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Google's New CFO Lands Massive Payday

March 27, 2015 10:04 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The lucrative pay package disclosed in a Thursday regulatory filing underscored how much Google prized Porat, who is considered to be among Wall Street's most powerful women.

Google Appoints Ruth Porat as New CFO

March 24, 2015 9:43 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Google has announced a successor to outgoing Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette who...

Schmidt: Google Still Working on Google Glass

March 23, 2015 9:38 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says that recent...

Google, Tag Heuer Partner on Smartwatch

March 20, 2015 10:23 am | by Jacob Meister, Real-Time Digital Reporter, @abmdigi | News | Comments

The company will team up with Google and Intel to create a watch which will boast Intel...

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Google Opens First Retail Shop in London

March 11, 2015 10:26 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

According to a press release, the Google shop will offer customers a chance to go hands on with Android phones and tablets, as well as other Google hardware and services. 

Google’s Wireless Service Will Only Support One Phone

March 6, 2015 10:03 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

As an MVNO, Google enters a crowded and competitive market. Increasingly MVNOs are trying to bring prices down by depending on devices specifically designed to seamlessly move to a Wi-Fi network when one is available. 

Softcard Shutting Down March 31

March 5, 2015 10:46 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The same report sites sources who say that the Softcard app will be pulled from Google Play by...                                     


AT&T Comes After Apple’s HealthKit, Google Fit with Fitness Platform

March 4, 2015 11:04 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The carrier today announced ForHealth, its free health and wellness platform.                                          

Apple, Android Scramble to Fix Browsers Open to 'FREAK Attack'

March 4, 2015 9:47 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices...                                    

MWC: Google Confirms MVNO Plans, Announcement in "Coming Months"

March 2, 2015 10:49 am | by Joseph Wilson, Associated Press | News | Comments

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Google will soon be offering cellular network plans.                                             

Google Seeks Revenue Boost with Ads in Google Play

February 27, 2015 9:54 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The advertising expansion announced Thursday will provide Google with a new opportunity to profit from its Android software, the world's most widely used...               

Moto E Launches with Modest Specs, Bargain Price

February 25, 2015 10:45 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Starting today, the new Moto E will begin rolling out in more than 50 countries in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. 


More Diverse Emoji Coming to iOS

February 24, 2015 11:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Lovers of emoji, the cute graphics that punctuate online writing and texts, will soon be able to...                                    

Dramatic Drop in Smartphone Thefts Suggests "Kill Switches" Work

February 12, 2015 10:16 am | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

The push to implement kill switches in mobile devices has been an on-going effort, involving a massive collaboration between legislators, law enforcement, regulators,  and device manufacturers.                      

Sprint Slows Postpaid Phone Exodus Amid Huge Quarterly Loss

February 5, 2015 9:35 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Sprint lost 205,000 postpaid phones and it saw elevated postpaid churn, which was up 12 basis points sequentially to 2.3 percent.                                 

New Outlook App Spotlights Apple's Software Problem

February 3, 2015 4:29 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

There's no doubt that Apple makes great hardware, but the iPhone maker continues to drop the ball in the software department...                                       

Google Shares Sink on 4Q Earnings

January 29, 2015 4:28 pm | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Google has gotten into the habit of missing analysts' earnings targets, frustrating investors who believe the online search leader would be more...                           


SmartWatch: Google as MVNO? Hypotheticals and Why It’s Complicated

January 29, 2015 11:24 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

In this week’s episode, we try to wrap our heads around the very complex, nuanced and downright craziness of Google becoming an MVNO on the backs  of T-Mobile and Sprint. If the reports are true, the challenges are many and the implications are far-reaching. And if that’s not enough, we check in with Kim Kardashian! 

Waze's Police Tracking Ways Draw Sheriffs' Ire

January 26, 2015 9:28 am | by Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press | News | Comments

 Waze has fifty million users in 200 countries that turn to the free service for real-time traffic guidance and warnings about nearby congestion, car accidents, speed traps or...        

Motorola Brings Trio of New Smartphones to China

January 26, 2015 9:16 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Motorola unveiled three smartphone models on Monday for its return to China following a two-year absence from the most populou...                                   

Report: Google to Sell Phone Plans on Sprint’s, T-Mobile’s Networks

January 21, 2015 5:00 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The service will likely launch this year.                                                                                                         

Google Halts Glass Sales to Redesign, No Re-Release Date Set

January 16, 2015 10:50 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Google will stop selling its Internet-connected eyewear to consumers until the company can develop a more polished and affordable version...                                   

Google Announces New "Cast" Technology for Streaming Audio

January 5, 2015 2:14 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | News | Comments

Similar to Apple's AirPlay, "Google Cast for audio" uses the company's existing Chromecast technology and embeds it in...                                     

Verizon Signs Patent Deal with Google, Slams Trolls

December 17, 2014 9:12 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Verizon announced it has entered into a “long-term patent cross-license agreement” with Google.                                                                         

iPhone 6 Plus Grabs 41% of U.S. Phablet Sales

December 3, 2014 10:54 am | by Ben Munson, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Kantar says that phablet sales now account for10 percent of total smartphone sales, up from...                                                        

T-Mobile Adds 14 More Streaming Services to Music Freedom

November 24, 2014 11:01 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

T-Mobile today announced it will be bringing 14 more music streaming services under the umbrella of its Music Freedom program...                                            

New Google, LG Patent Deal Could Touch on Mobile, IoT

November 5, 2014 12:41 pm | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

LG today announced it has entered a long-term cross-licensing agreement with Google covering a “broad range of products and technologies.”                                     

Tablet Review: Amazon's Fire vs Google's Nexus 9

November 4, 2014 9:57 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

New tablet computers from Amazon and Google both run on Google's Android operating system, but that doesn't mean they work the same. In the new Fire HDX 8.9, Amazon continues...    

Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin Exits Google

October 31, 2014 9:34 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Rubin, who most recently has been heading up Google's robotics division, is leaving to create...                    

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