Google Play product manager Ellie Powers -- no relation to Austin -- shared the new features of Google Play Developer Console at Google I/O in San Francisco today.
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Google has activated 900 million Android devices to date, it revealed at Google I/O today.
“Samsung is, for now, the undisputed king of the global Android smartphone industry," Neil Mawston, Strategy Analytics' executive director said. "We believe Samsung generates more revenue and profit from the Android platform than Google does."
In the first quarter of 2013, a third of smartphones sold in the U.S. were prepaid, double the amount from the previous year. Apple's share of the prepaid market? A mere 8 percent.
"Apple has not 'conspired' with anyone, was not aware of any alleged 'conspiracy' by others, and never fixed prices," the company stated in a reply to the suit.
Google CEO Larry Page shared today on his Google+ page that he has funded a research project for the Voice Health Institute, mostly due to the journey he's undergone over the last 14 years in losing first one, and then a second vocal cord to paralysis.
Students at Humboldt State University in California individually reviewed 150,000 geocoded tweets containing racist, homophobic, or otherwise offensive terms to build a "hate map" indicating where people in the U.S. are most bigoted.
In other words, PayPal is all in.
Facebook's coming video ads will be disruptive, interrupt people, and run the risk of Facebook becoming the very social network it supplanted, according to at least one online advertising executive.
Sometimes there is method to the Cupertino madness.
In other words, Apple's saying, Samsung can't have its cake and eat it to. Or, what's good for Pauline is good for Petra.
Apple has built a massive and fast-growing $16 billion annual revenue stream in digital content alone, Apple analyst Horace Dediu says.
Twitter has acquired data visualization startup Lucky Sort, possibly to bolster its ad sales and reporting tools.
Amazon's Kindle Fire is in glorious living color, but it's original and still strong-selling Kindle and its cousins, the Kindle Paperwhite family, are still irritatingly stuck in 1950's-style black and white. That may soon change.
Apparently, coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook is a big deal. Even bigger, perhaps, than a new 2013 Lamborghini.
Amazon launched its first digital currency today with a giveaway: 500 free Amazon Coins for every Kindle Fire customer. The coins, which are worth $5, can be used to buy games, app, and in-app purchases.
A parachute-equipped flying car designed by a Florida-based company for the use of missionaries in developing countries has crashed in Canada, just feet from an elementary school about to have a sports day event.
Usually the Mounties get their man. And usually when we hear about unmanned aerial vehicles or drones, they are being used to kill suspected terrorists or enemy combatants.
A month after Apple infamously booted app discovery engine AppGratis from the app store, the company has approved a new type of app discovery engine, this one based on friends, celebrities, and their apps.
Either 3D printing has totally jumped the shark, or it's hitting the mainstream.