Apple has won the lawsuit that Google division Motorola brought against it in summer 2012. The lawsuit, if successful, could have resulted in an import ban of iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches.
"iPhone 5 sales have failed to impress. There's been a lack of innovation over the past few years to come up with the next great device, and consumers have filed to see any differentiation. Samsung has captured the market."
This morning Google announced that the next major version of Google Earth, available today, will support input from Leap Motion's innovative new gesture control technology. In other words, you'll be able to fly virtually around the planet, using your hand to guide and direct the software.
In the early 2000's, then-Google VP of user experience Marissa Mayer used to get mysterious emails from a complete stranger, each containing only a single number: 45, 52, 56.
Google Play is quickly catching up to Apple's App Store, both in download numbers and in revenue.
Despite pages growing from 56% to 75% bigger, the web is getting faster. Especially on mobile -- and especially in the U.S.
As everyone connected to the Internet knows by now, Boston has been the scene of at least three bombings today at the Boston Marathon and the JFK Library. For coverage of that news, Boston.com has a liveblog that it is continuously updating, and CNN has more details and coverage.
Here's what big technology companies are doing in response.
"The database of affinity is Facebook's birthright," Forrester Analyst Nate Elliott says. "And it's going to blow it.
Millions of Malaysian kids will be writing stories, collecting data, creating presentations, and organizing the future of their education in the cloud -- Google's cloud.
We downloaded 13.4 billion apps in the first three months of 2013, spending $2.2 billion U.S. on apps and in-app purchases.
"Most app makers are trustworthy," the ad says. "However, in the wrong hands, who knows what they'll do with your info?"
WhatsApp is fifth in the app store for monthly revenue. Fifth on Google Play for downloads, and seventh on Google Play for revenue. And it's the second-most-downloaded app on Google Play.
Guest Post Q: Why is Chrome spawning a new browser engine?
A: The WebKit maintainers wouldn't let us attack Apple directly, by changing WebKit in ways that would make it perform badly on OS X and iOS.
Facebook Home is in the house, and it's taking over Android. But what about Apple's iOS?
After weeks and months of good news for Android, ComScore's U.S. subscriber market share report released today says Apple is growing overall iPhone sales and iOS platform penetration, while Google's Android is dropping.
Google is taking its ball and going home, forking the open-source WebKit browser rendering engine that Chrome and Safari currently use and that Opera recently said it would start using.
I asked Airtag CEO Jeremy Leroyer what happens when we deal with 35 different merchants: Do we need 35 different apps?
"Let's just call it as it is," he said today on CNBC, "there has not been a single piece of good news about Apple for 300 points, and today is just another day when the news is just horrendous."
It's the ultimate rush. You post some hot content, get a few links and a rush of traffic, and, when checking your Google Analytics traffic logs, realize you had some otherworldly traffic: visitors from the International Space Station.
The mobile operating system market share numbers are in for Kantar Worldpanel's last quarter, and the numbers are shocking.