Google developers are busy today not only with the Android O Developer Preview but the Chrome team has delivered the first public beta for the upcoming Chrome 58.0.
The first public developer preview is now available for Google's upcoming Android "O" operating system.
Google has announced Guetzli, not a German cookie, but rather a new open-source algorithm for creating high-quality JPEGs that are 35% smaller than currently available methods.
Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser is introducing support for animated PNGs (APNG).
GAPID is short for the Graphics API Debugger and is a new open-source project out of Google.
Days after the Firefox 52 release, Google has officially released Chrome 57.0.
While SHA1 is still much better off than MD5, developers really should think about moving to SHA256 or other crypto hashes with Google now demonstrating the first SHA1 collision.
Google developers have been working on a number of open-source projects in the Vulkan space and one of their latest is SPIR-V processing with Rust.
Fresh off last week's release of Chrome 56 with WebGL 2.0 by default, FLAC audio support, and more, is now the Chrome 57 beta.
We knew WebP 0.6 was coming and this week it's now been officially released.
Thanks to David Reveman, there is now hardware cursor support for EXO.
Google developers have been investing in improvements to their rendering pipeline of Chrome in order to yield better performance, lower input latency, smoother scrolling, and more.
Chrome 56 is shipping tonight to stable users of Google's web-browser.
For those interested in Google's WebP lossy/lossless image format that tends to deliver much superior compression vs. quality results to JPEG, a new release is on approach.
Chrome/Chromium users on x86 dealing with H.264 encoding from the browser should notice faster performance coming down the pipe.
Google's Chrome Media team has developed Draco as an open-source compression library designed for 3D graphics.
The first release candidate of Google's Go 1.8 programming language is now available ahead of the official launch expected next month.
Google's open-source team today announced Grumpy, a Python runtime written in the Go programming language.
Google engineers are working on support for running OpenGL ES / WebGL over Vulkan drivers.
Google developers today pushed a bunch of their Chrome on iOS code into the upstream Chromium Git repository.
Google today is rolling out their first developer preview of Android Things, an Android spin for the Internet of Things / smart devices.
It's been a while since last hearing anything of Google's experimental Fuchsia OS but it looks like things are moving along as they are now looking to merge support for it into the GCC compiler.
Google has announced the release of the Chrome 56 beta and it comes with a good amount of changes.
Google today is rolling out a public beta of OSS-Fuzz, their new program to provide continuous fuzzing of core open-source software code-bases.
While Android already supports Vulkan, Chrome/Chromium OS currently does not support this newest graphics API from The Khronos Group. However, there is work underway in supporting Vulkan on Chromium OS.
The latest Chromium open-source browser development code adds support for motion sensors under Chrome OS and Linux.
With the very latest open-source Chromium web-browser development code, WebGL 2.0 support is now being turned on by default for desktop (non-Android) builds.
For future Chromebooks/Chromeboxes, Google appears to be building an open-source TPM 2.0 implementation that's possibly backed by open hardware.
Google is ending this week by rolling out the Chrome/Chromium 55 web-browser beta.
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