Following Google’s marathon news conference yesterday, the convention center in San Francisco was buzzing over the new streaming-music service and the Galaxy S4 phone without the modified Android software from Samsung Electronics, which is unpopular among some geeks.
Google Inc. shares rose to a record after the company unveiled a subscription music-streaming service and overhauled its online maps, part of several product updates aimed at attracting more users and advertisers.
Google Inc. is overhauling its mapping service with quicker navigation, more personalized information and updated look and feel as the search provider keeps up pressure on Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc.
Elon Musk was fresh off the sale of PayPal and starting another business, commercial rocket service Space Exploration Technologies Corp., when he met kindred spirit JB Straubel. Their shared belief that consumer electronics advances could be applied to more earthly modes of transport is a cornerstone of Tesla Motors Inc.
Chances are you can’t run Google Now on your Android phone. That’s because the search giant’s intelligent assistant only works on the minority of devices that use the current “Jelly Bean” version of its mobile operating system.
Bring a bunch of French geeks together, add millions of random entries from Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr, stir and serve. What do you get? From one Paris-based startup: A hefty dose of math -- and a faceoff between U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian singer Justin Bieber.
Google Inc.’s Google Maps topped a list of 10 most-popular smartphone applications in the U.K. with more than 7.5 million unique visitors in October, according to data compiled by researcher Comscore Inc.