Spotify releases official, and much-needed, app for Google’s Wear OS

You'll now be able to bring your music volume down to one percent (when ads start) without having to take out your phone, as Spotify has announced a new app for Google Wear OS. That's not to say there was never a Spotify app for Android wearables. A...

The next generation of streaming video games is on its way

There's a specific kind of frustration associated with crappy game-streaming services. It's all about the build-up -- you find a game, whether it's something brand new or a long-lost childhood favorite, and boot it up. It takes forever to load. The t...

Google-backed startup’s chat bots turn ads into conversations

AdLingo, a marketing platform fresh out of Google's Area 120 incubator program, is making advertisements "conversational" with the help of AI. AdLingo doesn't build its own chatbots, but instead connects third-party chatbot tools with a company's mar...

Google to split Chrome and Search from Android in EU

Google is fighting the EU's Android antitrust fine tooth and nail, but it's also making major changes to its licensing policy to comply with that decision in the meantime. To begin with, it's separating the license for its standard apps from Chrome...