Is Reborn As Mobile News App InsideTechCrunch
Inside Jason Calacanis' latest InsideCapital New York
Business Insider -Re/code
all 9 news articles »

Japanese Newspaper: Nintendo To Release Games On Phones - Forbes

January 27, 2014 - 6:27pm

Gameplanet

Japanese Newspaper: Nintendo To Release Games On Phones
Forbes
Change is afoot. For years, Nintendo has operated under the simple philosophy that their games could only be played on their systems, but we may be seeing a new tack in the wake of the Wii U's poor performance. A report in Japanese Newspaper Nikkei ...
Nintendo making mini-games for smartphones: NikkeiThe Verge
Nintendo's Mobile Strategy Might Include Free Mini GamesUbergizmo
Nintendo May Go Mobile This Year (But Not In The Way We'd All Like)TechCrunch
AppAdvice -Ve3d.com
all 30 news articles »

UPDATE 3-Prominent Bitcoin entrepreneur charged with money laundering - Reuters

January 27, 2014 - 6:14pm

Brisbane Times

UPDATE 3-Prominent Bitcoin entrepreneur charged with money laundering
Reuters
By Emily Flitter. NEW YORK Jan 27 (Reuters) - The vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, a trade group promoting the adoption of the digital currency, has been charged by U.S. prosecutors with conspiring to commit money laundering by helping to funnel ...
Bitcoin Foundation's Shrem Charged in Silk Road Drug CaseBloomberg
Bitcoin arrests: 'Always bad apples in any industry'BBC News
What Is BitInstant? Meet The Company Whose CEO, Charlie Shrem, Was ...International Business Times
NBC2 News -CNET -Businessweek
all 343 news articles »

Chrome update for iOS now lets you quickly translate text and save on data too - Engadget

January 27, 2014 - 6:00pm

Headlines & Global News

Chrome update for iOS now lets you quickly translate text and save on data too
Engadget
Even though Chrome promised it would bring data compression and an automatic translation bar to iOS a couple of weeks ago, it hasn't actually rolled out the update until today. As a reminder, the latest mobile browser release from Google includes a site ...
OMGChrome.com Takes A look at what .chrome might look likeTheDomains.com
Google Chrome for iOS adds built-In data compression, new tab page translation ...TabTimes
Google Chrome for iOS updated with Translate, reduce-data usage features and ...tuaw.com
TechCrunch -Neowin -AppAdvice
all 28 news articles »

Gears Of War videogame will stay in Xbox arsenal - Straits Times

January 27, 2014 - 4:30pm

Straits Times

Gears Of War videogame will stay in Xbox arsenal
Straits Times
A screenshot of Gears Of War: Judgement. Microsoft on Monday said that it bought the rights to Gears Of War in a move that promises to keep the hit videogame franchise true to Xbox consoles. -- PHOTO: GEARS OF WAR: JUDGEMENT. SAN FRANCISCO ...

and more »

NSA, British Spy Agency Collect Angry Birds Data - InformationWeek

January 27, 2014 - 3:15pm

AFP

NSA, British Spy Agency Collect Angry Birds Data
InformationWeek
National Security Agency and Britain's Government Communications Headquarters have collected data from smartphone apps for years, says new report on documents leaked by Edward Snowden. 6 Robots To Inspire Google. (click image for larger view).
A Little (Angry) Bird Told the NSA What You're Up ToABC News
Sloppy smartphone apps destroyed your privacy: NSA-GCHQ are lapping up ...Register
NSA spying through Angry Birds, Google Maps, leaked documents reportedly ...Fox News
AFP -New Zealand Herald -CTV News
all 132 news articles »

Facebook App Users Can Now Select Whose Posts They See In The News Feed - AppAdvice

January 27, 2014 - 2:32pm

AppAdvice

Facebook App Users Can Now Select Whose Posts They See In The News Feed
AppAdvice
For the first time in more than a month, Facebook has updated its immensely popular app for iOS devices. There are two changes in version 6.9. First, users can select whose posts they see in their News Feed. That feature will definitely come in handy during ...

and more »Google News

NSA spying through Angry Birds, Google Maps, leaked documents reportedly ... - Fox News

January 27, 2014 - 2:29pm

IBNLive

NSA spying through Angry Birds, Google Maps, leaked documents reportedly ...
Fox News
The NSA and its British counterpart are tapping popular smartphone apps such as Angry Birds to peek into the tremendous amounts of very personal data those bits of software collect -- including age, location sex and even sexual preferences, according to ...
Meet the 'Spy Smurfs': Here's how the NSA, GCHQ target iPhones, Android devicesZDNet
NSA targeted Angry Birds for user data collection, claims reportComputerandvideogames.com
Report: Spies use smartphone apps to track peopleHouston Chronicle
InfoWorld -Computerworld -Mashable
all 439 news articles »

Sprint teams with Pogoplug to offer free cloud storage to customers - ZDNet

January 27, 2014 - 2:08pm

iSource

Sprint teams with Pogoplug to offer free cloud storage to customers
ZDNet
Summary: Sprint isn't wasting any time either with the new Pogoplug deal for iPhone and Android customers launching today. Rachel King. By Rachel King for Between the Lines | January 27, 2014 -- 20:07 GMT (12:07 PST). Follow @rachelking ...
Sprint Teams With Pogoplug to Offer Unlimited Cloud StoragePC Magazine
Sprint Corporation (S) partners with Pogoplug for offering cloud storagePulse 2.0
Sprint adds unlimited cloud storage to its arsenalCNET
Wall Street Journal -Engadget
all 14 news articles »Google News

UK, US spy agencies scoop 'leaky' app data, new Snowden leaks say - ZDNet

January 27, 2014 - 12:27pm

The Guardian

UK, US spy agencies scoop 'leaky' app data, new Snowden leaks say
ZDNet
Summary: Two of the "Five Eyes" intelligence agencies are scooping up app data, which named Google Maps, that can lead to the disclosure of extremely personal, sensitive data. Zack Whittaker. By Zack Whittaker for Between the Lines | January 27, 2014 ...
Spy Agencies Scour Phone Apps for Personal DataNew York Times
• US and UK spy agencies piggyback on commercial dataThe Guardian
The NSA Is Watching People Play Those Terrible iPhone GamesThe Wire
WVAS -The Verge -New York Magazine
all 15 news articles »

T-Mobile adds curvy LG G Flex, new Optimus F3Q to roster on Feb 5 - CNET

January 27, 2014 - 11:07am

Android Community

T-Mobile adds curvy LG G Flex, new Optimus F3Q to roster on Feb 5
CNET
The carrier introduces a new keyboard-equipped Android phone, and finally shares pricing on its first bendable handset. Jessica Dolcourt. by Jessica Dolcourt January 27, 2014 9:03 AM PST Follow @jdolcourt ...
LG G Flex, Optimus F3Q Will Be Available On Feb 5 At T-Mobile, Pre-Orders ...TechCrunch
T-Mobile: LG G Flex, keyboard-clad LG Optimus F3Q launching on Feb. 5PhoneDog
T-Mobile LG G Flex and Optimus F3Q arriving in FebruaryAndroid Community
The Verge -SlashGear -Engadget
all 9 news articles »

Smartphones to Open Doors at Some Hotels - Wall Street Journal

January 27, 2014 - 10:32am

Smartphones to Open Doors at Some Hotels
Wall Street Journal
Guests at the Harlem Aloft Hotel in Manhattan, N.Y. soon will be able to enter their rooms with a smartphone. Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal. Guests arriving at the Aloft Hotel in Manhattan or one in Silicon Valley will soon be able to do something ...

and more »

Smartphones to Open Doors at Some Hotels - Wall Street Journal

January 27, 2014 - 10:32am

Wall Street Journal

Smartphones to Open Doors at Some Hotels
Wall Street Journal
Guests at the Harlem Aloft Hotel in Manhattan, N.Y. soon will be able to enter their rooms with a smartphone. Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal. Guests arriving at the Aloft Hotel in Manhattan or one in Silicon Valley will soon be able to do something ...
Starwood swaping room keys for mobile phones at two hotelsEngadget
Starwood Hotels pilot program lets guests use Apple's iPhone as room keyApple Insider
Starwood Hotels Is Set To Offer Mobile Check-Ins To GuestsAppAdvice
Mashable -Mac Rumors -Ubergizmo
all 18 news articles »

Russia's second largest carrier resumes selling the iPhone after three-year split - Engadget

January 27, 2014 - 10:08am

Yahoo!7 News

Russia's second largest carrier resumes selling the iPhone after three-year split
Engadget
You could say Apple's had a pretty successful six months in Russia. After finally opening a localized version of its online store in June, it's also seen three of the country's biggest operators begin selling the iPhone again. Reuters reports that Megafon, Russia's ...
Russia's Megafon signs new iPhone deal with AppleGlobalPost
Russia's Megafon Signs Multi-Year iPhone Distribution Deal with AppleMac Rumors

all 13 news articles »Google News

US safety regulators open probe of hybrid Camry braking - Reuters

January 27, 2014 - 9:27am

Economic Times

US safety regulators open probe of hybrid Camry braking
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators opened an investigation into an estimated 30,000 Toyota Camry hybrid electric sedans after receiving numerous consumer complaints about braking problems. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety ...
US probes Camry hybrids for power brake problemKansas City Star

all 37 news articles »

Pages