For those frustrated by the current lack of hardware supporting VP9 encode/decode and the slow decode speed when playing back VP9 content on the CPU, improvements are coming.
Google's Chrome web-bowser is now up to version 41 in beta. This newest Chrome beta brings several new developer features.
Google's Chromium team is making it easier to modify the software stack of your Chromebook, boot a Linux distribution from a USB drive, and carry out other tasks.
Google's web browser developers have announced the beta release today of Chrome/Chromium 40.
Google is moving towards the final steps in eliminating Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAPI) plug-in support from the Chrome/Chromium web browser.
Google's Chrome web browser reached version 39 on Tuesday in its stable channel for all supported platforms.
Google's Go programming language is five years old and now they've found it time to abandon Mercurial as their revision control system in favor of Git and moving to GitHub.
BlinkOn3 took place this past week in Mountain View as the latest conference focused on Blink, Google's web rendering/layout engine fork of WebKit.
Google's Go language implementation is now in beta for the upcoming 1.4 major release.
Surprising a lot of readers a few days ago was word that Google was dropping support for EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 file-systems from its file manager within the Linux-based ChromeOS. Now, after receiving a lot of criticism, Google is adding back the support for these common Linux file-systems.
Google has out a slew of announcements today concerning Android and its Nexus product line.
For the past year Google developers have been looking at dropping support for EXT* file-systems from ChromeOS while only today it's making the rounds on the Internet and of course Linux fans are enraged.
It's been a while since last hearing anything from Tiago Vignatti out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center in Brazil but the Wayland-focused developer has recently been working on Ozone-GBM, a new target for this abstraction layer used by Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser.
The latest beta release of Google's Chrome/Chromium web browser is now available with new features.
Google will begin warning users when accessing HTTPS sites whose certificate chains are using SHA-1, due to this cryptographic hash algorithm being weak.
Google released Chrome 37 as stable on Tuesday and with this update comes more fixes and other improvements.
This week at LinuxCon North America in Chicago is a presentation by Google's Marc Merlin that's entitled "Why you should consider using btrfs, real COW snapshots and file level incremental server OS upgrades like Google does." The presentation does a good job at looking at the state of Btrfs on Linux and comparing it to ZFS.
Going back for a few years it's been possible to play Netflix movies on Linux using some hacks like with running Microsoft Silverlight on a modified version of Wine. More recently, Pipelight has been working out well as a easy-to-use solution for getting Netflix movies to play on Linux web-browsers, albeit it's still not a native experience. Fortunately, times are quickly changing.
Google has put out the first beta of their Chrome 37 web-browser for all major platforms.
Google this morning announced their latest initiative: Project Zero, an effort to improve web security for everyone.
Ecma International has approved Google's Dart web programming language as the latest ECMA standard.
The third "early adopter" release of Jolla's Sailfish OS platform is now available for Google's Nexus 4 "Mako" smart-phone.
A Google engineer has went public on Google's fork of OpenSSL that is tentatively dubbed BoringSSL.
Hot off the release of Google Chrome 35, Chrome 36 is now in beta.
The 4.4 "KitKat" release of Android for x86 platforms is nearly ready for the public!
Google has released Chrome 35 today for Windows, OS X, and Linux platforms. Special about the Linux version of Chrome 35 is that it replaces the GTK interface with their in-house Aura system.
Google has open-sourced their toolchain for providing automatic feedback-directed optimizations from perf data profiles to what can be used by GCC and LLVM.
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.
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