FairSearch, a coalition of 17 technology and search firms including Microsoft , Nokia, Oracle, Expedia and Hotwire, has filed a formal complaint with European antitrust regulators alleging that Google is exploiting its open-source Android mobile operating system to "cement its control over consumer Internet data for online advertising as usage shifts to mobile."
A video indicating Google will expand its Now personal assistant service to Apple's iOS surfaced briefly Tuesday on YouTube before disappearing from the site soon after, Engadget reports.
Google is extending its Field Trip local discovery application from its own Android platform to archrival Apple's iPhone.
Google released the first major overhaul of its popular Maps application for Apple's iPhone, highlighted by new features designed to simplify local search.
Samsung Electronics' dominant position within the Android mobile device ecosystem is a mounting source of concern for Google.
Google is updating its signature Search application for smartphones running Android 4.1 and up, introducing a new Google Now widget making it easier to access personalized information.
Search activity on tablet devices will generate as much as $5 billion in Google revenues this year, according to a new report issued by Marin Software, which provides services to help brands and agencies manage their online advertising efforts.
Shortly after it became clear that Facebook Graph Search would not be available in mobile form anytime soon, The Verge editor Tim Carmody r esponded , arguing that the lack of mobility capability was a symptom of a larger problem within the social networking giant.
Google pays Apple roughly $1 billion per year to remain the default search option on devices like the iPhone and iPad, according to analyst estimates.
Once, we made all our online searches sitting down. Today, I would say I still check Google primarily from my desktop or laptop, but there's a big difference when I'm searching on the go, via smartphone.