Following U.S. surveillance concerns and a monopoly probe of Microsoft, China will be shipping the first version of its own homegrown PC-based operating system (OS) by October, Xinhua reported. Computer technology put a certain strain on relationship between China and US after escalating tensions over data privacy and industrial espionage including a number of run-ins [...]
Google losing its mobile search dominance as users increasingly favor apps to carry out Internet searches
Google, who revolutionized the Internet with its search engine, is actually losing some momentum in the mobile search sector. And the misfeasor is the distending world of mobile-apps. According to the latest findings from analytics firm eMarketer, smartphone and tablet users are increasingly using apps to collect information rather than browser search and mobile search behaviour [...]
In the past, only iphone users were able to integrate their Automatic dongles with their handsets, but now it seems that Automatic, the Smart Driving Assistant has finally arrived on Google’s Android platform and Android owners are now on the receiving end of an additional feature. Automatic, the new Android app, which was announced Tuesday [...]
Andy Rubin is saying goodbye to his child Android, which is the world’s top-selling mobile operating system, as Google Inc. is seeking ways to cope with complex alliances, including one with Samsung Electronics Co. Google Inc. believes that combing its mobile software units into one would be the best option leading to further success.
There was a leak Thursday that Microsoft offered a view that was trying to invade the smartphone market from the bottom up. The fresh report said that Microsoft has plans to launch several LTE Windows Phone devices in 2012. Now, the hot news is that Microsoft is already planning to major updates, Tango and Apollo (as coded) in 2012.