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Development Software, Software Category

Google 2022 Accelerate State of DevOps Report Finds Strong Culture Predictive of Strong Performance

October 4, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Google has released their findings from the 2022 Accelerate State of DevOps Report. This year’s report focused on security with a specific emphasis on the software supply chain. The report found a broad adoption of the inspected practices with organizations […]


Application Software, Software Category

Mozilla: Apple, Google, and Microsoft lock you into their browsers

September 28, 2022

Via: Computerworld

Apple, Google, Microsoft and others have essentially locked users into their web browsers through default settings in their OS platforms, giving the platform makers an unfair advantage over competitors, according to a new report by Firefox maker Mozilla. Mozilla researchers […]


Software Security

Apps can pose bigger security, privacy threat based on where you download them

September 27, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

Google and Apple have removed hundreds of apps from their app stores at the request of governments around the world, creating regional disparities in access to mobile apps at a time when many economies are becoming increasingly dependent on them. […]


Development Software, Software Category

Google Brings Compute Engine Integration to Cloud Code

September 16, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Recently Google added a new integration in Cloud Code with its Compute Engine service (GCE) to make it easier for developers to manage their frequently used virtual machines in the IDE, view details about them, connect to them over SSH, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Introduces Pay-as-you-go Pricing for Apigee API Management

September 6, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Recently Google introduced a pay-as-you-go pricing model for Apigee’s API management to provide customers with more flexibility in using the service and control costs. With the new pay-as-you-go model, the company is providing customers with an additional pricing plan for […]


Application Software, Software Category

Chrome extensions with 1.4 million installs track users for affiliate payment scam

September 1, 2022

Via: TechSpot

This week, a report from McAfee’s security researchers highlighted five Google Chrome extensions that tracked users and manipulated the websites they visited. Collectively, almost a million and a half users installed the extensions. Two of the extensions masqueraded as functions […]


Application Software, Software Category

5 popular Chrome extensions are stealing your browsing data so delete them now

August 31, 2022

Via: BGR

Any untrusted software that you install could be dangerous. Whether it’s a mobile app, a PC game, or a browser extension, it could be stealing your data. This week, security researchers at McAfee Labs highlighted five Chrome extensions that can […]


Mobile Apps

Android 13 review: Plans for the future, but not much to offer today

August 30, 2022

Via: Technica

The Android update treadmill continues with the release of Android 13. It’s one of the smallest Android releases in recent memory, with barely any user-facing features to point to. Keep in mind, though, that this update follows the monster Android […]


Operating systems, Others

Google’s Fuchsia OS is taking over smart displays, now on its second device

August 25, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

The kingdom of Google’s third major operating system, Fuchsia, is growing a little wider today. 9to5Google reports Google completed the rollout of Fuchsia to the Google Nest Hub Max. Along with the original Nest Hub/Google Home Hub, that puts two […]


Development Software, Software Category

Google Published Results on How ML-Enhanced Code Compilation Could Improve Developers’ Productivity

August 24, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Google AI has recently published results on ML-enhanced code compilation and how it improved developers’ productivity considering different metrics. Code compilation is an essential tool in any integrated development environment (IDE) to assist developers in writing codes. These systems are […]


Operating systems, Others

Google Wear OS Update Includes Offline Maps, Support for Streaming Apps, and More

August 11, 2022

Via: Tech Times

The Google Wear OS will be upgraded to include some new features with the announcement of the Galaxy Watch 5. The Galaxy Watch 5 was announced at the Samsung Unpacked 2022 event. Google Wear OS Update Includes Maps and Play […]


Development Software, Software Category

Google Open-Source Quantum Computing Framework Cirq Reaches 1.0

July 28, 2022

Via: InfoQ

After over four years in development, Google open source quantum programming framework Cirq has reached stability and established itself as the lingua franca that Google engineers use to write quantum programs for Google’s own quantum processors. This means that future […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google delays Chrome third-party cookie blocking to late 2024

July 28, 2022

Via: BGR

Google announced a couple of years ago that it intends to replace the third-party tracking cookies in Chrome with more privacy-friendly trackers. Google said at the time it that needed two years to phase out the tracking technology and replace […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Maps gets 3 new updates including location sharing notifications

July 27, 2022

Via: BGR

Google on Wednesday announced a trio of new Google Maps features that should improve your navigation experience during the summer months, including an essential update to location sharing: Support for notifications. Google also updated cycling navigation in Google Maps, offering […]


Mobile Apps

The App Store still has a fleeceware problem that affects millions of iOS users

July 18, 2022

Via: TechSpot

Scam apps are nothing new, but Apple and Google have yet to develop a proper solution to prevent them from making it into their mobile app stores. The most recent estimate is that developers of fleeceware apps raked in $400 […]


Operating systems, Others

Google’s new Chrome feature could boost your laptop’s battery for free

July 8, 2022

Via: TechRadar

A new feature coming to Chrome could give a boost to your laptop’s battery – potentially solving one of the biggest problems with using Google’s web browser on a mobile device. According to the About Chromebooks website(opens in new tab), […]


Mobile Apps

Google’s Switch to Android iPhone app now supports all Android 12 devices

June 29, 2022

Via: BGR

Google officially launched its Switch to Android app for iPhone earlier this year. As its name suggests, the app intends to simplify the process of moving your data from an iPhone to an Android device. At first, the app only […]


Application Software, Software Category

The latest Google Chrome beta solves an unnerving video conferencing problem

June 28, 2022

Via: TechRadar

The latest beta edition of Google Chrome (Beta 104) has offered a glimpse of a number of useful changes coming to the popular web browser. The updates will be available on Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows devices, with […]


Mobile Apps

Security researchers detail Hermit spyware on Android and iOS

June 27, 2022

Via: TechSpot

A report from Google’s Threat Analysis Team describes how Italian company RCS Labs distributes its Hermit spyware on behalf of clients which include national governments. It aligns with Lookout Threat Lab’s report from earlier this month. Attackers distribute Hermit through […]


Application Software, Software Category

Browser wars veteran accuses Apple of ‘sabotaging the web’

June 27, 2022

Via: TechRadar

An engineer who has spent the last decade working across web browser projects at Google and Microsoft has ridiculed the characterization of Apple as a champion of choice. In a new blog post(opens in new tab), Alex Russell argues that […]