Google is planning to enable support for Brotli compression within the next release of the Chrome web-browser. Brotli offers much better compression rates over other alternatives.
Google announced today the stable release of their Chrome 48 web-browser for Linux, OS X, and Windows.
Up to now the LLVMpipe Gallium3D-based software rasterizer has been one of the GPU drivers to be black-listed by Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser, but that may soon change.
It turns out that with Google's Pixel C Android tablet, they decided to use the open-source Nouveau DRM kernel driver by default for this ARM device powered by NVIDIA's Tegra X1 SoC.
Following this week's release of Chrome 47, Google has announced the beta release of Chrome 48.
Various kernel changes were mainlined in the Linux 4.4 development code for Google Chrome hardware.
Libvpx 1.5.0 was released yesterday as the newest version of Google's VP9 encoder/decoder.
Google posted a blog post a few minutes ago entitled "Chrome OS is here to stay" where they counter the rumors that ChromeOS would be folded into Android.
While there's been signals that Google is interested in merging Chrome OS into Android, there are reports coming out that Google has been making progress on that and the consolidated operating system to suit both Chrome OS and Android devices along with normal PCs will be available in 2017.
Google rolled out the Chrome 47 Beta web browser today for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, OS X, and Windows.
Google announced a number of new devices today plus improvements to their services like Google Photos along with confirming Android 6.0 Marshmallow is coming next week.
Google engineers managed to recently uncover a high profile TCP bug in the Linux kernel that has huge implications on network performance and efficiency.
If you've been curious how WebGL works in Chromium or other modern web browsers prior to hitting the graphics driver, here's a lengthy explanation.
Google has announced today Brotli, "a new compression algorithm for the Internet" that easily defeats other compression algorithms.
Landing within Google's open-source Chromium browser and Chrome is initial GTK3 support for theme integration.
Google released the Chrome 45 web-browser today and as expected it pauses "less important" Flash content by default, including ads.
For those that didn't hear yet, Google announced another hardware product today -- a WiFi router called the OnHub.
Google has begun committing open-source code to the libvpx repository for supporting their next-generation VP10 video format.
Google revealed today the full name of Android M... Marshmallow.
Google today announced Alphabet, a holding company with a collection of different assets -- with Google now being part of that umbrella. Google shares will automatically convert over to being Alphabet shares with that becoming the publicly traded company. Alphabet's CEO is Larry Page with Sergey Brin taking over as President. Meanwhile, Sundar Pichai will become Google's CEO.
Google today rolled out the first beta of Chrome 45, their next major web browser version.
While Android 5.0 Lollipop has been available since November of last year, Android-x86 stable is still currently based on 4.4 KitKat. Nevertheless, this independent effort for bettering Android support on Intel/AMD x86 systems is continuing to improve.
The latest version of Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser is now in beta for its upcoming v44 release.
Google officially unveiled Android M today from their I/O 2015 conference today.
Google pushed Chrome 43 into the stable channel today.
Besides the six new X.Org projects this summer, there's also a lot of other interesting projects being pursued over the next few months via Google's annual Summer of Code initiative.
The accepted projects for this year's Google Summer of Code have been revealed. The accepted X.Org projects are once again particularly interesting.
Google's Chromebook Pixel features a "Lightbar" that's a series of LEDs supporting multiple colors. Chrome OS apps are able to take advantage of the Lightbar for various purposes and coming for Linux 4.1 is support for the Chrome OS lightbar within the mainline kernel.
For whatever reason, there's Google developers working on CUDA improvements within the LLVM/Clang compiler.
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