New research from Nielsen indicates that Android products now account for more than half of the smartphones in use in the U.S. market, and that 54% of those who purchased smartphones in June 2012 opted for an Android device.
Stories by Jon Gold
A hacked Colombian Transport website has been rigged to deliver a malware payload that is able to target Mac OS, Windows and even Linux systems, according to a report from F-Secure.
An AI that can watch two-minute videos of some simple board games being played, learn the rules, and then play against human opponents has been developed by Lukasz Kaiser, a researcher at Paris Diderot University.
HP has announced that it is planning to make four new all-in-one desktop PC models available in August and September, upgrading its existing lineup and bringing touchscreen technology to machines outside of its HP TouchSmart line.
Amazon's response to the release of the Google Nexus 7 tablet could come within a month, as a report from the China Times says the manufacturer Quanta is already working on a first batch of Kindle Fire 2 devices.
Amazon may be planning to broaden its Android-based device lineup with a new smartphone, according to a report from Bloomberg.
A recent study from European telecom O2 found that smartphone users in the U.K. depend on those devices for an increasingly large proportion of their day-to-day activities -- so much so, in fact, that many have begun to abandon other gadgets altogether.
A research team at North Carolina State University led by Professor Xuxian Jiang recently announced that a security flaw in Android Version 4.0.4 and below could exploited by a rootkit with relative ease, according to an official university research blog post.
There's no single facet of Google's new Nexus 7 that stands out as a game-changer on its own. However, the combination of a number of minor upsides is a powerful one, making the tablet into an intriguing contender in a competitive arena.
Google rolled out what it's calling the world's first social streaming media player Wednesday at its I/O developer conference. The Nexus Q is available through the Google Play Store for $299 and is expected to ship sometime in mid-July.
With the presumptive launch of Google's Nexus 7 tablet mere days or hours away, developers at Google I/O 2012 are emphasizing the need for a unified platform on which they can do their work.
Reddit, a popular link-sharing and discussion site, announced this week that it has begun blocking content from entire domains - including some belonging to the Atlantic, Business Week, Phys.org, Science Daily, and Discover Magazine - for "spamming and/or cheating."
It's been a long, interesting journey for Google site reliability manager Sabrina Farmer, who talked about work, success and overcoming self-doubt at the Women in Advanced Computing conference in Boston.
Apple's launch of iOS 6 yesterday at the Worldwide Developer Conference did a lot to wow the tech media world -- but some mobile users seem less than overwhelmed.
Listening to the way people in the world of technology talk about Alan Turing, it's difficult to believe that the English computer scientist isn't more of a household name.