Google Plus got a grand total of 24 new features in an update released today, along with new mobile app versions for both Android and iOS devices.
Stories by Jon Gold
Despite the fact that the Android handset market is a cruel and unforgiving place, most of the major players haven't been overly aggressive toward each other, at least in public. The rare direct swipe at a competitor tends to be reserved for That Other Smartphone.
Police officers in Colac, Australia are warning that relying on Google Maps may be endangering motorists in their jurisdiction, according to a report from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
A vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer versions 6 through 10 could make it possible for a hacker to monitor the movements of your mouse, even if the browser window is minimized.
More and more Americans -- particularly if they are younger, richer and male -- are getting more and more of their news content from smartphones and tablets, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.
The latest version of the Linux kernel, which was released Monday, includes groundbreaking new features making it compatible with the increasingly popular ARM processor architecture.
Gmail is back online after an outage late Monday morning that provoked a global response on social media.
Canonical community manager Jono Bacon says that Richard Stallman's accusations that Ubuntu spies on users are "childish" and aimed at creating an air of FUD around the product.
Is HTC going to turn its recent run of strong releases into meaningful, long-term pressure on Android market leader Samsung? It's certainly starting to look that way, thanks to a new burst of rumors about the Taiwanese company's possible M7 flagship being set for a March release - which could mean that it beats the heavily hyped Samsung Galaxy S IV to market.
Researchers from Georgia Tech recently released a study that claims almost all mobile browsers in use in the U.S. fail to accurately notify users whether they are using HTTPS or not.
Google announced Tuesday that companies with their own in-house Android applications can now distribute them internally via the new Private Channel feature of the Play Store.
The latest predictions from researcher IDC show a continuing increase in tablet sales from the end of 2012 all the way through 2016, according to the company's latest Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker.
The Chrome hacker known as "Pinkie Pie" helped reveal a serious flaw in the browser's media handler that was patched last week with the release of Chrome 23. That update also fixed a file path handling problem, which was discovered by Google's in-house researchers.
If you'd been hanging around Kendall Square in Cambridge this weekend, you might have seen a brave freedom fighter lurking near MIT, battling nefarious paranormal forces, windchill and GPS problems. That was me.
An innovative new type of mobile advertising is being used to funnel money to support hunger relief efforts. Dubbed GetCharitable, the new Android app replaces the background image on a phone with a periodically updated ad, revenue from which is then directed to an international anti-famine group -- offering users a way to help combat famine for free.