In a deal between Microsoft, Google, the British Phonographic Industry and the Motion Picture Association, the search engine providers have vowed to demote piracy results in the UK by June 1, 2017.
Microsoft has released a new version of its Cortana app on Android, bringing improvements to notifications, among other tweaks - but some users are seeing much older release notes for the update.
Sprint has begun rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat for its variant of the HTC 10. The update was originally available for unlocked models of the device in the United States back in November.
Amazon has said that it will create 5,000 new jobs in the United Kingdom by the end of 2017. Around 1,500 of the jobs will be technical roles with Amazon's total workforce in the UK rising to 24,000.
If you have access to Google Daydream and enjoy the NBA, you'll want to download the NBA VR app. The app will offer exclusive episodic content in the form of interviews with NBA legends.
Hydrogen OS 3.0 - which is based on Android 7.0 Nougat - is now available for OnePlus 3 and 3T devices. The update contains a number of improvements and functionalities including call recording.
Google's Project Zero website has disclosed an unpatched Windows vulnerability to the public, as Microsoft has failed to fix it within the 90-day deadline provided by the security research team.
As anyone could have predicted, the next handset to be released by NuAns will run Android, rather than Windows 10 Mobile, which powered the company's last handset, the Neo.
It appears that Google is axing 30-second advertisements on YouTube, and is instead placing more focus on six-second "bumper" ads, which will likely see an uptick in frequency starting in 2018.
After reaching just 7% of its goal of $500,000, ZTE has finally canceled the Kickstarter campaign for its crowd-funded Hawkeye, which was codenamed Project CSX. It may re-launch with better specs.
ZTE will reportedly launch a new phone at Mobile World Congress that will support gigabit LTE speeds, called - rather literally - the ZTE Gigabit Phone. It will likely use a Snapdragon 835 chipset.
Google has only been trialing its Project Loon balloons. But the internet-delivering devices may soon become a commercial reality thanks to a recent breakthrough involving machine-learning.
Up until very recently the Really Blue color option for Pixel smartphones was a US exclusive. But now the head-turning color scheme is available in the UK for both Pixel and Pixel XL models.
As the company promised back in November, Google has finally deprecated both Android 2.3.x Gingerbread and 3.x Honeycomb with the latest Google Play Services update, which is version 10.2.
During the company's Q4 2016 earnings call, HTC said that it will no longer produce new entry-level phones beginning this year; however, it will still sell and support its current devices.
Microsoft is currently testing a revamped Skype app for Android through its Skype Insiders program. The new version of the app promises a brand new design, new features and Bing integration built-in.
A new Android malware has been discovered, which cloaks itself as a Flash player update. If a user falls for it, more malicious software will be downloaded, which will spy on unsuspecting users.
Google's Assistant seems to have learned a new trick recently, with the digital helper now being able to use your credit card information. The feature is still being tested and not widely available.
Lenovo's Moto G5 and G5 Plus handsets are slated to be unveiled next week at Mobile World Congress, but specs and pictures of the devices leaked today due to retailer K-Tronix.
Google has announced details for its I/O developer conference. Those that would like to attend can sign up for the random drawing that will occur on February 28. Google I/O 2017 will start on May 17.
A federal court in Marshall, Texas ruled last Friday that Google must pay $20M in damages, after it was found that the Chrome browser infringed upon four patents for anti-malware software.
The Samsung Chromebook Plus is now available for pre-order on several websites for a hefty price. The Amazon product page suggests a springtime launch for the hybrid 12.3-inch computer.
It has been revealed that members of Google's self-driving project had a special pay system that enabled them to secure huge payments over the years and leave the company. to pursue new ventures.
An update to the Google Maps app for users of Android and iOS now makes it possible add your favourite locations to pre-set or custom lists which can be saved and shared for others to follow.
After a jury found Google's unlicensed usage of Java APIs in Android was covered by 'fair use' provisions last year, Oracle has filed a fresh appeal, calling Google's "copying... classic unfair use".
It appears that Google is testing some minor improvements to the Play Store, which includes listing both the original and sale prices of discounted apps and games as well.
It is now possible to download YouTube videos for offline viewing with a beta version of Google's new app, YouTube Go, which can be downloaded to Android devices.
From Mercury rising and Galaxy goodness, to Xbox excitement, OneNote dyslexia success, Sweeney's Cloud conspiracy, and watching TV watching you, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
Keeping in view Google Analytics' importance for developers as a means to provide insights for apps and websites, Microsoft has announced an SDK so Windows developers can utilize the services as well.
Google has introduced a new feature called "Home Control" for its Google Assistant on Pixel devices. It allows you to control your smart home devices directly from your smartphone.
If you own a Samsung Galaxy S4 or Tab S3 on T-Mobile, a new update is coming to your device. It won't be the latest version of the OS, instead, it'll be the most recent Android security update.
Telegram for Android Wear 2.0 is available just a day after Google's Android Wear 2.0 platform was released. The app is fairly powerful, allowing you to respond with text, stickers and more.
HTC announced a number of deals for the week of Valentine's Day, calling it 7 Days of Sappiness. It will bring sales for the HTC One A9, One M9, and 10, as well as a number of accessories.
Microsoft today released a new build of Office for Android that's available to those enrolled in the Office Insider Program. It adds PDFs to Word, more file types in Excel, and more.
Huawei will start updating its Honor 8 handset to Android 7.0 Nougat in the US starting February 11. The update will arrive with a new version of EMUI, EMUI 5, that will offer a native app drawer.
The Nvidia Shield Tablet was released close to three years ago and this week it will be updated to Google's latest Android 7.0 Nougat. The update will roll out to devices over the next few days.
Google today announced that it is releasing the second Developer Preview build of Android Things, which is the company's upcoming operating system for Internet of Things devices.
Google tested some classic game theory and social concepts with artificial intelligence agents. The aim was to see whether AIs will work together or fight with each other, and us.
A new Samsung trademark points to another software feature expected on the Galaxy S8. Samsung Hello, as the feature is dubbed, seems to be related to the Bixby artificial intelligence assistant.
Google has updated its Maps app for Android bringing more information at a glance. The app will now feature real-time updates for traffic, improved schedules for public transportation, and more.
Google announced details of its Android Wear 2.0 launch today, including a complete list of all of the existing devices that will be eligible to upgrade to the new version "in the coming weeks".
Google has formally unveiled the two launch devices for its new Android Wear 2.0 update: the $249 LG Watch Style; and the more capable $349 Watch Sport, with GPS, NFC, LTE, and more.
It was originally due to launch last year, but the long wait for Android Wear 2.0 is finally coming to an end. Google has announced launch details for the latest version of its OS for wearables.
The weird world portrayed in formulaic investigation shows is now one step closer to our reality, as Google's neural nets can now enhance and partially unblur human faces from low-res images.
The newest versions of Android are now installed on just 1.2% of the platform's active devices, while 6.0 Marshmallow continues to grow, pushing past the 30% usage milestone for the first time.
The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows considerable smartphone sales market share gains for iOS in several parts of the world, as Android share rose to around 90% in certain markets.
Google recently announced its February security update and now Samsung has followed suit. While announced, Samsung's new update could take close to a month to arrive on your handset.
Google has announced the February Security Patch Level OTA update for supported devices, the update contains a fix for a "Remote Execution" vulnerability, as well as bunch of others.
If a leaked manual is to be believed, LG's next wearables won't only be powered by Google's latest Android Wear OS, but it will also have the ability to utilize Android Pay and Google Assistant.
Several months after being released, Google's Android 7.0 Nougat is finally arriving on unlocked Moto Z handsets in the US this month. The update will be rolling out over the next couple of weeks.