No-one knows why and evil plan expected
Google is offering up PAX a royalty-free, community-patent cross-license for its Android product, but no one is really sure why.
At least for voice recognition
Google’s attempts to solve its voice recognition problems might have resulted in an AI chip which cleans the clocks of the big chip makers.
But it GearVRs just fine
Google made a lot of noise about its Daydream platform and a few of our colleagues have reported that you cannot install a Daydream app on a Galaxy S8 phone.
Now works with sprinklers, locks, A/C, professional smart home systems
Google said it is beginning to fulfill more potential in its voice-activated speaker and smart home platform - that's Google Home. This week, people will be able to control devices from 12 companies, marking the platform’s largest update since its launch in November.
Available for Android and iOS in coming weeks
Google has decided that it will bring real-time location to Google Maps for Android users, iPhone users, mobile web and desktop users, letting anyone with a shared link to know where you are while you're traveling.
Google has promised to sort out a mess in its British operations after advertisers were furous that their adverts were being seen promoting right-wing hate videos.
Slow to compress quicker to open
Google Research come up with a better way of encoding JPEG images which can cut a third off JPEG image file-sizes with equal (or improved) appearance.
Look out Apple
Designer watch maker Swatch said that it has written its own alternative operating system for mobile watches and will be launching its own battle for the world’s watches next year.
Saving processing power
Starting with Chrome 57, Google has started limiting the amount of resources background tabs can use.