Google Chrome to block Flash by default this year

Google will soon close one more door on the Flash plugin in Chrome, requiring users to authorize each and every site where they want Flash to load, rather than running it automatically. From 2017, Fla...

When Will Driverless Cars Be in Our Driveways?

It all depends on who you ask. Honda Motor Co. is receiving a lot of attention this week with the release of its new Civic, which sports some driverless features. The car costs $20,000 and can sometim...

Alphabet to announce Google Home

At its developers conference on Wednesday, Google announced its answer to Echo: Google Home, its own voice-enabled intelligent speaker. Google said the device would have far-field voice capabilities, ...

Alphabet wants Apple’s crown

At its session low, Apple briefly relinquished its position as the world’s largest company by market capitalisation to Alphabet Inc. At the close, Apple and Google each had market values of abou...

Google Chirp Vs. Amazon Echo

According to insiders, Google is working on a competitor to the Amazon Echo, the smart speaker that has proved to be a sleeper hit for Amazon. The device, which will resemble an OnHub router, has not ...