While Samsung and Pebble make up 96 percent of the $96 million U.S. smartwatch market, according the latest stats from NPD Group, Google and Apple are getting ready to launch their offerings.
Driverless vehicles have the potential to revolutionize the way we drive as well as the way we conduct business, as demonstrated by a number of recent developments.
Mobility has radically changed the IT landscape over the last decade--it "ended Microsoft's dominance, saved Apple, made Facebook and could upend Google," writes Ben Bajarin, principal at market intelligence firm Creative Strategies, in a Time column.
Google's Chrome has overtaken Microsoft's Internet Explorer, or IE, as a Web browser platform in the United States, according to the latest Adobe Digital Index for the month of April. According to Adobe, Chrome accounted for 31.8 percent of all Web browser usage during the month, while IE's browser share was slightly lower at 30.9 percent for that month.
Both the Safari and Chrome Web browsers could soon implement a new feature that results in the URL of a website being obscured, reports Computerworld.
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Google is seeing a steady decline on mobile search ad revenue as a result of market fragmentation and rise of mobile apps, according to the latest stats from eMarketer.
In the aftermath of the revelations about widespread National Security Agency surveillance, more email users are turning to encryption to secure their emails.
In a move with the potential to revolutionize the way many people access the Internet, sources at Google have revealed plans to launch a fleet of 180 satellites that would provide networking services to areas with low levels of connectivity. The plan would cost $1 billion--or more--and could be the first step in a greater effort to create a far-reaching satellite network.
While we will all continue to struggle with privacy issues, it is clear that consumers do want and are quickly comfortable with many of the benefits big data can deliver. And like Google, many of us will need to speed development to meet demand.