Google Hangouts for Consumers Will Be Shutting Down Sometime in 2020

Google will shut its popular Hangouts service for consumers by 2020, 9to5Google has reported, citing sources aware of the product’s roadmap. Hangouts was launched as a replacement for Gchat in 2013 by... Read more »

Google Parent Alphabet’s Verily Unit Halts Glucose-Detecting Contact Lens Project

Alphabet’s life sciences division Verily said on Friday that it was putting on hold one of its oldest and highest-profile projects, a smart contact lens designed to help monitor sugar levels. The project,... Read more »

Google, Microsoft, Qualcomm Working on Chrome for Windows 10 on ARM

Samsung and Lenovo both have unveiled Snapdragon 850 laptops recently, and in order to make these Qualcomm Snapdragon laptops compatible with all Windows apps, Microsoft announced Visual Studio 15.9 last week. This... Read more »

Flipkart Sale on Google-Certified Android TVs Kicks Off Tonight

Flipkart is hosting a sale in association with Google on the occasion of World TV Day, which is on November 21. The sale kicks off at 12am IST (Midnight) tonight, and lasts... Read more »

Google Set to ‘Redesign’ Sharing Menu on Android to Deliver Faster Experience

Google is considering fixing the sharing menu on Android as a “priority”, revealed Android Engineering VP Dave Burke. The executive also said that his team was working on a redesign to deliver... Read more »

Google’s New Android Ecosystem Security Report Provides Play Protect Data in Detail

Google already published the Android Security Year in Review detailing the open source platform’s trends, new features and enhancements. Now, the tech giant has announced that it will also publish the Android... Read more »

Google ‘Files Go’ App Rebranded to ‘Files’ in Beta, Gets Material Theme Design Treatment

Google’s Files Go, the app which was initially designed for Android Go devices, has now been transformed into ‘Files’ app. The updated app has also included a redesigned interface that is based... Read more »

Micromax Launches Its First Google-Certified Android TVs in India

Micromax Informatics on Friday launched its first Google-Certified Android TV in two variants, but without a name. The 49-inch and 55-inch 4K UHD HDR10 TVs are priced at Rs. 51,990 and Rs. 61,990, respectively.... Read more »

Google Now Requires JavaScript Enabled to Let Users Sign-In

Google has announced a number of security features for securing Google accounts from “attackers’ tricks”. To mark the last day of Cybersecurity Awareness month, the tech giant has released four security improvements... Read more »

Blockchain Startup Hires Away Google’s Messaging Tech Leader

Blockchain technology startup Ripple Labs confirmed to Reuters on Friday that it hired Amir Sarhangi, who had been leading Google’s rollout of a new wireless messaging system, as vice president of products. San Francisco-based Ripple, which... Read more »