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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.

Android ‘12.1’ could be a big foldable-focused update

RIP Android TV remote app, hello Google TV remote app

Google is brightening up your Gmail avatar with new illustrations

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Future Wife is a wedding, a play, and the weirdest thing I’ve done in Google Sheets

Not a number or formula in sight

Someone is using old Jawbone patents to sue Apple and Google

Patent skulduggery

Google’s Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max can now show visual responses and the UI in Spanish

Google Calendar events now include a way to start group chats with attendees

Android adds facial gesture controls and handwriting recognition accessibility features

Honda will use Google’s embedded Android Automotive in its cars starting in 2022

Google TV mercifully launches mobile remote for Android users

Google Photos’ nude-friendly folders coming to all Android phones soon

Android Auto is getting a new look to make futzing with your car less distracting

Discord starts testing YouTube integration weeks after Google shuts down music bots

Google will let you check up on advertisers’ campaign histories

The Google Pixel 6 Pro may have been leaked in a brief hands-on video

Surface Duo 2 passes through the FCC with 5G, NFC, and wireless charging support

Google reportedly has a second foldable in the works

A privacy-focused permissions feature from Android 11 is coming to older phones too

Resetting an app’s permissions if it hasn’t been used in a while

Oppo shows off new ColorOS 12 following OnePlus merger

Wipeout gets ‘reimagined’ as a mobile game where you manage instead of drive

Alphabet’s Project Taara laser tech beamed 700TB of data across nearly 5km

Google’s rumored Pixel 6 Tensor processor sounds extremely weird

The mystery of Google’s upcoming SoC gets stranger

Xiaomi returns to Android tablets with the 11-inch Pad 5

Xiaomi announces 11T Pro with 120W fast charging

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How the iPhone 13, Mini, Pro and Max compare to Android rivals — and vs. iPhone 12

Google found guilty of restricting Android forks in South Korea, fined $177 million