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.
Besides Ubuntu 16.10 being released today and it being the second day of Steam Dev Days 2016, also exciting for today is the release of the Chrome/Chromium 54 web-browser release.
Google has begun sharing early details about the forthcoming Android 7.1 Nougat update.
Google developer David Reveman presented at this morning's XDC2016 conference in Finland about the Android Runtime for Chrome making use of Wayland (ARC++) and how the rest of its graphics stack looks for running Android programs on Chrome OS.
Android developers announced the release today of the Android Studio 2.2 integrated development environment with many changes.
Google's latest open-source project is ETC2Comp and should be quite exciting for game developers and indirectly will benefit gamers too -- especially mobile gamers and those interested in VR.
Google today is rolling out the Chromium/Chrome 54 web-browser beta, which incorporates several new features for web developers plus media platform improvements for Chrome on Android.
With Google's Android Runtime for Chrome (ARC) it turns out that this technology for letting Android apps run on Chrome OS is making use of the Wayland protocol and could open up other Wayland clients to running on Chrome OS.
Ending out August, Google has promoted Chrome/Chromium 53 to their stable channel.
Marc Merlin of Google presented at this week's LinuxCon 2016 event in Toronto how the company has -- and continues to -- contribute to open-source software.
Following developer preview releases through the summer, Google is today beginning to roll out Android 7.0 "Nougat" for their Nexus devices.
Version 1.7 of the Go programming language is now available.
Google appears to be working on a new operating system that's written from scratch and appears to be target both phones and PCs, among other form factors.
Google engineers today put out the first public beta of the upcoming Chrome/Chromium 53 web-browser update.
Google's Chrome OS currently relies upon Upstart as its init system, but work done by an Intel developer is pushing towards systemd support.
Dave Burke, VP of Engineering for Android at Google, announced the final developer preview today of Android 7.0 "Nougat". This marks the last milestone release before the public rollout of Android 7.0 devices later this summer.
Google engineers working on Android have been experimenting with using Mesa on Android.
With Google Play and Android app support hitting Chromebooks it's now possible to run Windows applications/games on Chromebooks via CrossOver For Android.
Last week we reported on Kristian Høgsberg, the founder of Wayland and a long-time Linux graphics developer, leaving his position at Intel. We now know he headed off to Google.
Some exciting non-Polaris news today is that Google has open-sourced SwiftShader, the library they use for high-performance graphics rendering on the CPU.
Chrome 52 Beta may have just been released, but I'm already looking forward to Chrome 53 for very significant performance improvements!
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