Eurocrats gang up on US firm

It is starting to look like Google's tax avoidance days might be coming to a close after France and Germany have joined the UK in demanding that the search engine start paying its share.

Tesla autopilot en route

Tesla’s next generation of electric cars might be getting an autopilot, courtesy of some clever Google tech. 

On-screen keyboard goes live for Google Chrome OS

Back in February, Google introduced its flagship Pixel device, a high-end $1,300 touch-screen Chromebook powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 SoC. As previously discussed on TG Daily, The Pixel was greeted with enthusiasm by many in the industry, including none other than Linux founder Linus Torvalds.

Google in trouble with alien governments. Again

Search engine Google's attempts to avoid paying tax in cash-strapped Britain have been grassed up to the press by its customers.

LG bags manufacture of next Nexus device

It looks like LG could be the latest device maker Google is contracting for the next flagship Nexus smartphone.

Android Jelly Bean overshadows Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)

The latest statistics breaking down Mountain View's Android market share are in, and yes, Jelly Bean (4.1, 4.2 has finally managed to surpass Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) in the percentage of installs on Android devices accessing Google's  Play store.

Android starts to hog the tablet space

Worldwide tablet sales continued to surge, growing 142.4 percent in the first quarter of 2013.

Google finds itself under further government pressure

British Parliament appears to be a little concerned that the search engine Google might not have been telling the whole truth the last time it showed up.

Acer and Asus have big plans for Google's Chromebook

Acer and Asus are apparently quite optimistic about the long-term prospects of Google's web-centric Chrome OS and accompanying hardware.

Google tests Intel Haswell-powered Chromebook

Google is reportedly testing a new Chromebook powered by Intel's x86 Haswell SoC.

Report: Google's Nexus 11 will be an octa-core tablet

What comes after Google's Nexus 7 and 10 tablets? The Nexus 11, of course, which is rumored to feature an 11” Super PLS TFT display, along with an Octa-Core A15 / A7 (Samsung Exynos 5410) SoC, front/back cameras and a 64 GB Micro SD.

Man can't live without Google glasses

Arch-tech evangelist Robert Scoble posted a two-week review of Google Glass over the weekend - the do-no-evil company's approach to integrating technology into eyewear - and it is passionate to say the least, insisting that he barely took them off - except to go to sleep.

Google forced into an antitrust corner

Google, forced into compromise with the European Commission, has released a list of proposals to satisfy worries about it breaking antitrust laws - but these are likely to be rejected by rivals.

Microsoft to pay peanuts in patent ruling

A Seattle judge has ruled in favour of Microsoft in one of two patent trials putting Redmond up against Google and its Motorola Mobility unit, leaving it with a substantially smaller royalties bill to pay.

Is Chrome OS headed to tablets?

Google exec Eric Schmidt has reiterated multiple times that Mountain View's mobile Android operating system and web-centric Chrome OS will remain two distinct entities, at least for now.

Tablet market undergoes a turn around

Sales of oversized smartphones and tablets are strong, and according to Transparency Market Research, the trend is set to continue over the next five years. 

The ironic tale of Android: Microsoft’s most profitable OS

Google hit the market led by a bunch of kids fresh out of school who were more than eager to prove why their way was better.

ZTE coughs up on Microsoft patents

China's ZTE is paying Microsoft a royalty for devices it makes using Google Android and Chrome operating systems to make sure that it is not patent trolled out of business.

California DMV to regulate driverless cars

Fully autonomous vehicles are hitting the streets around the United States. In fact, several major automotive and technology firms are testing self-driving cars already.

Google fights back against the taxman

Google has defended itself against allegations that it has been playing a game of tax evasion in the UK, claiming the nation is lucky to have the search engine working in the country.