Google Bringing Location-Specific Reviews to Play Store

Google is preparing a major upgrade to the Play Store, adding localized reviews to help individuals make more informed decisions about apps.

Ford Partners With Google For Cloud, Data, AI and Machine Learning

Ford has named Google its preferred partner in its connected vehicle efforts, also naming Google Cloud as its preferred cloud platform.

Mobile Apps Reach Record Sales Amid Lockdowns

As people all over the world are locked down or under stay-at-home orders, the mobile app market is booming as people look for things to do and ways to stay connected.

Google Trying to Get a License to Work With Huawei

Since the U.S. banned Huawei, the company has been cut off from access to Google’s software and services. Now, Google is applying for a license to once again work with the Chinese firm.

Android Malware Keeps Reinstalling Itself

Malwarebytes is a cybersecurity firm that was contacted by an Android user who was having trouble removing a particularly nasty and persistent malware, xHelper.

Google Paid Record-Breaking $6.5 Million In Bug Bounties In 2019

Google has announced it paid a record-breaking $6.5 million through its Vulnerability Reward Programs in 2019. Google’s VRPs rewards security researchers who find and report bugs so the company can address them. According to the company, 2019’s payout doubled what…

GoDaddy Launches Collaborative Business Idea App

GoDaddy launched a cool app today called Flare, so that entrepreneurs can gain needed feedback on new business ideas from their friends, experts and other small business owners. Flare is available immediately in the Apple App Store. It will launch…

Outsourcing The Development Of Your App? Google Has Some Advice For You.

Google has a new Outsourcing Playbook available for companies who are outsourcing the development of an Android app. The guide explores topics like pitfalls to avoid, things to do to make the app successful, and how to choose a software…

Google Adds Podcasts To Play Music Service

Google announced the addition of podcasts to Google Play Music. The service will connect users with podcasts based on what they’re doing, how they’re feeling, and what they’re interested in. It works similarly to how the service’s contextual playlists work.…

Google Increases File Size Limit For Android Apps

Google announced that it’s increasing the APK file size limit for Android apps from 50MB to 100MB giving developers more room to work with in creating app experiences with less restriction. Google does warn, however, that just because you can…