Google took over the defense of some of Samsung's case and agreed to cover some costs.
Email encryption is a great way to keep snoops out of your private correspondence. Too bad it's not a realistic option as a built-in feature for Gmail.
In the future, Chrome OS users may unlock their PCs just by having their smartphone nearby.
Regulatory filings reveal details of secret tests by Google, a step beyond last year's trial in California.
A phone with swappable parts is certainly a cool idea, but it's all the underlying technology associated with the project that has developers excited.
This year at Google I/O, we can probably expect to hear a lot about making Google products look and work better.
But the company's bread-and-butter remains ads as it brought in $15.42 billion in revenue during the first three months of 2014, up 19 percent from the year-ago quarter.
Participating businesses can now distribute ads across the Web, which look like Google+ posts.
But first it needs developers to make what consumers want.
The system will be based around a basic $50 skeleton with customizable modules