Verizon Wireless Chief Executive Lowell McAdam confirmed today that they were working with Google to build a competitor to the iPad.
McAdam, in an interview with the WSJ, said that tablets are part of the "next big wave of opportunities," and that "work on a tablet is part of a deepening relationship between the largest U.S. wireless carrier and Google."
It isn't certain whether the tablets would be based on Google's ChromeOS MORESeth Weintraub - May 11, 2010 5:40 PM ET
Google has put together a montage of fun video on how fast the Chrome browser is.
As mentioned yesterday, Google Chrome is fast. The unusual similes are visually provided below.
[via Google's Chrome Blog]Seth Weintraub - May 5, 2010 12:22 PM ET
Google tests its Chrome browser upgrade against a litany of zany speed trials. Long story short: It is fast.
But how does it do MORESeth Weintraub - May 4, 2010 5:28 PM ET
Chrome's growth comes at the expense of Internet Explorer, which dropped to under 60% for the first time since it crushed Netscape in the 90's.
Google's Open source Chrome Browser, which is available on Mac, Windows and Linux went from 6.1% of the browser market to 6.7%, a hearty gain, especially in the month where Apple (AAPL) sold a million Safari-browsing iPads.
The stats, according to NetApplications who follow browsing habits on MORESeth Weintraub - May 3, 2010 5:46 PM ET
Google proves that it can dish it out as well as host viral videos with two new catchy spots for its Chrome Browser.
Today the search giant released two more videos to promote its Chrome browser, and by extension, its upcoming ChromeOS:
The fist video
These aren't the first videos that Google have used to promote their web browser. They've got a Youtube channel.
Google Chome surpassed Apple's (AAPL) Safari to become the MOREApr 21, 2010 5:09 PM ET
In this episode of Techmate, Jon and Michael compare Apple's (AAPL) closed-system strategy to Google's (GOOG) more open approach.
>Mason Cohn, Producer - Mar 31, 2010 1:04 PM ET
As the launch of Windows 7 approaches, one executive ponders the relevance of the OS.
By Richard Muirhead, chairman and CEO, Tideway Systems
The perception is that operating systems are dying. In truth, they are evolving.
For years we've witnessed wars waged among major operating system vendors, with computer purchases hanging in the balance. Microsoft's (MSFT) Windows was a household name for people who didn't know what an operating system was, its popularity MOREOct 15, 2009 11:00 AM ET
Mobile platforms VP Andy Rubin talks about Android, Chrome, and the smartphone.
The second Google (GOOG) phone in the U.S. had a showcase event last week in San Francisco, and afterward I sat down with Andy Rubin, vice president of mobile platforms at Google.
I asked him about Google's vision for the Android smartphone operating system, whether the search giant is sending mixed messages by promoting both Android and its upcoming Chrome MOREJon Fortt - Jul 17, 2009 8:00 AM ET
There were several $10,000 prizes at stake -- as well as some free mobile phones -- but at the end of the three-day Pwn2Own smartphone hacking contest at the big CamSecWest conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, which closed on Friday, none of the devices had been cracked.
The contest, sponsored by 3Com's (COMS) TippingPoint computer security division, pitted some of the world's sharpest hackers and computer security experts against five smartphones: MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 21, 2009 12:28 PM ET
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