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August 11

Google slows hiring as Pichai calls for consolidating investments, more productivity [U: Pause extended]

In a sign of the times and following other tech companies, CEO Sundar Pichai told employees today that Google is “slowing the pace of hiring for the rest of the year.”

May 10

How to watch the Google I/O 2022 keynote live

The long-awaited Google I/O 2022 is finally coming! Tons of innovations and exciting ventures are to be unveiled this year. So how and where on YouTube can you watch this year’s event and Google I/O Keynote? This guide will take you through it.

May 11

Google unveils the Pixel Buds Pro with a custom audio chip, future Spatial Audio, and ANC

This year at Google I/O 2022, Google is focusing on bringing us brand-new hardware. One product of this year’s event is Google’s new addition to Google’s headphone lineup, the Pixel Buds Pro.

Google unveils new Results About You page, ecosystem-wide Google Account Safety Status

Every year, the emphasis on cybersecurity and privacy grows larger and larger. This Google I/O is no different, with Google making some big changes to how much control you have over your internet presence. One new feature is the ability to completely wipe important details in results about you from intimate Google Searches. Along with […]

May 12

Transform music into something a little bit crazy with Google’s Tone Transfer tool

This year at Google I/O 2022, Google showcased a lot of breakthroughs in new AI tech and security. One of these cool advancements from a couple of years ago made its way to the stage in the pre-show. It’s called Tone Transfer from Google’s Magenta team, and it lets you turn normal instruments or sounds into something completely different.

March 21

Google app for Android rolling out option to delete your last 15 minutes of search history

Google has been expanding its privacy features over the past couple of years, and at Google I/O nearly a year ago, the company announced the ability to delete 15 minutes of search history with just one tap, and now that feature is finally arriving on Android.

January 10

Here are all of the times Google has tried, and failed to stick with an iMessage competitor

Messaging is a core part of any smartphone, and it’s something that Apple has really nailed with the iPhone and iMessage. Googlers have voiced their frustration recently over how Apple uses iMessage as a tool for lock-in and while Apple’s resistance to RCS and other cross-platform standards is certainly annoying, the context of Google’s countless […]

March 31, 2017

Roundup: All the April Fools’ products from Google, Alphabet, and more

With April Fools’ Day falling on a weekend this year, the festivities are occurring slightly earlier. Like last year, we’ll be covering all the gag products and services from Google and Alphabet, as well as the best ones from the rest of the tech industry.

March 11, 2017

Ivan Poupyrev of Google ATAP talks the Levi’s jacket w/ Jacquard at SXSW, coming this fall for $350

We haven’t heard much about Google’s Project Jacquard in the last several months, but as we pointed out the other day, that will soon change thanks to some events that Google is hosting at SXSW. To kick things off, Ivan Poupyrev of Google ATAP is holding a talk where Google and Levi’s are revealing tidbits of […]

March 8, 2017

Google & Levi’s to host SXSW party to celebrate (hopefully) coming launch of Project Jacquard

We haven’t heard anything about Google & Levi’s plans for a Jacqurd-equipped jacket since Google I/O last year, but now there’s hope that might change in the coming days. As per the schedule for SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas this coming weekend, the two companies are jointly holding a party to “celebrate” the forthcoming Levi’s Commuter jacket…

February 22, 2017

‘Oreo Dunk Challenge’ is the most solid evidence yet that Android ‘O’ will indeed be Oreo [Gallery]

Oreo has today rolled out a new mobile game — or marketing campaign, depending on how you look at it — called the “Oreo Dunk Challenge”. Essentially, the game uses a variety of mobile web technologies, including some from Google, to let players fling a virtual Oreo across the world for the ultimate dunk into a glass […]

February 9, 2017

Google I/O 2017 ticket application period scheduled for Feb. 22-27

Getting tickets for the Google I/O developer conference has always been a thing of difficulty. In 2014, Google changed up ticketing for the conference and started a lottery system. Google would randomly select roughly 5,000 applications and grant these developers the opportunity to purchase a ticket for I/O.

We’re not sure how things are going to go this year, but chances are it will be the same lottery system we’ve seen over the last couple years. This year’s application period is going be between February 22 10 am PST through February 27 5 pm PST…

January 1, 2017

Year in Review: These are the 10 most important things Google introduced in 2016

Google had a big year. Many people may consider the Pixel phone and the company’s many hardware launches among the most standout moves that the Mountain View company made in 2016, and they would be right, but 2016 was even bigger than that. It marked the first full year of Google operating under the umbrella […]

December 9, 2016

Google is giving its employees’ holiday gifts to charity this year

Google is giving its usual employee holiday gifts to charity this year, the Mountain View company has confirmed. This follows last year, when Google gave all of its employees the option of either the company’s Nexus 5X smartphone (in any color) or a donation to charity.

November 23, 2016

Hands-on with 5 Android apps you should download in November 2016 [Video]

There are nearly 1.5 million applications currently on Google Play and with so many to choose from, finding interesting new experiences can be a hassle. As we have the last several months now, today we’ll be showing you another 5 Android apps that you should definitely give a shot…

September 1, 2016

Exclusive: Project Ara founder says that its shuttering is ‘disappointing’ and ‘frustrating’

When the news broke that Google’s modular phone, Project Ara, had been shelved, many of us were shocked. Only months ago at Google I/O 2016, the company laid out plans to begin shipping developer units this fall and open up sales to the general public in 2017…

June 16, 2016

Larry Page apparently pitched Jack Dorsey on Google buying Twitter with a whisper

The CEO of Google’s parent company, Larry Page, once invited Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to Google’s campus to make him an offer for Twitter. That’s according to a Vanity Fair article, which says that Page “sat eerily close to Dorsey” and “whisper[ed] his acquisition pitch into his ear”…

June 1, 2016

Sundar Pichai talks Nexus phones, China, AI & Google Home, more at Code Conference [Video]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai took the stage at Recode’s Code Conference 2016 today, and while much of what he said were PR-friendly reiterations, he did elaborate and provide more color on some of the moves Google made at I/O late last month. Of course the topics of artificial intelligence, Google Home, Android OEMs, the Nexus program, […]

May 26, 2016

Google makes most I/O developer session videos available in handy playlist

A week after the conference wrapped up, Google this evening has made videos of the majority of the Google I/O sessions available on YouTube. The company has created a playlist with 168 videos, all of which are from Google I/O and cover a variety of topics across a variety of Google’s YouTube channels.

May 18, 2016

Early builds of Allo and Duo just leaked, but neither of them work [Gallery]

Google announced two messaging apps today: Allo and Duo. The first is a new messaging platform that emphasizes expression, security, and the inclusion of Google Assistant. The second app is a take on video messaging, focusing on one thing and one thing only: a reliable 1-to-1 video calling experience. While Google said that both of […]

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