Google is working on a universal machine translation tool, but it's safe to say that while they've made progress, they still have a long way to go to achieve that goal.
Google is extending its Wallet mobile commerce platform to all smartphones running Android 2.3 and higher, eliminating a requirement that compatible devices must contain a Near Field Communications chip with a secure element.
Google has acquired Bump, whose wireless content sharing application emerged as one of the first breakout hits of the app store era. Financial terms were not disclosed, although a source close to the transaction told AllThingsD that Google paid at least $30 million and possibly as much as $60 million.
Google is rolling out a new version of its Chrome mobile browser for Apple's iPhone and iPad, adding support for voice search queries including pronouns.
A federal appeals court has rejected Google's bid to dismiss a lawsuit over its Street View photo and data collection program, Reuters is reporting.
Google continues building out its fledgling Google Play Music All Access streaming music service, adding new genre-specific radio stations.
Google last week unveiled a new category of apps for the Chrome Web browser that offers the most desktop centric experience ever.
Google announced this week that you can embed Google + posts in your blog or website.
Google has embarked on an encryption initiative to secure its data, and has accelerated its plans amidst reports that intelligence agencies are mining user data as part of the secretive PRISM program.
Google's Authenticator account verification application returned to Apple's App Store this weekend, days after Google pulled the app to fix a recent software update that wiped user settings and prevented logins.