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The latest version of Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser is now in beta for its upcoming v44 release.
2 June 2015 - Chrome 44 Beta
Google officially unveiled Android M today from their I/O 2015 conference today.
28 May 2015 - Google Android M
Google pushed Chrome 43 into the stable channel today.
19 May 2015 - Chrome 43
Besides the six new X.Org projects this summer, there's also a lot of other interesting projects being pursued over the next few months via Google's annual Summer of Code initiative.
4 May 2015 - Google Summer of Code - 9 Comments
The accepted projects for this year's Google Summer of Code have been revealed. The accepted X.Org projects are once again particularly interesting.
4 May 2015 - X.Org GSoC 2015
Google's Chromebook Pixel features a "Lightbar" that's a series of LEDs supporting multiple colors. Chrome OS apps are able to take advantage of the Lightbar for various purposes and coming for Linux 4.1 is support for the Chrome OS lightbar within the mainline kernel.
26 April 2015 - ChromeOS Lightbar
For whatever reason, there's Google developers working on CUDA improvements within the LLVM/Clang compiler.
21 April 2015 - Google LLVM - 5 Comments
Last year Google announced QUIC (Quick UDP Internet Connections) as a stream multiplexing protocol running on a new flavor of TLS over UDP rather than TCP. Google's been expanding their testing of QUIC internally and the results are showing great results.
18 April 2015 - QUIC - 4 Comments
Chrome 42 was just released as stable so out now by Google is the Chrome 43 Beta.
16 April 2015 - Chrome 43 Beta - 11 Comments
Google today announced the Chrome/Chromium 42 web-browser reaching the stable channel and with it comes many improvements.
14 April 2015 - Chrome 42 - 8 Comments
Ted Ts'o at Google has implemented EXT4 encryption support that will likely be baked into the next Android "M" release and is being worked toward for mainline inclusion in the upstream Linux kernel.
11 April 2015 - EXT4 Encryption - 28 Comments
A few months back I wrote about the poor state of Chrome/Chromium HiDPI support on Linux but fortunately with the latest unstable web browser code these issues appear to have been resolved.
9 April 2015 - Chrome HiDPI Linux - 17 Comments
Version 1.4.0 of libvpx was finally released today by Google developers. This new release is codenamed the "Indian Runner Duck."
3 April 2015 - Libvpx 1.4.0 - 31 Comments
Google's Dart team has announced the release of Dart 1.9 today with new async and await support.
26 March 2015 - Dart 1.9 - 20 Comments
For student developers wishing to get involved with upstream open-source projects this summer and to be paid $5500 USD by Google for the work, there's one week left to apply to participate in this year's Google Summer of Code. Here's some of the most exciting project ideas I've seen thus far.
21 March 2015 - GSoC 2015 Ideas - 3 Comments
GXUI is a new cross-platform user interface library developed at Google for their Go programming language.
18 March 2015 - Go GXUI - 67 Comments
For any students reading Phoronix interested in contributing to open-source projects, it's time to apply for Google's Summer of Code 2015 (GSoC 2015) where you can be financed to work on major free software initiatives over the summer holiday.
16 March 2015 - Google Summer of Code - 7 Comments
Google announced today the release of the Chrome 42 Beta web-browser build.
12 March 2015 - Chrome 42 Beta
Google has finally unveiled a new Chromebook Pixel! This high-end Chromebook starts at $999 USD and packs an Intel Core "Broadwell" processor with a HiDPI screen and up to 12 hours of battery life.
11 March 2015 - Chromebook Pixel 2 - 34 Comments
Google is going to be open-sourcing SageTV, the proprietary DVR/HTPC software Google acquired back in 2011.
11 March 2015 - SageTV Open-Source - 3 Comments
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