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Google updates Android Wear ahead of Apple Watch release

Google today introduced some new features to Android Wear that could help boost its cachet in the enterprise, according to a blog post from the company. With the impending release of the Apple Watch, Google could use any traction it can muster to avoid Cupertino blotting it out in the bring-your-own-wearable space.

Initial tests of QUIC protocol positive, says Google

The search giant plans to eventually propose its QUIC transport protocol to the IETF.

News Scan: Get ready for Mobilegeddon; IT leaders under pressure to roll out new tech at all costs;

The top news stories for April 20, 2015.

Google makes Android for Work available on nearly all Android devices

Google pushed Android for Work to its Play Store on Thursday, making the container technology it announced in February available for anyone running a partnered enterprise mobility management solution on Android 4.0 or higher.

Spotlight: You're already using IPv6

Even if you haven't switched your networking architecture over to IPv6 yet, chances are you're already using it elsewhere.

Spotlight: App appears to provide details on Google's rumored wireless services, reports Android Police

A mobile app designed for Google's wireless service offering has been uncovered in an unofficial Nexus 6 firmware image, reported Android Police.

Newly released Chrome 42 now blocks Java, Flash extensions by default

NPAPI is disabled by default on Chrome 42, with complete removal scheduled to happen by September 2015.

Microsoft woos developers with Nano Server, Hyper-V containers

Microsoft is taking aim at Google, Amazon Web Services and its other public cloud competitors with the launch of Nano Server and Hyper-V containerization technology.

News Scan: Rumors of Google acquisition of Twitter resurface; Google Chrome app could be stealing your personal info; More

The top news stories for April 9, 2015.

VC fund backed by Android founder gets $48M to invest in hardware startups

A venture capital fund founded by Andy Rubin, a co-founder of the Android mobile operating system, has raised $48 million, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. We can imagine that with Rubin's Android background, mobile and Internet of Things hardware will be high on the list of startups Playground Global will help.