clock menu more-arrow no yes


The name Google is synonymous with online searches, but over the years the company has grown beyond search and now builds multiple consumer products, including software like Gmail, Chrome, Maps, Android, and hardware like the Pixel smartphones, Google Home, and Chromebooks. Its name can also be found on internet services such as Google Fi, Flights, Checkout, and Google Fiber. Here is all of the latest news about one of the most influential tech companies in the world.

Google might release a Home Hub to take on the Echo Show

Gmail’s polarizing Smart Replies will soon be optional for desktop users

Apple Music now works with Android Auto

Nest tried to hide its identity as the buyer of a promising health startup

Android phones in the US will now automatically share your location during 911 calls

In partnership with T-Mobile

The iPhone XS camera beats the iPhone X, but not the Pixel 2

Xiaomi admits to putting ads in the settings menu of its phones

Google releases Chrome OS 69 with new Material Theme design and Linux support

You can now use Google Maps with Apple’s CarPlay in iOS 12

Google is giving up some control of the AMP format

Google partners with the world’s biggest auto group to bring Android to cars

Google updates its Play Books iOS app at the same time as Apple’s iBooks update in iOS 12

Google’s Family Link can now turn off your teen’s phone during dinner

Tenor gets an iOS 12 update to offer in-camera stickers

Alexa will soon answer you in photos provided by Getty Images

Here’s what Google Maps looks like running on Apple CarPlay

Google’s prototype Chinese search engine reportedly links searches to phone numbers

Google remotely changed the settings on a bunch of phones running Android 9 Pie

You’d think there would be more safeguards for preventing this kind of thing

Google reveals Pixel 3 colors: mint, white, and black

Google adds fingerprint support to Chrome on Android and Mac in latest beta

OnePlus announces super cheap USB-C earbuds

Google’s internal political battles keep spilling out into the public

Breitbart posted a leaked video of Google’s first all-hands meeting after the 2016 election

How the iPhone XS and XS Max stack up against the top Android phones

Reddit calls EU copyright directive ‘a significant blow to the open Internet’

Google’s Inbox app is shutting down in March 2019

Apple’s Smart HDR sounds a lot like the Google Pixel camera

Google replaces $9 headphone dongle with nearly identical $12 version

Qualcomm finally has a new chip for the next generation of Android smartwatches

Google Pixelbook leaks and ads show smaller bezels, possible detachable keyboard

Google’s Touring Bird is a travel tool to help vacationers find free activities in new cities

Unexpected new tips

Google’s Pixel 3 event will take place on October 9th

Google’s bad day in Congress came at the worst possible time

YouTube’s dark mode is rolling out on Android, for real this time

Google turns 20: how an internet search engine reshaped the world

Google launches new search engine to help scientists find the datasets they need

Senators blast Google for missing hearing on foreign influence operations

How big is too big? The past and future of tech monopolies

Vivo announces V11 with in-display fingerprint sensor and yet another notch shape