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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
Apple, Google Plan Fixes for Newly Uncovered 'Freak' Security Bug
Security

Apple, Google Plan Fixes for Newly Uncovered 'Freak' Security Bug

The new security flaw is affecting mobile devices and Mac computers.
BlackBerry Makes Its Software Available on Apple, Android and Windows Devices
BlackBerry

BlackBerry Makes Its Software Available on Apple, Android and Windows Devices

The company aims to expand its cross-platform strategy and deliver its often admired security, productivity and communication tools to many more smartphones and tablets.
5 Billion Android Apps Open to Hacking
Hackers

5 Billion Android Apps Open to Hacking

Attackers are exploiting flaws in Google's popular operating system.
Arjun Kharpal
Google Expands Push Into Workplace With Android for Work Effort
Android

Google Expands Push Into Workplace With Android for Work Effort

The aim is to make smartphones running Android software more appealing to corporations.