Not long after the Firefox 53 release, Google has promoted Chrome 58 to stable.
Chrome 59 stable isn't expected until early June, but when this release comes it will bring with it an interesting feature: a headless mode.
A new, unofficial project at Google is XRTL, creating a cross-platform real-time rendering library, with support for Vulkan and other graphics APIs.
Landing today within Git for Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser is initial support for supporting native desktop notifications under Linux.
A Phoronix reader pointed out that last month Google developers landed some significant multi-threading performance improvements into their official VP9 video encoder.
For student developers wishing to look for an interesting summer project while being paid by Google, the GSoC application deadlines are on Monday, 3 April. Sadly, the X.Org/Wayland/Mesa turnout so far for applicants are very low.
Google's Chrome / Chromium web-browser has added a native glTF 1.0 parser. The GL Transmission Format, of course, being Khronos' "3D asset delivery format" for dealing with compressed scenes and assets by WebGL, OpenGL ES, and other APIs.
Google is working on Android Studio support atop Chrome OS. With this official Android integrated development environment on Chrome OS, could it make Chromebooks/Chromeboxes a great platform for Android development?
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.
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