Google took a simple concept - text keywords - and became an Internet leader. In most markets, Google has the search market share lead and management is looking to expand into new markets. The search giant hasn't quite found its next big hit, but Google Apps and Android are promising extensions of the business. The game plan for Google: Expand into new markets like mobile and grow advertising revenue. Google is also dabbling in everything from broadband to power management to alternative energy. The company is well positioned to benefit from cloud computing and the consumerization of IT.
But the success of the Chinese manufacturer's charm campaign - and mobile platform - is far from certain.
Microsoft has started rolling out its new Edge browser to the general public. Its new features should be welcomed by consumers and enterprise customers, but how will Google respond?
Google to end support for Chrome apps for Windows, Mac, and Linux this year to push ahead with web apps.
The service will support the “enterprise and mission-critical needs of Google Cloud customers.”
The search engine giant claims the 'sensitive content' on WhatsGap violated the company's content policy.
With last month's 5G network rollout we had to give a capable 5G smartphone the top spot. Stay tuned for many more 5G-capable phones during the year -- with a shakeup of this list coming in February.
The app allows developers to review code, merge changes, and collaborate on mobile.
Microsoft highlights historical tech innovations, including the Windows Subsystem for Linux, that were enabled in the same way Google used Java APIs.
All iPhones running iOS 10 or later can now be used as hardware security keys for Google accounts.
Google expects to integrate AppSheet's ability to power workplace applications into Google Cloud's focus on key verticals.
Pointy fits in to Google's small business services portfolio and supports its efforts to embed more e-commerce tools throughout its search portal.
Chrome will move to a new technology called Client Hints, part of the newer Privacy Sandbox project.
A large new study asked Americans about which brands, institutions, ideas, and public figures they trust. The President should be worried. The US government should be petrified. Amazon and Google, on the other hand...
France's new digital services tax has opened a can of worms. Here's everything you need to know about what's going on.
Tech industry believes that if Google loses its fight against Oracle, it will open the door for a complete overhaul of many status quo software engineering practices and stall innovation.
In the spirit of Festivus here is our full list of the worst technology products and services of the year.
The Google Pixel 4 is the latest small flagship that boasts one of the best cameras on a phone. Tech21 has a few products available to help protect your investment.
It seems just about everyone uses a case on their phone today, but sometimes you don't want to be bothered by the bulk, Totallee makes some of the thinnest minimalist cases today and recently launched new colors for the Pixel 4 and iPhone 11 Pro.
Happy Podoween! All the major Bluetooth earbuds from your favorite manufacturers - including the new AirPod Pro -- have been updated for Fall 2019.
The Google Pixel 4 is a small, powerful Android smartphone and with Nomad's new Rugged Case you can wrap it in TPU and leather. Over time the leather will patina and develop some custom character.
Totallee is known for creating ultra thin and light weight cases for smartphones. Its latest transparent case for the Google Pixel 4 lets you enjoy the color of your phone while preventing scratches and damage from bumps.
Concerned about security risks from smartphone makers based in China? Here are your alternatives.
Samsung's new Galaxy Fold is one of the most unique devices we have seen in years with a smartphone/tablet in one device. After three days of use, it's clearly a high end product for the early adopter that is a stunning achievement in engineering.
A couple new cases and a self-healing screen protector are now available from BodyGuardz. The cases offer fantastic texture to help you hold your phone securely with 10 feet drop protection as well.
A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.
At the dawn of the Internet age, Microsoft used every trick it knew to dominate the World Wide Web. That strategy worked for a few years, but aggressive antitrust enforcement and equally aggressive competitors crushed the company's onetime dominance. Here's a quarter-century of history that explains just what happened.
On the face of it, Gmail seems like any other email service. But dig under the surface and you soon discover just how powerful it is… as long as you know which settings to tweak, and where to find them.
If you want to beef up the security on your Google Account, then the Advanced Protection Program those at risk of targeted attacks – such as journalists, activists, business leaders, and political campaign teams – is for you. Here's how to enable the Google Advanced Protection Program.
Disassembly of a Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key .
As expensive as phones are today, it's worth spending $25 to add a tempered glass protector to act as a sacrificial anode for your display. The Totallee protector is easy to apply, has no bubbles, and works with cases.
Microsoft's popular Outlook app makes gains on Android after being preinstalled on Galaxy Note 10.
Android's default SMS app -- Messages -- to receive two new features: Verified SMS and Spam Protection.
Chris Matyszczyk tells Karen Roby that a new survey suggests Apple's claims to be more careful with user data isn't getting through. Read more: http://zd.net/37sc0kO
The survey also offers fascinating insights into whether people think the FBI should have an encryption backdoor.
More Google Shopping rivals line up to complain that Google isn't complying with a 2017 European anti-competition order.
It can detect user movements within 4 feet of the device.
Users have just over a year to find a better solution.
Ed Bott explains how the new Microsoft Edge browser, coming in early 2020, will stop websites from tracking your movements. Read more: http://zd.net/33rhmL1
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that a team at Google's Alphabet revealed it is working on building robots that can learn how to behave in our unpredictable everyday environments, but the technology is still in its early days. Read more: http://zd.net/34npRbd
Google spends a lot of money marketing and advertising its flagship Pixel devices, but do those flashy ads translate into sales? Not according to the company's annual financial reports, which show that it may well have sold fewer than 10 million devices in the last year.
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