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October 19, 2011

Andy Rubin talks Ice Cream Sandwich, flopped tablet market, and the competition

[vodpod id=Video.15574492&w=650&h=420&] Google mobile chief Andy Rubin just got off stage at AsiaD with Walt Mossberg where, among other things, he answered questions on the recently unveiled Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and showed off the latest OS running on a Galaxy Nexus. After talking Ice Cream Sandwich for a bit, an audience member asked […]

October 20, 2011

Asus chairman: “Android is improving very fast”

[vodpod id=Video.15577917&w=670&h=551&] Asus chairman Jonney Shih sat down for a fireside chat with the Wall Street Journal columnist Walt Mossberg at the AsiaD conference yesterday to talk tablets, smartphones, cloud computing and general trends in our industry. The interesting Google tidbit came at the end of a preview video, included above. Of Android, Shih said: […]

May 29, 2013

Live blog: Motorola’s Woodside and Dugan at D11 conference

We’re here at the AllThingsD D11 conference where Walt Mossberg is interviewing Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside and SVP Regina Dugan. Catch our live blog below:

July 10, 2012

Influential reviewer Walt Mossberg calls Nexus 7 ‘a winner’

[protected-iframe id=”c19d2937b392badf873cb923e56317bd-22427743-13611283″ info=”” width=”512″ height=”288″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”] We were big fans of the Nexus 7, but sometimes it is good to hear what the older generation has to say. Walt Mossberg, the highly influential product reviewer for the Wall Street Journal, had his go with the Nexus 7 and came away recommending it. He said […]

April 24, 2012

Google Drive goes live [Video]

After what felt like years of speculation, Google finally released its Google Drive product. The rumors were true: 5GB, Mac and PC apps, collaboration and editing, OCR, and —of course —a hefty search. Google also released an Android Google Drive app that allows you to access the service directly from your mobile device. Create and collaborate. Google Docs is built right into […]

May 27, 2014

Sergey Brin: Google Glass will be a “commercial product” this year (give or take)

While on stage at the Code Conference, Google co-founder Sergey Brin talked Google Glass with Re/Code editors Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. When asked about the commercial availability of the product, Brin said that he hopes it will be available to all consumers by the end of the year. He remarked that “Google Glass will […]

July 8, 2019

Instagram has a plan to defeat online bullying and negative comments

Instagram has shared two ways that it is working to combat online bullying on its platform today. Rolling out now is an AI feature that alerts users when they make what could be an offensive comment. The company is also going to start testing a new way for users to put restrictions on who can comment on their posts.

October 11, 2012

Google Chairman talks Android, Maps and Apple

[protected-iframe id=”fba4968a820a17cc068f8ee5f5f51b11-22754319-13611283″ info=”″ width=”704″ height=”396″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”] Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt sat down for an AllThingsD talk last night with Walt Mossberg. Among other topics, they not-surprisingly discussed Android and his thoughts on Apple. Much of the talk centered around Schmidt’s thoughts on the Android-Apple platform fight, which he called “the defining fight in the industry […]

May 27, 2014

Live blog: Google co-founder, Google[X] leader Sergey Brin at Code Conference

We’re live on the scene at the Code Conference, and now that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has finished up his interview and demonstration, Google co-founder and Google[X] leader Sergey Brin has entered the hot seat. Re/code’s Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher are interviewing Brin, and you can find our live updates from the interview below:

June 24, 2016

Google is reportedly working on a support app w/ screen sharing for Nexus devices

According to a report this morning out of Android Police, Google is working on an app for live support on Nexus devices. Tentatively named “Google Support,” the app — think Amazon’s Mayday button — will allow users to quickly get help with their phones. This app also reportedly features the ability to share your screen […]

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, […]

Google will be ‘more opinionated’ about Nexus phones, but what does that mean?

During an interview with Walt Mossberg at Code Conference today, Sundar Pichai spent some time talking about the future of the Nexus line of smartphones. He mentioned that Google would put “more thought” into them, and upon further questioning added that Google plans to add more features atop stock Android to make the Nexus experience […]

June 16, 2016

Apple exec explains why the company has not brought iMessage to Android

Prior to WWDC, a report emerged claiming that Apple would at long last unveil iMessage for Android. Seeing how Apple had made its streaming music service available on Android, many found this report to be somewhat plausible. As you’re probably aware of by now, however, iMessage for Android was nowhere to be found at WWDC this week. […]

December 8, 2015

Pixel C review roundup: Good hardware, but Android on tablets needs serious work

Affirming last week’s rumors, the Pixel C is now available for purchase. Android on tablets have had a varied history and unfortunately this one suffers from the same usual friction of putting what is essentially a phone OS on a large screen. However, the device is not completely without merit on the hardware side and accompanying software […]

February 1, 2017

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says ‘in Silicon Valley, being an immigrant doesn’t matter’

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has been very outspoken about President Donald Trump’s recent immigration executive order, having just a few days sent a memo to Google employees saying that “it’s painful to see the personal cost of this executive order on our colleagues.” Now he has come out (via an interview with Walt Mossberg at […]

October 20, 2016

Opinion: Google Pixel is the best Android phone ever because it’s the least frustrating Android phone ever

I had a lot of thoughts in my 4,000+ word Google Pixel review, but after a few more days using the phone as my primary device I’ve come to realize the significance of something else that’s just different about it. Some have touched on this subject, but I think I need to make it perfectly clear. The Google […]

July 19, 2011

Schmidt: Android will conquer Asia, you’ll see Google protect HTC from Apple

Google’s Eric Schmidt chats with the Wall Street Journal columnist Walt Mossberg at D9 conference in May 2011. Photo: Asa Mathat | All Things Digital Interesting comments by Google’s executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt at Google’s Mobile Revolution conference here Tuesday. 9to5Mac, our parent site, already reported how Schmidt bashed Apple for suing Android […]

July 25, 2011

Acer’s ex-CEO rumored to join Samsung and help boost Chromebook sales

As you know, Acer lost its CEO Gianfranco Lanci who resigned in March for his inability to produce an answer to Apple’s iPad which ushered in the post-PC era. At the same time, Samsung’s notebook shipments are declining due to weak netbook sales affected by, you guessed right, the iPad and tablets in general. It […]

July 28, 2011

Google TV stalling as Logitech Revue purchases are dwarfed by returns

It is no secret that Google TV failed to hit the ground running as the notion of having to buy another box for their TVs fell on deaf ear with the general public. It is no surprise then to find out that Google TV boxes are not selling very well, just like the Apple TV […]

June 1, 2012

Google SVPs discuss YouTube piracy, Chrome marketshare at D10

Two Google senior vice presidents appeared on stage at the AllThingsD D10 Conference yesterday to discuss all things YouTube and Chrome with co-host Walt Mossberg. Mossberg asked Google’s ad wizard Susan Wojcicki why the search engine does not find and filter copyrighted material. The topic came in leiu of Hollywood agent Ari Emanuel’s assertions from […]

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