Kotlin is now Googles preferred language for Android…

Google today announced that the Kotlin programming language is now its preferred language for Android app developers. “Android development will become increasingly Kotlin-first,” Google writes in today’s announcement. “Many new Jetpack APIs and features will…

Lyft lost $1.14B in Q1 2019 on $776M…

In its first-ever earnings report as a public company, Lyft (NASDAQ: LYFT) failed to display progress toward profitability. The ride-hailing business, which raised $2 billion in a March initial public offering, posted first-quarter revenues of…

Googles big VR news is that there is…

Google seems to be waking up from its VR daydream. The company’s ambitious plans to leverage the smartphones that people already own to power VR experiences went unmentioned at its I/O developer conference. After spending…

Google strengthens Chromes privacy controls

Google today announced a major new initiative around its Chrome browser that will, in the long run, introduce significant changes to how Chrome handles cookies and enhance its users’ privacy across the web. With this…

Android Q scores a system-wide Dark Theme

Google is bringing a system-wide dark mode to Android Q. It’s called Dark Theme and it’s exactly what you would expect, changing white page elements to solid black across the OS for friendlier night-time viewing.…

Incognito mode comes to Google Maps

Being able to browse the web without leaving the usual local traces is a valuable tool for a lot of reasons, and now you can do the same thing in Google Maps. Incognito mode, announced…