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Posted by admin on August - 19 - 2014 0 Comment

Never has a tweet been more true, or potentially more disastrous for a vendor. Years ago Google’s Andy Rubin, stung by Steve Jobs’ criticism that Android wasn’t truly open, tweeted that anyone could fork – i.e., modify – Android, making it “open” in the truest sense of the word. Unfortunately for Google, many OEMs took Rubin at  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
Posted by admin on August - 6 - 2014 0 Comment

The source code for the 2014 version of the Google I/O app is now available. Since its first release on Google Play a few weeks before the conference, the I/O app was downloaded by hundreds of thousands of people, including on-site attendees, I/O Extended event participants and users tuning in from home. If one of  [ Read More ]

Categories: Google, IT News
Posted by admin on June - 26 - 2014 0 Comment

Google packed its I/O keynote presentation full of Android. The Android Wear software developer kit is ready to go, and Google laid out its plans for taking over your car and your living room. Android apps will soon run on Chromebooks and Samsung is making a Android Wear smartwatch. But Google didn’t hit on everything  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
Posted by admin on June - 24 - 2014 1 Comment

Both Microsoft and Google have announced that they will be adding a kill switch feature to their next generation smartphones. The move really is a ‘no brainer’ since it makes sense and the laws are coming anyway. Apple implemented kill switches in iPhones last September and according to NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman, iPhone thefts  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News, Microsoft
Posted by admin on March - 6 - 2014 0 Comment

A Google executive claimed Wednesday that Android has seen the fastest and most successful adoption of any operating system in history. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, Nikesh Arora, senior vice president at Google, said the following, courtesy of Seeking Alpha: I mean, look, in the history of operating systems, I  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
Posted by admin on October - 30 - 2013 0 Comment

Statista created this chart, showing some staggering stats about Google’s dominance of the Internet landscape.  

Categories: Google, IT News
Posted by admin on June - 26 - 2013 0 Comment

Google’s Transparency Reports have set the standard for the tech industry. The company regularly reports the number of copyright infringement takedown requests and the number of user data requests for governments it gets. Now it’s adding a new category of data to the Transparency Report, namely malicious content. The report contains data from Google’s Safe  [ Read More ]

Categories: Google, IT News
Posted by admin on May - 21 - 2013 0 Comment

While both Google and SAP shared a 1980’s music sensibility at their respective conferences this week – Billy Idol performed at Google I/O and U2’s Bono walked the floor at SAPPHIRE – the two companies see the future of computing very differently. Even when the two companies agree on the importance of cloud computing, their  [ Read More ]

Categories: Cloud, Google, IT News, SAP
Posted by admin on February - 21 - 2013 0 Comment

The next “space race” might be the race to develop a synthetic model of the human brain – one that Google and Microsoft will participate in, if a report is true. And instead of trying to beat the Russians, this time the Americans will be racing against the Europeans, who have already announced their plans.  [ Read More ]

Categories: Google, IBM, IT News, Microsoft
Posted by admin on November - 23 - 2012 0 Comment

Jumat (23/11/2010), Google Street View resmi hadir di Indonesia. Untuk mengumpulkan data, dibutuhkan mobil yang dilengkapi dengan kamera panorama. Seperti apa bentuknya? “Mobil-mobil ini dilengkapi dengan kamera untuk mengambil data,” kata Product Manager Google, Andrew McGlinchey dalam acara peluncuran Google Maps Street View di Cow Feed, Epicentrum Walk, Rasuna Said, Jakarta. Google Street View bukanlah  [ Read More ]

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