Google has released version 2.0 of their Play Services for Android applications. The new additions represent the Maps and Photo Sphere APIs, and are available for all applications running on Android 2.2+.
Google has included a preview of the forthcoming support for Java 7 in the October update to their Platform-as-a-Service App Engine
Google has released an SDK for Dart and several new language features and improvements, such as: an Editor, Dartium, faster VM, a numbers of libraries, a package manager and others.
Supersonic is a query engine library for columnar databases providing a set of data transformation primitives that Google advertises to be “ultra-fast.”
Oracle and Google will both appeal a jury's findings that Google infringed copyrights but didn't steal patents when it used Java as the basis for Android, its mobile operating system.
Google has open sourced J2ObjC, a transpiler converting Java source code to Objective-C/C++ source code for the iOS platform.
The recently open sourced Android 4.1, aka Jelly Bean, comes with several UI, connectivity, services and SDK enhancements, including: smoother UI, better HTML5 rendering, cloud messaging, performance and debugging tools.
Google today disclosed details of Compute Engine, an IaaS offering that runs Linux VMs on demand utilizing Google’s cloud infrastructure. Google Compute Engine (GCE) supports 1, 2, 4 and 8 virtual core VMs with 3.75GB RAM per virtual core
Oracle has agreed to accept $0 worth of damages from Google, after Oracle's legal team agreed in court yesterday to forego any statutory damages in connection with its infringement case against Google.
Today is World IPv6 day, when large organisations will enable IPv6 resolution of their hosts will be enabled permanently. This follows on from last year's successful tests when IPv6 connectivity was enabled for a day.
The judge in the ongoing Oracle vs Google case has set out an order that the structure, sequence and organisation of APIs cannot be copyrightable. The case is effectively over, with Oracle having lost on all counts, and the only copying found to be nine lines of code. Read on to find out more.
Google and Microsoft want to improve HTTP with SPDY and Speed+Mobility. This article reviews both proposals outlining what benefits they bring to the much used Internet protocol.