Teaching a computer to play ‘concentration’ advances security, understanding of the human mind

Computer science researchers have programmed a computer to play the game Concentration (also known as Memory). The work could help improve computer security – and improve our understanding of how the human mind works.

Google kicks off I/O 2013 with All Access music for Android

This morning, Google kicked off its 6th annual I/O conference with over 6,000 devs at Moscone Center in San Francisco, 460 I/O Extended sites in 90 countries, and millions around the world who tuned in via Mountain View's livestream.

IBM smashes the atom record

Scientists from IBM have created the world’s smallest film, made with thousands of atoms.

Google works on malware scanner as FBI issues Android warning

Google's reported to be developing a malware scanner for Google Play - with excellent timing, as the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has just issued a warning about increasing levels of malware targeting Android phones.

Play movies and music hit Google TV



Mountain View is currently rolling out its full Play platform to Google TV devices.

Google's Nexus 7 tablet is all about the experience

Google's $199 Nexus 7 Android Jelly Bean tablet may boast some pretty sweet specs indeed. At this juncture, however, Mountain View is probably more focused on user experience - rather than expensive hardware.