Google, which has accused Symantec and its partners of misissuing tens of thousands of certificates for encrypted web connections, quietly announced Thursday that it’s downgrading the level and length of trust Chrome will place in certificates issued by Symantec. Encrypted web connections — HTTPS connections like those on banking sites, login pages or news sites like
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Google on Tuesday announced three new updates to Google+ in an effort to revive interest in the faltering product. The added features will be rolled out next week, when the old Google+ layout will vanish. First, lower quality comments will be hidden, although Google didn’t explain how comments will be judged or who will make
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Breaking Apple’s five-year record, Google has taken the top spot as the most valuable brand in the world. In the latest Brand Finance Global 500 report, Apple comes in second, followed by Amazon, AT&T, Microsoft, Samsung, Verizon, Walmart, Facebook, and ICBC. Brand Finance’s analysts feel that Apple has “over-exploited the goodwill of its customers” and
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Last month at the employer’s developer-centered conference Google I/O, the hunt large took it upon itself to take Android enthusiasts on a solely-for-leisure-functions experience by means of asking them for call guidelines for its most up-to-date model of the mobile OS, Android N. That contest, so to talk, changed into presupposed to ultimate until June
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Google has updated its Google Play distribution data for the seven-day period ending January 4. As Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow version rolls out to more devices, its adoption has gone up – slightly. According to Google’s latest Android distribution chart, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow now runs on 0.7 percent active Android devices. This is 0.2
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Google has been keeping its promise of releasing Android security update every month. The company released security updates in November and last month, it bundled the security update with the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update release. Now, Google has started pushing the January Android security update for its Nexus range of devices. In its ‘Nexus Security Bulletin’
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The LG-made Google Nexus 5X smartphone has received yet another unofficial price drop in India. The phone’s 32GB model is now available for Rs 29,990 on Amazon India. The 16GB model that got a significant price droplast week is retailing for as little as Rs 24,400. The Nexus 5X was originally launched in India in October
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Google’s Pixel C team has confirmed that it is working on a lot of things at the moment for the next version of Android. The team has confirmed that the split-screen feature for Android is in the works and should come with Android N , the next big update for Google’s mobile OS. “The Pixel
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Google has launched several new designer watch faces for Android Wear. The company has partnered with nine fashion brands including Ted Baker, Melissa Joy Manning, Vivienne Tam, Nicole Miller, Y-3, Mango, Zoe Jordan, Harajuku Kawaii!, and ASICS for the new watch faces. All the new watch faces from the aforementioned fashion brands are available for
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At the Google for India event in New Delhi today, the company’s CEO Sundar Pichai talked about Google’s plans to support the Digital India initiative. The brand announced that the ASUS Chromebit HDMI stick with Chrome OS will be launched in India in January. In addition, the company has also said that it will be
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Google launched the Huawei-made Nexus 6P (review) smartphone in India in October in two variants – Aluminium and Graphite models. Now Huawei has launched the Nexus 6P Special Edition with a gold finish in India, which will be exclusively available on Flipkart. The Nexus 6P Special Edition comes only in a 64GB internal storage variant. It is
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Google has kicked off holiday deals on the Play Store for Android users. As part of the year-end deals, the company is offering discounts of up to 95 percent on popular game titles, and a flat 75 percent discount on movie rentals. These are limited period year-end deals, so make sure to avail them as
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