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Despite less than 1% of Android devices having the 5.0 Lollipop update, a report claims that Android 5.1 is on the way, and includes a changelog of improvements that it says the update will bring.
Google said it is deeply concerned about MPAA's plans to force DNS providers and ISPs to filter out websites like The Pirate Bay using existing laws.
With Google News now shut down in Spain, publishers in the country are experiencing a sharp decline in their sites' external traffic. However, the internal traffic has surprisingly increased.
With the show ending tonight , many fans might want to check out The Colbert Report studio and luckily there's now a digital version available thanks to the folks at Google Maps.
Google has taken new steps to improving the privacy of its email client, Gmail. A new security concept has been used on the client that prevents possible malicious add-ons from snooping on your email.
Google has released an in-depth list of its top search trends for 2014, including a country-by-country breakdown. Terms topping the global list include 'iPhone 6,' 'Ebola,' and even 'Flappy Bird.'
A Dutch privacy watchdog has threatened Google with a €15m ($18.6m) fine for not informing nor seeking users' permission on Google's efforts to combine their information to better target ads.
Following the approval of amendments in the tax laws in Spain, Google announced that Google News would be shut down in the country as well. But now, the publishers are asking Google News to return.
The Google Earth API will retire late next year due to a variety of reasons; the Google Geo Developers Blog has hinted at new projects in the future but released no details regarding them.
Amid ongoing tensions with the West and concerns with new censorship laws, Google, Microsoft and Adobe operations has been pulled from Russia.
Amazon's official app has been removed from Google Play due to a store hidden internally within the main app, which violated Google's Developer Distribution Agreement.
From free music and festive deals, to Lenovo's global recall, Flight Sim's return, the end of the Nexus 5 and the cheapest Windows Phone ever, we look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
Emails have emerged as a result of the recent Sony hack that reveal that Sony, along with the MPAA and other movie studios, made a plan, known as Project Goliath, to attack Google.
YouTube is trying out some new features with a very select few users. Autoplaying videos is supposed to boost watch time, and no doubt ad revenue, while GIF sharing makes sharing videos more fun.
Google's dessert-themed operating system is now rolling out to the Motorola Moto G Google Play edition, following in the footsteps of Google's own Nexus line.
Google has confirmed that production of the Nexus 5 has ended, and with limited stocks remaining at various retailers, it won't be long before the device is completely sold out.
YouTube has a new feature that lets you view videos temporarily in offline mode to ease viewing access for slow internet connections. A few Asian countries gets their hands first on this new feature.
Has your child made in-app purchases in games and apps without your permission? Google is willing to compensate those unauthorized expenses if you are eligible for their refund policy.
The recently rebranded MSN apps are now available for iOS and Android devices. They offer news, guides, videos and lifestyle info as well as cross platform synchronization, all for free.
Google News will be shutting down in Spain in less than a week, ahead of the reform in tax laws due in January. The company won't integrate Spanish publishers in its news feed due to this tax as well.
Microsoft gets in the holiday spirit by doubling its free albums offering, making the total of free downloadable music albums a whopping 100 through the Music Deals & Xbox Music apps.
Google has announced today that the company is expanding support for Windows on its Google Compute Engine to help its customers highly performant Windows-based workloads at scale.
Joining in are Microsoft, Apple, Google and lots of other companies as well as individuals such as Bill Gates, Jessica Alba and Ashton Kutcher to help spread the word about coding to kids worldwide.
Google continues its efforts to eradicate piracy after facing harsh criticism. The latest includes removing Pirate Bay related apps from the store, much to the dismay of the respective developers.
From festive deals and low-cost devices to Windows Phone developments, Lollipop updates, Firefox for iOS, Street Fighter V, and Xbox outages, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Samsung has confirmed that it has begun rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its Galaxy S5, with other devices - including the Galaxy S4, Note 3 and Note 4 - getting the update next year.
Android 5.0 Lollipop has been previewed running on the Galaxy Note 4 - but while Google's new 'Material Design' language has had some influence on its look and feel, Samsung's TouchWiz UI lives on.
Google is going to launch child-friendly versions of its most popular services sometime next year. These will supposedly only return content appropriate for kids and will limit chances of mishaps.
Microsoft spends a lot of money on research and development, more than Apple, Google, and Amazon but they did come up a bit short in other metrics according to a new report by PWC.
You might be waiting for the Android 5.0 update to show up on your device but that OS version is already old news as the newer 5.0.1 bug-fixing build has started to show up on AOSP and Nexus images.
Google has donated 1 million US dollars to New York for the purpose of free WiFi hotspot rentals at libraries around the city. Around 10,000 hotspots will be made available as a result.
Google's Chromecast is climbing up in the streaming world and has now become the second most used media streaming device in the US, though it's still behind Roku's device which holds first place.
In its latest report on the state of the smartphone market, IDC is predicting that Windows Phone will see strong sales increases over the next few years alongside the rest of the market players.
According to Google's own stats the newest version of Android, 5.0 Lollipop, that started shipping last month doesn't even account for 0.1% of the market yet despite wider roll-outs.
Despite recent uncertainty over the future of Google Glass, it seems that the company remains committed to its wearable device, as information has emerged on the next-generation model, due next year.
From Amazon at your Post Office and the world's largest video games collection, to festive bargains, Windows updates, and Google's EU breakup, we look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
Google has released the pricing for Austin, Texas, for its Fiber service. The service offers super-fast speeds, with sign-ups beginning next month.
Amid a number of antitrust complaints, the European Parliament has voted on a proposal that would see Google's search services spun-off into a separate company, away from the company's other products.
Although 'Right to be forgotten' delisting requests are now handled by Google locally in the country of origin, a European Watchdog says that this should extend worldwide in a new report.
Google has rolled out a new dashboard that lets you view all devices and where they are located in the world that have accessed your account, as well as a wizard that lets you beef up the security.
Tablet sales growth has almost ground to a halt with the iPad seeing its first yearly decline. However, Android and Windows-powered tablets are seeing continued improvements over market averages.
Google's deal with Apple to be the default search provider on iOS devices expires in 2015 and it is being reported that both Yahoo! and Microsoft are courting Apple for this position.
This week saw devastating Azure outages, lot's of Black Friday deals and plenty of Windows 10 news which included a kernel change in our in-depth tech roundup of the week.
Smartphones based on Google's Android One platform are having a tough time in the price sensitive Indian market, where they are facing stiff competition from the likes of Motorola and Xiaomi.
Thinking of buying a Chromebook during this holiday season? Google is offering an amazing promotion through which you'll be able to save almost $240 by getting 1TB of Google Drive storage free.
The Office client for Android has been updated and it now includes support for Dropbox. This is where users can store and share their files in the cloud, while Dropbox documents now show up in Office.
Google has agreed to settle a patent dispute between itself and the Rockstar consortium, an assembly of companies including Apple and Microsoft that own Nortel's old intellectual property.
After Taylor Swift removed her music catalogue from Spotify, she faced quite some criticism from people claiming that she had 'sold her soul to Google', her spokesperson put these rumors to bed.
Mozilla has announced a significant shift in their browser strategy that has seen them team up with Google for searching but that comes to an end as Yahoo! will now be the default engine.