Google

Could Google+ hit 400 mln users in 2012?

Google+ may still be a tiny social networking service compared to Facebook, but one watcher forecasts Google+ will reach 400 million users by the end of 2012.

Android Army

Google activates 3.7 million Android devices over Christmas, but Apple still wins

Google's Andy Rubin says that Android activations reached 3.7 million devices over Christmas, but a breakdown of numbers shows that Apple's Christmas activations may almost double Google's.

Android Army

Google+ passes 60 million users with help from the Muppets

While Google continues to promote Google+ through various advertising mediums, the social network has experienced a sharp uptick in user growth over the past month.

Social Media

Google launches YouTube Slam to encourage video discovery

With a ton of user uploaded content at the company's disposal, Google is looking for new ways to feature the most popular content and encourage users to spend more time watching various videos.

Web

App downloads at Christmas for iOS and Android devices break record

Christmas Day saw more iOS and Android apps downloaded to mobile devices than on any other day ever, as well as the most ever device activations, according to data from a mobile analytics firm.

Android Army

Google talks social enterprise focus for 2012

Google's ready to kick off 2012 with a renewed interest in the social enterprise market, which means the Google+ upgrades will be fast and furious.

Computing

Oracle dealt patent defeat in Google Android case

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has more-or-less thrown out one of the patents Oracle is asserting against Google in its case over Android.

Android Army

Christmas-themed Google Doodle wishes you Happy Holidays

As expected, Google updates its search page in celebration of Christmas Day with a musical holiday-themed Google Doodle.

Computing

Opinion: Picking winners and losers in the coming decade of tech

The past 10 years have been a tumultuous few, and the next 10 promise even more disruption. How will these present-day superpowers fare in the 2010s?

Opinion

More details on the Google/Firefox deal emerge, big numbers involved

Following Mozilla's announcement that Google would remain as their default search engine, details have emerged that the new deal is considerably more lucrative than before.

Computing

Sony Ericsson’s Ice Cream Sandwich update coming in early 2012

Sony Ericsson announce their schedule for upgrading the 2011 range of Xperia smartphones to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The first stage will begin in late March, with all phones being completed by early May.

Android Army

Bluetooth certification reveals Sony Ericsson LT28at LTE super phone

A new Sony Ericsson "Super Phone" has been leaked via its Bluetooth certification entry, indicating features will include a 4.55-inch touchscreen and a 13-megapixel camera.

Android Army

Study: 60 percent of students won’t attend a college without Wi-Fi services

While many colleges are attempting to keep up with current technological trends and advances, college students are becoming more picky when it comes to Wi-Fi access on campus.

Computing

Comscore: Bing almost even with Yahoo in search rankings

It's been two and a half years since Microsoft birthed Bing, and according to Comscore, Microsoft's search engine is finally on the cusp of pulling even with Yahoo.

Computing

Google reports 700,000 new Android devices activated every day

Android platform chief announces new benchmark on Google Plus and clarifies definition of "new device activation."

Android Army