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Google hires former Box engineering chief

Details are still a little sparse about what his new role will be, but Google has hired Sam Schillace to run engineering within its cloud division.

Google's Greene says enterprise is key to Google's cloud success

Google is way behind in the cloud market. To be fair, almost everyone is in comparison to Amazon Web Services, which has a huge lead in the space. However, Diane Greene, executive vice president of Google Cloud Enterprise, has a plan to change all that.

Oracle claims that Google victory will kill open source

A loss against Google in a court battle over usage of Java APIs has Oracle predicting the demise of open source software. An opinion piece written by Annette Hurst, an attorney at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe representing Oracle, indicated the judge's decision would have far-reaching negative consequences on general public licenses.

Google to phase out passwords for Android apps

Google announced a plan to phase out traditional passwords for Android apps and replace them with newly developed "trust scores" at a developer's panel Friday at Google's I/O, reported Android Authority.

Google, Levi's team on connected denim jacket that controls your phone from your sleeve

Google and Levi's unveiled Friday at Google's I/O conference a connected Levi's denim jacket that will enable users to answer phone calls, control music, access naviation and other actions by touch the jacket's sleeve.

What Google's jump into mobile messaging encryption means for user privacy and the FBI

Add Google to the list of tech companies that are challenging the FBI's efforts to restrict encryption in mobile devices and messaging apps.

Google just gave us something to talk about: Chromebooks outsold Macs for the first time

Chromebooks hit a major milestone in the first quarter: They have officially outsold Apple's Macs for the first time in the U.S., according to data from market research firm IDC.

Google reveals 2 messaging apps, mobile VR platform and more at I/O 2016

Google's kickoff to its 2016 I/O conference Wednesday proved an undeniable truth: Mobile is king.

Spotlight: Google is fighting a $112,000 'right to be forgotten' fine from France

According to Computerworld, the French National Commission on Computing and Liberty slapped the tech giant with a €100,000 ($112,000) fine for failure to comply with at 2015 order. 

Google more tightly integrates Firebase with Google Cloud Platform

Google has more tightly integrated its Firebase backend as a service offering with Google Cloud Platform, giving developers the ability to store images, videos and other large files while also increasing its scalability.