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Google revenues fall short of expectations, still doing very well

Google revenues fall short of expectations, still doing very well

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 16 (UPI) -- Google saw its revenues falter a little bit, coming $100 million short of expectations, while earnings per share missed estimates by 12 cents.
Ananth Baliga
Canadian Police make first Heartbleed-related arrest

Canadian Police make first Heartbleed-related arrest

LONDON, Ontario, April 16 (UPI) -- Canadian police said Wednesday a 19-year-old student was charged with stealing confidential taxpayer data using the Internet security flaw called Heartbleed Bug.
Ananth Baliga
Google to release Project Ara modular smartphone in January

Google to release Project Ara modular smartphone in January

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 16 (UPI) -- Google said it will launch the first Project Ara "Gray Phone" in January, which will be a customizable modular smartphone that is intentionally drab and boring.
Ananth Baliga
BAE Systems announces mobile app for Google Glass devices

BAE Systems announces mobile app for Google Glass devices

ARLINGTON, Va., April 16 (UPI) -- BAE Systems has announced a mobile application that will make Google Glass an ideal technology for first responders.
Richard Tomkins
Miley Cyrus gives back new puppy: 'It's too soon'

Miley Cyrus gives back new puppy: 'It's too soon'

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- The "Wrecking Ball" singer said she still needs time to recover from the recent death of her dog Floyd.
Kate Stanton
Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace, Facebook had shown interest

Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace, Facebook had shown interest

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 14 (UPI) -- Google has agreed to buy solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum, beating Facebook who was also interested in the acquisition.
Ananth Baliga
Android devices still awaiting Heartbleed fix

Android devices still awaiting Heartbleed fix

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 14 (UPI) -- More than a third of Android users on the Jelly Bean version of the OS are still waiting a patch for the Heartbleed bug, which was revealed last week.
Ananth Baliga
Internet chief allays fears over ICANN transition

Internet chief allays fears over ICANN transition

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- Fears over control of the Internet came into sharp relief as lawmakers voted to stall plans to relinquish U.S. government oversight of key Internet regulations.
Gabrielle Levy
Google to sell Glass to the masses for a single day -- April 15

Google to sell Glass to the masses for a single day -- April 15

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 10 (UPI) -- Google has reluctantly confirmed that for just one day -- April 15 -- it will sell its head-mounted computer, Glass, to the general public.
Ananth Baliga
La bonne vie: France bans work email after 6 p.m.

La bonne vie: France bans work email after 6 p.m.

PARIS, April 10 (UPI) -- France has now required employers' federations and unions to sign a legally binding agreement that will force their staff to switch off their phones after 6.
Aileen Graef
Chromecast home screen may get weather info and photo update

Chromecast home screen may get weather info and photo update

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 9 (UPI) -- Google is planning to add enhancements to the home screen of its popular video-streaming dongle Chromecast, including weather information and custom wallpapers.
Ananth Baliga
Comcast to face Senate Judiciary Committee on Time Warner deal

Comcast to face Senate Judiciary Committee on Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Representatives of Comcast and Time Warner will face the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, a day after filing a 175-page merger application with the FCC.
Ananth Baliga
Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug

Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug

SAN FRANCISCO, April 9 (UPI) -- Internet users are encouraged to change the online passwords after the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed" affecting OpenSSL.
Aileen Graef
Taiwanese phone maker HTC posts deep losses for Q1

Taiwanese phone maker HTC posts deep losses for Q1

TAOYUAN CITY, Taiwan, April 7 (UPI) -- Taiwanese phone maker HTC posted its second loss in three quarters, showing a bigger than expected loss of $62 million.
Ananth Baliga
Android lock screen app Cover acquired by Twitter

Android lock screen app Cover acquired by Twitter

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7 (UPI) -- Cover, an app thats lets Android users replace the default lock screen on their devices, was acquired Monday by micro-blogging site Twitter.
Ananth Baliga
Livestream app lets users stream video from Google Glass

Livestream app lets users stream video from Google Glass

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- Livestream app will enable Google Glass users to stream live video of whatever they want to record, but could heighten privacy fears surrounding the device.
Ananth Baliga
Science, Discovery Channels to broadcast private race to the moon

Science, Discovery Channels to broadcast private race to the moon

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- Both the Science and Discovery Channels will offer coverage of the Google Lunar X competition, from testing to liftoff to lunar landing.
Brooks Hays
Google acquisition Nest halts smoke alarm sales

Google acquisition Nest halts smoke alarm sales

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 4 (UPI) -- Nest Labs, recently acquired by Google, has halted the sale of its Nest Protect smoke alarm to address a potential safety flaw.
Ananth Baliga
Speaking of Glassholes, Google wants to trademark the term 'Glass'

Speaking of Glassholes, Google wants to trademark the term 'Glass'

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 4 (UPI) -- Google is attempting to trademark the word 'Glass' but has been unable to convince the U.S. trademark office to issue it, since the word is a generic term.
Ananth Baliga
Report: Greenpeace calls out Amazon for ignoring use of renewable sources of energy

Report: Greenpeace calls out Amazon for ignoring use of renewable sources of energy

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 2 (UPI) -- Greenpeace released a report looking at the ecological performance of Internet companies, with Apple, Facebook and Google leading the charge in sustainability.
Ananth Baliga
Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8.1, digital assistant Cortana

Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8.1, digital assistant Cortana

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2 (UPI) -- Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8.1, and the new OS for smartphones will include a digital, voice-enabled assistant called Cortana.
Ananth Baliga
Mark Zuckerberg's salary drops to $1, but he earns $3.3B through stock options

Mark Zuckerberg's salary drops to $1, but he earns $3.3B through stock options

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 1 (UPI) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's base salary fell to $1 last year, but his total compensation for the year was $653,165 and $3.3 billion in stock options.
Ananth Baliga
Happy April Fool's: Google offers David Hasselhoff photobomb

Happy April Fool's: Google offers David Hasselhoff photobomb

April 1 (UPI) -- Google is offering a service that edits a photobomb of David Hasselhoff in people's personal photographs to celebrate April Fool's Day.
Aileen Graef
Dennis Rodman plays exhibition game in a mohawk and makeup

Dennis Rodman plays exhibition game in a mohawk and makeup

March 31 (UPI) -- The former NBA star played an exhibition game in Buenos Aires wearing makeup and a mohawk.
Kate Stanton
Google Maps debuts Pokémon Challenge in honor of April Fool's Day

Google Maps debuts Pokémon Challenge in honor of April Fool's Day

March 31 (UPI) -- Google Maps has unveiled a special treat for Pokémon fans in honor of April Fool's Day.
Annie Martin
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