Google has launched the beta version of its Cloud Console for Android, which enables management of the Google cloud platform from an Android device.
Google has announced a number of new features designed to let business better manage, secure and audit shared files on Google Drive for Work.
In the fast-paced world of startups and small- to medium-sized businesses, teams with varied responsibilities look at tasks like entering data into CRMs as a time sink. One startup called ProsperWorks, boasting a "five-minutes or less" setup and an intuitive platform built on Google apps, hopes to get those less-established businesses quickly up and running.
Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Twitter and other members of the Reform Government Surveillance, along with other tech firms and privacy advocates, sent a letter [pdf] Wednesday to President Barack Obama and key members of Congress calling for reform of the government surveillance law.
Google has warned of unauthorized TLS certificates that have been issued for its domains. The incident reveals just how easily the existing certificate system can be broken.
Android-based open mobile operating system Cyanogen announced Monday that it completed an $80 million round of funding, brining its total funding to $110 million. With the new financing, the company aims to become a viable alternative in the mobile OS market currently dominated by Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
There's still the argument out there that open networking equipment is only for web- and hyper-scale companies. But those focused on arguing the unimportance of bare-metal switches and the likes of the Open Compute Project may be in for a shock in the next few years.
The upcoming closure of the Google Code project hub was inevitable, and the signs of its demise began two years ago when Google started launching its own open source projects on competitor GitHub.
A new app in Google's Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system promises to set up a virtual private network connection for open Wi-Fi networks, reported John Freml with Pocketables. Such a security feature would make Android devices particularly attractive for business travelers connecting to the corporate network from a public Wi-Fi network.
Cyanogen, developer of an open source version of the Android operating system, is partnering with Boxer to pre-load the Boxer email app on the next version of its OS.