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Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Yahoo takes on Google Now with a new update to its Aviate Launcher for Android   —  Aviate Launcher Updated To v3.0 With A More Conventional Look And New ‘Smart Stream’ Page  —  Ryan is a tech/science writer, skeptic, lover of all things electronic, and Android fan.
Jul 1, 2015, 3:50 PMIn context
Shawn Knight / TechSpot:
Google is taking additional steps to reduce Chrome's battery draw   —  Google recently implemented a new feature in Chrome that detects and shuts down any unnecessary Flash content on a web page.  The intent was to free up some CPU cycles and ultimately, improve battery life on mobile devices and notebooks.
Jun 13, 2015, 12:45 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Glassdoor: Employees rank Google's Larry Page as CEO of the year; LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner loses top spot   —  Career website Glassdoor today released its latest report highlighting 2015's top 50 chief executive officers, and once again the tech world played a big role in the list.
Jun 10, 2015, 12:20 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Chrome beta now automatically pauses less important Flash content to boost performance and battery life   —  Google today detailed a very interesting initiative in partnership with Adobe: The two have been working to make Flash content more power-efficient in Chrome.
Jun 4, 2015, 5:20 PMIn context
Jared DiPane / Android Central:
Touch to Search feature rolling out in Chrome for Android, allows users to highight text and see Google search results without leaving page   —  New Touch to Search feature appears to be rolling out in Chrome for Android  —  Chrome for Android appears to be gaining some new functionality, Touch to Search, in a server-side update.
Jun 4, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Stephen Hall / 9to5Google:
Google ditches the Google+ link on its many web properties, hides it in the app menu   —  Cue the “Google+ is dead” jokes, and the following “was Google+ ever alive?” remarks.  —  Google has today removed the link to users' Google+ profile from the top its many web properties, most notably its front search page and Gmail web app.
Jun 1, 2015, 2:40 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Play Store Now Lets Developers A/B Test Their App Listing Pages, Customize Their Catalog Page   —  Google today at its I/O developer conference in San Francisco announced a number of new features for developers who want to sell their apps in the Google Play Store.
May 28, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Google faces challenges with Android as ad revenues lag behind iOS and as vendors like Xiaomi compete with its moneymaking apps for mail, messaging   —  A Murky Road Ahead for Android, Despite Market Dominance  —  In 2005, Google bought a tiny mobile software company named Android …
May 28, 2015, 1:20 AMIn context
Office Blogs:
Office Lens Android, Microsoft's document scanning app, now available in the Google Play Store   —  Office Lens Android now available at Google Play Store  —  Thanks to the participation of more than 130,000 Google+ community previewers, we're pleased to release Office Lens Android today.
May 27, 2015, 4:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Google to place buy buttons for products sold by some retailers alongside paid search results on mobile in coming weeks   —  Can Google Outsell Amazon and eBay?  —  Company will launch buy buttons on its search-results pages in coming weeks  —  Google Inc. will launch buy buttons …
May 15, 2015, 7:35 PMIn context

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