Tag: Google

Google is fighting with Symantec over encrypting the internet

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…

Google Surpasses Apple to Become the Most Valuable Brand in the World: Report

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…

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Now Running on 0.7 Percent Active Devices: Google

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…

Google Releases January Android Security Update for Nexus Devices

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’…

Google releases new designer watch faces for Android Wear

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…

Google partners with RailTel to offer free Wi-Fi services at railway stations across India

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…