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Google expands hands-free and eyes-free interfaces on Android

As part of 2024’s Accessibility Awareness Day, Google is showing off some updates to Android that should be useful to folks with mobility or vision impairments. Project Gameface allows gamers…

Google Maps is getting geospatial AR content later this year

At its annual Google I/O 2024 conference, Google announced that users will soon be able to access geospatial augmented reality (AR) content directly on Google Maps on their phones. The…

Google still hasn’t fixed Gemini’s biased image generator

Back in February, Google paused its AI-powered chatbot Gemini’s ability to generate images of people after users complained of historical inaccuracies. Told to depict “a Roman legion,” for example, Gemini would show…

Google I/O 2024: How to watch

Google I/O 2024 kicks off today with a 10 a.m. PT keynote. As ever, the presentation will offer glimpses into the latest versions of the company’s software platforms, including Android,…

Google I/O 2024: How to watch

Google I/O 2024 kicks off tomorrow with a 10 a.m. PT keynote. As ever, the presentation will offer glimpses into the latest versions of the company’s software platforms, including Android,…

Meta Platforms’ Advantage Over Google And Amazon (NASDAQ:META)

COM & O/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Meta Platforms’ (NASDAQ:META) stock had plummeted by over 13% following its Q1 2024 earnings report in late April, whereas rivals Google and Amazon…

Google built some of the first social apps for Android, including Twitter and others

Here’s a tidbit of startup history that may not be widely known outside of the tech firms themselves: The first versions of popular Android apps, like Twitter, were built by…

Google Wallet is now available in India

Google on Wednesday launched its digital wallet in India with local integrations, nearly two years after the app was relaunched as a digital wallet platform in the U.S. As TechCrunch…

Google expands passkey support to its Advanced Protection Program ahead of the US presidential election

Ahead of the U.S. presidential election, Google is bringing passkey support to its Advanced Protection Program (APP), which is used by people who are at high risk of targeted attacks,…

Google dubs Epic’s demands from its antitrust win ‘unnecessary’ and ‘far beyond the scope’ of the verdict

In a new filing, Google is pushing back against Fortnite maker Epic Games’ numerous proposed remedies after a court determined Google engaged in anticompetitive practices on its Play Store. Following…