According to the post published by Cloud delivery firm Akamai late on Monday, multiple Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and content providers were subjected to significant attacks from a botnet dubbed ‘WireX’ on August 17.
Google is going to release the next version of Android, currently known as Android O, on August 21. The release date of Android O will coincide with the total solar eclipse. Here’s everything you need to know about Android O.
WhatsApp for Android beta has added launcher App Shortcuts, that will allow users to directly open a new chat, Starred messages or in-app camera. WhatsApp App Shortcuts feature is live for users on Android beta version 2.17.277. WhatsApp has over 1 billion daily active users on the app.
Next version of Android is already confirmed by Google as Android 8.0, not Android 7.2. The codename has been kept in alphabetical order as Android 0, but the most anticipated name ‘Oreo’ seems to have lost to ‘Oatmeal Cookie’, is what a report claims.
Google’s Pixel devices will reportedly be the first ones to get Android O update in August. Google has only released Android O Beta up until now for eligible Pixel and Nexus devices. It announced availability of Android O Beta at its I/O Keynote last month
Google’s Android Nougat is now running on over 9 per cent Android devices across the world, based on the data posted on Google Developer Dashboard. Google posts monthly stats for its various versions of Android operating system, and Nougat still has a way to go.
Days after a malware called “Judy” hit over 36.5 million Android-based phones, Google has now increased the bounty for finding a bug in Android OS to as much as $2,00,000, Some malware-affected apps have been discovered residing on online store for several years.
Andy Rubin is best known as the Co-Founder of Android. He left Google in 2014 as Android Head, the position was later replaced by Sundar Pichai. Rubin says that instead of criticising present tech situation, he decided to create something new with Essential.
Google announced Android Go at its annual developer conference, and here’s everything to know about the OS
WhatsApp has rolled out pinned chats feature for Android users, and here’s how it will work on the app
Jelly, the world’s smallest ‘4G Android smartphone’ with Android Nougat 7.0, is listed on Kickstarter currently
Google’s Android Nougat is steadily gaining adoption with the operating system now running on 7.1 percent devices.
Google Play Store has been updated to revamp ‘My apps & games’ section, which is now more organised.
Google will open up Android mobile OS to rival search engines in Russia as part of a deal to settle a two-year dispute with Russian competition authorities.
Burger King announced it will televise a commercial that is designed to activate Google voice controlled devices raising questions if marketing tactics have become too invasive.