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Google just announced their list of accepted student projects for this year's Google Summer of Code. After going through all of the projects on the list for the different upstream open-source projects involved, there's a ton of improvements to be worked on by students this summer and financed by Google. This is perhaps the most exciting Google Summer of Code ever.
21 April 2014 - Google Summer of Code - 3 Comments
Google has published today their list of accepted student proposals for various open-source organizations to work on this summer... The X.Org Foundation work, which includes work to Mesa and Wayland, has seven projects to be tackled.
21 April 2014 - GSoC - 6 Comments
Google's open-source Chromium browser is in a bit of a bad shape for this week's release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
16 April 2014 - Chromium - 42 Comments
Two days after the Chrome 34 debut, Google has announced the first beta of Chromium 35 Beta.
10 April 2014 - Chromium - 10 Comments
Google officially released the Chrome 34 web-browser this afternoon and with it comes new features.
8 April 2014 - Chrome 34 - 2 Comments
The Blink web-browser rendering engine that was forked from WebKit is now one year old.
3 April 2014 - Blink - 1 Comment
Jolla's Sailfish operating system is now available for those that wish to run their ported Mer-based mobile Linux platform on Google Nexus 4 smart-phones.
28 March 2014 - Sailfish - 26 Comments
For web developers and server administrators, Google's Chromium blog has out an update on the adoption of the WebP image format within the Internet giant.
22 March 2014 - WebP - 23 Comments
Google will finally be migrating from GTK2 to their own Aura UI code with a target of Chrome/Chromium 35.
11 March 2014 - Aura - 40 Comments
Due to notorious Linux graphics drivers, Google developers working on Chrome/Chromium aren't looking to enable hardware video acceleration by default anytime soon. The problem ultimately comes down to poor Linux graphics drivers.
4 March 2014 - VA-API - 26 Comments
Intel's Ozone-Wayland project that allows the Chrome/Chromium web-browser and other Google Ozone-based software projects to run natively on Wayland continues being improved. New features have been added to this abstracted input / window handling layer for Wayland and there's now also support for running on Tizen IVI.
22 February 2014 - Chromium-Wayland - 2 Comments
14 February 2014 - Chrome - 7 Comments
Google has opened up their Chromecast HDMI streaming adapter today by publishing the Google Cast SDK.
3 February 2014 - Google Cast SDK - 8 Comments
17 January 2014 - Dart 1.1 Language - 8 Comments
Google has updated their Chrome web-browser with a variety of new features and improvements as part of their v32 stable release.
14 January 2014 - Google Chrome 32 - 4 Comments
The Ozone-Wayland sub-project for Google Chromium support on the next-generation Linux display server continues to be pushed ahead with improved and new features by Intel open-source developers.
4 January 2014 - Chromium Support
Ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next week in Las Vegas, Google has managed to rope in a large number of hardware vendors ranging from ARM to NVIDIA that will be begin supporting VP9 hardware acceleration in Google's push for VP9 to dominate the Ultra HD / 4K space.
2 January 2014 - VP9 Codec - 30 Comments
Google has announced today that they have joined the board of the Open Invention Network, the organization that tries to protect open-source software via a patent cross-license for Linux and related open-source technologies.
18 December 2013 - Open Invention Network
13 December 2013 - Dart Programming - 21 Comments
Google's developers working on the Go programming language have announced the stable 1.2 release. The Go 1.2 release features some minor language changes but also performance improvements and continued work on their tooling.
2 December 2013 - Go 1.2 - 1 Comment
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