Google News Archives
Surprising a lot of readers a few days ago was word that Google was dropping support for EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 file-systems from its file manager within the Linux-based ChromeOS. Now, after receiving a lot of criticism, Google is adding back the support for these common Linux file-systems.
15 October 2014 - Flip-Flop - 36 Comments
Google has out a slew of announcements today concerning Android and its Nexus product line.
15 October 2014 - Nexus - 42 Comments
For the past year Google developers have been looking at dropping support for EXT* file-systems from ChromeOS while only today it's making the rounds on the Internet and of course Linux fans are enraged.
12 October 2014 - ChromeOS - 68 Comments
It's been a while since last hearing anything from Tiago Vignatti out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center in Brazil but the Wayland-focused developer has recently been working on Ozone-GBM, a new target for this abstraction layer used by Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser.
9 October 2014 - Ozone-GBM - 12 Comments
The latest beta release of Google's Chrome/Chromium web browser is now available with new features.
9 October 2014 - Chrome 39
Google will begin warning users when accessing HTTPS sites whose certificate chains are using SHA-1, due to this cryptographic hash algorithm being weak.
6 September 2014 - SHA-1 - 23 Comments
29 August 2014 - Chrome 38 Beta - 11 Comments
Google released Chrome 37 as stable on Tuesday and with this update comes more fixes and other improvements.
27 August 2014 - 50+ - 3 Comments
This week at LinuxCon North America in Chicago is a presentation by Google's Marc Merlin that's entitled "Why you should consider using btrfs, real COW snapshots and file level incremental server OS upgrades like Google does." The presentation does a good job at looking at the state of Btrfs on Linux and comparing it to ZFS.
19 August 2014 - Btrfs - 101 Comments
Going back for a few years it's been possible to play Netflix movies on Linux using some hacks like with running Microsoft Silverlight on a modified version of Wine. More recently, Pipelight has been working out well as a easy-to-use solution for getting Netflix movies to play on Linux web-browsers, albeit it's still not a native experience. Fortunately, times are quickly changing.
9 August 2014 - Netflix On Linux - 64 Comments
Google has put out the first beta of their Chrome 37 web-browser for all major platforms.
17 July 2014 - Chrome 37 - 2 Comments
Google this morning announced their latest initiative: Project Zero, an effort to improve web security for everyone.
15 July 2014 - Project Zero - 14 Comments
Ecma International has approved Google's Dart web programming language as the latest ECMA standard.
8 July 2014 - ECMA-408 - 33 Comments
The third "early adopter" release of Jolla's Sailfish OS platform is now available for Google's Nexus 4 "Mako" smart-phone.
23 June 2014 - Sailfish OS - 7 Comments
A Google engineer has went public on Google's fork of OpenSSL that is tentatively dubbed BoringSSL.
21 June 2014 - BoringSSL - 11 Comments
Hot off the release of Google Chrome 35, Chrome 36 is now in beta.
22 May 2014 - Chrome 36
The 4.4 "KitKat" release of Android for x86 platforms is nearly ready for the public!
21 May 2014 - Android x86 - 17 Comments
Google has released Chrome 35 today for Windows, OS X, and Linux platforms. Special about the Linux version of Chrome 35 is that it replaces the GTK interface with their in-house Aura system.
20 May 2014 - Aura - 36 Comments
Google has open-sourced their toolchain for providing automatic feedback-directed optimizations from perf data profiles to what can be used by GCC and LLVM.
7 May 2014 - AutoFDO - 1 Comment
23 April 2014 - HTML5 Web Design - 11 Comments
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
Latest Linux Articles
Latest Linux News
Latest Forum Discussions