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What's on Tap for Google at I/O 2015
Google

What's on Tap for Google at I/O 2015

A taste of what to expect when the show starts in earnest tomorrow.
Little Interest From Software Developers in Microsoft's New Apps Plan
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Little Interest From Software Developers in Microsoft's New Apps Plan

To boost sales of its phones and new operating system, Microsoft said it would provide tools to make it easier to design apps for Windows based on apps that run on Android or Apple.
Microsoft Opens Door to Android, Apple Phone Apps
Windows Phone

Microsoft Opens Door to Android, Apple Phone Apps

It's a bid to attract users to its unpopular mobile devices.
Android Update Lets Users Unlock Phones With Just Their Voices
Mobile

Android Update Lets Users Unlock Phones With Just Their Voices

The Trusted Voice Smart Lock option is being rolled out as part of the Google Play Services 7.0 update
Nina Zipkin
Ex-Google Exec Andy Rubin Raises $48 Million for Incubator
Investors

Ex-Google Exec Andy Rubin Raises $48 Million for Incubator

Android co-founder's new effort raises money.
Consumers Withdraw Lawsuit Against Google Over Android App Limits
Legal Issues

Consumers Withdraw Lawsuit Against Google Over Android App Limits

The case accused the search engine company of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers using Android operating system to make Google's own applications the default option.
Microsoft Brings Document Scanner App to iPhones, Android
Apps

Microsoft Brings Document Scanner App to iPhones, Android

Get ready to use Office Lens on more devices.
How Microsoft Is Taking on Google on Its Home Turf
Mobile

How Microsoft Is Taking on Google on Its Home Turf

Microsoft is pre-loading its apps on more Android devices.
Tag Heuer, Intel Challenge Apple With Android Smartwatch
Luxury Watches

Tag Heuer, Intel Challenge Apple With Android Smartwatch

That's right. Get ready for a luxury watch running Android Wear.
Google App Store Gets More Oversight
Google Play

Google App Store Gets More Oversight

The tech company is tightening supervision of its freewheeling Play store, forming a special team to screen new apps for malware and sexually explicit material.
Microsoft's Digital Assistant Cortana Possibly Headed to Android, Apple Devices
Microsoft

Microsoft's Digital Assistant Cortana Possibly Headed to Android, Apple Devices

The tech giant is giving Cortana a boost with research from an artificial intelligence project called 'Einstein.'
Google Opens Its First-Ever Store in This Big City
Retail

Google Opens Its First-Ever Store in This Big City

It is appropriately called The Google Shop. Two more are set to open later in the year.
Arjun Kharpal
Latest Android Update Puts Emphasis on Security
Security

Latest Android Update Puts Emphasis on Security

If your Android phone gets stolen, a new feature makes sure it stays locked until it gets back in your hands.
Nina Zipkin
Apple Overtakes Samsung as the World's No. 1 Smartphone Seller
Apple

Apple Overtakes Samsung as the World's No. 1 Smartphone Seller

The Cupertino, Calif. tech titan has stolen the South Korean electronic giant's thunder in the smartphone sales war for the first time since 2011. But upstart Xiaomi might have the most to boast about.
Kim Lachance Shandrow