Google has agreed to modify how it displays competitor ads within search results, ensuring equal visibility with ads for their own products and services. This allows Google to avoid a process that could have resulted in significant fines by the European Union for as much as 10% of their 2012 revenue, or about $5 billion.
Today Google released a number of small app updates to its Android apps that alone aren’t all that much, but are still worth noting. Read on for more!
Google wants to know what you are passionate about! In the spirit of Valentine’s day, Google is giving away prizes to the 50 best submissions of the person, place, pet or thing that you heart the most.
Google’s latest version statistics show a slight uptick for KitKat and Jelly Bean, while older versions of Android cling on to their share.
As hinted by a previously leaked Sprint memo, it turns out that February 4th is indeed the day that the Nexus 5 arrives in red to the Play Store. Grab the handset now in 16 or 32GB variants.
Following on the heels of the announcement of a Samsung/Google cross-licensing patent agreement, Google and Cisco have now announced a similar agreement.
Following the release of a Chromecast SDK as part of the latest Play Services update, Koushik Dutta announced that his AllCast app will soon be able to stream to the Chromecast again.
Just last month the latest Canary build of Chrome for desktop arrived, bringing Google Now notification support. Now the feature has arrived to Chrome Beta as well.
Great news for Chromecast fans: the Chromecast SDK is now available for all developers, opening the door for plenty of new supported apps in the near future.
This week in your world of Android: Samsung and Google signed a massive patent deal, Google sold Motorola to Lenovo, Samsung reportedly agreed to cut back on Android customizations, we learned a few more details about the HTC M8 and the Galaxy S5, Chrome apps for Android got rolling, and a rumor about the death of the Nexus made the rounds.