Google’s EU search antitrust case is a complex beast that is being overloaded by vested interests. Competition commission Margrethe Vestager would be best advised to keep her solutions simple, and here are some suggestions for what those solutions might entail.
Amazon’s Fire phone may not have been a big hit, but its new Echo speaker certainly looks ambitious.
Microsoft has rolled out new features for its Cortana virtual assistant app, including the ability to track evening activities, track important flights and even recommend nearby concerts. Cortana probably still is not a Google Now or Siri killer,
Although Google Now is closely associated with Android, it’s actually great on iOS as well, if you know where to find it: It’s hidden in the confusingly named Google Search app, which does a lot more than its name would suggest. With its latest update, the app gets improved Chromecast integration as well as new Google Now cards for TV recommendations and traffic. But the biggest change is that Google has renamed the Google Search app on iOS to simply “Google,” which Justin Timberlake would agree sounds a whole lot cleaner.
Many media outlets have figured out that they need to focus on mobile, but for the most part their apps fail to take advantage of the smartphone’s potential, and if they aren’t careful Google will get there before they do
A cool new feature for Google Now will suggest nearby landmarks and restaurants.
Google and HP have been discussing an enterprise partnership for the past year with little progress made, according to a new report. Topics have included a “Nexus tablet” with hardware encryption, as well as a version of Google Now for business data.
On Friday, Google opened up its Google Now Launcher to any Android device running 4.1 and up.
A new update to Google’s camera app allows users to trigger the camera on their phone on a Google Wear smartwatch.
A new update to the Google Search app on Android lets users activate voice search on any screen by saying the hotword “OK Google.”