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Posted by admin on January - 14 - 2015 0 Comment

Last year, Google acquired the cloud monitoring service Stackdriver. Within weeks, Google had launched a private beta of its own cloud monitoring service based on Stackdriver’s technology and now — eight months later — everybody on Google’s Cloud Platform can finally use this new service. As the name implies, Google Cloud Monitoring  lets developers access performance  [ Read More ]

Categories: Google, IT News
Posted by admin on October - 21 - 2014 0 Comment

or the last few months, any Android app maker who wanted to check out the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system had the Android L Developer Preview to play with. Now, “L” has taken on a few more letters to become “Lollipop,” and on Friday, the full release of its software developer kit became available  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
Posted by admin on October - 16 - 2014 0 Comment

We knew it was coming. It had to be. Every one of the last half-dozen or so major builds of Android has gotten a sweetly-themed name — and yet, Google had referred to Android 5.0 as nothing but “L” ever since its debut back at Google I/O. It’s now official: Android 5.0 will be called  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
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 ]

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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 ]

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