The companies didn't announce the transaction until yesterday, despite it taking place in the third quarter of 2012.
The handset maker will bring its flagship G3 UX to a wide range of smartphones and tablets later this year.
A subdued address bar and revamped new-tab page gives the browser a clean look that the Russian company says is better suited to Web apps. Yandex plans a mobile-device version later.
The upcoming "L" version of Android version brings a new user interface, and Google's Web apps will adopt it, too. It's one of many new Android features Google showed at its Google I/O show.
The technology may not actually come to future versions, given the "flatter" design in Apple's latest OS X effort, Yosemite.
Now in its second generation, Samsung's EyeCan+ will help people with disabilities create documents and browse the Web using only eye movements.
The launch of the residential 2Gbps fiber network in Singapore is the second in the world, after Japan.
Australia's Museum of Old and New Art is renowned for its unique design, eccentric founder and provocative art. But at the centre of it all, MONA's greatest achievement has been in the technological realm.
An open-source project called Rappor uses randomly muddled data to let Google gather information about people's software usage while keeping individuals' behavior private.
These aren't the best apps of the year or even the biggest names, but each of these apps surprised me in certain ways that make them all worthy of note at the end of 2014.