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Google+ is finally being killed off and its organs are being donated to other projects. So far, Photos and Streams have been spun off into a separate product, while Hangouts is expected to follow soon
From EU investigations into Google's practices, to Net Neutrality in the US to Xbox burgers in Hong Kong, it's been a busy and exciting week for tech. And Mobile World Congress is just starting!
Select users will now start noticing promoted apps in Play Store search results as Google will start showing ads to improve app discovery and increase the reach of developers.
Google has managed to purchase the .app domain from ICANN for $25 million, which is the highest bid for any domain ever, surpassing bids from other tech companies for the same.
Google won't block sexually explicit content on Blogger after all, following backlash from veteran bloggers who would otherwise have had their accounts banned by the end of next month.
After working with Samsung to boost security on its Galaxy Android devices, BlackBerry is now collaborating with Google to offer a 'highly secure mobile solution' for other Android manufacturers.
It's hard to imagine that YouTube, as ubiquitous and gigantic as it is, has never turned a profit. But that's exactly what a new report explains, alongside the myriad challenges that the site faces.
Microsoft Garage has released a variety of productivity-based cross-platform apps that include joining conferences to a new keyboard for Excel in Android; make the jump to see all the apps.
After making YouTube default to the HTML5 player, Google has announced that starting now it will automatically convert Flash based ads, to reach mobile devices that don't support the old standard.
Google has announced that it has acquired Softcard, a company that creates a 'tap to pay' service that will soon be integrated into Google Wallet, which means that the Windows Phone app must go.
Yesterday, it was announced that W3C had made Pointer Events specification a recommend inclusion for modern browsers, but Apple and Google are providing resistance to this standard.
After recent discussions with Microsoft, Axel Springer and other complainants against Google, the EU's antitrust chief will meet with Schmidt in the latest stage of Europe's 4-year investigation.
Google has announced that the Lollipop update for Android One devices will be delivered over-the-air in India, in the coming weeks, but the rollout will take place in small batches
In a new policy, Google will ban images and video that are sexually explicit or show graphic nudity on Blogger, but will still allow artistic, educational, documentary and scientific nudity.
It's been two years since Google launched its high-end Chromebook Pixel, a $1300 Chrome OS laptop with a 13-inch touchscreen - and the company has now confirmed that a new model is on the way.
Google has introduced three new methods to keep users safe online, a new warn screen in Chrome, Search improvements and banning sites from AdSense are part of the measures.
The Lizard Squad group appear to have struck again, this time poisoning the DNS for Google Vietnam. Although service has been restored, they have endured the wrath of many Vietnamese.
Google is reportedly in talks with payment service Softcard to acquire the company with the intention of boosting its own Wallet service to compete better against Apple Pay and Samsung.
From Microsoft's Rooms and Intel's Skylake, to Indian Denim, Windows 10 patches, HTTP/2, privacy intrusions and Sony's wonky smartglasses, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
A new Android malware has been discovered. The malicious software reportedly makes a device pretend that it is turned off and then spies on the user. It can also make outgoing calls and take pictures.
YouTube is launching a new children-friendly Android application next week which will allow minors to search the video-sharing website in a safe environment under the supervision of their parents.
Google Inbox has been updated on Android and iOS with support for tablets, and the web version of the application can now be accessed from Safari and Firefox.
Google's Compute Engine, a central part of Google's Cloud Platform, is down without any specific details being posted by Google besides "Multiple services reporting issues" being listed.
Google released an update for their iOS Google Play Music app earlier today, finally adding support for the iPad. The application allows you to store your music, download, stream and more.
Android 5.0 Lollipop tested in the Moto X, Moto G, LG G3 and Galaxy S5. TechSpot explores Android 5.0 and how it's improved performance and battery life on current handsets.
The first Android One devices will soon go on sale in the Philippines - the Cherry One and MyPhone Uno - but it's not clear which version of Android the new handsets will be running at launch.
From new Windows and Office upgrades, to Satya's sleep, Samsung slip-ups, OnePlus invites, dual-boot WinDroids, and a smelly Google patent, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
A 3G tablet that's 8mm thick, weighs 525g, runs both Android and Windows, and has a QXGA display? For $230? It sounds too good to be true - but the 9.7-inch Cube i6 Air is real, and on sale now.
The global market for 'smart wearable bands' saw shipments rise to 4.6 million units across all manufacturers in 2014, but just 16% of these - around 720,000 devices - were based on Android Wear.
The Lollipop rollout is slowly continuing to expand, and has now reached the LG G3 on AT&T - but with the update weighing in at around 700MB, you'll only be able to download it over Wi-Fi.
Google has been awarded a new patent for a wearable that emits pleasant smells upon detection of physical activity. Weirdly enough, it also has a feature that lets you avoid nearby friends.
Lovestruck and horny employees are putting their employers and co-workers at risk by using dating apps that are severely vulnerable to hackers, according to a new report by IBM.
In the spirit of Safer Internet Day, Google has produced a security dashboard and is offering 2 GB of extra drive space anyone who reviews their security preferences before the 17th.
Google has announced that this year's I/O event will be held towards the end of May in San Francisco and tickets will be sold at random to people who register next month,
After Microsoft reportedly invested in Cyanogen last month, it has now emerged that Cyanogen is getting cosy with more companies who have an interest in 'diminishing Google's control over Android'.
Google Talk is set to be discontinued in favour of Hangouts and the desktop application will stop working on February 16, after which users will need to use the Hangouts app for Chrome
From Surface success and the Office touch, to revenge porn, Amazon stores, flagship Lumias and a serving of HTC (c)rap, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
HTC is beginning the Lollipop rollout for its One M7 today, starting with Sprint - but the update only bumps the OS up to Android 5.0.1, not the newer 5.0.2 release, or Android 5.1, spotted yesterday.
Unlike Bing, Google has largely avoided social integration in its search results. This may be changing soon, however, as Google is reportedly going to start embedding tweets in the near future.
Android One devices that have just gone on sale in Indonesia are shipping with Android 5.1 onboard - a new version of the OS that the company hasn't yet detailed, with no official changelog available.
Google has pulled numerous apps from its Play Store that had been directing users to install more software, which secretly collected their personal data and sent premium-rate text messages.
After using Android Wear every day for a month, here are ten features we think should be included in the next generation the smartwatch platform, most of which don't even require hardware updates.
Google's latest figures show that Android 5.0 has made it on to just 1.6% of all Android devices - but over 44% remain on Jelly Bean, while KitKat has also grown slightly compared with last month.
After Google confirmed that production of its Nexus 5 had ended in December, the device disappeared from its Play Store - but it's now available to buy again, albeit temporarily, and at full price.
When FireFox announced that the browser would be switching to Yahoo! for its default search, questions quickly were raised about what this means for Google and now we are starting to see the impact.
We know you had some big questions during the Super Bowl, about everything from Katy Perry's tropical halftime show to Tom Brady's perfect spiral - and Google helped answer them.
From Office intrigue and Windows 10 revelations, to Google's apology, faster 'broadband', the end of the Surface 2, and a LOT of iPhones, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
The Chinese censorship of international websites is well known, and now it has become even tougher against social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and various other services.
Microsoft is said to be investing in the company that develops the CyanogenMod user experience for Android devices, in a round of equity financing worth around $70 million.