Former Moto chief to run Google’s new hardware unit

Rick Osterloh, who stepped down as head of Lenovo’s Motorola Mobility unit last month, will join Google as senior vice president, in charge of a new hardware division, Recode reported.


Waze hits back following security concerns

The makers of Google’s traffic app Waze have defended the app against a report that says it can be used to track the location of users.


App makers need to do more to protect user data, says security firm

Android app makers need to take it upon themselves to keep user data safe, as handset providers are not “demonstrating the urgency” needed to bring Google’s software patches to users, according to Norwegian app security firm Promon.


Google launches Play app awards

Google is launching Google Play Awards to “recognise our incredible developer community and highlight some of the best apps and games” with the app store reaching more than one billion Android users in 190 countries.

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Google chief: we are moving from “a mobile first to an AI first world”

Following last week’s predictions by Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai showed that the search …

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EC finds Google guilty of abusing Android dominance

Google was accused of “stifling competition and innovation” by EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager as …

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EU antitrust chief talks tough on Android

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager expressed concern about how Google requires handset vendors and operators …


EU moves toward Google Android complaint – report

The European Union (EU) is said to have accelerated its probe into Google’s Android activities, …

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Ex-Google search chief joins GOQii board

Wearables fitness start-up GOQii appointed former Google executive Amit Singhal to its board of directors, …


Daimler confirms talks with Amazon, Microsoft about HERE stake

A senior executive from Daimler said Amazon and Microsoft are in talks about taking minority stakes in HERE, according to The Wall Street Journal.