Google has made important changes to its corporate structure today, when it spun off its self-driving cars unit as a separate company called Waymo, which will now be part of the Alphabet group, a parent company that manages a multitude of other Google-based ventures, such as Calico, DeepMind, Nest Labs, and more.
Google Chrome 56, currently in Beta stage, will show a distinctive and visible warning text when users navigate to pages hosted on HTTP that contain sensitive form elements such as fields for password or credit card data input.
Google engineers have found a way to shrink the size of Android app updates once again, revealing that a new technology they've recently started deploying has allowed them to cut down the size of app update packages with 65% on average when compared to the original app APK file.
The service helped reduce the time needed to fill in forms, and maintained the same high-level of spam detection we've become accustomed from the reCAPTCHA service.
Some clever Russian crook has found a way to register a lookalike Google domain by taking advantage of Unicode characters to create an alternative way of spelling Google.
Almost 15 years after Steve Ballmer had compared Linux and the open source community to cancer, Microsoft announced today that it was joining the Linux Foundation as a platinum member.
Google announced today harsher measures against website operators that abuse its Safe Browsing system to distribute malware by pretending to play nice and requesting quick reviews to lift bans, only to revert back to distributing harmful content.
Google released today Android's Security Bulletin for the month of November, which among a total of 83 security vulnerabilities has also patched two high profile bugs identified as Drammer and Dirty COW.
An investigation by German public broadcaster NDR revealed that MyWOT (WOT, or Web Of Trust) has been selling user data to third-parties without properly anonymizing user information, which in some cases exposed the user's real identity and details about his browsing habits.
Google announced on late Friday afternoon plans to use a website's mobile version as the primary content source for ranking sites for its search engine's results, in a move that its engineers have hinted at for the past year at several SEO conferences.
Google has banned WoSign, a Chinese company that provides SSL/TLS certificates to support HTTPS traffic, after both Apple and Mozilla took similar steps in the past month.
Google revealed that Chrome had secretly received a speed boost on Windows since the start of September after its engineers had integrated a technology known as Profile Guided Optimization.
There's a tiny scandal brewing among two of Silicon Valley's elites after Google engineers have publicly disclosed a zero-day vulnerability affecting several Windows operating system versions before Microsoft could issue a patch to address the issue.