In Douglas Adams' book The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy, a vast computer named Deep Thought spends several eons constructing an answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything.
Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.
Google's I/O developer conference is over, and we've learned quite a bit.
The biggest web company on the planet just added support for the most widely used programming language on the planet.
Google has gone from a company that approached design through cold, hard algorithms to one that's employing gorgeous, user-centric interfaces.
In 2012, Google made more than $50 billion, almost entirely via plain, boring little text ads. So it's more than a tad ironic that Google has won the Clio advertiser of the year award for 2013 for creativity and excellence in ... old-fashioned video ads.
Google used 400 custom-built data-sensing "motes" to collect 150 million database records during Google I/O. Here's how the team built the devices and collected the data.
Guest Post Google has made a fateful choice that may leave it with an exposed flank at a critical time.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
A year ago today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg "rang the bell" to open trading in one of the most hotly-anticipated initial public offerings in history as Facebook hit the stock market. And promptly went splat.
Congress sent Google a letter recently demanding to know just how the company plans to protect the privacy of Google Glass users -- and non-users.
The last word from the Google Glass team at Google I/O, all about when the next units are shipping and what apps should come next.
"I will never forget the first day on the team. I walked into a room full of people wearing these crazy things on their heads. ... It was like a cell phone strapped to a scuba mask."
This is how you know you're not at an Apple conference. At Google I/O today, Google's holding a session on voiding your Google Glass warranty.
"Google X is the hardware division of Google," Jepsen said. And while she couldn't say too much about the hardware follow-up to Glass, she gave the I/O audience a few clues.
A "don't get Scroogled" Microsoft video leaked out to the world today mimicking Google's most recent Chrome advertisement.
Systemically, Apple is falling out of the race for smartphone supremacy. And that puts Apple at risk of being in Microsoft's sights for the number two position in the global smartphone market share battle.
Editor's Pick The screen size is more limited than any other modern screen, so what is presented on the display must be drop-dead simple. Compared to these challenges, building the tech is a cakewalk.
Talk about eating your own dogfood.
We found a bunch of games that already have multiplayer, leaderboards, achievements, and more thanks to Google Play.