Google Technology News

Subscribe to Google Technology News feed Google Technology News
Updated: 34 min 36 sec ago

#Gamergate: Victim of video games trolling launches anti-harrassment network - Telegraph.co.uk

January 21, 2015 - 7:50am

Telegraph.co.uk

#Gamergate: Victim of video games trolling launches anti-harrassment network
Telegraph.co.uk
The woman who found herself the target of an internet abuse scandal, labelled 'Gamergate' has started an online harassment support network. American Zoe Quinn, 27, has launched Crash Override to help others who find themselves subject to trolling.
GamerGate target starts online harassment prevention programEngadget
Gamergate abuse target starts help siteBBC News
Crash Override anti-harassment support network founded by Zoe Quinn and ...Play.tm
Computerworld -Wired
all 23 news articles »

Apple's iPhone 6 Smashes Smartphone Sales Record on Samsung's Home Turf - Patently Apple

January 21, 2015 - 7:15am

Patently Apple

Apple's iPhone 6 Smashes Smartphone Sales Record on Samsung's Home Turf
Patently Apple
In September we posted a report titled "Samsung weeps as iPhone 6 Mania Rocks around the Globe." There was just something in the air about the iPhone 6 that was different from some previous models. In part it was the introduction of Apple's first Phablet ...

and more »

Why do “naughty” apps like WhatsApp Plus thrive anyway? - Technology Zimbabwe

January 21, 2015 - 6:40am

NDTV

Why do “naughty” apps like WhatsApp Plus thrive anyway?
Technology Zimbabwe
It's official: WhatsApp is cracking the whip on unofficial third party services that have been riding on its success to give users of the instant messenger a different experience. Last night several users of WhatsApp Plus, a hugely popular modded version of the IM ...
Whatsapp bans users for using Whatsapp Plus (a third party app)National Column
Users of 3rd-party WhatsApp clients reportedly being banned from the service for ...9 to 5 Google

all 39 news articles »

PC-in-a-mouse is an intriguing concept - TechRadar

January 21, 2015 - 6:03am

PCWorld

PC-in-a-mouse is an intriguing concept
TechRadar
We had the PC-in-a-keyboard (hello, Asus Eee Keyboard) and now a Polish firm has come up with what looks like an Android-based PC-in-a-mouse called Mouse-Box. It's powered by a quad-core TI OMAP Cortex-A9 SoC clocked at 1.4GHz (at least that's ...
This Company Is Squeezing An Entire Computer Into A Mouse — All You Need ...Business Insider
Mouse Box wants to stuff a full PC into a mousePCWorld
Mouse-Box: an entire PC built into a mouseExpert Reviews
HEXUS -Fudzilla (blog)
all 32 news articles »

Apple's latest acquisition will tell it what the world is listening to - Engadget

January 21, 2015 - 4:05am

Engadget

Apple's latest acquisition will tell it what the world is listening to
Engadget
When Apple spent $3 billion to buy Beats, it certainly made the headlines, but the company also goes to great lengths to keep smaller deals under wraps. One that has completely flown under the radar is its recent acquisition of Musicmetric. The service, if ...
Why Apple Inc. (AAPL) Acquired "Semetric"?Benchmark Monitor
Apple Acquires London Music Startup MusicmetricBusiness Insider Australia

all 22 news articles »

Acer debuts two Chromebooks for schools - ZDNet

January 21, 2015 - 3:20am

ZDNet

Acer debuts two Chromebooks for schools
ZDNet
Acer is committed to the Chromebook and has unveiled two new models designed for schools. Both are designed to stand up to the rigors of use by students. One is an 11.6-inch highly portable model and the other a big 15.6-inch Chromebook. acer-c740.jpg ...
Acer's latest Chromebooks are built to survive the classroomEngadget
Acer C740 Chromebook hands-on: 11.6-inches of hearty computingSlashGear
Acer's Tough New Chromebooks Are Built to Survive Your ChildrenGizmodo
AndroidOS.in -Android Community -Laptop Mag (blog)
all 10 news articles »

Chrome 40 for iOS brings browser Handoff support, Material Design UI - BetaNews

January 21, 2015 - 1:57am

BetaNews

Chrome 40 for iOS brings browser Handoff support, Material Design UI
BetaNews
The big addition to version 40.0.2214.61 is Handoff support, which enables mobile users to continue from Chrome to their default browser on OS X. Elsewhere, an interface revamp gives this release a full Material Design-based look, which the official release ...

and more »Google News

iPhone 6 Plus Sales Boost Apple's Market Share in Asia As Samsung Continues ... - TechCrunch

January 21, 2015 - 1:30am

TechCrunch

iPhone 6 Plus Sales Boost Apple's Market Share in Asia As Samsung Continues ...
TechCrunch
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have helped grow Apple's market share to record levels in Asia, says a new report by Counterpoint Research. Globally, iPhone sales grew 26 percent year-over-year in November 2014. In Japan, where iPhones have been the ...
Apple's Smartphone Market Share Rises Sharply in Asia After iPhone 6 and 6 ...Mac Rumors
Sales of Apple's iPhone surge in Asia as rival Samsung ebbsApple Insider
Chinese Smartphones May Be Coming to SamsunglandWall Street Journal (blog)
CNET -ITProPortal -I Know Today
all 31 news articles »Google News

Dropbox Acquires CloudOn--Because The Value Lies In An End-To-End Solution - Forbes

January 21, 2015 - 12:34am

TechCrunch

Dropbox Acquires CloudOn--Because The Value Lies In An End-To-End Solution
Forbes
News this evening that file sharing and synchronization vendor Dropbox has acquired CloudOn, a company that focuses on the creation and editing of document on mobile devices. CloudOn has built a significant footprint by offering these services in an ...
Dropbox acquires startup behind popular document-editing app CloudOnAppAdvice
Dropbox buys US-Israeli mobile document firm CloudOnWHTC
Dropbox buys mobile productivity startup CloudOnPanARMENIAN.Net

all 29 news articles »Google News

Lyft cars are dropping the big, fuzzy mustache - Engadget

January 21, 2015 - 12:31am

Fast Company

Lyft cars are dropping the big, fuzzy mustache
Engadget
Lyft likes to position itself as the cheery alternative to Uber's serious (and sometimes cutthroat) ridesharing service. However, that big, fuzzy mustache on the nose of the company's vehicles may be hurting more than it helps -- your business pals won't be ...
No More Pink Mustaches: Lyft to Abandon Furry-Faced CarsNBC Bay Area
​Lyft Is Finally Ditching Its Stupid Stuffed Pink MustacheJalopnik
Lyft is giving its fuzzy pink mustache the bootSlashGear
Fast Company -Wired -Mashable
all 14 news articles »

Password manager LastPass finally unveils Mac app - Mashable

January 20, 2015 - 9:54pm

Mashable

Password manager LastPass finally unveils Mac app
Mashable
At last: LastPass, a popular password-managing service, unveiled its new Mac-specific app on Tuesday. Now LastPass will run directly as a Mac native app, as opposed to a browser plugin. In a time when hacking seems to be ubiquitous, the service helps ...
Th!s 2 Shall P@ssEast Bay Express
LastPass Launches Mac AppPC Magazine
LastPass goes native on Mac for password managementtuaw.com
TechCrunch
all 15 news articles »Google News

Overstock plans to launch video streaming - InternetRetailer.com

January 20, 2015 - 7:54pm

Overstock plans to launch video streaming
InternetRetailer.com
The online retailer says it aims to take a chunk out of Amazon.com's market share. Lead Photo. Overstock.com Inc. plans to roll out a video streaming service and may even develop its own content. In moving into video streaming, Overstock joins a field already ...

and more »

Overstock.com to launch Amazon video-streaming competitor - CNET

January 20, 2015 - 6:27pm

MarketWatch

Overstock.com to launch Amazon video-streaming competitor
CNET
The discount retail site hopes its most loyal customers will choose to buy their digital content from its site rather than other retailers' on-demand video services. by Donna Tam · @DonnaYTam; January 20, 2015 3:57 PM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.
Overstock.com to battle Amazon with new streaming servicesTechSpot
Overstock.com to Launch VOD, Streaming ServicesPC Magazine
Overstock to follow Amazon into the new age of streaming videoDigital Trends
TechRadar -techrockies.com -Wall Street Journal (blog)
all 29 news articles »

ATLAS robot upgrade inches closer to more human-friendly droid - Mashable

January 20, 2015 - 4:57pm

Mashable

ATLAS robot upgrade inches closer to more human-friendly droid
Mashable
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) ATLAS robot has already secured its place in the pantheon of humanoid robotics, but a new version of the bot shows significant progress beyond its aesthetically crude beginnings. ATLAS ...
Atlas Robot Gets Upgrade Ahead of DARPA Robotics ChallengePC Magazine
DARPA's updated ATLAS robot runs on battery, is even more badassGigaom
Improved Atlas Robot Will Quietly, Wirelessly Take DARPA ChallengeNBCNews.com
Tech Gen Mag -TechCrunch -SlashGear
all 18 news articles »

Exploding Kittens sets fire to Kickstarter - CNN

January 20, 2015 - 4:50pm

CNN

Exploding Kittens sets fire to Kickstarter
CNN
(CNN) It's like UNO, except there are goats, magical enchiladas and kittens who can kill you. And that's apparently enough for people to pledge a gajillion dollars. Matthew Inman, the cartoonist and grammar enthusiast behind the popular comic website, The ...
Former Xbox entertainment boss and 'The Oatmeal' co-create hilarious ...VentureBeat
The Oatmeal's Exploding Kittens card game sets Kickstarter on fireSlashGear
XBox designers, Oatmeal cartoonist create awesome Exploding Kittens card gameTheCelebrityCafe.com
Washington Post -GeekWire -News965 (blog)
all 10 news articles »

Samsung Portable SSD T1: Super Fast, Super Pricey - NewsFactor Network

January 20, 2015 - 3:37pm

NewsFactor Network

Samsung Portable SSD T1: Super Fast, Super Pricey
NewsFactor Network
Samsung Electronics is turning heads with its new solid state drive (SSD). The Portable SSD T1 aims to set the bar for the modern Relevant Products/Services consumer. Samsung is billing the SSD T1 as ideal for three target audiences: business travelers, ...

and more »

Google Glass Explorer Edition 2012-2014: A look back at the device's history - Digital Spy

January 20, 2015 - 2:03pm

Google Glass Explorer Edition 2012-2014: A look back at the device's history
Digital Spy
While some saw this as the end of the smart glasses, Google insist they are turning their attention to "future versions of Glass," and company chief Tony Fadell hailed the trial as "groundbreaking". As a small 'obituary' to the revolutionary headset, we've taken a ...

and more »

Facebook cracks down on hoax posts with a dash of crowdsourcing - ZDNet

January 20, 2015 - 1:10pm

Lifehacker

Facebook cracks down on hoax posts with a dash of crowdsourcing
ZDNet
In its latest effort to clean up its News Feed, Facebook said that it will add features that make it easier to report hoaxes. In the process, Facebook is taking on a tricky balancing act. Facebook said in a blog post that it has been researching ways to curb ...
Facebook plans to weed out hoaxes for youColumbus Dispatch
Facebook Announces Fix to Weed out Fake News StoriesMediaite
Facebook Is Finally Going to Stop Showing You Garbage HoaxesGizmodo
VentureBeat -GeekWire
all 9 news articles »

Chrome 40 for iOS arrives with Material Design, Handoff support to your default ... - VentureBeat

January 20, 2015 - 12:56pm

Mac Rumors

Chrome 40 for iOS arrives with Material Design, Handoff support to your default ...
VentureBeat
Google today released Chrome 40 for iOS. You can download the new version now directly from Apple's App Store. The first change you'll notice in version 40.0.2214.61 is the implementation of Google's Material Design mantra. As we noted when Google ...
Updated Chrome For iOS App Gets Material Design, Support For HandoffTechCrunch
Chrome for iOS gets Material Design, Handoff supportSlashGear
Chrome for iOS Updated With Handoff Support, Material Design, iPhone 6 ...Mac Rumors
AnandTech -PhoneDog -AppAdvice
all 13 news articles »

Leaked images offer clearest sneak peek yet of HTC One M9 - PCWorld

January 20, 2015 - 12:41pm

Leaked images offer clearest sneak peek yet of HTC One M9
PCWorld
Two new images offer the clearest picture yet of the forthcoming HTC One M9. The phone also code-named Hima showed up briefly in a couple of images before the site owner pulled them, claiming the need to protect the source. Of course, they were already ...

and more »Google News

Pages