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Chrome 25 Beta Supports The Web Speech API

Google released their first beta of the forthcoming Chrome 25 web-browser today. The prominent addition to this web-browser update is supporting the Web Speech API, a JavaScript API for web developers to tap speech recognition and speech synthesis capabilities into the web-browser, including text-to-speech output.
14 January 2013 - Chrome 25 Browser - 9 Comments

Collide: A Dead Google Project Now Open-Source

Google's canning their engineering efforts in Atlanta, Georgia this month. Their engineering staff is moving on, but as one last effort, they were allowed to open-source portions of their last project: Collide.
4 July 2012 - Collide - 2 Comments

Chrome 20 Takes Over Adobe Flash On Linux

Google's Chrome web-browser reached version 20 yesterday and for Linux users this marks the point that the web company has taken over Flash Player support on Linux from Adobe using its PPAPI implementation.
27 June 2012 - Flash - 66 Comments

Google's Linux Video Acceleration API: VAVDA

For those that haven't heard, for Google's Chrome web-browser and ChromeOS operating system, they have their own Linux video playback acceleration API.
1 June 2012 - Hmmm - 27 Comments

Google's Chromium Running On Wayland

The Chromium web-browser is back to running on Wayland.
4 May 2012 - Chromium - 10 Comments

Collabora Keeps Pushing PulseAudio For Android

Arun Raghavan while working for Collabora has made additional progress in his porting of the PulseAudio stack to Android. He has made progress in replacing Google's AudioFlinger audio subsystem with the once-controversial PulseAudio.
30 April 2012 - PulseAudio - 13 Comments

The Most Interesting GSoC 2012 Projects

Google has published their list of accepted projects for this year's Google Summer of Code. Here's a list of some of the most interesting projects that the student developers will be attempting.
24 April 2012 - Summer of Code - 11 Comments

Google Does Sandy/Ivy Bridge In Coreboot For Chrome OS

Google has committed to the open-source Coreboot BIOS implementation support for Cougar/Panther Point chipsets as found with Intel's Sandy Bridge and soon-to-launch Ivy Bridge processors. Google's planning to use Coreboot in conjunction with these newer Intel CPUs for future Chrome OS hardware to result in a very fast boot time.
4 April 2012 - Chrome OS Coreboot - 14 Comments

Android As A First Class Citizen To Linux Kernel

Greg Kroah-Hartman was asked today during a panel he was moderating at the 6th annual Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit about Google's Android on the mainline Linux kernel.
3 April 2012 - It's There - 10 Comments

Multi-GPU, Remote Wayland Might Be Summer Work

There's a chance we might see multi-GPU and remote support heading to Weston / Wayland this summer.
16 March 2012 - Google Summer of Code

Chrome Plays Around With More GPU Acceleration

Google's Chrome web-browser is now up to version 18 beta and this latest release features greater GPU acceleration to speed-up your web-browsing experience, but there's a few caveats.
10 February 2012 - Google Chrome - 8 Comments

Early-Stage DirectFB For Android Devices

There's emerging support within the DirectFB project for running atop Google's Android platform.
30 January 2012 - Support - 3 Comments

Google Code-In 2011 Accomplishments

Google's 2011 Code-In, which is a winter program similar to their Summer of Code, ended earlier this month with many contributions to some leading open-source projects.
30 January 2012 - Not-GSoC - 7 Comments

PulseAudio Ported To Android, Compared To AudioFlinger

A developer at Collabora has brought PulseAudio to Google's Android operating system. In the process of this port he has closely compared the performance and features of the once-notorious PulseAudio stack to that of Google's AudioFlinger.
16 January 2012 - Mobile PulseAudio - 39 Comments

Google To Go After Go-One In GCC 4.7 Compiler

Google shared their intentions this week to incorporate version 1 of the Go programming language into the forthcoming GCC 4.7 release.
14 January 2012 - Go v1.0 - 2 Comments

Quickly Emerging Wayland Support For Chrome OS

For those that haven't noticed, Wayland Display Server support for Google's Chrome/Chromium OS and their web-browser is coming on quick.
19 December 2011 - It's Coming - 2 Comments

A Look At Android's Graphics Rendering Pipeline

For those interested in Android and graphics, here's a look at their graphics rendering pipeline as written by a long-time Android developer.
6 December 2011 - Android Graphics - 2 Comments

Android 4.0 For x86 Is Now Available

Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" is now available for x86 platforms.
1 December 2011 - Ice Cream Sandwich - 16 Comments

Phoronix Is On Google+, Plus Other Information

At the request of many readers, Phoronix is now available on Google+.
12 November 2011 - On Google+ - 3 Comments

GLX TFP Now Works For LLVMpipe Driver

Thanks to Google's continued improvements to Gallium3D (namely the Intel Gallium3D driver and LLVMpipe), the GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap extension should finally be working correctly with the LLVMpipe driver. We may now finally see some compositing window managers working with this CPU-based software driver.
25 October 2011 - GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap - 1 Comment

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