Google Translate is gaining instantaneous translation support for 20 more languages

Google Translate is gaining an update that'll add 20 more languages to its instantaneous translation feature. It'll make for a total of 27, a big jump from the feature's debut total of 7.


Google+ cuts its ties with YouTube, but don’t delete your account yet

Google announced that it will separate Google+ from YouTube, so users can upload videos and comment without the need for a Google+ account. However, if you have a YouTube channel, it would be a huge mistake to delete your Google+ account right now.

Social Media

Apple, Google, and other tech companies lead the way in fighting climate change

Tech giants Google, Microsoft, and Apple have joined the White House to launch and sign the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, along with 10 other behemoths of business, including Coca-Cola, General Motors, and Walmart.

Cool Tech

10 tech stories you missed this week: Jeep hacking recall, iTunes sale, and more

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why, we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you.

Android Army

MPAA emails expose anti-Google attack plan using Today Show, Wall Street Journal

Detailing an unnerving plot to manipulate major media outlets on a national scale, recently filed court documents shed light on MPAA's plan to negatively smear Google using outlets like the Today Show and WSJ.


Google celebrates Chromecast’s 2nd birthday with free movie rentals

A free movie rental from Google Play is one of the promotional offers you can pick up as Google celebrates another birthday for its dinky streaming dongle — here's how you can claim yours.

Home Theater

Google joins NASA and others to work on drone traffic control system

Google has joined NASA, Amazon, Verizon, and others to help develop an air traffic control system for low-altitude drones as businesses keen to use the flying machines await the FAA's decision on new rules for the commercial use of the flying machines.

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Google program takes aim at patent trolls: DT Daily

Today on DT Daily: Google partners up with several other companies to protect tech startups from patent trolls, new movie 'Pixels' feeds your '80s video game vibe.

DT Daily

Soon Google Voice might actually do a decent job of transcribing voicemail

If you're a Google Voice user, you've probably seen your share of voicemail transcriptions that make it look like the person who left the message is losing their mind. That's about to change, or at least get a little better.


A new timeline feature in Google Maps keeps tabs of all your past traversals

Google has rolled out a Maps function that maps out users’ daily routes and visited locations. The new tool can also combine Google Photos with the location history to help recall the events that took place.


Microsoft Office for Windows users can now sync files with Google Drive

Office users have another choice for cloud storage. A new plug-in makes it possible to open and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files directly from Google Drive.


Google Glass 2.0 news: Enterprise Edition may have a foldable hinge and ruggedized body

All eyes are on Google as it gets ready to release the second version of its Glass eyewear, and rumors suggest that the new device is going to have a focus on business use, and not be available to general consumers at all.


New Google Maps feature shows you exactly where you’ve been

If you're a big user of Google Now notifications and love Google Maps, here's something else you're likely to go for – Your Timeline. The new Maps feature, for Android and desktop users, lets you rediscover old journeys and resurface memories.


Android 5.1 updates: Sony updates the Xperia Z3 and Z2 series, promises more to come soon

Google has introduced the latest version of Android Lollipop, and it's already being sent out to various Nexus and Google Play devices. Find out if yours is on the list in our guide to Android 5.1.


Husband who said he’d quit smoking outed by Street View

Typical. You're outside your house enjoying a sneaky smoke – against doctor's orders – and what drives by but a Street View car. A while later, your wife starts suspecting you're still on the ciggies, checks your home on Street View, and there you are…