Mobile app revenue set to break $30 billion

To-date revenues accumulated by the global mobile application market remains on track to break the $30 billion milestone by the end of 2012.

FTC may be going too far with Google, say Democrats

Two US lawmakers have warned the Federal Trade Commission that it may be exceeding its authority in widening its investigation into Google.

Consumer Watchdog fails to increase Google fine

Google is facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the Federal Communications Commission, a massive $22.5 million.

Google wipes out Jesus's birthday

Google appears to have something against people with December birthdays, omitting the month from the feature which allows users to add birthdays and anniversaries to their contacts list.

Google imagines a ChromePhone

ChromeOS and Android are two very distinct operating systems. One has taken the mobile world by storm, while the other can best be described as a web-centric work in progress.

Google and Dish said to be planning wireless network

Google's ambitions are pretty broad - and it may be about to move into a whole new area. According to the Wall Street Journal, it's in discussions with satellite TV company Dish about launching its own wireless service.

Google readies native iOS Maps app

Google is reportedly close to finalizing an iOS version of its Maps app, aiming to release it by the end of the year.

Video: The alternate reality of Google's Ingress

Google has coded and launched a free mobile alternate reality game. 

Android Jelly Bean arrives on T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S3

Google's long-awaited Android Jelly Bean (4.1.1) is currently rolling out to T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S3.

US tops Google's list for government snooping

Google handed over more user data to the US government in the first six months of this year than to all other countries combined.

Acer rolls out a $199 Chromebook

Just weeks after Samsung began shipping its ARM-powered Chromebook, Acer has announced a $199 Intel x86-based (Celeron 847) laptop that runs Google's Chrome-centric operating system.

Google to pay out $255,000 in defamation damages

An Australian man has won a defamation case against Google because its search results associated him with a criminal.

Video: How to JAM with Google Chrome

Google has rolled out a cross-platform interactive web app that allows users in different locations to play music together on their Chrome browsers.

Chrome browser update saves Windows battery life

Google has rolled out a stable updated for its flagship browser that supports GPU-accelerated video decoding for Chrome on Windows.

US elections: are Google results biased?

Try searching for 'Medicare' in Google, then opening another browser tab and searching first for 'Obama' and then for 'Medicare' again. Notice any difference?

Steve Ballmer says Windows Phone 8 will ramp "quickly"

Although Redmond's Windows mobile platform has experienced difficulty competing with Apple's iOS and Google's Android, Steve Ballmer says he expects Windows Phone 8 sales to "ramp up" in the near future.  

Gingerbread still most popular version of Android

Google may be releasing a slew of new smartphones and and tablets loaded with Jelly Bean goodness, but its legacy Gingerbread OS (2.3.x) still runs on approximately 54% of Android devices. 

ChrUbuntu hits Alpha for ARM-powered Chromebooks

Samsung’s $249 ARM-powered Chromebook may be one of the most anticipated devices of the years for devs, modders and Linux enthusiasts.

Nexus 7 sales nearing a million per month

Google's Nexus 7 tablet is truly the definition of success.

Google redesigns Gmail composer

How many times have you had to save and exit an email you're writing in order to check something in another email? Soon, though, this will be a thing of the past.