It looks like a very common exploit was found within the Chromecast that can be used to take over the stream, displaying anything the person wants. It’s actually pretty funny, as long as it isn’t happening to you. Security analyst Dan Petro built the device and has called it the Rickmote.
This device, based ... Read More »
Google has released its Q2 earnings with a total net income of $3.42 billion, up from last year’s earnings. Total revenue was over $16 billion, a 22% increase over Q2 2013. Nearly $11 billion of the total revenue was brought in from Google sites, which is a good indicator of how many people use Google ... Read More »
The former CEO of Ford Automotive, Alan Mulally, is departing from the company and joining Google’s executive board to serve on its audit committee. Mulally has experience in leading companies, with a record that includes both Ford and Boeing. When Steve Ballmer retired from Microsoft, rumors flew that Mulally was being tapped as a replacement. Mulally seemingly ... Read More »
Google and Novartis, a Swiss pharmaceutical and health company, have signed a deal for Novartis to license Google’s smart contacts when they come to market. We first caught wind of the Google[x] project last year, when Google revealed that it was working to develop Read More »
We have seen some amazing stuff come from Google X. I think self-driving cars may be my favorite (though as a car guy, I’d never own one), but there have been other achievements as well. Google Glass is one that graduated to a product that’s currently being sold in a sort of ... Read More »
Eagerly awaiting the public launch of the first Android Wear hardware? If so, I’ve got some good news for you, friend.
Our own Brooks ordered an LG G Watch when it hit the Play Store’s virtual shelves last week, and today he received an alert that it had left ... Read More »
Project Ara is the long-awaited effort to bring a modular smartphone to the masses. Instead of buying a smartphone and tossing it out when you upgrade, you’ll be able to swap out modules just by pulling them out and sliding new ones in. Everything from the processor to the display will be replaceable, and it seems people love ... Read More »
Google’s list of acquisitions is growing once again today, as the Big G has snapped up streaming music service Songza.
Songza has officially announced that it’s been acquired by Google. Details of the agreement aren’t yet known, but Songza promises that there ... Read More »
Google Play Music All Access, Google’s subscription based music service, doesn’t have a great name. It’s a pretty fantastic service (when it isn’t freezing) with a big selection of music, but the name is simply too long and cumbersome to say in conversation. But according to some quickly removed text on a Google page, the ... Read More »
Not feeling the black, white or red versions of the Nexus 5 that Google currently offers? No worries, friend, because another color may soon be available.
Over on Google’s official “Android Phones & Tablets” web page, there’s a section that highlights the Nexus 5 ... Read More »