Android gains on iPhone in global smartphone sales

Android's dominance of the US smartphone market hasn't yet spread to the rest of the world, says Gartner, but Google is narrowing the gap with Apple.

Sony, Intel, Google to make Internet-powered TV a reality

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google's interactive TV software, which will be powered by a tailored version of its Android operating system, is expected to be officially announced at its "I/O" event on Thursday.

German official doubts Google's story on illegal data gathering

Google has come under fire from the German government after admitting it has been collecting Wifi data as part of its Street View program for four years.

Nexus One FINALLY comes to actual stores

Google has finally admitted that its online-only availability of the Nexus One phone was a failure, and it will now bring the device to retail stores like it should have last year.

Verizon and Microsoft sitting in a tree, K-I-N-N-I-N-G

Microsoft's Kin was available online on May 6th. Now, it's in Verizon's stores. A week is a year on the Internets.

Michael Dell whips out his Streak tablet

Michael Dell briefly showcased his long-awaited Streak tablet at the Citrix Synergy conference.

Is that an Android in your pocket?

Is that an Android-powered smartphone in your pocket? No? Well then, what are you waiting for? Join the friggin' club!

Report: Acer to showcase Chrome-powered devices at Computex 2010

Acer is reportedly planning to debut a number of Google Chrome-based devices at Computex 2010.

Froyo does a DeLorean, no plutonium needed

Froyo, Google's next-gen Android OS, was recently tested on a Nexus One smartphone and racked up an impressive 450% speed increase over version 2.1.


Report: GM eyes Android for in-vehicle telematics

General Motors (GM) is reportedly in talks with Google to develop in-vehicle telematics that could potentially challenge Ford's Sync platform.

Microsoft aims for the Cloud with Office 2010

Microsoft has introduced the latest iteration of its Office software. An online version of the popular suite is also available in the Cloud, allowing users to access and share data in Word, Excel and PowerPoint across a variety of platforms and mobile devices.

Google Maps Android update adds location-sharing, bike routes

Google has just pushed out its latest update to the Android version of Google Maps, which adds a slew of new functionality including the ability to instantly post location info to social networking sites.

Google and Verizon prep Android-based tablet

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has announced that his company is working with Google to design a tablet computer.

Mozilla details Firefox 4 specs

Apparently speed does matter. And that is why Mozilla's next-gen Firefox browser will be taking on Google's blazingly fast Chrome with a "super-duper" JägerMonkey JavaScript engine.

Sprint on Nexus One: No thanks

Sprint today crashed any hopes of a CDMA version of the Nexus One in the US. Following the same decision as Verizon, Sprint will not be offering service to its own version of Google's in-house-developed phone.

Android captures second place in mobile OS race

Google's Android has trounced Apple's iPhone OS by capturing the coveted number-two position among smartphone operating systems.

Real world translation arrives on Google’s Goggles

Google has updated its sophisticated text translation software for Android-based smartphones.

ACLU urges Electronic Privacy Act overhaul

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has urged Congress to overhaul the country's outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).

Google upgrades search engine with refined UI

Google has upgraded its popular search engine with a refined user interface (UI)  that allows users to fully experience the "increasing richness" of the web.

Google plans summer opening for e-book store

Google could start selling digital books as early as June or July, through a service called Google Editions.