Topic: Google

Samsung Officially Delays Tizen Smartphone Rollout
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Samsung Officially Delays Tizen Smartphone Rollout

It was supposed to be out by now: Samsung Z, the first smartphone to run the company’s homegrown mobile OS, Tizen. The last we heard about the Z was that its expected debut at Moscow’s Tizen Developers Conference … [Read more...]

Google X Wants Your Body for Baseline Study
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Google X Wants Your Body for Baseline Study

Google’s experimental division – appropriately named “Google X” – is responsible for some of the most innovative and interesting projects to come from the company. Google Glass? Smart Contact Lenses? The … [Read more...]

Chromecast Turns One With 400 Million Casts In The Bag
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Chromecast Turns One With 400 Million Casts In The Bag

Today (minus 90 minutes) is Chromecast’s first birthday. To celebrate it, we have two new bits of information to share. First is that Chromecast has reached 400 million casts, and second is that if you buy a Chromecast … [Read more...]

Google Maps Explore Might Beat Foursquare at its Own Game
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Google Maps Explore Might Beat Foursquare at its Own Game

Just yesterday we heard about the new and improved Foursquare, and how it would give users targeted recommendations based on where they are and what they liked. As it turns out, Google took yesterday as an opportunity to … [Read more...]

YouTube Music Exec Departs Over Delayed Launch
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YouTube Music Exec Departs Over Delayed Launch

Chris LaRosa, the executive in charge of YouTube’s nascent – and as yet unlaunched – music streaming service, is leaving the company, the Wall Street Journal reports today. This is the second person to occupy that … [Read more...]

Foursquare Shifts from “Checking In” to “Check This Out”
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Foursquare Shifts from “Checking In” to “Check This Out”

When you think Foursquare, you think, “checking in.” Well, that, or, “checking in is kind of lame” (or maybe that's just me). It seems as though Foursquare’s aware of that conception, which is why it’s taken … [Read more...]

Google Launches Project Zero to Protect Users From Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
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Google Launches Project Zero to Protect Users From Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Google is making it’s next move in becoming either a superhero or supervillian organization. Under the title Project Zero, Google is hiring a team of elite hackers to locate vulnerabilities in the software of the … [Read more...]

Trouble at HTC? Two Execs Resign
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Trouble at HTC? Two Execs Resign

This year saw the release of the HTC One M8, one of the most talked-about Android smartphones to come out in some time. All that talk seems to have helped steer the company’s finances in a better direction, but that … [Read more...]

Project Ara Developer Boards Ship in July
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Project Ara Developer Boards Ship in July

Today, Google announced that it is now accepting applications from third party developers to receive Project Ara development boards later this month. This is the first real shot developers will have to start figuring out … [Read more...]

After Samsung Z’s Latest Delay, is Tizen DOA?
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After Samsung Z’s Latest Delay, is Tizen DOA?

About a month ago, Samsung announced the Samsung Z, its first smartphone running Tizen, the Linux-based mobile OS that it had a hand in developing. Set to debut in Russia in Q3 2014, new reports say that Samsung has … [Read more...]