Will not be Google or Pixel branded
Google is reported to be set to announce two new smartwatches in Q1 2017 based on Android Wear 2.0 platform, a redesigned version of Android geared towards wearable devices.
Being part of the Empire is no fun
An ex-Google product manager has sued Google over its confidentiality policies on the grounds they violate California labour laws and involve spying on staff.
Will not hack off Google
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Samsung will not be installing its Viv, AI assistant in the S8 because it does not want to hack off Google.
Most information requests coming from Gmail accounts
For the first time in history, Google has been allowed to provide a glimpse into some revelations discovered by US intelligence agencies that were previously asked to be kept confidential.
Makes it more useful
Netflix is now available for Google’s Daydream VR platform. The app supports HBM and Hulu too.
Fleet with human controls coming next year
According to people familiar with Alphabet Inc.’s plans, Google has recently dropped its plans to develop a modern yet controversial self-driving vehicle without manual control mechanisms, including a steering wheel or brakes.
End of an error
Chrome 55, released earlier this week, now blocks all Adobe Flash content by default.
It's entirely feasible
The word on the information strasse is that Google wants to buy Facebook. It is entirely speculative, but could have legs.
Will make Google a cool billion
Beancounters at Morgan Stanley have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that 5-6 million of Pixel and Pixel XL mobiles will be sold this year.